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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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The education of Michael Chavis is ongoing, and he’s taking notes

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The Red Sox rookie takes a studious approach to his at-bats, then adjusts accordingly.

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With modified ball, it’s a whole new ballgame in Triple A

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The new ball has resulted in a shocking offensive surge, particularly in the International League.

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Looking at the Red Sox’ meh performance against sub-.500 teams

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The gap between the Sox and most of the teams ahead of them in the playoff hunt comes from a failure to bulldoze lesser opponents.

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Can Jackie Bradley Jr. turn his season around again?

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The Red Sox center fielder got off to a slow start last year, too, before bouncing back.