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Eckersley To Fill In For Jerry Remy On Red Sox Broadcasts

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Dennis Eckersley. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Dennis Eckersley. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

BOSTON (CBS) – Jerry Remy will be taking some time off from the broadcast booth following the arrest of his son, with Red Sox Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley set to fill in.

Eckersley, who spent eight of his 24 MLB seasons in Boston, will provide the color commentary on NESN for Friday night’s game against the New York Yankees, and on Boston’s west coast road trip next week.

Friday is the only game NESN has for the weekend Sox-Yankees series, with national television covering Saturday and Sunday night’s games.

Remy’s son, Jared, was ordered held without bail Friday, charged with the brutal murder of his girlfriend in Waltham.

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