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Essentially: Don’t let your struggles at the plate carry into the field.

“We just wanted to let them know the confidence level we have in them and just to keep pushing, doing all the little things we do defensively, running the bases, and let’s get it going offensively,” Riggleman said. “In the meantime, let’s go win a ballgame.

“Regardless if it’s 2-1 or 10-9, we’ve just got to keep doing the little things to help win ballgames.”