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Nestor Cortes Jr.

New York Yankees starting pitcher Nestor Cortes throws against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Sunday, May 15, 2022.

Cortes Says Kaat Apologized for Comment but ‘He Didn’t Need to’

The Yankees pitcher: “We all make mistakes and feel 100% there was no malice intended. ... No sweat here Jim [Kaat].”

Nestor Cortes with the Yankees.

Nestor Cortes Deactivates Twitter Account After Old Tweets Emerge

The New York pitcher appeared to be quoting rap lyrics in at least some of the tweets.

Nestor Cortes Jr.

Nasty Nestor Cortes Jr. Is Not Your Typical Soft-Tossing Journeyman

The mustachioed lefthander has developed into a frontline starter for a loaded Yankees pitching staff.