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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

Red Sox need to make this series in Cleveland count

By , Globe Staff

The Indians and Sox appear headed for another playoff matchup, and having home-field advantage will be key.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

When Chris Sale is merely good, it can be shocking

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox ace wasn’t at his best Saturday in a loss to the Yankees, but he still had nine strikeouts.

Nick Cafardo | on baseball

Surging Andrew Benintendi could challenge Aaron Judge for rookie honors

By , Globe Staff

After a stellar first half, Judge has slumped while Benintendi is peaking, hitting .392 in August.

NICK CAFARDO | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

‘I never once found any evidence that [Tom] Yawkey was personally racist,’ biographer says

By , Globe Staff

Bill Nowlin spent six years researching and writing the book, which is due out in February.