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Sterling: 'Jesus has been turned loose'

Jesus Montero hits his first major league home

Jesus Montero hits his first major league home run in the fifth inning as the Yankees played the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 5, 2011) Credit: David Pokress

Whenever a new Yankee comes to town, many fans try to predict John Sterling's personalized home run call. When the new Yankee is a homegrown potential star such as Jesus Montero, the speculation rises even more.

So what did Sterling go with for Montero's first big-league homer yesterday?

"Jesus is loose!" a call mostly panned by critics on Twitter.

For Montero's second homer, he expanded it to, "Jesus has been turned loose!"

If you don't like those, fear not. Sterling has shown a willingness to adapt when his early attempts fall flat.

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