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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 | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Jake Peavy has been through a lot, and he wants to pitch again

By , Globe Staff

The former Red Sox hurler, soon to turn 37, was victimized by a close friend in a Ponzi scheme.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

It’s kind of hard to buy Carson Smith’s ‘tired’ excuse

By , Globe Staff

It’s difficult to make a case that the Red Sox overused him, and if he was fatigued, he should have spoken up.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Plenty of positives in first quarter of Red Sox season — with an upside as well

By , Globe Staff

If you compare the first 40 games of 2018 to last year’s first 40, the numbers are across the board better.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Short start and short bullpen? Red Sox made it work

By , Globe Staff

Drew Pomeranz was ineffective over four-plus innings, and Carson Smith and Craig Kimbrel were unavailable. But the Sox got a win.