24 Facts About Corey Kluber

1. Corey Kluber is well known for his stoicism while on the mound.

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2. Corey Kluber scattered five hits while allowing no walks and struck out eight.

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3. Corey Kluber hurled his third shutout of the season with 12 strikeouts on September 12, 2017, versus the Detroit Tigers, giving the Indians their 20th consecutive win.

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4. Corey Kluber was selected to the American League team in the 2017 All-Star Game, but chose not to play.

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5. Corey Kluber won the award for the third time in his career.

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6. Corey Kluber earned the win in both Games 1 and 4, and started Game 7.

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7. Corey Kluber was named a member of the 2016 American League All-Star team on July 7, 2016, his first selection, as a replacement for an injured Marco Estrada.

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8. Corey Kluber tied Bob Feller's 77-year franchise record for strikeouts in one game, Feller having done so on October 2, 1938.

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9. Corey Kluber became the lowest-drafted player since Bret Saberhagen in 1989 (480th) to win an AL Cy Young Award.

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10. Corey Kluber earned 17 of 30 first-place votes, with Hernandez getting the remaining 13.

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11. Corey Kluber posted back-to-back 14 strikeout games as Cleveland stayed in contention late in the season for a wild card spot.

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12. Corey Kluber was named the American League Player of the Week on September 21, 2014, and the Pitcher of the Month for September 2014.

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13. On September 22, 2013, Corey Kluber became the first pitcher to strike out 14 batters in consecutive starts since Randy Johnson in 2004.

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14. Corey Kluber was brought up from Columbus in August 2012 to replace starting pitcher Josh Tomlin in the Indians' rotation.

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15. Corey Kluber was added to the Indians' 40-man roster after the season.

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16. On July 26, 2010, Corey Kluber was named the Texas League Pitcher of the Week.

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17. Corey Kluber signed with the Padres, receiving a $200,000 signing bonus.

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18. Corey Kluber began to draw notice from coaches at Stetson University when he pitched at the World Wood Bat Championships in Jupiter, Florida.

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19. Corey Kluber went unselected in the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft.

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20. Corey Kluber is signed through 2019, after agreeing to a five-year, $38.5 million contract extension with the Indians in April 2015.

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21. Corey Kluber established himself in the Indians' starting rotation in 2013.

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22. On May 13, 2015, Corey Kluber became one of 20 pitchers in major league history to strike out at least 18 batters in a nine-inning game, doing so versus the St Louis Cardinals.

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23. Corey Kluber led the major leagues in earned run average in 2017, and has twice led the AL in wins.

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24. Corey Kluber made his MLB debut on September 1, 2011, as a member of the Indians.

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