Corey Scott Kluber (born April 10, 1986), nicknamed "Klubot", is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut on September
1, 2011, as a member of the Indians. Kluber throws and bats right-handed, stands 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m), and weighs 215 pounds (98 kg). A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Kluber played high school baseball for Coppell High School in Coppell, Texas. He then attended Stetson University in DeLand, Florida, was drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2007, and traded to the Indians in 2010. Kluber established himself in the Indians' starting rotation in 2013. A two-time MLB All-Star, he led the American League in wins and won the Cy Young Award in 2014, his first full season in the major leagues. Kluber signed a five-year, $38.5 million contract extension with the Indians in April 2015.