While Corey Kluber may not be a household name, he has certainly established himself in the Cleveland Indians' rotation.
The Texas Rangers became all too familiar with him last month.
Kluber tries to continue his recent home dominance Friday night when the Indians open a three-game set against the slumping Rangers.
After going 2-5 with a 5.14 ERA in 12 starts toward the end of last year, Kluber (7-5, 3.69 ERA) has shined since taking over for injured starter Brett Myers. The right-hander has been especially good at home of late, going 3-0 with a 1.52 ERA over a five-start stretch.
"It's because of guys like him - you've heard me refer to the glass being half full a lot of times, and that's why. We're trying to fight it out in this division with guys like Corey and we're excited about it," manager Terry Francona, whose team is three games behind AL Central-leading Detroit, told the Indians' official website.
"He's getting better, it seems like, almost every start, whether he's l...