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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

Red Sox avoid arbitration with Rick Porcello, Junichi Tazawa

By , Globe Staff

Porcello settled on a one-year deal for $12.5 million, and Tazawa a one-year pact worth $2.25 million.

NICK CAFARDO | SUNDAY BASEBALL Notes

Better days have been building in Toronto

By , Globe Staff

Jose Bautista is coming off another big season for the Blue Jays, and he’ll have more lineup help in 2015.

Nick Cafardo | Red Sox Mailbag

Ask Nick: Will the Red Sox trade for Jordan Zimmermann?

By , Globe Staff

With the Nationals having a surplus of starting pitching, readers want to know if Boston could pry one away?

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Front-line pitchers remain on the market

By , Globe staff

Teams haven’t pulled the trigger yet on Max Scherzer or James Shields.