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

Why David Price still seems the likeliest Red Sox pitcher to get traded

By , Globe Staff

The Sox aren’t going to give away the lefthander, but several factors make him a viable candidate to go as they look to cut payroll.

Scientists identify two main factors in 2019 increase in home runs

By , Globe Staff

A committee said a decreased drag on the baseball and changes in offensive approach led to a record-shattering season.

Alex Speier

Re-examining the trade market for Red Sox starting pitchers

By , Globe Staff

The enormous levels of spending on starting pitching at the Winter Meetings could have ripple effects for the Red Sox.

With roster, Red Sox don’t have a to-do list — more like what-if

By , Globe Staff

Things are so fluid that even they can’t say what the plan is until the first dominos start to fall.