We didn't have to wait long to hear John Sterling's home run call for Giancarlo Stanton
When word got out that the Yankees had acquired
Speculation ran rampant. We thought we had a break in the case when Sterling dubbed a Stanton homer in Spring Training a "Stantonian blast," but he explained that it was only a tune-up -- the real call wouldn't debut until the regular season, and the only hint we would get was that it was a phrase in Italian.
Luckily, Stanton didn't make us wait long: In his very first at-bat with the Yankees, he took
It's a little tough to make out, but it appears that the phrase was "non può essere fermato" -- or "you can't be stopped." Which, hey, Sterling's not wrong.
Stanton also blessed us with a second home run of the night against
Welcome to the Yankees.