At first, Yankees manager Aaron Boone didn’t like Ke The way Altus threw a baseball. The captain said Cortez nibbled on the plate, strayed a bit from his orders, and threw too many balls (101). But Cortez has a different offensive plan when he faces Boston for the third time this season.
“Across the league, everyone knows I’m a A good thrower,” Cortez said. “I already faced Boston. They already knew my game plan and what I was doing, so I took a little bit of a bite to see how aggressive they were. That was the kind of attack I wanted to do today. It worked. ”
Cortez’s ERA drops to 2 . 19. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Cortez has the fourth-lowest ERA among Yankees pitchers among their first-time pitchers started a season in the division era, trailing only Ron Guidry (1.56 ERA in 101), History Tiff Klein (1.101 ERA in 97) and Mel Stottlemyre (2.
Before leaving the press conference, Colter S couldn’t help but talk about Judge. Cortez said his teammates would like to see Judge break Maris’ record to make history. What impressed Cortez was that the demeanor of the judge never changed.
“[The judge] is always the same person. You [not ] didn’t even notice that he was about to hit his 61 first home run,” Kerr said. Alters said. “In the club, behind the scenes, he’s the same person. That’s what makes him so special. Whether it’s tears or struggles, he’s always the same person.