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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

Shades of Tim Wakefield seen in knuckleballer Steven Wright

By , Globe Staff

John Farrell praised Wright’s effort Saturday and also made mention of his calmness on the mound.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

Trying times for Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis

By , Globe Staff

Davis, a three-time world champion, said the team’s offensive struggles are tough because “we all want to win.’’

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Is switch-hitting a lost art?

By , Globe Staff

A lot of lefthanded pitchers have reverse splits. They’re better against righthanded hitters than they are against lefthanders.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

Still waiting for Red Sox offense to break out after 38 games

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox can’t break out of the .500 malaise they’ve been in most of the season.