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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 I ON BASEBALL

Red Sox’ starting rotation an early cause for concern

By , Globe Staff

John Farrell has used relievers for multiple innings a few times, after declaring he didn’t need a long man.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Mookie Betts is a showstopper for Red Sox

By , Globe Staff

Betts is one exciting young player, cut in the mold of Dustin Pedroia and Jacoby Ellsbury.

Nick Cafardo | On Baseball

Red Sox’ home opener will be extra special for some

By , Globe Staff

This year’s team is coming off a successful road trip, as did the 2013 team.

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Will NL exploit Jon Lester’s throwing yips?

By , Globe Staff

The Cardinals took advantage in Lester’s first start, and nobody wants it to become a bigger issue.