Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy has recurrence of lung cancer

AP Photo/Charles Krupa

(WTNH)–Boston Red Sox color announcer Jerry Remy has said that he has been diagnosed with lung cancer for the fourth time.

The 64-year-old fan favorite broke the news on Twitter earlier this afternoon:


Remy, who has been a heavy smoker, was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2008, and suffered relapses in 2013 and again this past offseason.’s Christopher Smith reports that Remy is at Fenway Park for the Red Sox game on Monday night, and is expected to speak with reporters. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s