Yankees’ Nestor Cortes sharp as hamstring worries fade

JUPITER, Fla. — When Nestor Cortez arrived in spring training with a sore hamstring, it didn’t look like a major threat to his availability heading into the start of the regular season. The way the Yankees slowplayed the return didn’t give Cortez much room for error, but using the off day after opening day to […]

Mets’ David Peterson passes first test in sharp spring debut

JUPITER, Fla. — David Peterson’s Grapefruit League season kicked off on Monday with a line-up that included National League MVP Paul Goldschmidt, as well as celebrities such as Paul DeJong, Lars Notovar and Dylan Carlson. The Mets’ left arm won the Test with two shutouts in the Mets’ 12-7 loss to the Cardinals at Roger […]