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.

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alex speier | on baseball

Is it time for Red Sox starters to become rovers again?

By , Globe Staff

With dwindling opportunities to stay in contention, Alex Cora considers an old strategy.

alex speier | minor details

Red Sox know there are no shortcuts in developing pitchers

By , Globe Staff

Having raw stuff is not enough; the process of learning command, poise, and other traits usually takes years.

Alex Speier

Just how good could Rafael Devers be?

By , Globe Staff

Devers represents one of the most formidable hitters in baseball right now, with a chance of building upon that status moving forward.

Alex Speier

Why Red Sox pitchers are looking inside their caps

By , Globe Staff

It’s all part of a counter-espionage strategy necessitated by increasing technology in the game.