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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Notes: Time is running out to make quick fixes

By Nick Cafardo , Globe Staff

Could bullpen issues come back to bite the Tigers again if they fail to upgrade before Aug. 31?

Nick Cafardo | Sunday Baseball Notes

Tom Werner knows how to improve baseball

By Nick Cafardo , Globe Staff

“Baseball is too slow and there’s a lot of inaction,” said Tom Werner, who was runner-up in the voting to be the next commissioner.

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Tom Werner ‘disappointed’ after commissioner vote

By Nick Cafardo , Globe Staff

Werner lost out to Manfred but said he thinks Manfred will be a great commissioner. “I’ll do everything possible to support him,” he said.

Rob Manfred is elected MLB commissioner

By Ronald Blum , The Associated Press

Manfred, the front-runner, beat out Red Sox chairman Tom Werner in the first contested vote in 46 years, and will succeed Bud Selig.