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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

How Michael Chavis could figure into the Red Sox’ plans for 2018

By , Globe Staff

He won’t be a part of the Red Sox’ big league team next spring, but Chavis is a factor as they work to assemble their Opening Day lineup.

Red Sox’ decision not to protect Trey Ball is telling

By , Globe Staff

The club’s 2013 first-round pick stands as an example of the difficulty the Sox have had developing homegrown pitching.

Alex Speier

Dave Dombrowski moves quick, Scott Boras waits. Is there middle ground?

By , Globe Staff

The Boras Factor hovers over the offseason landscape for both Major League Baseball as a whole and the Red Sox in particular.

Alex Speier

A look at other power options for the Red Sox

By , Globe Staff

If the Red Sox elect to pass on the highest-cost solutions to their power deficiencies, there are a number of alternatives available.