Nestor Cortes

HS Grad 2013
Age 22 and 8 mos
Age on 2013 Draft 18 and 5 mos
Position(s) LHP  OF
Ht/Wt 5-11, 195 lb
B/T R/L
School  Hialeah Senior
Hometown  Hialeah, FL USA
Summer Team  Florida Legends
Fall Team  HS team
MLB Draft 
Round 36 by Yankees  in 2013
All Americans/All Regions
2013 Rawlings-Perfect Game 3rd Team All-American
Florida - All Region 1st Team
 
National Rank - Class of 2013 
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Overall
148
Position - LHP
18
Outstanding at PG World. Really coming on strong 92 mph FB, Very good Change, Keeps getting better
FL State Rank - Class of 2013 
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Overall
23
Position - LHP
3
GPA
2.9
SAT
--
ACT
17

4 yr Commitment
Florida International 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
1/5/2013
Latest Showcase Report
2013 World Showcase   Jan 05, 2013
PG Grade: 10
Nestor Cortes is a 2013 LHP with a 5-11 195 lb. frame from Hialeah, FL who attends Hialeah HS. Compact athletic build, strong lower half. Easy delivery, high leg raise, compact quick arm action, hides the ball well in back, stays balanced, polished delivery that has some deception and is repeatable. Fastball topped out at 92 mph, comes out of hand easily, good sink and run at times. Good 1/7 shape on curveball, solid spin and good bite. Outstanding change up, maintains arm speed well, very good late life. Throws strikes with all pitches and can throw to spots, misses bats. Quick worker who knows what he's doing on the mound, dominated. Strong physical resemblance to Gio Gonzalez without Gonzalez's nasty CB at the same age. Signed with Florida International.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 92 mph
1/5/2013
97.82% Rank
best 97  avg 84
 (2013 class in 2013)

best 98  avg 80
 (2013 class)
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