Shira Springer

Springer is an investigative and enterprise reporter for the Sports section. She covers a wide range of subjects, including local professional teams, sports business, and the Olympics. Prior to her current role, she served as Celtics beat writer. Her journalism career started at the Globe in 1997.

Latest stories

Cuba behind him, Rusney Castillo waits on deck

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

After a whirlwind year of defection, tryout, and signing, Castillo is eager to get a taste of the majors with the Red Sox.

Boston hoping to draw top runners to city

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

With elite team initiatives underway at the Boston Athletic Association and New Balance, Boston is re-emerging as a running mecca.

Red Sox’ Rusney Castillo ramps up activity in workout

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

The outfielder added base running and fielding drills to his regimen at the Red Sox’ facility in Florida.

Rusney Castillo begins working out in Fort Myers

By Shira Springer , Globe Staff

The newly signed Red Sox outfielder hit and threw Wednesday before meeting with an excited group of fans.