Corey Scott Kluber, popularly known as Corey Kluber of Klubot is an American professional baseball pitcher.
Facts of Corey Kluber
|Full Name:||Corey Kluber|
|Age:||36 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||April 10, 1986|
|Birth Place:||Birmingham, Alabama|
|Married Date:||October 10, 2010|
|Children:||Kendall, Kennedy, and Camden|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is gay ?:||No|
|Height / How tall :||6.4 inch|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
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Corey Scott Kluber, popularly known as Corey Kluber of Klubot is an American professional baseball pitcher. He plays for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2011. He is known for his stoicism while on the mound. He throws five pitches, a four-seam fastball, a sinker with a two-seam fastball grip, a cutter, a breaking ball, and a changeup. He is a three-time MLB All-Star and two-time winner of the Cy Young Award in the American League (AL). He played high school baseball for Coppell High School in Coppell, Texas, and college baseball for Stetson University in DeLand, Florida.
Corey Kluber Injured, Forearm Broken
Corey Kluber, a two-time Cy Young Award recipient, sustained another injury Wednesday night against the Miami Marlins. In the fifth inning, the Cleveland Indians pitcher was struck by Brian Anderson’s liner. The Indians suffered a 4-2 loss to the Marlins. On Thursday, his injury will be re-evaluated. Kluber, 33, is a three-time All-Star. Klubot, as he is affectionately known, led the major leagues in ERA last season and led Al in wins twice.
What Is Corey Kluber’s Notoriety?
– Cy Young Award recipient twice.
– Three-time All-Star in Major League Baseball.
– AL Starting Pitcher of the Year, according to Sporting News.
– One of only 20 pitchers in major league history with at least 18 strikeouts in a nine-inning game.
Where did Corey Kluber get his start?
On 10 April 1986, Corey Kluber was born. Corey Scott Kluber is his given name. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. He is an American citizen.
Coppell High School in Coppell, Texas was his alma mater. He went undrafted in the 2004 Major League Baseball draft as a result of his elbow injury.
When he pitched at the World Wood Bat Championships in Jupiter, Florida, he caught the attention of coaches at Stetson University. He later enrolled at Stetson University. He played college baseball for the Atlantic Sun Conference’s Stetson Hatters.
In 2005, as a freshman, he pitched as a reliever. In 25 innings pitched, he posted a 2-2 record with a 7.82 earned run average (ERA). As a sophomore, he compiled a 6-5 record with a 3.61 ERA in 17 games. The following year, he posted a 12-2 record with a 2.05 earned run average and 117 strikeouts. He was named the 2007 Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Year, a member of the 2007 Ping! Baseball All-American Second Team, and a member of the 2007 American Baseball Coaches Association All-Atlantic Region Second Team.
Padres de San Diego
Kluber was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the fourth round of the 2007 Major League Baseball draft. He signed with the Padres for $200,000 in signing bonus money.
In 2008, he was a member of the Class A Midwest League’s Fort Wayne Wizards.
He earned Midwest League Pitcher of the Week honors.
In 2009, he was a member of the Lake Elsinore Storm of the Class A-Advanced California League.
He won California League Pitcher of the Week honors.
In 2009, he was promoted to the San Antonio Missions of the Texas League’s Class AA Texas League. He ended 2009 with an 11-13 record and a 4.55 earned run average.
With the Missions, he posted a 6-6 record with a 3.45 ERA and led the Texas League in strikeouts.
Indians of Cleveland
The Padres traded Kluber to the Cleveland Indians in July 2010.
The Indians assigned Kluber to the Akron Aeros of the Class AA Eastern League.
He took part in the Indians’ Winter Development Program after the 2010 season. He was added to the Indians’ 40-man roster after the season.
He played for the Columbus Clippers of the Class AAA International League in 2011. He pitched to a 7-11 win-loss record and a 5.56 ERA.
He made his MLB debut on 1 September 2011.
He became the first pitcher to strike out 14 batters in consecutive starts in September 2013 since Randy Johnson in 2004.
He finished the 2013 season with an 11-5 record and a 3.85 ERA.
He finished the 2014 season with an 18-9 win-loss and a 2.44 ERA.
His 18 wins were tied with Max Scherzer and Jered Weaver for the most in the American League (AL). His ERA was the third-best in the league. He also led the AL in fielding-independent pitching.
He won the AL Cy Young Award in 2014 becoming the fourth Indians player to win the award. He also became the lowest-drafted player (134th overall) since Bret Saberhagen in 1989 (480th) to win the award.
He signed a guaranteed five-year extension with an additional two option years, for a team-friendly $3.85 million in April 2015.
Kluber tied Bob Feller’s 77-year franchise record for strikeouts in one game.
He posted 9-16 win-loss and 3.49 ERA in the 2015 season.
He was named to the 2016 American League All-Star team.
He finished the 2016 season with an 18-9 win-loss and 3.14 ERA.
He finished 3rd in the 2016 AL Cy Young Award. He was named as the AL Sporting News Starting Pitcher of the Year.
He was selected to the American League team in the 2017 All-Star Game.
He led the 2017 major leagues in each of 2.25 ERA, 18 wins, 5 complete games, 3 shutouts, 0.869 WHIP, 7.36 SO/BB, 202 ERA+, 8.0 WAR for pitchers. He also led the AL in H/9 (6.2) and BB/9 (1.6).
At the end of the 2017 season, he won his second Cy Young Award for the second time.
Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Year in 2007.
Bob Feller Man of the Year in 2014.
Cy Young Award in 2014 and 2017.
Inducted into the Stetson Athletics Hall of Fame in November 2014.
Inducted into the Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame in 2015.
MLB All-Star in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
The Sporting News American League Starting Pitcher of the Year in 2016.
American League Pitcher of the Month in September 2014, August 2016, June, August, and September 2017.
American League Player of the Week in June 2013, September 2014, and June and September 2017.
Who is Corey Kluber Married to?
Corey Kluber is a married man. He is married to Amanda Lorraine Hill. The couple tied a knot to each other on 10 October 2010. The couple has 3 children together, Kendall, Kennedy, and Camden.
What are Corey Kluber Body Measurements?
Corey Kluber stands at a height of 1.93 m i.e. 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 215 lbs i.e. 98 kg. He has an average body build. Still an active player, he has maintained his body well. He has brown eyes and his hair color is dark brown.
What is Corey Kluber Net Worth?
Corey Kluber earns playing professional baseball. He is the two-times Cy Young Award winner. His income comes from his salary, contracts, bonuses, and endorsements (if any). His reported salary is $4 million. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $12 million.