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The Pittsfield Suns lost the back end of a home-and-home series with rival Westfield. The Suns won at Westfield Thursday, but dropped a 11-5 decision Friday night at Wahconah Park.

PITTSFIELD — The Pittsfield Suns closed out the week with back-to-back home losses at Wahconah Park.

The Suns fell behind early against visiting Westfield and managed only four hits as the Starfires scored an 11-5 win Friday night. The win by the Starfires enabled them to split the home-and-home series.

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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.