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


PED accusations still costing Roger Clemens

By Nick Cafardo , Globe Staff

In his two years of eligibility for the Hall of Fame, Clemens’s voter support has dipped from 37.6 percent to 35.4.

On Baseball

Red Sox will have payroll flexibility in offseason

By Nick Cafardo , Globe Staff

A decision on Jon Lester is the key to the team’s overhaul.

On Baseball

Christian Vazquez is catching on

By Nick Cafardo , Globe Staff

The backstop had himself a game in his second big league start, notching three hits and three RBIs.

Red Sox mailbag

Ask Nick: Will Red Sox upgrade the outfield?

By Nick Cafardo , Globe Staff

Can the Red Sox revive an outfield that has failed to produce by making a trade-deadline deal?