Sportswriter-Columnist

Howard Herman is a sports columnist at The Berkshire Eagle. The dean of full-time sportswriters in Western Mass., he has been with the Eagle since 1988, and is a member of the New England Baseball and Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Boston Red Sox's Trevor Story is congratulated after his second two-run home run of the night, during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park, Thursday.

Maybe Trevor's story is starting to change.

A three-home run night will do that for you.

Trevor Story is the owner of a six-year, $140 million contract with the Red Sox, and that makes him particularly vulnerable to the slings and arrows from Red Sox Nation if he doesn't do well.

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Howard Herman can be reached at  hherman@berkshireeagle.com or 413-496-6253.