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Four Pittsfield pitchers shut out Vermont, the Futures League's highest-scoring team

A player is congratulated by the team

A three-run seventh inning was the difference as the Pittsfield Suns defeated Westfield 7-3 on Thursday. 

PITTSFIELD — Sometimes, even New York Yankees broadcaster John Sterling is right on.

“You just can’t predict baseball,” Sterling once said. He wasn’t at Wahconah Park Tuesday night, but he might as well have been.

The Vermont Lake Monsters came into the old ballpark on Wahconah Street having lost only five of 28 games and were 10 1/2 games ahead of the Pittsfield Suns in the Futures League standings.

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

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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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