"Son or not, I am at a loss for words articulating my disgust and remorse over this senseless and tragic act. We are heartbroken,
Jerry Remy, who played for his hometown Red Sox from 1978-84 and has been broadcasting their games on NESN since 1988, will not be on the team's upcoming six-game West Coast road trip. There is no word yet on a potential return date for Remy. Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley has been filling in.
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