Nestor Cortes Jr.: The many faces of the Yankee reliever

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Nestor Cortes Jr.: The many faces of the Yankee reliever
Nestor Cortes Jr.: The many faces of the Yankee reliever

Fortunately for the Yankees, and unfortunately for the rest of the league, there's more than one Nestor Cortes. In any given plate appearance, batters can expect a different version of the reliever, from batter to batter and even from pitch to pitch. He can seamlessly go with a standard three-quarters motion on a breaking ball, then throw a fastball with a sidearm angle so lopsided he seems to nearly fall off the mound during the delivery. He'll rush one pitch and follow with a hitch.

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