Sports Editor

Matt Pepin

Pepin is the sports editor of He was previously sports editor at, and the Times Herald-Record in Middletown, N.Y., and the New Haven Register.

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How Jake Arrieta helped deliver Andrew Benintendi to the Red Sox

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

Had the Sox won one game against the Cubs in 2014, the draft order might have changed, and Chicago had its eyes on Benintendi.

Here is the Celtics-Wizards series schedule

By , Globe Staff

Game 1 will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at TD Garden.

108 Stitches: Friday April 28

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

The list of Cubs players and officials with ties to the Red Sox is long, creating an atmosphere and a sort of reunion when the reigning champions spend the next three games in Boston. Theo Epstein and Jon Lester, in many ways, are the headliners of the reunion tour, but many, many others who were part of Red Sox championships will be back as well, from reliever Koji Uehara and 2013 Game 6 winner John Lackey to former Sox assistant GM and current Cubs GM Jed Hoyer and Cubs advisors Kevin Youkilis and Ryan Dempster.

Red Sox prospect critical following auto accident

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

Kevin Steen was driving in Fort Myers, Fla., when his vehicle was hit by another.