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Offensive Erupts for 7 runs, Kluber strong through 6, Three Takeaways from Indians 7-3 Victory

1.) Kluber Is Back To Normal

For the second consecutive start, Corey Kluber threw for 6 innings and provided the Indians with a quality start. In Kluber’s previous start (his first since coming off of the Disabled List) he threw 6 innings, gave up 2 hits, allowed 0 runs, allowed a walk, and struck out 10.

In Kluber’s start tonight against the White Sox, Kluber threw another 6 innings, giving up 7 hits, allowed 3 earned runs, walked 2, and struck out 8 batters.

Kluber earned the victory and improved to 5-2 on the season. Kluber has won his last 13 of 14 decisions while pitching at Progressive Field dating back to June 5, 2016.

Cleveland has also won each of the last 52 games in which Kluber receives 4 or more runs of support dating back to June 11, 2013. Kluber has received four or more runs of support in 60 career starts and posts a record of 47-1 in those games, and the Indians are 55-5 overall.

Lastly, Kluber has struck out seven or more batters in nine consecutive home starts, and that is the second-longest streak for an Indians starter at home in franchise history. Sam McDowell holds the record with 11 starts from September 29,1965- July 6, 1966.

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Payton Vince is either talking about sports or watching sports. He covers sports for Metro Networks and is also a writer for He grew up in Brooklyn Heights,Ohio for most of his life then around senior year of high school moved to Cleveland. A fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers, and a Pittsburgh Steelers, he graduated from Cuyahoga Heights High School (Class of 2014) and also graduated from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in 2015. He bowled and played baseball in high school, and is a huge fan of independent wrestling and WWE, and can almost always find him at an independent show. Lastly, Payton is a backstage interviewer for Mega Championship Wrestling in Elyria, and is one of the three on ‘That Sports Show’ which airs daily from 2-4pm on

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