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

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Alex Speier

A Red Sox-centric guide to baseball’s Winter Meetings

By , Globe Staff

With the executives of all teams gathering in Orlando this week, the forecast calls for a high chance of dealmaking.

Alex Speier

How does the Giancarlo Stanton trade impact the Red Sox’ offseason?

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox’ top rival got a lot stronger just as the Winter Meetings got rolling.

Diamondbacks claim former Red Sox prospect Henry Owens

By , Globe Staff

The lefthander, who has struggled with his control, had been placed on waivers earlier in the week.

Alex Speier

Why baseball’s market for sluggers remains stalled

By , Globe Staff

The lack of movement in second-tier power bats has played into the inactivity at the top of the market.