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

Red Sox bring back postseason hero Steve Pearce on a 1-year deal

By , Globe Staff

Pearce, the MVP of the World Series, will earn a base salary of $6.25 million, according to a league source.

ALEX SPEIER

Six memorable performances from Mookie Betts’s MVP season

By , Globe Staff

A couple of three-homer days, a cycle, showing off his full repertoire of talents, and helping clinch the division.

Mookie Betts is the American League Most Valuable Player

By , Globe Staff

Betts becomes the 11th Red Sox player to receive the award from the BBWAA.

ALEX SPEIER

Mookie Betts is the MVP front-runner. A different kind of question about his value may loom

By , Globe Staff

Talks about a long-term deal for Betts — who is two years from free agency — will be expensive.