Jerry Remy to be off while battling allergies

Jerry Remy is back on the disabled list. NESN’s Red Sox analyst will miss at least the next four games as he battles allergies. Remy alerted fans with this tweet Tuesday: “I’ll not be working today or going to Philly — my annual allergies are killing me — going to doc today — have no fear — that’s all that it is — Jerry.” (In his absence, Remy’s role alongside Don Orsillo will be played by Dennis Eckersley and Rob Bradford.) Remdawg, who battled cancer and depression a few years ago, has been MIA occasionally over the past few seasons. In 2009, he was out from May to mid-August, and in 2011 he was off the air for several games.

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