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Corey Kluber

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Texas Rangers Starting Pitcher Age: 34 Exp: 7.074 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 7 (#134 overall), 2007 College: Stetson Agent(s): (Jet Sports Management)

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  • Current Contract

    Corey Kluber signed a 5 year / $38,500,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including a $1,000,000 signing bonus, $38,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $7,700,000. In 2020, Kluber will earn a base salary of $17,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $17,500,000. Kluber's adjusted salary with the Texas Rangers is $6,481,481

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $38,500,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $7,700,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $1,000,000 $200,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $2,000,000($2,000,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $4,500,000 $200,000 - $4,700,000 $4,700,000 $4,500,000($6,500,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $7,500,000 $200,000 $250,000 $7,950,000 $7,950,000 $7,750,000($14,250,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 32 $10,500,000 $200,000 - $10,700,000 $10,700,000 $10,500,000($24,750,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 33 $17,000,000 $200,000 $500,000 $17,700,000 $17,700,000 $17,500,000($42,250,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 34 $17,500,000 - - $17,500,000 $17,500,000 $6,481,481 $6,481,481($48,731,481)
    2021 Contract details by year 35 $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000($66,731,481)
    2022 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2019 has a $4M escalator (earned)
    • 2020-21 options include a $1M buyout
    • Trade Bonus: $1 ($500,000 paid by Tex/Cle in 2020)
    • Cy Young Escalators for 2020-21 (max $4M per year, earned)
      $500,000 for 6th-10th place
      $750,000 for 4th- 5th
      $1M for 2nd-3rd
      $2M for 1st
    • 2020/21 Options increased $1.5M per Cy Young bonus
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $514,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $514,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $491,800
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $491,800
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $480,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $480,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $414,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $414,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $200,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings - $200,000 - $200,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $22,620 - - $22,620
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $165,249 - - $165,249
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $491,800 - - $491,800
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $514,000 - $10,000 $524,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - $2,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - $250,000 $7,750,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - $500,000 $17,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,481,481 - - $6,481,481
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $48,675,150 $1,200,000 $760,000 $50,635,150
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000
    $66,675,150 $1,200,000 $760,000 $68,635,150
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $200,000 - $200,000
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $25,193,669 $1,000,000 - $26,453,669
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,481,481 - - $23,981,481
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Dec 15 2019Traded to Texas (TEX) from Cleveland (CLE) for Delino DeShields and Emmanuel Clase
    Oct 4 2019Cleveland (CLE) exercised a $17.5 million option for 2020
    Apr 4 2015Signed a 5 year $38.5 million extension with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 11 2015Signed a 1 year $601k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $514k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 7 2013Signed a 1 year $491,800 contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Mar 3 2012Signed a 1 year $480k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Feb 1 2011Signed a 1 year $414k contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jul 31 2010Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from San Diego (SD) as part of a 3-team trade: Cleveland (CLE) traded Jake Westbrook to St. Louis (STL); St. Louis (STL) traded Ryan Ludwick to San Diego (SD); San Diego (SD) traded Nick Greenwood to St. Louis (STL)
    Jul 13 2007Signed a contract with San Diego (SD)
    Jun 24 2007Drafted by San Diego (SD): Round 7 (#134 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Corey Kluber, and the financial implications.

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Corey Kluber ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2020 TEX 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 1
    2019 CLE 7 7 35.2 44 26 23 15 38 4 2 3 0 5.80 1.654 -0.36
    2018 CLE 33 33 215.0 179 75 69 34 222 25 20 7 0 2.89 0.991 5.87
    2017 CLE 29 29 203.2 141 56 51 36 265 21 18 4 0 2.25 0.869 8.16
    2016 CLE 32 32 215.0 171 82 79 57 227 22 18 9 0 3.31 1.06 5.81
    2015 CLE 32 32 222.0 189 92 86 45 245 22 9 16 0 3.49 1.054 4.36
    2014 CLE 36 34 235.2 207 72 64 51 269 14 18 9 0 2.44 1.095 8.27
    2013 CLE 26 24 147.1 153 67 63 33 136 15 11 5 0 3.85 1.262 1.64
    2012 CLE 12 12 63.0 76 44 36 18 54 9 2 5 0 5.14 1.492 -0.45
    2011 CLE 3 0 4.1 6 4 4 3 5 0 0 0 0 8.31 2.077 -0.08
    Totals 211 204 1342.2 1,166 518 475 293 1,462 132 98 58 0 3.18 1.087 34.22
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