Player of the Game: Corey Kluber (8 innings, 7 hits, 0 ER, 0 BB / 8 SO)
Now that’s how you pitch!
Indians starter Corey Kluber pitched the best game of his life on Sunday as the Tribe shutout Washington, 2-0 to take the three-game series. Pitching out of a bases loaded no out jam in the seventh inning and another two innings with runners on first and third and nobody out, Kluber earned every bit of that victory.
Offensively, Cleveland only managed to score one run on one hit off Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg (3-6, 2.50 ERA) who worked just five innings, but one run would be all the team would need thanks to Kluber.
Kluber goes another dominant eight innings
Talk about one memorable performance.
After throwing a career-high eight innings and yielding just one run against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday, Kluber miraculously topped that performance throwing eight innings of shutout baseball against Washington on Sunday.
I’ll be honest, it’s not that I doubted Kluber, I just ...