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Corey Kluber    \CLUE-burr\

Corey Scott Kluber (Klubot) (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, 17,668th in MLB history)   vs. OAK 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Team: Indians 2011-2015
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2019, 5 yrs/$38.5M (15-19) & 20-21 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.074, Free Agent: 2020 [*], 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 18 9 .667 2.44 34 34 0 3 1 0 235.2 207 72 64 14 51 3 269 6 0 3 951 160 2.35 1.095 7.9 0.5 1.9 10.3 5.27 CYA-1,MVP-11
2015 29 CLE AL 9 16 .360 3.49 32 32 0 4 0 0 222.0 189 92 86 22 45 3 245 11 1 6 886 122 2.97 1.054 7.7 0.9 1.8 9.9 5.44 CYA-9
5 Yrs 40 35 .533 3.39 107 102 3 7 1 0 672.1 631 279 253 60 150 6 709 28 1 13 2751 118 2.96 1.162 8.4 0.8 2.0 9.5 4.73
162 Game Avg. 13 11 .533 3.39 35 33 1 2 0 0 219 205 91 82 20 49 2 231 9 0 4 895 118 2.96 1.162 8.4 0.8 2.0 9.5 4.73
AL (5 yrs) 40 35 .533 3.39 107 102 3 7 1 0 672.1 631 279 253 60 150 6 709 28 1 13 2751 118 2.96 1.162 8.4 0.8 2.0 9.5 4.73
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 .14 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 .12 -0.1 1.4 17 .503 .501 $491,800
2014 28 CLE AL 235.2 34 34 72 2.75 4.12 -0.40 0.16 97.7 4.57 43 5.3 -0.2 7.4 69 .656 .533 $514,000 CYA-1,MVP-11
2015 29 CLE AL 222.0 32 32 92 3.73 4.30 0.11 0.17 106.1 4.62 19 2.2 -0.1 4.2 43 .568 .513 $1,200,000 CYA-9
5 Seasons 672.1 107 102 279 3.73 4.20 -0.17 0.16 100.1 4.53 50 6.3 .13 -0.4 12.4 122 .558 .514 $2,205,800

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 34 951 887 72 207 47 5 14 8 9 51 269 .233 .279 .345 .624 .318 306 16 6 5 2 3 8
2015 29 CLE AL 32 886 819 92 189 45 2 22 16 7 45 245 .231 .279 .371 .650 .300 304 18 11 7 4 3 3
5 Yrs 107 2751 2548 279 631 143 10 60 45 22 150 709 .248 .296 .382 .678 .320 974 58 28 17 8 6 20
162 Game Avg. 35 895 829 91 205 47 3 20 15 7 49 231 .248 .296 .382 .678 .320 317 19 9 6 3 2 7
MLB Averages .254 .318 .398 .716 .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 33.0 3.7 970 3.4 17.6 -14.2 .98 3.1 0.4 33.1 3.6 0.89 33.2 0 0 0
2015 29 CLE AL 18.3 1.9 914 1.7 15.0 -13.3 .91 3.2 -1.4 21.5 2.2 0.87 32.3 0 0 0
5 Yrs 37.0 4.2 2830 4.9 48.0 -43.1 .93 5.4 -0.2 44.3 4.9 0.90 57.8 0 0 4

Starting Pitching*

Data only available back to 1914
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 34 34 18 9 7 1 4 22 12 .647 3 2 3 1 26 76% 62.6 91 23 21 2 0 11 4.3 4.2 6.9 103 3 6 24 1 120
2015 29 CLE AL 32 32 9 16 7 0 3 11 21 .344 1 2 4 0 19 59% 59.8 98 27 19 8 0 13 3.3 3.2 6.9 102 3 6 22 1 121
4 Yrs 104 102 39 35 28 6 9 51 51 .500 10 7 7 1 60 59% 57 98 12 63 20 0 38 4.3 4.3 6.5 99 10 34 56 2 121
MLB Averages .500 52% 52 104 -16 4.2 4.2 5.9 95

Reliever Pitching*

Data only available back to 1914
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 951 46% 1.5% 28.3% 5.4% 6.9% 32% 0.97 1.32 64% 24% 5.1% 13% 146 16 11%
2015 29 CLE AL 886 47% 2.5% 27.7% 5.1% 7.8% 37% 0.75 1.04 63% 27% 7.6% 12% 129 18 14%
5 Yrs 2751 46% 2.2% 25.8% 5.5% 7.7% 34% 0.86 1.23 65% 25% 6.9% 12% 441 58 13%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 19.8% 7.9% 7.5% 33% 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.6% 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 0 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 0 0 0
2014 28 CLE AL 952 3500 3.68 2364 67.8% 30.0% 18.7% 24.8% 26.4% 70.0% 1.1% 47.4% 73.2% 64.0% 3.2% 30 17 28.8% 274 163 14 80 189 29.7% 55 10 0 0 0
2015 29 CLE AL 887 3273 3.69 2231 68.4% 25.0% 20.3% 28.6% 26.2% 75.0% 1.0% 51.3% 73.0% 63.5% 3.6% 32 21 29.9% 265 170 10 75 170 30.6% 52 8 0 0 0
5 Yrs 2755 10235 3.72 6814 66.7% 27.9% 19.0% 25.7% 27.4% 72.1% 0.6% 48.1% 73.6% 62.2% 3.7% 103 68 27.6% 760 453 37 207 502 29.2% 144 29 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.4% 16.1% 27.2% 29.3% 72.6% 1.4% 46.4% 77.9% 60.1% 4.6% 24.2% 24.0%

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 951 207 17 1 14 0 11 4 10 10 4 37 19 8 51% 8 3 1 309 8 9 47% 8 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 8 0
2015 29 CLE AL 886 189 19 4 22 0 9 11 11 9 13 40 18 10 45% 3 6 3 268 16 7 70% 11 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 19 0
5 Yrs 2751 631 57 8 60 1 36 26 34 30 30 120 56 31 47% 20 13 7 900 45 22 67% 37 19 8 3 0 0 0 0 38 0
MLB Averages 52% 72%

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 31 19 .620 3.34 75 70 3 3 1 0 450.1 442 187 167 38 105 3 464 17 0 7 1865 116 1.215 8.8 0.8 2.1 9.3 4.42 116
2015 29 40 35 .533 3.39 107 102 3 7 1 0 672.1 631 279 253 60 150 6 709 28 1 13 2751 118 1.162 8.4 0.8 2.0 9.5 4.73 118

Neutralized Pitching

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 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 5.71 63.0 77 44 40 9 18 54 4 1.508 11.0 2.6 7.7 3.00 1.3 12
2013 27 8 8 .500 3.80 147.0 160 69 62 16 35 136 5 1.327 9.8 2.1 8.3 3.89 1.0 26
2014 28 17 9 .654 2.48 236.0 209 72 65 14 51 269 6 1.102 8.0 1.9 10.3 5.27 0.5 34
2015 29 14 11 .560 3.08 222.0 182 84 76 21 43 245 11 1.014 7.4 1.7 9.9 5.70 0.9 32
5 Yrs 42 32 .568 3.31 672.0 633 273 247 60 149 709 28 1.164 8.5 9.5 4.76 0.8 107



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Awards (yr lg award)
2014 AL Cy Young

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2014 AL (11, 11%)
0.11 Career Shares (925th)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
2014 AL (1, 80%)
2015 AL (9, 2%)
1 Cy Young
0.82 Career Shares (75th)

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2014 September AL Pitcher of the Month

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2013 Jun 16th AL Player of the Week
2014 Sep 21st AL Player of the Week

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2014 AL  7.4 (2nd)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
2014 AL  7.4 (1st)
2015 AL  4.2 (6th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
2014 AL  2.44 (3rd)

Wins s c a p y
2014 AL  18 (1st)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
2013 AL  .688 (8th)
2014 AL  .667 (9th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
2014 AL  1.095 (6th)
2015 AL  1.054 (3rd)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  7.905 (7th)
2015 AL  7.662 (7th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  1.948 (9th)
2015 AL  1.824 (3rd)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  10.273 (3rd)
2015 AL  9.932 (4th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
2014 AL  235.7 (3rd)
2015 AL  222.0 (2nd)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2014 AL  269 (2nd)
2015 AL  245 (3rd)

Games Started s c a p y
2014 AL  34 (1st)
2015 AL  32 (7th)

Complete Games s c a p y
2014 AL  3 (2nd)
2015 AL  4 (1st)
Active  7 (48th)

Shutouts s c a p y
2014 AL  1 (5th)

Hits s c a p y
2014 AL  207 (9th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
2014 AL  5.275 (6th)
2015 AL  5.444 (2nd)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  0.535 (4th)

Losses s c a p y
2015 AL  16 (1st)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2015 AL  11 (6th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
2014 AL  951 (2nd)
2015 AL  886 (4th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
2014 AL  160 (3rd)
2015 AL  122 (9th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
2014 AL  2.35 (1st)
2015 AL  2.97 (6th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
2014 AL  36 (2nd)
2015 AL  18 (6th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
2014 AL  4.1 (2nd)
2015 AL  1.9 (6th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
2014 AL  33.14 (3rd)
2015 AL  21.54 (7th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2014 AL  3.4 (6th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2014 AL  3.1 (4th)
2015 AL  3.2 (4th)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
2014 AL  3.6 (3rd)
2015 AL  2.2 (7th)

                                         

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 (·)

Black InkPitching - 7 (346), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 43 (599), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 16 (734), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 16 (464), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (768th), 12.4 career WAR/12.4 7yr-peak WAR/12.4 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 62) = 73.9 career WAR/50.3 7yr-peak WAR/62.1 JAWS

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