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Nestor Cortes Jr.

Nestor Cortes Jr.

SP - NYY

Age: 28Bats: RThrows: L

2023 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #38
Best / Worst #26 / #52
ADP #101

Roster %

 
Yahoo
96%
 
ESPN
93%

Eligibility

Yahoo SP
ESPN SP
CBS SP
Nestor Cortes Jr. (groin) leaves start early Sunday

Nestor Cortes Jr. was forced to leave his game 4 start early due to a left groin injury.

Fantasy Impact

Cortes lasted only 2 innings and gave up 3 runs while walking 3 and striking out 2. More information should come after the game as to the severity of the injury.

Vince DiSilvio15 weeks ago
Nestor Cortes Jr. fans 12 Orioles in win Saturday

Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched 7 1/3 innings, allowing zero runs on one hit and two walks while striking out 12 in New York’s 8-0 win against the Orioles on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact

Cortez tied his career high with 12 strikeouts on Saturday. The lefty held Baltimore to just three base runners while pitching into the 8th inning for the fourth time this season and first since May 15. Cortes finishes the regular season 12-4 with a 2.44 ERA, 0.92 WHIP, and 163 strikeouts in 158 1/3 innings across 28 starts. He will still offer matchup-based value in the playoffs assuming he makes the postseason rotation with Gerrit Cole.

Luke Monaldo18 weeks ago
Nestor Cortes Jr. fires six scoreless innings in win Sunday

Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched six innings, allowing zero runs on one hit and two walks while striking out five in New York’s rain-shortened 2-0 victory against the Red Sox on Sunday night.

Fantasy Impact

Cortes pitched six masterful innings to pick up the six-inning complete game shutout on Sunday. Cortes allowed three base runners in six innings of work and earned the victory against Boston for the second time in three starts. Cortes improves to 11-4 with a 2.56 ERA, 0.95 WHIP, and 151 strikeouts in 151 innings across 27 starts this season. Cortes’ next start is scheduled for Saturday against the Orioles.

Luke Monaldo19 weeks ago
Nestor Cortes Jr. fans four Pirates in no decision Tuesday

Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched five innings, allowing one run on five hits and two walks while striking out four in New York’s 9-8 victory over the Pirates on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

Cortes left after five innings in line for his 11th victory before his bullpen betrayed him. The lefty is 1-0 with a 2.57 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, .196 OBA, and 13 strikeouts in 14 innings across three starts since returning from the IL. Cortes remains at 10-4 with a 2.67 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, and 146 strikeouts in 145 innings across 26 starts this season. He will try again for his 11th win in his next start scheduled for Sunday against the Red Sox.

Luke Monaldo20 weeks ago
Nestor Cortes Jr. picks up 10th victory Wednesday

Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched five innings, allowing one run on three hits and two walks while striking out seven in New York’s 5-3 win in Boston on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Cortes held Boston scoreless through the first four innings before allowing his only run on a Conner Wong RBI-double in the 5th inning. Cortes earned his first win since July 30 against the Royals and reached 10 wins for the first time in his career. Cortes improves to 10-4 on the season with a 2.70 ERA, 0.95 WHIP, and 142 strikeouts in 140 innings across 25 starts. Cortes will look for his 11th win in his next start on Tuesday against the Pirates.

Luke Monaldo20 weeks ago
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