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.

Latest stories

Alex Speier | Minor Details

Impressive outing for Salem righty Ty Buttrey

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

The Red Sox prospect looks like a “different guy from last year,” according to one scout.

Sepp Blatter re-elected as FIFA president

By staff and wire reports ,

Despite the controversy surrounding the governing body of soccer, Blatter won a fifth term as its leader.

Alex Speier

A closer look at where Eduardo Rodriguez’s debut ranks

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

The rookie became the first Red Sox starter in 20 years to not allow an earned run in his big league debut.

Paul Swydan | Statistically Thinking

In May, Red Sox were barely better than replacement level

By Paul Swydan , Globe Correspondent

By almost every statistical measure, the Red Sox’ performance this month has been among baseball’s worst.