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

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Alex Speier

How J.D. Martinez transformed an awkward swing into an elite one

By , Globe Staff

The change in mechanics turned Martinez from a depth piece to one of baseball’s most dangerous sluggers.

Why the structure of the Eduardo Nunez deal is significant for the Red Sox

By , Globe Staff

Here’s how the deal breaks down for the versatile infielder — and gives the team some flexibility.


Craig Kimbrel balancing family needs and baseball

By and , Globe Staff

The Red Sox closer’s 3-month-old daughter will undergo a heart procedure at the end of the month.


Eduardo Nunez visits Red Sox, but deal not yet finalized

By , Globe Staff

Nunez made clear that he would like to return to the team with whom he finished the 2017 season.