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New York Yankees beginning pitcher Nestor Cortes appeared in his first MLB All-Star Recreation on Tuesday, and whereas that alone marked a big milestone in his life, he skilled one other particular second in the course of the festivities.
Cortes proposed to girlfriend Alondra Esteras Russy on Tuesday. He introduced the information by way of Instagram on Wednesday.
“All Star week made 2 of my dreams come true. Pitch in a all star game. And propose to my bestfriend,” Cortes wrote. “With my parents along my side. I had to make us official. Through ups and downs we manage to keep each other happy. I thank you for being by my side for every struggle I’ve had but also all the success. I hope there is more to come for both of us. I love you very much!”
Russy confirmed off pictures of the ring on her Instagram, writing, “And… Of course i said YES!”
Cortes has been spectacular in New York’s rotation this 12 months, posting a 7-3 document, 2.63 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 99 strikeouts in 95.2 innings throughout 17 begins.
The left-hander will purpose to add one other ring this 12 months with a World Collection victory. The Yankees are first within the AL East with a 64-28 document and seem primed to make a deep playoff run.