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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.

Latest stories

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

I’m with Tony Clark: Baseball is fine the way it is

By , Globe Staff

The head of the Players Association is a voice of preservation when it comes to recent rule proposals.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Rusney Castillo is in a better frame of mind

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox outfielder hopes reuniting with his family will translate into a more productive season.

SPRING TRAINING REPORT

Fielding fundamentals and Photo Day

By , Globe Staff

The pitchers seemed to have a fun time — except when Chris Young and Andrew Benintendi took them deep.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Is Mookie Betts the new ‘face of baseball?’

By , Globe Staff

If MLB really wants to grow its fan base, it would be smart to promote the young Red Sox superstar.