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

Is it really possible to resume playing Major League Baseball safely right now?

By , Globe Staff

As teams gather to begin workouts, massive uncertainty hovers over the restart, especially considering the travel that will be involved in playing a season.

PawSox stadium tour

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Alex Speier

What a 60-game baseball season might look like

By , Globe Staff

Each 60-game increment of a season does a fairly good job of identifying the teams that would emerge as the best over 162.

Here’s how the shortened season will affect some Red Sox salaries

By , Globe Staff

Because players already received advances on their salaries, at least one pitcher theoretically could wind up owing the team money.