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Corey Kluber 2013 Outlook

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Posted · Hidden by The Harsh, April 10, 2013 - No reason given · Report post

Already kissing up to his parents should they still frequent the board, Cmilne?

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Posted · Hidden by The Harsh, April 10, 2013 - No reason given · Report post

His dad is going to come in and say you aren't hard enough on him.

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Posted · Hidden by The Harsh, April 10, 2013 - No reason given · Report post

Already kissing up to his parents should they still frequent the board, Cmilne?

Indeed I am, don't want another suspension!

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Haha I saw on the Twitter he was starting tonight and wondered when his thread would pop up.

He was better than his 5.14 ERA showed last season and had a solid K-rate of 7.7 last season and was consistently over 9 K/9 in the minors. This shows in his 10.7 swinging strike rate that was top 10 in the AL last season and an average FB velo of 92.6 MPH.

However, his huge hit rate of 35% might be due to consistent hard contact against him.

Basically he can miss bats, but when he makes a mistake it get crushed.

He might be someone to watch for streaming purposes against weaker offences.

Good Luck Corey!

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Posted · Hidden by The Harsh, April 10, 2013 - No reason given · Report post

Where's his mom at? You know she has to be on here again making sure this is a positive thread. No negativity.

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Posted · Hidden by The Harsh, April 10, 2013 - No reason given · Report post

whats up with the mom and dad jokes lol

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Posted · Hidden by The Harsh, April 10, 2013 - No reason given · Report post

whats up with the mom and dad jokes lol

Last season his mom came in and posted in the forum after he got bombed in a start and trashed on these forums.

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He cant be worse than watching Ubaldo at least

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Posted · Hidden by The Harsh, April 10, 2013 - No reason given · Report post

whats up with the mom and dad jokes lol

He is my son. If you know anything about baseball you might look at his stats and see that in the 1st inning he was throwing his fast ball 3 or 4 mph faster than normal. Settled down when he came back out in the 2nd inning and did fine. Who are you? Do you play professional baseball or do you just like to talk about subjects you have no knowledge of?

Last year his mom came into the thread and posted this classic post.

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Posted · Hidden by The Harsh, April 10, 2013 - No reason given · Report post

Should we Stream him against Yankees? Why cuz yankees are always bad against new pitchers. Though this lineup is different than regular lineup but still.. What you guys think?

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Posted · Hidden by The Harsh, April 10, 2013 - No reason given · Report post

whats up with the mom and dad jokes lol

Last season his mom came in and posted in the forum after he got bombed in a start and trashed on these forums.

haha thanks im reading through the 2012 thread this is great

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Should we Stream him against Yankees? Why cuz yankees are always bad against new pitchers. Though this lineup is different than regular lineup but still.. What you guys think?

Not with the way they have been hitting the past few games. Cano is on fire right now.

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Looks like momma Kluber got him into shape..is he sticking in the rotation?

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Posted · Hidden by The Harsh, May 1, 2013 - No reason given · Report post

CMilne if his family recognizes what "trolling" is you're in big trouble!

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Haha I saw on the Twitter he was starting tonight and wondered when his thread would pop up.

He was better than his 5.14 ERA showed last season and had a solid K-rate of 7.7 last season and was consistently over 9 K/9 in the minors. This shows in his 10.7 swinging strike rate that was top 10 in the AL last season and an average FB velo of 92.6 MPH.

However, his huge hit rate of 35% might be due to consistent hard contact against him.

Basically he can miss bats, but when he makes a mistake it get crushed.

He might be someone to watch for streaming purposes against weaker offences.

Good Luck Corey!

Thanks for the info. Looks like a viable streamer Sunday at home vs Minny for those of us with balown ratios.

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Everything but his ERA is legit right now. Thinking about adding him.

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Potential breakout (at least for AL only leagues)? Before you laugh, chew on the following:

For all MLB pitchers with at least 40 innings pitched this season, Kluber currently ranks 14th in K/9 (9.36), 16th in K% (25.2%), 9th in xFIP (2.92) and 7th in SIERA (2.89). Those numbers place him in elite company (Darvish, King Felix, Scherzer, Wainwright, etc.).

Kluber's BB% is significantly better than 13 of the 15 pitchers ranked ahead of him in K% -- he's slightly worse than Iwakuma, slightly better than King Felix.

Worth a look in deep formats. What's really holding him back thus far seems to be a .351 BABIP against.

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Seems like this guy could be a Morrow clone. Good stuff (not as good as Morrow though), big fastball. Makes enormous mistake pitches that get destroyed. Melts down with men on base.

K's people.

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His K/BB ratio is pretty excellent. I'm adding and seeing what happens.

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I posted on the Waiver Wire thread. His peripherals and ERA remind me a bit of Marco Estrada early on last year. Any scouting on him or further insight?

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im all over this guy...

If bruz is, then I'll take the plunge. He is my puppet master. Dropping a different Cory for him

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