Jerry Remy Diagnosed With Cancer Again

Boston Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy was honored for his 30 years in the broadcast booth before a game at Fenway Park in August 2017

Boston Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy was honored for his 30 years in the broadcast booth before a game at Fenway Park in August 2017

On Tuesday, NESN announced that Red Sox analyst Jerry Remy's cancer has returned. Mastrodonato tweeted the news with a statement from NESN, Remy's employer. "The thoughts and prayers of all of us at NESN and the Red Sox are with Jerry and his family during this hard time".

Remy, 65, was first diagnosed with lung cancer in 2008. "The thoughts and prayers of all of us at NESN and the Red Sox are with Jerry and his family during this hard time".

The lung cancer returned multiple times in 2017, forcing Remy to miss the start of baseball season, as well as nearly the entire second half. He finished treating that bout of cancer in January.

He was treated in time to begin the 2017 season - his 30th season in the broadcast booth - on Opening Day.

World heading towards irreversible 'hothouse' state
An Irish climate change academic has warned of "runaway warming" if global temerature increases are not maintained below 2C. Currently, global average temperatures are just over 1°C above the pre-industrial period and rising at 0.17°C each decade.

Born in Fall River, growing up in Somerset, and now residing in Weston, Remy was voted Massachusetts' Favorite TV announcer by Sports Illustrated in 2004.

Jerry Remy at Fenway Park on August 20, 2017.

A Somerset native, Remy spent 10 years as a second baseman in the major leagues, including seven with the Red Sox (1978-84). He grew up in MA and played second base for the Red Sox from 1978-84.

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