Sports Reporter

Alex Speier

Alex Speier has been covering sports for the Globe since 2015, with most of his time devoted to the Red Sox beat with additional forays into the Patriots, Celtics, and Bruins. Prior to the Globe, he covered the Red Sox for a number of outlets, including WEEI.com, the New Hampshire Union Leader, Boston Metro, and the Herald.

Latest stories

That time the Red Sox almost traded for Giancarlo Stanton

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox didn’t come close this time, but nearly acquired Stanton at the 2008 trade deadline.

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To keep up with Yankees, Red Sox could use a few bounce-back years

By , Globe Staff

David Price, Carson Smith, and Hanley Ramirez could be critical next season as the Red Sox battle their much-improved rival.

Alex Speier

A Red Sox-centric guide to baseball’s Winter Meetings

By , Globe Staff

With the executives of all teams gathering in Orlando this week, the forecast calls for a high chance of dealmaking.

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How does the Giancarlo Stanton trade impact the Red Sox’ offseason?

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox’ top rival got a lot stronger just as the Winter Meetings got rolling.