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.

Latest stories

A lot of coaches his age retire. Not Bill Belichick

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

Only 12 men have been NFL head coaches past age 65. Belichick hits that mark in April.

Alex Speier

Pitching coach knew not to give up on Rick Porcello

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

The righthander’s overall season has been poor, but the last two games have showed the talent is still there.

Alex Speier

Are the Red Sox the worst team money can buy?

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

The Sox opened the year with 11 players making $9 million or more, the most players in that bracket in the majors.

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Jose Abreu says Red Sox Rusney Castillo is ‘a great player’

By Alex Speier , Globe Staff

“My advice for him is just to keep working hard every day because he’s got a lot of talent,” Abreu said.