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Nestor Cortes Jr.

Nestor Cortes Jr.

SP,RP - FA
Age: 25Bats: RThrows: L

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Nestor Cortes placed on injured list

The Mariners placed Nestor Cortes on the 10-day injured list with an elbow injury.

Fantasy Impact

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. throws two scoreless innings

Nestor Cortes Jr. walked one and stuck out four over two innings in Friday's win over the Dodgers.

Fantasy Impact

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.

Andy Zimmerman1 year ago
Nestor Cortes Jr. picks up win Wednesday

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.

Fantasy Impact

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.

Andy Zimmerman1 year ago
Nestor Cortes Jr. optioned to Triple-A

After pitching in Thursday evening's game, the Yankees optioned Nestor Cortes Jr. to Triple-A.

Fantasy Impact

With rain forcing a doubleheader, the Yankees utilized an opener for Thursday's nightcap. Cortes Jr. returned to the role of following Chad Green, one he grew familiar with in June (18 1/3 innings pitched) while New York's rotation dealt with injuries. The result remained relatively the same as he threw 3 1/3 innings, allowing one run on two hits against the Rays. If recalled, Cortes Jr. could be a valuable fantasy asset for those looking to find long-relief work.

Andy Zimmerman1 year ago