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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

Rick Porcello made sure the Red Sox got a win they needed

By , Globe Staff

Porcello knew he had to be good Thursday, and he was.

NICK CAFARDO I ON BASEBALL

David Price wasn’t at his best, but he’s on the right track

By , Globe Staff

The lefthander entered Wednesday night’s game against the Twins 6-0 with a 2.64 ERA in his last seven starts.

Nick Cafardo | On Baseball

Chris Sale is getting no help from Red Sox offense

By , Globe Staff

Sale allowed two runs and struck out 11 in seven innings, but he did not get the decision in the Sox’ 6-2 loss.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Jason Varitek, little by little, is teaching Red Sox catchers how to improve

By , Globe Staff

The mixture of defense and offense Varitek possessed isn’t seen in too many backstops these days.