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, the New Hampshire Union Leader, Boston Metro, and the Herald.

Latest stories


Ten years later, a look back on the Red Sox signing of Xander Bogaerts

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Aug. 23, 2009, now represents a landmark moment for the organization.


After 15 months of rehab, Jay Groome gets back on the mound

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The Red Sox prospect, coming off Tommy John surgery, was elated to work an inning in the GCL this week.

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Facing a lefty no problem for Red Sox’ Brock Holt

By , Globe Staff

For his career, he has a slightly higher average (.273 to .271) and on-base percentage (.354 to .336) against lefthanders.

Red Sox need just 12 minutes to finish off Royals

By , Globe Staff

On a carnival-like day at Fenway, Brock Holt’s RBI single brought the suspended game to a rapid conclusion.