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Jerry Remy Sick: Where Has RemDawg Been?

Jerry Remy (Image from NESN)

2012 UPDATE: Jerry has a sinus infection and will return to the booth soon.

(any information below is outdated and for previous seasons)

NEW UPDATE: Jerry says he should return to the NESN booth by Monday, May 16th.

UPDATE: Jerry has a case of pneumonia. He should return soon.

Where has Jerry Remy been the past few days? Well, in case you were wondering, Remdawg is apparently battling a “very bad flu.”

“I will not do #RedSox game tonight-except for a very bad flu I’m OK-my previous health issues have everybody concerned-please don’t be-Jerry,” Remy said on Twitter.

The health issues Remy is referring to happened back in 2009 when he missed the majority of the season while battling cancer and severe depression.

During last season, Remy signed a contract extension with NESN to put any doubts about his future to rest.

Remy told his Twitter followers Friday that his doctor gave him some medication, so we should be seeing him soon again.

“Got some medicine-doc says I should be back to my old self tomorrow-I will be watching #RedSox at home like every body else tonight-Jerry”

 

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Discussion

95 comments for “Jerry Remy Sick: Where Has RemDawg Been?”

  1. Maybe he’ll be able to clear his throat OFF air once he takes the meds.

    Posted by Dev | April 30, 2011, 11:47 am
  2. @Dev – so true! haha

    Posted by KC Downey | April 30, 2011, 12:00 pm
  3. Get well fast, Rem Dawg!!! The subs are necessary in your absence, I know, but watching/listening to the game on TV is just not the same without ya!!! You and Don – together! – are THE best sportscasting team for ANY sport, on TV or radio!! Longtime fan, Sandy

    Posted by Sandra MacDonald | April 30, 2011, 7:13 pm
  4. Glad to hear the ‘Dawg will be back. Best Wishes Jerry!

    Posted by Pete | April 30, 2011, 8:14 pm
  5. Hurry back……Your fans miss you.

    Posted by Theresa | April 30, 2011, 9:08 pm
  6. Rem-Dawg – miss your voice & commentary!!!

    At leat Sox won today!

    Good job Timmy & Pap!

    Posted by Susan Steele | May 1, 2011, 6:39 pm
  7. As bad as it is to have the flu we are glad to hear that’s all it is. Get your rest and have a speedy recovery. We will be waiting patiently for your return. It’s just not the same without your.

    Kathy & Jim of Pawtucket

    Posted by Kathy & Jim | May 2, 2011, 7:47 pm
  8. I have had 5 back surgeries, a spinal fusion, quadruple bypass surgery, and am full of arthritis, and you and Don make me laugah so hard some nights I forget about my health. Once you get the giggles you don’t stop . Don’t change you two are the best! Get well soon!!!!!

    Posted by shirl | May 2, 2011, 8:25 pm
  9. Yea right. Your really a navy seal and have busy in Pakistan! Way to go!

    Posted by Mikey | May 2, 2011, 9:39 pm
  10. sorry to hear you are battling the flu… I had it and it took me 5 weeks before I lost the cough and could function as normal… hope you will not be gone that long.. It is just not the same without you up there…

    Posted by connie rose | May 4, 2011, 11:41 am
  11. We miss you Jerry. It’s not the same without you and Don together. The fill-ins just talk too much!!! Get well soon.

    Posted by Marilyn | May 4, 2011, 12:54 pm
  12. We’re Massachusetts natives living in Arizona for the last 12 years and NEVER miss a Red Sox game on NESN. What we are missing, though, is Jerry Remy while he’s out sick. Get well and hurry back, Jerry!

    Posted by Paul & Sheila | May 4, 2011, 2:52 pm
  13. I (we) also miss you Jerry, and of course were concerned about you. We are so happy to hear that you are on the mend. Take care and hope to see and hear you soon

    Posted by Ruth and Peter | May 4, 2011, 4:32 pm
  14. We are bummed that you are not on again tonight.red sox nation in NH is just not the same,Get well soon!! BIG FANS OF YOURS!

    Posted by TED & KIM ANDERSON | May 4, 2011, 7:11 pm
  15. JERRY PLEASE GET WELL SOON WE LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU WITH DON SOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH YOUR COMMENTS AND PLAY BY PLAY ACTION OF THE GAME IS #1 IN ALL OF BASEBALL.OXOXOX AND YOUR CUTE BESIDES….

    Posted by MARY | May 4, 2011, 7:11 pm
  16. We wish you a speedy recovery! Hope to see you back in the booth very soon!

    Posted by Scott & Lisa | May 4, 2011, 7:14 pm
  17. Get well Jerry. There is not and never will be anyone as good as you. You are missed big time.

    Posted by Steve in Leominster | May 4, 2011, 7:22 pm
  18. Jerry sorry to hear you are feeling under the weather. Take care and get well soon. Watching the Sox just isn’t the same without you and Don.

    Posted by Jane | May 4, 2011, 7:23 pm
  19. Your’e the best Jerry and Don..Liviing in New York , my only source of sport comfort are your NESN broadcasts that i get with the Cablevisin MLB package..away games demonstrate what a great team you are…

    Posted by peter quinn | May 4, 2011, 7:41 pm
  20. Really miss you RemDawg. Games are not the same without you and Don together. Get well soon!

    Posted by KAnderson | May 4, 2011, 8:07 pm
  21. I need me some Remdawg!

    Posted by Mike | May 4, 2011, 9:04 pm
  22. Get well soon. Downeast Maine misses you very much. Oh yes, Don is nice also

    Posted by Sybil Townsend | May 5, 2011, 2:24 pm
  23. Hope you feel well soon, Jerry! We miss you so much! You and Don together asre so great! It’s hard to watch the games without you!

    Posted by Cathy | May 5, 2011, 2:46 pm
  24. Jerry and Don best EVER?
    I would actually love to have Sean McDonough back over Orsillo, he’s much funnier…

    Posted by Jim | May 5, 2011, 3:05 pm
  25. Rem-Dog
    even though there is always someone to fill in for u–None has been as great as u are–U and Don together are the #1 duo in all the land. Hurry back

    Posted by Al | May 5, 2011, 4:09 pm
  26. Remdawg- Get well soon cuz nobody can take your place beside Orsilo. You 2 are the best tagteam in the game and you are the worlds best air guitarist. Can’t wait to see you in concert once again

    Posted by Jeff | May 5, 2011, 8:46 pm
  27. hi jerry i am a 86 yr old that has been a red sox and hockey fan since my high school days so long ago and i think you are the best of all i have heard you and don are unbeatable in my mind so PLEASE hurry and get well and come back. you are the only bright spot in the sox games right now. am praying for you.

    Posted by esther madan | May 6, 2011, 7:35 pm
  28. Get well soon, we miss you and the show is not the same without you. Don is great but with Ek not so good. He talks like a child with his silly comments.

    Posted by Jean | May 6, 2011, 8:06 pm
  29. we are praying for a fast recovery. It is not the same without you and especially with the way the team is playing lately, we all need some laughs and also the team does better when the two of you are up in the box. Hurry back

    Posted by fran and guy | May 8, 2011, 6:18 am
  30. please get well soon.we really miss you………fran and guy

    Posted by fran and guy | May 8, 2011, 6:20 am
  31. I hope to see you back soon! They need you and little walley back it is not the same with out you Get well miss you and Don together!!!!!!

    Posted by jean | May 8, 2011, 7:39 am
  32. Jerry,
    You are in my thoughts and prayers. Miss you. Hope you are well real soon.
    Fran

    Posted by Fran | May 8, 2011, 11:38 am
  33. Wishing you well soon Jerry. We wish your camraderie with Don and Wallie!

    Posted by Betsy & Jack, Gilmanton NH | May 8, 2011, 3:25 pm
  34. Remdawg! Both my husband and I miss you working with Don. Hurry back! You guys with the Red Sox are what’s best about New England!!

    Posted by Judy | May 8, 2011, 3:34 pm
  35. Hurry back- But don’t push it until you’re ready. June is a nice warm month to return- It’s not the same without you- Cheer on the Sox, Bruins, and Celts!!!!

    J & M from ME

    Posted by Jim and Marilyn | May 8, 2011, 4:13 pm
  36. Looking forward to you being back in the booth,but your health comes first,get well.

    Posted by Vince | May 8, 2011, 7:00 pm
  37. When you & Don are in the box and get laughing so hard and neither one of you can barely get words out it just makes my husband laugh so hard …… he misses those times feel better come back real soon….you guys rock in the booth

    Posted by Mary | May 8, 2011, 8:03 pm
  38. Miss you, get all the rest you need. The booth is not the same without your input. waiting!

    Posted by pammie6 | May 9, 2011, 8:39 am
  39. Feel better soon, Jerry cause we miss you!!

    Posted by Sandy | May 9, 2011, 5:14 pm
  40. Miss you still.Hurry+get well.I love Eck but need the Jerry+Don fix.

    Posted by Sandra+John | May 9, 2011, 7:13 pm
  41. Get well soon, Jerry. Red Sox Nation misses you!!

    Posted by Mike | May 9, 2011, 7:33 pm
  42. Watch the gems with the voice off. Miss you Rem-Dawg. Get well soon!

    Posted by Dianne | May 9, 2011, 8:04 pm
  43. Its not the same without you Jerry. Get better, We need you back…….

    Posted by Scott & Maria | May 9, 2011, 8:06 pm
  44. miss you of course, but don’t come back until you are 100%! doctors orders!

    Posted by susan g MD | May 9, 2011, 8:21 pm
  45. See you soon, Jerry! You are missed!!!

    Posted by lwinlc | May 9, 2011, 8:30 pm
  46. Hurry and get well. Games are not the same without you and Don TOGETHER! God Bless you and may he return you to good health.

    Posted by Carol | May 9, 2011, 8:42 pm
  47. Jerry….there is nothing better than watching the Red Sox game and listening to you and Don. The game is just not the same without the two of you TOGETHER! Wishing you a speedy recovery. Red Sox Nation needs you.

    Posted by Barbara | May 9, 2011, 9:42 pm
  48. sorry you’ve been sick. take your time to get over it so it doesn’t come back and kick you again! judy and nat

    Posted by judy and nat | May 9, 2011, 11:35 pm
  49. Please take care of your self Jerry. Dennis has been doing a good job but your shoes are hard to fill. I miss your commentary and especially your accent (ha! ha!) Hurry back soon.

    Posted by Cherie | May 10, 2011, 8:42 am
  50. Rem, We miss you like crazy! You and Orsillo are the perfect pair. You’re not only the best at what you do, you are hysterical!! No matter who sits in your seat, it’s just not good enough. We need YOU. Get well soon.
    Carole & Mike
    PS. Eck may be good to look at, but he needs to keep his mouth shut. He should have a bib to catch all that drivel.

    Posted by Carole Crosskill | May 10, 2011, 8:42 am
  51. Jerry, Get yourself feeling better asap! Redsox Nation in Florida is alive and well, but missing our leader!
    Bob and Judy Fox
    Fort Pierce, FL

    Posted by Judy "Florida Sox Fan" Fox | May 10, 2011, 9:44 am
  52. We miss you rem! get back in the box soon! Phil and Judy Dero–

    Posted by phil and judy derobertis | May 10, 2011, 11:36 am
  53. We miss you Jerry, Dennis is OK but we need you back doing what you do best

    Posted by Micki Crimmin | May 10, 2011, 5:21 pm
  54. Jerry we miss you. Hope you get well soon. I love Dennis Ekersly, he is funny and interesting, but let’s face it the real team is Don and Jerry. You are a great team.

    Posted by Phyllis Contarino | May 10, 2011, 6:54 pm
  55. Jerry, Hope you are feeling better soon. We miss you on NESN with Don. You keep us laughing even if the team isn’t doin so well. Our Prayers are with you.

    Posted by Vicki and Bill Heavey | May 10, 2011, 7:06 pm
  56. Jerry, Thoughts & Prayers are with you. We’re so hoping you’ll be feeling better soon !! Dennis is holding his own, but he’s just NOT you by a long shot… :o)
    Don & “anybody else” is kind of like, peanut butter & mustard. We need our “jelly back !!!!
    Miss you bunches, Mark & Bonnie Mayhew

    Posted by Bonnie Mayhew | May 10, 2011, 7:57 pm
  57. Get well soon …we need you back in the line up with Don O.You are the best.

    Posted by Scott | May 10, 2011, 8:07 pm
  58. hurry back not the same without you!!! sometimes have to watch and mute depending on who is subing

    Posted by brenda and bert | May 10, 2011, 8:09 pm
  59. I can’t believe I have to listen to anyone other than you, Jerry. Get well soon, we miss hearing you.

    Posted by Sandy Bock | May 10, 2011, 8:35 pm
  60. Jerry, Take care of yourself but come back soon – it’s not the same without you!

    Posted by Lynne & Dave Leonard | May 10, 2011, 9:37 pm
  61. Remdawg,

    We hope that you feel better soon. We moved to Virginia 2 years ago. We purchased the sports package from DirectTV, just so that we can watch our beloved Sox and listen and watch you and Don on NESN. We can’t wait to have you back.

    Posted by Katherine and Kevin | May 10, 2011, 10:08 pm
  62. Remy,

    As AJ ties the game in the 9th, my brain contorts w/out your voice…. get well soon brother. We ALL miss you~

    Posted by Jack Sparrow | May 10, 2011, 10:29 pm
  63. Rem-Dawg…We can’t imagine life going on much longer without you in the box with Don…Ek is oH-K, but kinda sick of the “self-portrayal” on almost every play, blah blah… PLEEEZE GET BETTER and come back soon –
    WE LUV U!!

    Lee ‘n Al

    Posted by Lee & Al | May 11, 2011, 12:49 pm
  64. get better! we miss you!!!!!!

    Posted by Cindy | May 11, 2011, 1:35 pm
  65. GET WELL SOON REM-DAWG RED SOX NATION IS NOT THE SAME WITHOUT YOU AND IF YOU ARE OUT MUCH LONGER DON MIGHT JUST HANG UP YOUR PICTURE IN HIS OFFICE HA HA …MISS YOU ALOT

    Posted by MARIE | May 11, 2011, 3:48 pm
  66. boy do we miss you. you and don
    ARE the red sox nation. glad eck has eased off the cheese talk but now it is “gas”. and he talks too much. we pray for you every day, and can not wait to have you back.

    Posted by betty bartman | May 11, 2011, 5:08 pm
  67. It’s just not the same without you! No one greets us with a fabulous buenos noches amigos! Can’t wait for your return!

    Posted by sally carlson | May 11, 2011, 8:10 pm
  68. Jerry, come back soon. I love listening to you & Don bantering back & forth. You are so silly & I laugh & laugh. I love watching the Red Sox but it’s not the same without you. I can tell Don misses you also.

    Posted by Joyce Miller | May 11, 2011, 8:35 pm
  69. Jerry, You and Don got me through a tough illness in 2006. I thank you for the laughs then and wish you a speedy recovery now. You said, “no one can have your seat at Fenway”, so giddyup!!!!! Carolyn in Manchester, NH

    Posted by Carolyn in Manchester, NH | May 11, 2011, 9:05 pm
  70. We hope for your speedy return to good health and the booth…we miss you:)

    Posted by Elizabeth | May 11, 2011, 9:08 pm
  71. Wishing you a speedy recovery, you are greatly missed in the booth. You and Don bring so much when broadcasting the games, you make me laugh all the time, you guys are the absolute best!~

    Posted by Debbie | May 13, 2011, 7:22 pm
  72. Wishing you the best, Jerry! The fill-in’s have been OK but I miss the banter between you & Don! ~Cristy in Loudon, NH

    Posted by Cristy | May 13, 2011, 10:03 pm
  73. Wishing you a speedy recovery, their is no one like you. your the only person who does well with Don. Feel better and hurry back!!!

    Posted by Pam Crichton | May 13, 2011, 10:44 pm
  74. I miss Jerry, luv the guys who filled in -but- I miss ya Jerry!!

    Posted by little brother hugo | May 14, 2011, 12:53 pm
  75. I sit here with my handsome, funny, (and a trifle naughty) yellow Lab, Remy, waiting for your return. Take it as the best of all compliments from a major league dog lover. You and Don make us happy.

    Posted by Annie Mac | May 15, 2011, 10:42 am
  76. Jerry, is your car up a pole again

    Posted by uncleargyle | April 29, 2012, 2:22 pm
  77. We Vermonters miss hearing your commentary and your voice.

    get well soon

    Beeps

    Posted by beeps clark | May 1, 2012, 8:06 pm
  78. Get well soon Remdawg we miss you! Take care of yourself – it’s a LONG season!

    Posted by Bridget | May 1, 2012, 8:20 pm
  79. Hurry Back Remdaug we miss you a lot not the same without you. Miss your banter between you and Don. Get well soon

    Simone

    Posted by Simone Comeau | May 2, 2012, 12:11 pm
  80. There’s only ONE RemDawg!! Looking forward to his return!!

    Posted by L.D. | May 2, 2012, 7:11 pm
  81. Get well soon, RemDawg! We love you!

    Posted by KCT | May 2, 2012, 9:17 pm
  82. Jerry praying for a speedy recovery for you. We miss you!!!!

    Posted by Jamie Moynihan | May 4, 2012, 7:17 pm
  83. You’re sorely missed in the booth, Jerry. Since moving from MA to SC I get the MLB package so I can get NESN for all the games. We all miss you. Take care of yourself and get back soon! Jim

    Posted by Jim Hobart | May 6, 2012, 10:41 am
  84. Come on Rem Dawg; get well!!!!! We might need you in the bullpen.

    Posted by Sean Fitzpatrick | May 6, 2012, 8:12 pm
  85. Rem Dawg get well soon, we’ve all been sick watching but we need you back!!!

    Posted by Carrroll Berg | May 7, 2012, 10:07 pm
  86. Miss you so much Remdawg…….so do the Red Sox. The Red Sox need you. You and Don are the best, love your banter back and forth.

    Hope you are feeling better real soon.

    Patsy

    Posted by Patsy | May 10, 2012, 11:30 am
  87. Miss you Dawg. Get well soon. While the fill in’s are good you are the best.

    Posted by Gerry Levesque | June 4, 2013, 8:34 pm
  88. GET WELL SOON JERRY. LOVE IN CHRIST PWS BORN IN SOUTH DAKOTA SEP 26, I934

    RETIRED….USMC/US ARMY 20 YEAQRS….KOREA/NAM. GOD BE WITH YOU. URAAAAA!!!

    Posted by PAUL WSTRUCCK | June 5, 2013, 5:13 pm
  89. hi jerry hope you are feeling fine soon miss your voice linda

    Posted by linda | June 5, 2013, 9:49 pm
  90. Hope you come back soon, not really a fan of Dennis Eckersly. If that’s really how you spell it. GET WELL SOON, REMDOG, we love you, here in Florida, you too Don!!! Keep up the good work!!!

    Posted by Joan Ingalls | June 9, 2013, 1:45 pm
  91. Miss you DAWG!! Love you and Don’s laugh attacks!! I can’t help but start laughing myself!! God bless! Get healthy!! From Sarasota, Florida!! Go Sox!

    Posted by Janet Rodriguez | June 9, 2013, 3:24 pm
  92. Miss your laughter & the camaraderie you and Don share! Love the laughter and teasing. You are a great guy.

    Posted by Nancy C. | June 10, 2013, 7:56 pm
  93. Miss your comments and laughter with your side kick Don,missing your voice,please get better soon wishing you all the best.Dianne in R.I.

    Posted by dianne tessier | June 12, 2013, 8:59 pm
  94. You are sooooooo missed! Get better soon Remdawg!!! Don’s doing a good job with your “fillins” but he really needs you!!! We all need you- the fans and the team!!!!

    Posted by Janice H | June 13, 2013, 7:34 pm
  95. rem your houmer is soarly missed.you and don are two halves that make a whole.praying for your health and return.wishing you the best.joseph m. jr.

    Posted by joseph murphy jr. | June 15, 2013, 4:28 pm

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