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Yankees announcer Michael Kay to have surgery on vocal cords

ESPN Radio's Michael Kay with fans during an

ESPN Radio's Michael Kay with fans during an event at Yankee Stadium on June 6, 2015. Credit: ESPN Images / Lorenzo Bevilaqua

Michael Kay announced on Twitter Wednesday that he will undergo surgery involving his vocal cords. He expects to miss about a month. Kay, 58, did not call Wednesday night’s game against the Mets.

He managed to muster some humor about his situation. 

“If you see me around over the next month, I won’t be able to speak, but I will give anyone a smile and a hug,” Kay wrote on Twitter. “Thanks. Hopefully, I will talk to you soon."

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