Jerry “Rello” Recco is good at his job, rarely makes mistakes and is always ultra-prepared for his informative updates.  As for Yankees radio play-by-play man John Sterling, let’s just say he can be very entertaining at times.

In the first inning of last night’s loss to the Rays, Curtis Granderson stepped to the plate and flied out to center, but if you were listening on WCBS 880 (the flagship station for the Yanks) Sterling painted a different picture, which he often does.  A little while later he misread A.J. Burnett’s pitch count, which prompted a correction from his radio partner Suzyn Waldman.  Craig concluded that the Yankees’ problems run deep and he imagined how Hank Steinbrenner (pictured above with his late father) might be handling all of the turmoil.

Then Jerry described a moment during the Mets’ loss — a 7th inning, game-tying home run off the bat of Marlins right fielder Mike Stanton — as “mammoth” which caught Craig’s attention.  After that Craigie reiterated that he believes the Mets had no interest in playing baseball last night…

LISTEN: Sterling Sees a Different Game (5/17)

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