Junichi Tazawa

Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

Boston Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy apologized Wednesday for his on-air remarks a night earlier that pitchers such as Yankees star Masahiro Tanaka shouldn't be allowed to have translators on the mound.

During the NESN broadcast of the Boston-New York game at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night, Remy said pitchers such as the Japanese-born Tanaka should "learn baseball language."

"Last night, during the course of the Red Sox-Yankees game I made some comments that offended a number of people in our audience," Remy said at the start of Wednesday's telecast . "I'd like to apologize to my colleagues at NESN, to the Boston Red Sox but most importantly to the...

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