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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

Jeff Bagwell’s Hall of Fame journey began with Red Sox

By , Globe Staff

Lou Gorman’s decision to trade Bagwell to Houston is still talked about 27 years later.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: SEPT. 1, 1990

Sox answer call to arms

By , Globe Staff

Here’s the Globe’s original report from 1990 when the Red Sox traded Jeff Bagwell to the Astros.

NICK CAFARDO | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Manny Ramirez’s desire to keep playing is being supported all over baseball

By , Globe Staff

Ramirez, 44, just signed to play for the Kochi Fighting Dogs in Japan.

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Why sluggers aren’t hitting it big in free agency

By , Globe Staff

The priority for most teams is pitching, so clubs tend to take care of what they deem most important first.