Watch: Yankees' Gregorius opens spring season with mammoth blast
Noah K. Murray / USA TODAY Sports / Reuters

"There it gooooooooooes! Sssssss-ee ya!"

So bellowed longtime New York Yankees play-by-play voice Michael Kay from the sun-soaked broadcast booth at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Friday. With it, Kay metaphorically bid adieu to the interminable scourge of winter while also narrating Didi Gregorius' first-inning blast off Alec Asher of the Philadelphia Phillies, the ignominious purveyor of spring's first official home run.

IT'S BACK, PEOPLE! BASEBALL IS BACK!!!

(Video courtesy: MLB.com)

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