Nestor Cortes allowed three runs on five hits and two walks over 4 1/3 innings in Monday's win over Texas. He struck out seven and did not factor in the decision.
Cortes has now given up three or fewer runs in seven straight starts. The 26-year-old lefty is 2-2 on the season with a 2.79 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, and 94 strikeouts over 84 innings. Cortes has a tough matchup against the Red Sox in his next outing.