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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Hall of Fame Notebook

Pedro Martinez’s jacket patches a salute to US and Dominican Republic

By , Globe Staff

At his induction ceremony, praise flowed for his adopted nation as well as his native country.

What are the patches on Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame jacket?

By , Globe Staff

The pitcher wore emblems on his sleeves as symbols of respect for the United States and Dominican Republic.

Pedro Martinez calls Hall of Fame induction ‘a great honor’

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox great kept returning to two words during his speech in Cooperstown: “God and thank you.”


There’s a long shopping list at MLB trade deadline

By , Globe Staff

A number of players are possible trade targets, and at least several teams could make moves.