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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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Alex Speier

Why this summer marks a milestone anniversary in the development of Chris Sale

By , Globe Staff

It was 10 years ago that Sale pitched in the Northwoods League in Wisconsin, where he made an adjustment to his delivery.

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For Red Sox pitching prospects, velocity is simply not enough

By , Globe Staff

You can get away with one plus pitch in the minors, but that won’t work at the major league level.

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Trading Rafael Devers makes little sense; here are the reasons why

By , Globe Staff

The production Devers has shown at such a young age is rare and makes him too valuable to move.

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Did the 2018 draft represent a concerted effort by the Red Sox to add power to the system?

By , Globe Staff

Triston Casas, Nick Decker, and Nick Northcut were all high school bats who stand out for their power-hitting potential.