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

What is Mookie Betts’s best sport? His trainer has a few thoughts

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“I think he’d be an awesome wide receiver to be honest,” said trainer Deon Giddens, a former defensive back.

ALEX SPEIER

Is there a chance contract negotiations become a distraction for Red Sox players?

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“Not at all,” Chris Sale said. But history suggests such talks can alter the environment surrounding a team.

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Dave Dombrowski talks closer options, Dustin Pedroia, and catching situation

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The Red Sox president of baseball operations offered some insight into present and future areas of uncertainty.

ALEX SPEIER

As Chris Sale enters the final year of his Red Sox deal, a few questions loom

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Although there’s risk associated with his future, there’s also a history of elite pitchers remaining very good to elite as they enter their 30s.