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NESN fill-in for Jerry Remy adjusting on fly

When NESN’s Red Sox-Phillies broadcast Wednesday night was beset with the dreaded “technical difficulties’’ in the sixth inning, play-by-play voice Don Orsillo and fill-in analyst Rob Bradford didn’t zip out to grab a cheesesteak or make a quick phone call.

Instead, they kept calling the game. It turns out that even though fans watching on NESN couldn’t see or hear them — the network briefly carried Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia’s feed before order was restored in the seventh inning — the NESN telecast was still going strong online at MLB.TV.

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