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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

The clock is ticking for pitchers, and there are concerns

By , Globe Staff

Players say they will adjust to the clock in spring games but they don’t sound wild about the idea.

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Tampa Bay Rays aren’t willing to concede AL East to Red Sox and Yankees

By , Globe Staff

The Rays were a 90-win team a year ago and they added two major character players in Mike Zunino and Charlie Morton.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Steven Wright trying hard to put knee issues behind him

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox knuckleballer is building up slowly after a cleanup surgical procedure in November.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Nine Red Sox items to ponder before Fort Myers comes to life

By , Globe Staff

The bullpen doesn’t have Joe Kelly and Craig Kimbrel. Rick Porcello is in the final year of his deal. Will Dustin Pedroia and Steven Wright contribute?