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Minutes later, Wakamatsu lifted Figgins for pinch-hitter Josh Wilson. He immediately doubled, something Figgins has done just once since June 2.

“I was trying to keep people from getting hurt,” Vargas said. “It was a crazy game. … Eventually that’s going to happen with how frustrated we’ve been. But we’ve all got to get along these last couple months.”

Josh Wilson hopes the fight somehow unites this divided team.

“When you play on a team underachieving like we do, there’s a lot of tension,” he said. “A lot of times, this can help, it’s a release.

“Hopefully it leads to some better communication and we can move on.”