Twins commentator Jim Kaat gives Yankees hurler Nestor Cortes an offensive nickname

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NEW YORK — Whether it’s the Sultan of Swat, the Splendid Splitter or The Big Unit, baseball has a storied history of nicknames for its stars. Twins color commentator Jim Kaat tried to add a new chapter to that history on Thursday and failed miserably. While describing Yankees pitcher Nestor Cortes’ incredible start to the season, Kaat dubbed him “Nestor the Molester.” Kaat, an 83-year-old man who played for the Washington Senators, has been making rather curious remarks on air as of late. In 2021, he apologized after saying he wanted a team of “40-acre full”-looking players like White Sox infi…

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