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During Tom Vaeth’s two seasons as manager, the Wild Things have at times embraced playing small ball. They haven’t always been good at it, as was the case Sunday against Quebec.

Given another chance Wednesday night, Washington used two perfectly placed bunts to help break open a close game and send the Wild Things to a 9-2 win over the Gateway Grizzlies.

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Sports Editor

Since 1986, Chris Dugan has been covering local sports for the Observer-Reporter, and named sports editor in 2006. Before joining the O-R, he was sports editor at the Democrat-Messenger, and a former member of the Baseball Writers Association of America.

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