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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

It’s OK, Red Sox fans. Chris Sale was brilliant in his first game back from DL

By , Globe Staff

The ace showed no signs of rust after two weeks of rest with 12 strikeouts, one hit, and 68 pitches over five shutout innings.

Nick Cafardo | on baseball

Xander Bogaerts starting to believe in his ability

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox shortstop has become one of the best in the game.

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

If you need a consistent, even-keeled manager, Ron Roenicke is the guy

By , Globe Staff

No, he’s is not the young manager some organizations are seeking, but he is a baseball man who really knows the game.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Sure, the Red Sox won, but this was an ugly baseball game

By , Globe Staff

Both the Red Sox’ and Orioles’ pitching staffs were battered in Boston’s 19-12 victory.