Cancer re­lapse for Remy

The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTS -

Bos­ton Red Sox TV an­a­lyst Jerry Remy says that he has ex­pe­ri­enced a cancer re­lapse.

Remy an­nounced the di­ag­no­sis Mon­day on Twit­ter, a day be­fore the Red Sox were set to hold their first spring train­ing work­out in Florida.

The 64-year-old for­mer Red Sox sec­ond base­man was orig­i­nally di­ag­nosed with cancer in 2008 and has missed nu­mer­ous games in re­cent years while bat­tling health is­sues, in­clud­ing lung cancer. He also took time off while deal­ing with the le­gal prob­lems of his son, Jared, who is serv­ing a life term in prison for mur­der­ing his girl­friend.

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