Watch out, Major League Baseball, because the “Klubot” is back and appears to be operating just fine.
Corey Kluber returned to the mound for the Cleveland Indians on Thursday against the Oakland Athletics and absolutely dominated, striking out 10 hitters across six innings while allowing just two hits.
The 31-year-old right-hander had been sidelined since leaving a May 2 game with a lower back issue, but he didn’t look rusty, showcasing some remarkable stuff that embarrassed Athletics hitters.
Here’s Yonder Alonso and his 1.048 OPS looking overmatched.
Rajai Davis with a nice knee buckle.
And Mark Canha stood absolutely no chance.