Indians try to bounce back as Kluber faces Toronto hitters for first time ever

Mark Buehrle hasn't required much offensive support this season, but the Toronto Blue Jays' bats have given him plenty and the tools for more are on the way. The veteran left-hander will go for his fourth win in as many starts Saturday against the Indians with shortstop Jose Reyes set to join the club in Cleveland for the second of a three-game series. However, Toronto (9...
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Tribe Capitalizes on San Diego Errors; Indians 8, Padres 6

The Indians have desperately been searching for a quality start since Opening Day. They finally found it Tuesday evening when Corey Kluber pitched a solid six innings and the Indians were able to take advantage of several San Diego mishaps ... Read More
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
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Indians pregame notes: Can Kluber continue last year's success at Progressive Field?

CLEVELAND -- The Indians are hoping that Corey Kluber's success at Progressive Field and in ending losing streaks last season can carry into the new season as they host the Padres tonight. The Tribe have won eight of the last nine games the right-hander started at home and were 7-3 in games that Kluber started after a loss. In interleague games last season, Kluber was 3-0 with...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rainout pushes Kluber back a day again

Corey Kluber's got a cloud hanging over him so far this season. And it's already opened up twice. After the Cleveland right-hander had a start postponed for the second time in a week, he'll take the mound Tuesday night when the Indians open a three-game set with the San Diego Padres. Kluber's first start of the season was pushed back a day after last Tuesday's...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kluber gets chance to bounce back vs. struggling Padres bats

After winning their home opener, the Cleveland Indians weren't able to keep that momentum going throughout the rest of a three-game set. They'll attempt to bounce back in a visit from the San Diego Padres on Monday night, and Corey Kluber will try to get the series off to a strong start while rebounding from his first loss since the end of June. Cleveland (3-3) beat Minnesota...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Abandoning The Four Seem Fastball: A Case Study.

If Corey Kluber‘s road to the big leagues was long and winding, the reason for his recent success might be short and simple.  Some time in 2011, he gave up on his four-seam fastball and started throwing a two-seamer. After learning more about Kluber from a Spring Training interview he gave with SportsTime Ohio, I thought about the impact that one little move had on the pitchers...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Kluber and Kluberization: Ditching the Four-Seam

If Corey Kluber‘s road to the big leagues was long and winding, the reason for his recent success might be short and simple. One day, some time in 2011, the pitcher finally gave up on his four-seam fastball and started throwing a two-seamer. And now you have the current Corey Kluber. A contrite pitcher talking […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kluber Roughed Up in Bay Area Matinee; Athletics 6, Indians 1

Corey Kluber had a rough outing in Oakland and the Indians offense could never seem to get going as the Indians fall to the Athletics, 6-1. While Cleveland was experiencing nearly perfect weather for baseball, the same couldn’t be said ... Read More
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kluber solid in Tribe's Cactus League finale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Corey Kluber was solid for seven innings as the Indians finished up Cactus League play on Thursday with a 3-2 win over the Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields. Kluber, who will be the starter on Tuesday against Oakland, allowed only two hits through six before the Diamondbacks got to the right-hander in the seventh, scoring a pair of runs on three hits. He walked...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Key Players: Corey Kluber

The final player in my 2014 Key Players list is Corey Kluber. Kluber becomes the second starting pitcher on the list, after Danny Salazar. Other articles focused on Yan Gomes, Michael Bourn, and John Axford. As discussed in the Salazar article, the Indians starting pitching staff will be trying to fill two significant holes left by the defections of Scott Kazmir and Ubaldo Jimenez...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

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