Yankees’ Nestor Cortes picks up another home win in solid outing

With Nestor Cortez pitching at home, the Yankees would have acquired a lights-out version of the southpaw. They should bottle whatever’s in the air in the Bronx and bring it on tour. Cortes pitched five scoreless innings in Wednesday night’s Yankees-Mariners game at the stadium. The Yankees defeated the Mariners 7-3, with Nestor Cortez pitching […]

Yankees’ Nestor Cortes tosses gem after controversial illegal pitch

After Nestor Cortez was called for illegal pitching, the rest of his pitching could only be described as terrible. Cortez retired the last eight batters he faced to lead the Yankees to victory Friday night, as Aaron stormed out of the dugout to take up defense midway through a seventh-inning gem. He was unfazed by […]

Two big Rays bats torment Nestor Cortes, bullpen in Yankees loss

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Before Saturday’s game, Aaron Boone, while discussing Gleyber Torres’ early-season struggles, noted that several good Rays hitters got off to slow starts as well. Two of the most notable hitters, Yandy Diaz and Randy Arozarena, spent the next few hours working with the Yankees. Diaz and Arozarena both hit home runs […]

Nestor Cortes praises Yankees fans as home dominance continues

There are two versions of Nestor Cortés. An unstable version on the road and a brilliant version at home. On the road, Cortez allowed more hits (26) than innings pitched (20) and posted an impressive 6.75 ERA. At home, he pitched seven innings in all four games, allowing just 16 hits (four extra base hits) […]

Juan Soto’s double, Nestor Cortes’ gem give Yankees sweep of Tigers

There was a rally late Friday night. On Saturday, the offense exploded from the beginning. And he had a strong performance against the Elite Aces on Sunday. The Yankees entered the weekend struggling after a humiliating series loss to the rival Orioles, but were on a roll, led by a previously dormant offensive line that […]

Yankees’ Nestor Cortes continues trend of strong outings

Considering the Yankees’ batting lineup, Nestor Cortez couldn’t afford a bad inning. But what’s next for Nestor Cortez suggests he should have some less frustrating nights this season. Cortez was strong again in Thursday’s 3-1 loss to the Athletics in the Bronx, continuing his trend of getting good work out of the Yankees’ rotation despite […]

Yankees’ Nestor Cortes throws gem in start reminiscent of 2022

Before the last game against the Guardians, Nestor Cortes had a close encounter. The left-handed pitcher’s moment of rediscovering All-Star success starting in 2022 was a mix of good and bad. Eight shutout innings against the Marlins. Nestor Cortez pitched well against the Rays. Robert Szabo of the New York Post He continued to strike […]

Nestor Cortes Jr.’s Absurd Psyche-Out Wind-Up Should Be Illegal

Yankees pitcher Nestor Cortez Jr. displayed an outrageous pitching windup during Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Guardians. In this unconventional move, he raised his right leg and then faked a plant-and-throw, pretending to pump and throw, and not actually firing the ball for an additional second or two after the pretend. Nester lol — […]

Yankees’ Nestor Cortes clears final tune-up ahead of Opening Day start

NORTH PORT, Fla. — When Yankees pitchers and catchers officially reported to spring training on Feb. 14, Nestor Cortez had only recently cleared a key mental hurdle to overcome shoulder issues in 2023. was. Still, early camp outings usually include some kind of disclaimer that you need to make sure you’re feeling good the next […]