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Corey Kluber
ERA W-L K
3.58 6-2 80
Team: ClevelandHt / Wt: 6-4 / 215 NFBC ADP: 24.10
Position: SPBorn: 4/10/1986 Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 4th Round by Padres (2007)


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June 20 7:58 AM PT8:58 AM MT9:58 AM CT10:58 AM ET10:58 ET14:58 GMT22:58 7:58 AM MST9:58 AM EST10:28 AM VEN18:58 UAE9:58 AM CT-Corey Kluber improved to 6-2, allowing three hits in a complete-game shutout, as the Cleveland Indians defeated the Baltimore Orioles 12-0 on Monday. Kluber struck out 11, ending the game with a 3.58 ERA and 1.09 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kluber pitched his 12th career complete game and second shutout this season. To cap it off, Kluber struck out the side in the ninth, improving to 5-1 with a 2.49 ERA over his last seven starts.
June 15 9:10 PM PT10:10 PM MT11:10 PM CT12:10 AM ET0:10 ET4:10 GMT12:10 9:10 PM MST11:10 PM EST11:40 PM VEN8:10 UAE11:10 PM CT-Corey Kluber allowed two runs on four hits and one walk in 7.0 innings as the Cleveland Indians lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 on Wednesday. Kluber struck out 10, ending the game with a 4.15 ERA and 1.21 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kluber is 2-0 with a 2.37 ERA in his last three starts, walking four and striking out 28 in 19 innings. He fanned double digits for the 27th time. Kluber also recorded his 1,000th strikeout and became the fastest pitcher in team history to reach that mark.
June 9 8:24 PM PT9:24 PM MT10:24 PM CT11:24 PM ET23:24 ET3:24 GMT11:24 8:24 PM MST10:24 PM EST10:54 PM VEN7:24 UAE (+1)10:24 PM CT-Kluber improved to 5-2, allowing three runs on seven hits and two walks in 6.0 innings, as the Cleveland Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Friday. Kluber struck out eight, ending the game with a 4.38 ERA and 1.28 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: The right-hander, who made only one start in May because of a strained back, pitched six scoreless innings against Oakland on June 1.
June 1 12:33 PM PT1:33 PM MT2:33 PM CT3:33 PM ET15:33 ET19:33 GMT3:33 12:33 PM MST2:33 PM EST3:03 PM VEN23:33 UAE2:33 PM CT-Corey Kluber improved to 4-2, allowing two hits and one walk over 6.0 scoreless innings, as the Cleveland Indians defeated the Oakland Athletics 8-0 on Thursday. Kluber struck out 10, ending the game with a 4.36 ERA and 1.25 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kluber had been sidelined with a strained lower back, an injury that kept Cleveland's ace sidelined for a month and deprived a struggling rotation of its leader. However, despite the long layoff, Kluber looked like his dominant self, recording his 26th career double-digit strikeout game.
May 2 6:40 PM PT7:40 PM MT8:40 PM CT9:40 PM ET21:40 ET1:40 GMT9:40 6:40 PM MST8:40 PM EST9:10 PM VEN5:40 UAE (+1)8:40 PM CT-Kluber (lower back strain) has come off the DL to start against the A's on Thursday.
Analysis: Kluber went five scoreless innings for Double-A Akron on Friday in his only rehab strt. His last start for Cleveland came May 2 against the Tigers, when he had to leave after three innings due to the injury. Kluber is 3-2 with a 5.06 ERA.
Apr. 27 7:13 PM PT8:13 PM MT9:13 PM CT10:13 PM ET22:13 ET2:13 GMT10:13 7:13 PM MST9:13 PM EST9:43 PM VEN6:13 UAE (+1)9:13 PM CT-Corey Kluber improved to 3-1, allowing three runs on eight hits and four walks in 7.0 innings, as the Cleveland Indians defeated the Houston Astros 4-3 on Thursday. Kluber struck out 10, ending the game with a 4.19 ERA and 1.25 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Since allowing six runs in a win over Detroit on April 15, Kluber has surrendered just three over 16 innings while striking out 19 in his past two starts.
Apr. 21 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET23:38 ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST11:08 PM VEN7:38 UAE (+1)10:38 PM CT-Kluber pitched a three-hitter and faced two over the minimum, leading the Cleveland Indians over the Chicago White Sox 3-0 Friday night.
Analysis: Kluber (2-1) faced 29 batters, only one Chicago runner reached second base and he struck out nine, walked two and threw 110 pitches. It was Kluber's fourth complete-game shutout and first since June 21 against Tampa Bay. The right-hander entered with a 6.38 ERA in his first three starts.
Apr. 15 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET21:13 ET1:13 GMT9:13 6:13 PM MST8:13 PM EST8:43 PM VEN5:13 UAE (+1)8:13 PM CT-Kluber got his first win of the year Saturday despite a poor performance, allowing six runs and eight hits in 6 1/3 innings of a 13-6 victory over the Tigers. He walked two and struck out eight.
Analysis: Kluber's ERA rose to 6.38 and he's given up five homers in 18 1/3 innings. He's next scheduled to pitch Friday in Minnesota. Kluber was 2-1 with a 2.91 ERA against the Twins last year.
Apr. 9 6:16 PM PT7:16 PM MT8:16 PM CT9:16 PM ET21:16 ET1:16 GMT9:16 6:16 PM MST8:16 PM EST8:46 PM VEN5:16 UAE (+1)8:16 PM CT-Kluber (0-1) scattered eight hits in six innings, allowing three runs, two earned.
Analysis: After his outstanding 2016, Kluber hasn't been sharp so far this season. He's allowed eight runs in 12 innings over two starts.
Apr. 4 7:42 AM PT8:42 AM MT9:42 AM CT10:42 AM ET10:42 ET14:42 GMT22:42 7:42 AM MST9:42 AM EST10:12 AM VEN18:42 UAE9:42 AM CT-Kluber gave up five runs in six innings of the Indians' 8-5 comeback win over the Rangers on Monday. He struck out six but allowed three homers.
Analysis: Kluber struggled on opening day last season and got bombed in his 2014 debut before going on to win the AL Cy Young, so nothing to be alarmed about here.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2011 Cle 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 4.1 6 4 4 0 3 0 5 2.08 8.31
2012 Cle 2 5 0 - 0 12 12 0 63.0 76 44 36 9 18 0 54 1.49 5.14
2013 Cle 11 5 0 - 0 26 24 0 147.1 153 67 63 15 33 0 136 1.26 3.85
2014 Cle 18 9 0 - 0 34 34 3 235.2 207 72 64 14 51 3 269 1.09 2.44
2015 Cle 9 16 0 - 0 32 32 4 222.0 189 92 86 22 45 3 245 1.05 3.49
2016 Cle 18 9 0 - 0 32 32 3 215.0 170 82 75 22 57 1 227 1.06 3.14
2017 Cle 6 2 0 - 0 10 10 2 65.1 54 27 26 7 17 0 80 1.09 3.58
Career 64 46 0 - 0 149 144 12 952.2 855 388 354 89 224 7 1016 1.13 3.34

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Cle 26 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .333 .000
2014 Cle 36 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .200 .200 .200
2015 Cle 32 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 Cle 32 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .500
2017 Cle 10 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500
Career 151 19 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 .158 .200 .211

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2016 Cle Total 4 1 0 - 0 6 6 0 34.1 28 7 7 3 8 0 35 1.83
    LDS 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 7.0 3 0 0 0 3 0 7 0.00
    LCS 1 1 0 - 0 2 2 0 11.1 10 2 2 1 4 0 13 1.59
    WS 2 0 0 - 0 3 3 0 16.0 15 5 5 2 1 0 15 2.81
Career 4 1 0 - 0 6 6 0 34.1 28 7 7 3 8 0 35 1.83

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2016 Cle Total 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500
    WS 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500
Career 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 449 96 89 92.4 46.53
Curveball 239 87 80 83.7 24.77
Changeup 71 88 83 85.5 7.36
Cut Fastball 206 91 86 88.6 21.35

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