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

How learning to throw the cutter changed everything for Nathan Eovaldi

By , Globe Staff

The pitch has transformed everything else that Eovaldi throws, while not allowing hitters to sit on his fastball.

ALEX SPEIER

J.D. Martinez, Miguel Cabrera’s 2012 Triple Crown, and the .330/50 HR club

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox slugger is on pace to become the eighth player in major league history to hit .330 or better with 50 or more homers in a season.

ALEX SPEIER

Why Bobby Dalbec is a potentially significant prospect for the Red Sox

By , Globe Staff

With 30 home runs this year, Dalbec complements his immense power with with above-average defense at third base.

Alex Speier

Mookie Betts on track to be one of the best in Red Sox history

By , Globe Staff

The only comparable or better career starts by a Red Sox to this point include Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, and Tris Speaker.