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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(any information below is outdated and for previous seasons)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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95 comments for “Jerry Remy Sick: Where Has RemDawg Been?”

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. get better! we miss you!!!!!!

    Posted by Cindy | May 11, 2011, 1:35 pm

    Posted by MARIE | May 11, 2011, 3:48 pm
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. We hope for your speedy return to good health and the booth…we miss you:)

    Posted by Elizabeth | May 11, 2011, 9:08 pm
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Jerry, is your car up a pole again

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

    get well soon


    Posted by beeps clark | May 1, 2012, 8:06 pm
  28. 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
  29. Hurry Back Remdaug we miss you a lot not the same without you. Miss your banter between you and Don. Get well soon


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

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

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

    Posted by Jamie Moynihan | May 4, 2012, 7:17 pm
  33. 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
  34. Come on Rem Dawg; get well!!!!! We might need you in the bullpen.

    Posted by Sean Fitzpatrick | May 6, 2012, 8:12 pm
  35. 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
  36. 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.


    Posted by Patsy | May 10, 2012, 11:30 am
  37. 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


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

    Posted by linda | June 5, 2013, 9:49 pm
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. rem your houmer is soarly 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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