Coming off the major health issues he went through last season, this is certainly good news.
NESN and longtime Red Sox color analyst Jerry Remy have agreed to a multi-year contract extension.
“I am truly fortunate to have been part of the NESN family for the past 23 years and that relationship will continue into the future,” said Remy. “I feel I have the best job in the world broadcasting Red Sox Baseball.
In 1988 Remy was hired by NESN as a color analyst to work alongside legendary Red Sox play-by-play voice Ned Martin. For the past 10 years Don Orsillo has been Remy’s partner in the NESN booth. A 4-time New England Emmy Award winner for sports play-by-play, Remy has also received numerous individual honors including being voted Massachusetts’ favorite TV announcer by Sports Illustrated.
The popular announcer will work his 3,000th Red Sox game this Sunday, July 25th.