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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

For Red Sox, left field has been a minefield

By , Globe Staff

Andrew Benintendi’s injury is just the latest stroke of misfortune to affect those playing the position.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Ortiz’s storybook final season reaching new heights

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox DH recorded his 10th season of at least 30 home runs and 100 RBIs, putting him in all-time elite company.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Tough decision on where to use Clay Buchholz

By , Globe Staff

Buchholz could be a reliever capable of pitching the final two or three innings.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Red Sox are following a road map to success

By , Globe Staff

They are 6-2 on this 11-game trip and now have the AL’s second-best road record.