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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

Eduardo Rodriguez’s demotion is deserved

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox lefty, now 1-3, was touched for five runs in the first inning and four more in the third.

Nick Cafardo

Xander Bogaerts made a pretty rare admission for a ballplayer

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox shortstop provided an update on his condition Sunday that could affect his playing time this week.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Time for Red Sox to bring in outside pitching help

By , Globe Staff

It’s not a manager problem, as some fans have suggested: It’s a personnel problem.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Are we getting a glimpse of life after David Ortiz?

By , Globe Staff

Foot woes are taking a toll on the Red Sox DH in his final season, and his run may end earlier than we all thought.