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Nick Cafardo

Cafardo covers the Red Sox and Major League Baseball for the Sports section. He writes the Sunday baseball notes and has a Red Sox column. He also contributes to the NESN Red Sox pre-game show and has authored books on the Patriots and Atlanta Braves.

Latest stories

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Steven Wright trying hard to put knee issues behind him

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox knuckleballer is building up slowly after a cleanup surgical procedure in November.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Nine Red Sox items to ponder before Fort Myers comes to life

By , Globe Staff

The bullpen doesn’t have Joe Kelly and Craig Kimbrel. Rick Porcello is in the final year of his deal. Will Dustin Pedroia and Steven Wright contribute?

NICK CAFARDO | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Here’s one man’s rankings of baseball’s managers

By , Globe Staff

In his first season as manager, Alex Cora led the Red Sox to the World Series crown and earned Nick Cafardo’s top ranking for 2019.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Is this the year Eduardo Rodriguez finally comes up aces?

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox lefthander could be on the verge of a breakthrough to being a top-of-the-rotation starter.