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04/10/2013 - 7:43pm
Remy says 'fine' after suffering cancer relapse

In a pre-taped segment on NESN’s pregame show prior to the Red Sox’ game against the Orioles Wednesday night, analyst Jerry Remy revealed he suffered a relapse of lung cancer during the offseason. The relapse was diagnosed in January, leading to radiation treatment in March. “Right now,” he said, “I’m fine.”

Remy said he currently felt no ill-effects from the diagnosis, added, “I am not concerned about it. I am upbeat and positive.”

Remy had taken a leave of absence during the 2009 season after undergoing surgery for lung cancer. He said that this cancer was located in a different spot than where the original diagnosis had targeted.

Remy’s Twitter account (which is populated by John O’Rourke) stated: “Hi, it’s John. To clarify what Jerry said tonight. A spot that was seen on Jerry’s lung in ’08 was recently removed. He’s fine thank God!”...

04/10/2013 - 6:05pm
Cherington: Sellout streak was 'a great run'

Speaking before the Red Sox’ game against the Orioles, general manager Ben Cherington commented on the news that his team’s sell-out streak would be coming to an end Wednesday night.

“We know that part of the reason it’s over is because we failed last year. So we take that on us and take responsibility for that,” said Cherington of the run, which dated back to May 15, 2003 and lasted 794 regular season games (820 including the postseason).

“Hopefully the focus of this is a remarkable run for our team and our fan. I remember a lot of pretty miserable, cold April rainy nights everyone sat through. For it to last as long as it did is amazing. So it’s on us to make sure the place is filled and start a new one at some point.”

When asked if the run might have been helped with an offseason of acquiring more high-...

04/10/2013 - 5:53pm
Drew: 'A good feeling to be back'

After getting hit by a pitch in the head and suffering a concussion in early March during a spring training game against the Minnesota Twins in Fort Myers, shortstop Stephen Drew said before Wednesday’s game with the Baltimore Orioles that he can’t wait to rejoin the Red Sox as the starting shortstop. Drew spoke at length about what it was to overcome the concussion, watch the team get off to a hot start and watching Jose Iglesias perform well in his absence.

More than anything, Drew said he was happy to finally be back on the field and ready to make his true Red Sox debut.

“It’s a good feeling to be back,” he told reporters three hours before Wednesday’s scheduled first pitch. “It was kind of a long process, and kind of didn’t know when I would be back. The symptoms are gone and I’m ready to get back after it. It’s good to be here....

04/10/2013 - 4:08pm
Lackey: 'Definitely frustrated, but relieved, too'

Red Sox starter John Lackey, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday due to a right biceps strain, said that he was hopeful that his stay on the DL might be limited to an absence of just a couple of starts. The right-hander said that the decision to put him on the disabled list was made after he tried to play catch on Tuesday, an off-day for the Sox. He tried to make about 15 throws on flat ground before the exercise was stopped due to the experience of ongoing tightness in his injured arm.

“I knew it was a little tight. I thought it might loosen up when I threw, but it didn’t really loosen up. … It wasn’t quite ready yesterday. I tried to play catch and it was still pretty tight in the biceps...

04/10/2013 - 3:47pm
Farrell on S&H: Ortiz to PawSox on Thursday

Making his weekly appearance with “Salk & Holley” Wednesday afternoon, Red Sox manager John Farrell said that Wednesday will mark the final day in extended spring training for designated hitter David Ortiz, and that depending on how his rehab assignment proceeds while at Pawtucket, he could be back in Boston on a permanent basis somewhere between the 15th and 19th of this month.

“[Wednesday] is his last day in extended spring training, so he’ll begin that rehab assignment [Thursday] with Pawtucket,” Farrell said Wednesday. “That’s the plan as of right now, and there’s no reason to think we would deviate from that. Then, it’s a matter of how many at-bats does David feel he’s the most comfortable with — 20 or 30? I think we’re still in that time...

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