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.

Latest stories


Astros have failed to deliver the goods against Red Sox

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A Houston pitching staff that was dominant during the regular season has been overmatched against the grinding Red Sox offense.


Dave Dombrowski takes issue with Astros implying Red Sox needed to be watched

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Dombrowski added the Astros were engaging in behavior that already had been clearly defined as unacceptable.

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These Red Sox are playing with swagger on the road

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox have conducted themselves in a very different fashion from their predecessors the last two years.

Sign-stealing is at the center of a new controversy. Here’s what it’s all about

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Major League Baseball investigated the suspicious actions of an Astros team employee at Fenway Park during Game 1 of the ALCS.