Yanks announcer Sterling hit by foul ball in booth, continues commentary

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Sunday, June 11, 2023

NEW YORK -- Yankees radio broadcaster John Sterling was hit by a foul ball fromJustin Turner in the ninth inning of New York's 3-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night and continued his commentary.

"Ow! Ow! Ow! It really hit me, I didn't know it was coming back that far," Sterling said on the air.

Seconds later, he added: "So once again, it'll be a 3-2."

Sterling, 84, returned to the booth Tuesday after missing 23 games. He came down with bronchitis after missing two games to attend the college graduation of his triplets.