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NESN taking Jenny Dell off Red Sox broadcasts

Jenny Dell’s relationship with Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks (right) may well have affected her job status.
Jenny Dell’s relationship with Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks (right) may well have affected her job status.SCREENSHOT/NESN VIDEO

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With Red Sox pitchers and catchers due to report to Fort Myers in less than three weeks, a question remained: What is Jenny Dell’s status?

As it turns out, she’s in a weird sort of limbo. When asked if Dell would be part of Red Sox broadcasts this season, NESN spokesman Gary Roy confirmed with a statement that her role has changed:

“Jenny Dell, a multi-talented on-air personality, is anchoring NESN Sports Today and handling other assignments for NESN.”

That seems to confirm what an industry source told me Wednesday morning: that she was informed recently by NESN vice president of programming and production Joseph Maar that she would not be part of the Red Sox broadcast team this season.

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