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Corey Kluber    \CLUE-burr\

Corey Scott Kluber (twitter: @CKluber)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: April 10, 1986 in Birmingham, AL
High School: Coppell HS (Coppell, TX)
School: Stetson University (DeLand, FL)
Drafted
by the San Diego Padres in the 4th round of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed July 17, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 1, 2011 (Age 25.144)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Team: Indians 2011-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$514k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 1.074, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Jet Sports Management [*]
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2011 25 CLE AL 0 0 8.31 3 0 2 0 0 0 4.1 6 4 4 0 3 0 5 2 0 1 25 51 4.18 2.077 12.5 0.0 6.2 10.4 1.67
2012 26 CLE AL 2 5 .286 5.14 12 12 0 0 0 0 63.0 76 44 36 9 18 0 54 4 0 2 281 76 4.29 1.492 10.9 1.3 2.6 7.7 3.00
2013 27 CLE AL 11 5 .688 3.85 26 24 1 0 0 0 147.1 153 67 63 15 33 0 136 5 0 1 608 99 3.30 1.262 9.3 0.9 2.0 8.3 4.12
2014 28 CLE AL 13 8 .619 2.52 28 28 0 2 1 0 192.2 168 61 54 11 44 3 213 6 0 3 779 147 2.43 1.100 7.8 0.5 2.1 9.9 4.84
4 Yrs 26 18 .591 3.47 69 64 3 2 1 0 407.1 403 176 157 35 98 3 408 17 0 7 1693 109 3.05 1.230 8.9 0.8 2.2 9.0 4.16
162 Game Avg. 13 9 .591 3.47 35 33 2 1 1 0 208 206 90 80 18 50 2 209 9 0 4 866 109 3.05 1.230 8.9 0.8 2.2 9.0 4.16
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2011 25 CLE AL 4.1 3 0 4 8.31 4.50 -0.11 -0.34 96.9 4.14 -2 -0.2 .1 0.1 -0.1 -2 .433 .499
2012 26 CLE AL 63.0 12 12 44 6.29 4.49 -0.24 0.17 94.9 4.65 -11 -1.1 -0.0 -0.5 -5 .407 .493
2013 27 CLE AL 147.1 26 24 67 4.09 4.06 -0.22 0.14 97.1 4.29 1 0.1 .1 -0.1 1.4 17 .503 .501 $491,800
2014 28 CLE AL 192.2 28 28 61 2.85 4.08 -0.52 0.16 96.9 4.60 34 4.1 -0.2 5.8 55 .645 .525 $514,000
4 Seasons 407.1 69 64 176 3.89 4.14 -0.36 0.15 96.6 4.49 21 2.8 .1 -0.2 6.6 66 .541 .509 $1,005,800

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2011 25 CLE AL 3 25 20 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .300 .440 .300 .740 .400 6 0 2 0 0 0 1
2012 26 CLE AL 12 281 258 44 76 18 2 9 15 3 18 54 .295 .350 .484 .834 .344 125 7 4 1 0 0 5
2013 27 CLE AL 26 608 564 67 153 33 1 15 6 3 33 136 .271 .316 .413 .729 .333 233 17 5 4 2 0 3
2014 28 CLE AL 28 779 722 61 168 41 3 11 7 9 44 213 .233 .282 .343 .625 .314 248 12 6 5 2 3 7
4 Yrs 69 1693 1564 176 403 92 6 35 28 15 98 408 .258 .308 .391 .699 .327 612 36 17 10 4 3 16
162 Game Avg. 35 866 800 90 206 47 3 18 14 8 50 209 .258 .308 .391 .699 .327 313 18 9 5 2 2 8
MLB Averages .254 .318 .397 .715 .297

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2011 25 CLE AL -1.8 -0.2 26 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 .03 -0.2 -0.5 -3.6 -0.3 1.14 -2.3 0 0 2
2012 26 CLE AL -11.5 -1.1 301 -1.3 4.8 -6.1 1.00 -1.3 -0.0 -12.1 -1.2 0.96 -12.6 0 0 0
2013 27 CLE AL -1.0 -0.1 619 1.1 10.5 -9.4 .90 0.5 0.7 5.3 0.6 0.92 7.1 0 0 2
2014 28 CLE AL 25.5 2.8 798 2.3 14.5 -12.2 .99 2.6 -0.2 25.5 2.9 0.90 27.9 0 0 0
4 Yrs 11.1 1.4 1744 2.1 29.8 -27.7 .94 1.7 0.6 15.1 1.9 0.92 20.1 0 0 4

Starting Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
2012 26 CLE AL 12 12 2 5 5 0 1 3 9 .250 1 2 0 0 5 42% 45.2 62 24 7 4 0 6 3.3 4.1 5.3 90 1 10 1 0 100
2013 27 CLE AL 26 24 10 5 9 5 1 15 9 .625 5 1 0 0 10 42% 52.3 78 12 16 6 0 8 6.1 6.5 5.9 93 3 12 9 0 114
2014 28 CLE AL 28 28 13 8 7 1 4 17 11 .607 3 2 2 1 21 75% 61.8 91 23 18 2 0 11 4.4 4.0 6.9 103 2 6 20 0 118
3 Yrs 66 64 25 18 21 6 6 35 29 .547 9 5 2 1 36 56% 55 91 12 41 12 0 25 4.8 4.9 6.2 97 6 28 30 0 118
MLB Averages .500 53% 51 102 -16 4.2 4.2 5.9 96

Reliever Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
2011 25 CLE AL 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 100% 6 .034 0 0 2 1 0 2 1 2 2 0 2 0 4.3 30
2013 27 CLE AL 26 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .896 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 7.5 32
2 Yrs 29 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 100% .862 0 0 4 2 0 3 1 4 3 0 3 0 5.6 31

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2011 25 CLE AL 25 28% 0.0% 20.0% 12.0% 0.0% 0% 0.67 1.00 60% 33% 0.0% 11% 5 0 0%
2012 26 CLE AL 281 42% 3.2% 19.2% 6.4% 10.3% 38% 0.82 1.34 69% 21% 9.4% 14% 47 7 15%
2013 27 CLE AL 608 46% 2.5% 22.4% 5.4% 8.1% 32% 0.88 1.37 68% 26% 7.5% 12% 114 17 15%
2014 28 CLE AL 779 48% 1.4% 27.3% 5.7% 7.1% 33% 0.97 1.28 64% 24% 4.9% 14% 120 12 10%
4 Yrs 1693 46% 2.1% 24.1% 5.8% 7.9% 33% 0.90 1.32 66% 25% 6.6% 13% 286 36 13%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 19.6% 7.9% 7.4% 33% 0.83 1.10 68% 21% 7.5% 13% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2011 25 CLE AL 25 89 3.56 60 67.4% 31.7% 20.0% 23.3% 25.0% 68.3% 0.0% 46.1% 70.7% 68.0% 4.0% 1 1 44.0% 11 8 1 1 4 20.0% 2 0 0 0 0
2012 26 CLE AL 282 1083 3.84 672 62.0% 25.9% 19.0% 24.6% 30.5% 74.1% 0.0% 46.0% 74.3% 56.7% 3.9% 11 9 18.1% 51 26 3 14 40 25.9% 10 2 -1 0 0
2013 27 CLE AL 609 2290 3.76 1487 64.9% 29.8% 17.6% 23.4% 29.2% 70.2% 0.0% 45.6% 74.9% 59.8% 4.8% 29 20 26.1% 159 86 9 37 99 27.2% 25 9 -1 0 0
2014 28 CLE AL 780 2893 3.71 1937 67.2% 30.4% 18.9% 24.1% 26.6% 69.6% 1.3% 46.8% 72.9% 63.5% 3.6% 28 16 29.6% 231 132 10 59 154 27.7% 40 9 -1 0 0
4 Yrs 1696 6355 3.75 4156 65.5% 29.5% 18.5% 23.9% 28.2% 70.5% 0.5% 46.2% 73.8% 61.1% 4.1% 69 46 26.7% 452 252 23 111 297 27.2% 77 20 -3 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.8% 27.7% 15.8% 27.1% 29.4% 72.3% 1.4% 46.2% 78.1% 59.9% 4.7% 24.0% 24.1%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2011 25 CLE AL 25 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012 26 CLE AL 281 76 6 1 9 0 5 4 5 3 6 12 7 3 58% 5 2 2 104 15 3 83% 13 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2013 27 CLE AL 608 153 15 2 15 1 9 7 8 8 7 31 12 10 39% 3 1 1 207 6 3 67% 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2014 28 CLE AL 779 168 16 0 11 0 9 2 9 7 4 32 16 6 50% 7 3 1 253 7 9 44% 7 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 8 0
4 Yrs 1693 403 37 3 35 1 25 13 22 18 17 75 35 19 47% 16 7 4 576 28 15 65% 25 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 19 0
MLB Averages 52% 73%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
2011 25 0 0 8.31 3 0 2 0 0 0 4.1 6 4 4 0 3 0 5 2 0 1 25 51 2.077 12.5 0.0 6.2 10.4 1.67 51
2012 26 2 5 .286 5.35 15 12 2 0 0 0 67.1 82 48 40 9 21 0 59 6 0 3 306 74 1.530 11.0 1.2 2.8 7.9 2.81 74
2013 27 13 10 .565 4.32 41 36 3 0 0 0 214.2 235 115 103 24 54 0 195 11 0 4 914 89 1.346 9.9 1.0 2.3 8.2 3.61 89
2014 28 26 18 .591 3.47 69 64 3 2 1 0 407.1 403 176 157 35 98 3 408 17 0 7 1693 109 1.230 8.9 0.8 2.2 9.0 4.16 109

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
2011 25 0 0 9.00 4.0 5 4 4 0 2 5 2 1.750 11.3 4.5 11.3 2.50 0.0 3
2012 26 3 4 .429 5.86 63.0 79 46 41 9 19 54 4 1.556 11.3 2.7 7.7 2.84 1.3 12
2013 27 8 8 .500 3.98 147.0 163 72 65 16 35 136 5 1.347 10.0 2.1 8.3 3.89 1.0 26
2014 28 13 8 .619 2.75 193.0 178 66 59 12 47 213 6 1.166 8.3 2.2 9.9 4.53 0.6 28
4 Yrs 24 20 .545 3.74 407.0 425 188 169 37 103 408 17 1.297 9.4 9.0 3.96 0.8 69



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2013 Jun 16th AL Player of the Week

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2014 AL  5.8 (5th)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
2014 AL  5.8 (2nd)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
2014 AL  2.52 (3rd)

Wins s c a p y
2014 AL  13 (6th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
2013 AL  .688 (8th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
2014 AL  1.100 (6th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  7.848 (6th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  9.950 (5th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
2014 AL  192.7 (3rd)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2014 AL  213 (3rd)

Games Started s c a p y
2014 AL  28 (4th)

Complete Games s c a p y
2014 AL  2 (5th)

Shutouts s c a p y
2014 AL  1 (3rd)

Hits s c a p y
2014 AL  168 (9th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
2014 AL  4.841 (6th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  0.514 (4th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
2014 AL  779 (3rd)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
2014 AL  147 (4th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
2014 AL  2.43 (1st)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
2014 AL  25 (3rd)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
2014 AL  2.8 (3rd)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
2014 AL  25.47 (4th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2014 AL  2.6 (5th)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
2014 AL  2.9 (4th)

                                         

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 24 (971), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 3 (1631), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Starting Pitcher (1089th), 6.7 career WAR/6.7 7yr-peak WAR/6.7 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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