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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

Is Xander Bogaerts the best hitter in baseball?

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox shortstop now has a 23-game hit streak and leads the AL with a .354 batting average.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Clay Buchholz takes to new role nicely

By , Globe Staff

The starter-turned-reliever tossed a scoreless inning Sunday and picked up the win.

Nick Cafardo | On Baseball

Manager’s right move brought the wrong result

By , Globe Staff

Craig Kimbrel, who turned 28 on Saturday, has probably had better birthdays as he took the loss against the Blue Jays.

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Red Sox bring back good memories for Ruben Amaro Jr.

By , Globe Staff

Amaro noticed similarities between the Red Sox and his former Phillies at spring training.