Nestor Cortes Jr.
RP,SP - NYY
Nestor Cortes didn't factor into the decision in Wednesday's 3-1 extra-inning win over the Rays, allowing one run on three hits over five innings. He struck out five without walking a batter.
Cortes was making his first start and second appearance since coming off the injured list on July 23. The 26-year-old lefty has a 1.93 ERA and 39:10 K:BB through 32 2/3 innings on the season.
Nelson Cortes allowed two hits and two walks over 4 2/3 shutout innings in Friday's win over Houston. He struck out two and did not factor in the decision.
Cortes looked good in his second start of the season and has a 1.05 ERA, 0.97 WHIP and 31/10 K/BB ratio across 25 2/3 innings on the year. The 26-year-old southpaw could see another turn in the rotation after the All-Star break.
The Mariners placed Nestor Cortes on the 10-day injured list with an elbow injury.
Cortes gave up eight runs (seven earned) while recording just one out on Friday night. The 25-year-old clearly wasn't right and will take some time to rest up.
Nestor Cortes Jr. walked one and stuck out four over two innings in Friday's win over the Dodgers.
Cortes Jr. continues to pitch whenever the Yankees need multiple innings. Following an opener, Cortes Jr. is frequently used. Other than an occasional appearance, he is not a fantasy asset.
Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched 3 1/3 innings as the Yankees defeated the Twins 10-7. He allowed one run on three hits. He also struck out a batter.
Cortes Jr. (4-0) returned to the big league team following a demotion last week. The lefty continues to aid New York in long-relief situations. If his usage can be timed correctly, Cortes Jr. offers solid opportunity out of the bullpen.