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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.

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Nick Cafardo | On Baseball

Rick Porcello trying to put his struggles in the past

By , Globe Staff

The highly paid pitcher hopes his disappointing first season in Boston was an aberration.

NICK CAFARDO | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Here are the Red Sox storylines entering spring training

By , Globe Staff

Have they added the right pieces to go from worst to first, and perhaps beyond?

NICK CAFARDO | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Rebuilt Cubs ready to take the next step

By , Globe Staff

Theo Epstein acknowledged that his youngsters arrived a year ahead of schedule last season with 97 wins.

NICK CAFARDO | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Which MLB teams improved, which took step back?

By , Globe Staff

Everyone loved the Nationals and Mariners last year, and neither got a sniff at the postseason.