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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

MLB rules didn’t protect Pedroia

By , Globe Staff

Regardless of intent, Manny Machado’s slide into second base should have resulted in some form of punishment.

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Yankees are off to a surprising start, thanks to a blend of old and new

By , Globe Staff

After a 10-5 start we’re all rushing to say, “Told you the Yankees would be better than expected.”

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

Chris Sale deserved the chance to finish the job

By , Globe Staff

Red Sox star lefthander threw eight shutout innings in Toronto but was lifted before the ninth.

Nick Cafardo | On Baseball

Red Sox bullpen in dire need of some relief

By , Globe Staff

The biggest issue facing the Red Sox is what they’re not getting out of the starting rotation — innings.