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Corey Kluber

30-Year-Old Pitcher – Cleveland Indians

2016 Stats

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1-3

ERA

4.67

WHIP

1.07

K

29

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

For those still trying to use wins as a measure of pitcher quality, Kluber's 2014-15 should finally convert you. Yes, his ERA jumped by 1.05 runs, but there is no way that was worth nine wins, especia...

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2016 ADP:  37.73

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 215   DOB: 4/10/1986   BORN: Birmingham, AL   COLLEGE: Stetson   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Corey Kluber Contract Information:

Agreed to a five-year, $38.5 million extension that includes club options for 2020 and 2021 in April of 2015.

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Kluber (1-3) notched 10 strikeouts while pitching eight innings of two-hit ball, surrendering only an earned run in a 10-1 victory Saturday over the Tigers.

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Corey Kluber Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 21 A EUG 10 7 0 33.3 28 13 1 33 15 1 1 0 3.51 1.29
2008 22 A FOR 10 10 0 56.0 49 20 8 72 13 4 3 0 3.21 1.11
2008 22 A LAK 19 16 0 85.1 93 57 9 75 34 2 5 0 6.01 1.49
2009 23 A LAK 19 19 0 109.0 110 55 9 124 36 7 9 0 4.54 1.34
2009 23 AA SAN 9 9 0 45.0 45 23 5 35 34 2 4 0 4.60 1.76
2010 24 AA AKR 2 5 0 26.1 38 11 0 21 10 2 2 0 0 0 3.76 1.84
2010 24 AA SAN 2 21 0 122.2 121 47 7 136 40 6 6 0 0 0 3.45 1.32
2010 24 AAA COL 2 2 0 11.0 10 4 1 8 6 1 1 0 0 0 3.27 1.45
2011 25 AAA COL 27 27 0 150.2 153 93 19 143 70 7 11 0 0 0 5.56 1.48
2011 25 MAJ CLE 3 0 0 4.3 6 4 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 8.31 2.08
2012 26 AAA COL 21 21 0 125.1 121 50 9 128 49 11 7 0 0 0 3.59 1.36
2012 26 MAJ CLE 12 12 0 63.0 76 36 9 54 18 2 5 0 0 0 5.14 1.49
2013 27 AAA COL 2 2 0 12.1 14 9 2 12 3 1 1 0 0 0 6.57 1.40
2013 27 MAJ CLE 26 24 0 147.3 153 63 15 136 33 11 5 0 0 0 3.85 1.26
2014 28 MAJ CLE 34 34 1 235.7 207 64 14 269 51 18 9 0 0 0 2.44 1.09
2015 29 MAJ CLE 32 32 0 222.0 189 86 22 245 45 9 16 0 0 0 3.49 1.05
2016 30 MAJ CLE 4 4 0 27.0 24 14 3 29 5 1 3 0 0 0 4.67 1.07
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3-Year Averages     30 30 0 201.7 183 71 17 216 43 12 10 0 0 0 3.17 1.12
Career  (View All)     111 106 1 699.3 655 267 63 738 155 41 38 0 3.44 1.16

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Corey Kluber Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 23 @Det 8.0 2 1 1 1 0 10 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.67 1.07
Apr. 17 NYM 6.0 9 6 6 0 1 8 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.16 1.42
Apr. 12 @TB 7.7 4 3 3 1 2 6 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.85 1.31
Apr. 5 Bos 5.3 9 4 4 1 2 5 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 6.75 2.06
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 7.0 IP/G
14.0 11 7 7 1 1 18 0 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 4.50 0.86
Last 30 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 6.8 IP/G
27.0 24 14 14 3 5 29 1 1 0 1-3 0 0 0 4.67 1.07
Last 60 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 6.8 IP/G
27.0 24 14 14 3 5 29 1 1 0 1-3 0 0 0 4.67 1.07

Corey Kluber Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20166013414411.255
20154731223011231211.261
20145101443611429410.244

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20164916110102.208
2015413123157714011.197
201444112515931814.221

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201611.302013317.941.85
2015111.36801152892.831.07
2014123.7103013322102.401.00

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201615.711016222.300.51
2015110.738013017134.151.04
2014112.08601362942.491.20
Corey Kluber Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 21 A EUG 10 7 33.3 8.91 4.05 2.20 0.27 71.4% 3.51 3.14 .307
2008 22 A FOR 10 10 56.0 11.57 2.09 5.54 1.29 77.8% 3.21 3.18 .323
2008 22 A LAK 19 16 85.1 7.93 3.60 2.21 0.95 59.3% 6.01 4.01 .337
2009 23 A LAK 19 19 109.0 10.24 2.97 3.44 0.74 66.4% 4.54 2.99 .355
2009 23 AA SAN 9 9 45.0 7.00 6.80 1.03 1.00 75.7% 4.60 5.49 .303
2010 24 AA AKR 2 5 26.1 7.24 3.45 2.10 0.00 77.1% 3.76 2.97 .419
2010 24 AA SAN 2 21 122.2 10.02 2.95 3.40 0.52 74% 3.45 2.92 .353
2010 24 AAA COL 2 2 11.0 6.55 4.91 1.33 0.82 80% 3.27 5.11 .281
2011 25 AAA COL 27 27 150.2 8.57 4.19 2.04 1.14 63.7% 5.56 4.50 .323
2011 25 MAJ CLE 3 0 4.3 10.38 6.23 1.67 0.00 2.00 55.6% 92.0 MPH 8.31 4.35 .454
2012 26 AAA COL 21 21 125.1 9.21 3.53 2.61 0.65 74.5% 3.59 3.38 .333
2012 26 MAJ CLE 12 12 63.0 7.71 2.57 3.00 1.29 1.46 68.2% 92.6 MPH 5.14 4.39 .351
2013 27 AAA COL 2 2 12.1 8.93 2.23 4.00 1.49 53.3% 6.57 4.11 .352
2013 27 MAJ CLE 26 24 147.3 8.31 2.02 4.12 0.92 1.63 71.9% 93.2 MPH 3.85 3.45 .331
2014 28 MAJ CLE 34 34 235.7 10.27 1.95 5.27 0.53 1.75 79.5% 93.2 MPH 2.44 2.41 .328
2015 29 MAJ CLE 32 32 222.0 9.93 1.82 5.44 0.89 1.33 69.8% 92.8 MPH 3.49 3.04 .305
2016 30 MAJ CLE 4 4 27.0 9.67 1.67 5.80 1.00 1.42 57.7% 91.4 MPH 4.67 3.16 .308
Today's Projections     0 1 6.6 9.38 1.76 5.34 0.70 71.4% 3.28 -0.48 .312
Next 7 Days     0 2 13.1 9.00 1.91 4.72 0.89 71.5% 3.44 3.11 .301
Rest Of Season     0 28 184.4 8.45 2.05 4.13 0.97 71.3% 3.55 3.40 .292
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3-Year Averages     30 30 201.7 9.64 1.92 5.02 0.76 74.2% 3.17 2.79 .320
Career     111 106 699.3 9.50 1.99 4.76 0.81 72.7% 3.44 2.95 .324

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2016 Stat Review for Corey Kluber    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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5.80 K/BB
ELITE
9.67 K/9
ELITE
1.67 BB/9
ELITE
91.4 MPH Fastball
WEAK
1.0 HR/9
AVERAGE
1.42 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.67 ERA
POOR
1.07 WHIP
GREAT
3.16 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.308 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
57.7% Strand Rate
LOW

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Corey Kluber: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kluber (0-3) dropped his third straight decision to begin the season Sunday, giving up six runs on nine hits and a walk over six innings while striking out eight in a 6-0 loss to the Mets.

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Kluber (0-2) took the loss Tuesday night against the Rays as he allowed three runs on four hits and two walks over 7.2 innings. He struck out six.

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Kluber is no longer listed as a probable pitcher for this weekend's series with the White Sox following the postponement of Thursday's game against the Red Sox.

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Kluber (0-1) allowed four runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out five over 5.1 innings as he took the loss Tuesday against the Red Sox.

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Kluber's 2016 debut will be delayed until Tuesday following the announcement that Monday's Opening Day game against Boston has been postponed, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.

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Kluber is in line to be the Indians' starting pitcher on Opening Day, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

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Kluber (9-16) blanked the Red Sox over eight innings Saturday in a 2-0 victory, surrendering only three hits and two walks. He struck out nine.

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Kluber fell to 8-16 with a loss Monday against the Twins, as he allowed four runs on seven hits and three walks over six innings. He struck out six.

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Kluber (8-15) lasted only 3.2 innings Wednesday, giving up four earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out six in a 4-2 loss to the Twins.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

Kluber showed devastating secondary stuff throughout 2013 which hinted at a breakout, but his fastball command lagged behind meaning he was no sure thing. Understanding that, Kluber shifted from a four-seamer to a two-seamer and actually gained velocity, giving him a reasonable fastball offering to set up the elite secondaries, the best of which was an incredible curveball that was arguably baseballís best pitch in 2014. The .241 OPS-against was the best for any single pitch with 150 batters faced and the .091 AVG was second to only Dellin Betancesí breaking ball (.075). Itís hard to believe that Kluber could get better, but if he began commanding his two-seamer like the breaking pitches, then his 2.35 FIP might be in reach. Batters still hit .304 on the two-seamer, but hitting .172 on the rest of his pitches mitigates that damage. He has improved his fastball OPS yearly, down to .821 last year. Another jump could stifle an ERA dip. Even with a backslide in ERA, heís still a Tier-1 asset.

2014

Kluber stepped into the rotation when Brett Myers hit the disabled list in late April and never looked back. He missed a chunk of time in August with a finger injury and didn't fare well upon his return, but was effective enough overall to pitch himself into the team's plans heading into 2014. Kluber struggles at times with the long ball, but helps out his cause by missing plenty of bats (8.3 K/9) and not allowing many free passes (2.0 BB/9). He'll head into spring training with a spot in the team's starting rotation, and there is very little in the underlying numbers (.329 BABIP., 72.9% LOB, 3.10 xFIP) that suggest his breakout can't be repeated.

2013

Kluber showed better control (3.5 BB/9) and an uptick in his strikeout rate (9.2 K/9) at Triple-A Columbus and earned a midseason promotion to the Indians. He struggled with the long ball in his time with the Indians and does not have the nasty power stuff you might expect from someone his size (6-foot-4, 215 pounds). He will compete for a rotation spot this spring despite some pretty ugly numbers (5.14 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, 1.3 HR/9 in 12 starts) unless the Indians are able to upgrade their rotation options this winter.

2012

Kluber struggled in his first full season at Triple-A (5.56 ERA, 1.480 WHIP, 8.5 K/9IP in 27 starts) despite a nice strikeout rate. The 6-foot-4 righty doesn't have the power arsenal you might expect from his size, and that figures to limit the success he might have if the Indians move him into a relief role. He'll start the season again at Triple-A Columbus, but it doesn't appear that a breakout season is coming any time soon.

2011

Kluber struggled a bit at Double-A Akron after coming over to the Indians from the Padres midseason, but he pitched well enough in the Texas League to warrant some attention. He's always posted nice strikeout totals in his minor league career, but Kluber might get lost in what has become a pretty deep Indians farm system. He was added to the team's 40-man roster this winter, so apparently he did enough to get noticed by the front office and figures to spend most of the year making the jump to Triple-A.