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Corey Kluber injury update: Indians ace shut down (oblique) from throwing for at least 2 weeks

August 16, 2020

first_img Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco faces live hitters for first time since leukemia diagnosis The Indians entered play Tuesday leading the American League wild-card race with a 74-51 record. They trail the Twins by two games in the AL Central.Cleveland moved Trevor Bauer ⁠— who was sent to the Reds — at the trade deadline in a three-team deal and received a package centered around Yasiel Puig and Franmil Reyes in return. Indians’ Yasiel Puig becomes U.S. citizen on last day of three-game suspension Medical update on RHP Corey Kluber pic.twitter.com/RFgj4ZGOcq— Tribeinsider (@tribeinsider) August 20, 2019Kluber suffered the injury during a rehab start with the Triple-A Columbus Clippers last weekend and left the game after just one inning. He was reportedly scheduled to throw 75-80 pitches in the matchup but instead threw just 20, walking a pair of batters without giving up a hit or a run.Kluber has not appeared in an MLB game for Cleveland since he was hit by a line drive and broke his arm against the Marlins on May 1.  Related Newscenter_img Here’s the play of Corey Kluber getting hit in the arm by a line drive. Kluber has left the game and we will pass along any updates. pic.twitter.com/WE55U3p9sU— SportsTime Ohio (@SportsTimeOhio) May 2, 2019Kluber, a two-time Cy Young winner, holds a 2-3 record and a 5.80 ERA in seven starts this season.  Corey Kluber won’t be back on the mound anytime soon. The 33-year-old right-hander has been diagnosed with an internal oblique strain and will be shut down from throwing, the team announced Tuesday. Kluber will be re-evaluated in two weeks and his time frame to “return to game activity is to be determined.”last_img

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