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Nestor Cortes Jr.

Nestor Cortes Jr.

RP,SP - NYY

Age: 27Bats: RThrows: L

2022 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #156
Best / Worst #89 / #196
ADP #322

Roster %

 
Yahoo
46%
 
ESPN
28%

Eligibility

Yahoo SP,RP
ESPN RP,SP
CBS SP
Nestor Cortes Jr. allows two runs in loss to Tampa

Nestor Cortes Jr. took the loss Friday versus Tampa Bay. He allowed two runs on five hits and struck out five in 4 2/3 innings.

Fantasy Impact

Cortes Jr. will end the regular season with a 2-3 record with a 2.90 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, and 103:25 K:BB across 93 innings. The 26-year-old lefty will more than likely end up on the postseason roster if the Yankees make it.

John Aubin16 weeks ago
Nestor Cortes Jr. gives up two runs in no-decision

Nestor Cortes Jr. allowed two runs on four hits over 4 1/3 innings Saturday against Boston. He had four strikeouts and did not factor into the decision.

Fantasy Impact

Cortes pitched another solid game but could not make it out of the fifth inning when he got into some trouble. Overall the 26-year-old lefty has had a good season with a 2.85 ERA and 1.08 WHIP in 21 appearances (13 starts). Cortes projects to face the Rays at home next Friday in his final start of the regular season.

John Aubin17 weeks ago
Nestor Cortes Jr. gives up three runs in no-decision

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.

Fantasy Impact

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.

John Aubin18 weeks ago
Nestor Cortes Jr. strikes out 11 in no-decision

Nestor Cortes Jr. pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing one run on three hits and two walks while striking out 11 in Wednesday's win over the Orioles. He did not factor into the game's decision.

Fantasy Impact

Cortes has looked good over his last six appearances with four quality starts and a 2.47 ERA and 1.05 WHIP with 41 strikeouts over 36 1/3 innings. The 26-year-old lefty is lined up to face the Rangers on Monday in his next start and is worth rostering in 12 team fantasy leagues and deeper.

John Aubin19 weeks ago
Nestor Cortes Jr. gives up two runs in no-decision

Nestor Cortes Jr. allowed two runs on six hits and struck out five across six innings in a no-decision versus Toronto on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact

Cortes Jr has looked good over his last five starts with a 2.70 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, and 30 strikeouts over 30 innings. The 26-year-old southpaw has a favorable road start in Baltimore next week and is worth rostering in 12 team fantasy leagues and deeper if managers need pitching.

John Aubin20 weeks ago
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