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Corey Kluber
ERA W-L K
3.49 2-5 83
Team: ClevelandHt / Wt: 6-4 / 215 NFBC ADP: 34.55
Position: SPBorn: 4/10/1986 Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 4th Round by Padres (2007)


Latest News
May 24 7:45 PM PT8:45 PM MT9:45 PM CT10:45 PM ET22:45 ET2:45 GMT10:45 7:45 PM MST9:45 PM EST10:15 PM VEN6:45 UAE (+1)9:45 PM CT-Kluber allowed one run and struck out seven over eight innings Saturday.
Analysis: The reigning AL Cy Young winner has a 0.72 ERA and 37 strikeouts over his last three starts.
May 19 1:18 PM PT2:18 PM MT3:18 PM CT4:18 PM ET16:18 ET20:18 GMT4:18 1:18 PM MST3:18 PM EST3:48 PM VEN0:18 UAE (+1)3:18 PM CT-Kluber gave up one run in nine innings of Cleveland's 10-inning loss to the White Sox on Monday.
Analysis: Kluber became the first pitcher since 2001 with at least 30 strikeouts in back-to-back starts.
May 14 4:09 PM PT5:09 PM MT6:09 PM CT7:09 PM ET19:09 ET23:09 GMT7:09 4:09 PM MST6:09 PM EST6:39 PM VEN3:09 UAE (+1)6:09 PM CT-Kluber struck out 18 - the most by an AL pitcher since Roger Clemens in 1998 - and allowed just one hit in eight innings to get his first win this season in style, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 2-0 win over St. Louis on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Kluber's 18 strikeouts tied the club record for a nine-inning game held by Bob Feller (1938). He didn't walk a batter.
Apr. 28 12:28 PM PT1:28 PM MT2:28 PM CT3:28 PM ET15:28 ET19:28 GMT3:28 12:28 PM MST2:28 PM EST2:58 PM VEN23:28 UAE2:28 PM CT-Kluber is still searching for his first win after allowing six runs - four earned - and 10 hits over 6 1-3 innings.
Analysis: The reigning AL Cy Young winner is 0-3 with a 4.24 ERA in five starts. He was 18-9 with a 2.44 ERA last season.
Apr. 12 12:49 PM PT1:49 PM MT2:49 PM CT3:49 PM ET15:49 ET19:49 GMT3:49 12:49 PM MST2:49 PM EST3:19 PM VEN23:49 UAE2:49 PM CT-Kluber pitched well enough to win Saturday, but came away with a no-decision.
Analysis: Kluber gave up a leadoff homer to Anthony Gose on his second pitch in the first, but the right-hander found his groove and finished with 10 strikeouts in 6 1-3 innings. He's a fantasy stud for sure.
Apr. 7 3:18 PM PT4:18 PM MT5:18 PM CT6:18 PM ET18:18 ET22:18 GMT6:18 3:18 PM MST5:18 PM EST5:48 PM VEN2:18 UAE (+1)5:18 PM CT-Kluber gave up two runs and three hits while striking out seven over 7 1-3 innings in Monday's 2-0 loss to Houston.
Analysis: Kluber answered the call admirably as the Tribe's opening day starter, but simply couldn't get any run support. He was backed with a 4.39 run-support average in 2014 en route to winning the AL Cy Young.
Apr. 5 12:51 PM PT1:51 PM MT2:51 PM CT3:51 PM ET15:51 ET19:51 GMT3:51 12:51 PM MST2:51 PM EST3:21 PM VEN23:51 UAE2:51 PM CT-Kluber and the Cleveland Indians have finalized a $38.5 million, five-year contract that gives the AL Cy Young Award winner security. Kluber will make $1 million this season under the agreement announced Sunday. His deal escalates to $13 million by 2019 and includes club options in 2020 and 2021.
Analysis: Kluber went 18-9 with a 2.44 ERA last season, emerging as the club's top pitcher and one of the league's best in his first full year in the majors. The Indians and Kluber's agent, B.B. Abbott, had on-and-off negotiations during training camp and were able to finalize the deal on Sunday, a day before the right-hander pitches the season opener in Houston.
Mar. 11 10:16 AM PT11:16 AM MT12:16 PM CT1:16 PM ET13:16 ET17:16 GMT1:16 10:16 AM MST12:16 PM EST12:46 PM VEN21:16 UAE11:16 AM CT-Kluber has signed a one-year contract for the 2015 season with the Cleveland Indians.
Analysis: Kluber vaulted from the middle of Cleveland's rotation to become the league's top pitcher last season, going 18-9 with a 2.44 ERA and 269 strikeouts. He was the Indians' only arbitration-eligible player who had not signed a deal for this season.

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 2 5 0 - 0 10 10 0 69.2 66 30 27 4 12 2 83 1.12 3.49
Career 33 24 0 - 0 85 80 3 520.0 508 217 194 42 117 5 547 1.20 3.36

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
Career 87 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .143 .250 .143


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 514 96 89 93.2 50.39
Curveball 180 86 80 83.1 17.65
Changeup 40 87 82 85 3.92
Cut Fastball 286 92 85 88.8 28.04

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