Report: Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy diagnosed with cancer
BOSTON (WGME) – Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy has been diagnosed with cancer again, according to NESN.
The network released a statement Tuesday afternoon.
“Jerry Remy has been diagnosed once again with cancer. At this time, Jerry’s focus is on his medical treatment. The thoughts and prayers of all of us at NESN and the Red Sox are with Jerry and his family during this difficult time.”
Remy finished treating his fifth bout of lung cancer in January, according to WBZ. The 65-year-old has been calling Red Sox games since 1988.
Before becoming a broadcaster, Remy played second base for the Red Sox from 1978-1985. He was named to the American League All-Star team in 1978.