Cleveland Indians

Kluber 18

Corey Kluber finished the 2014 season as the American League Cy Young winner but in 2015 he has started the season 0-5 with a 5.04 ERA. He finally got his first win of the season in a dominant historical fashion. 

Kluber struck out 18 batters in the Indians 2-0 victory over the Cardinals, who currently holds the leagues best record. Kluber only allowed one hit in 8 innings of work (113 pitches), a grounder single in the 7th inning to Jhonny Peralta. Ironically, Matt Holiday was the only batter who didn't strike out but he had to leave the game left after being hit by the first pitch he saw. Everyone else felt Kluber wrath. 

It was only a matter of time before Kluber ended his slumped and I can't think of a better way to end it than with 18 stikeouts on the best team in the majors. In the process, he tied Cleveland legend, Bob Feller for most K's in a 9-inning game in Indains' franchise history. Even more Ironic, Feller was being honored than night with the opening of his exhibit, here is what Kluber had to say about tying the hall of famer, 

Any time that you throw your name in there with Bob Feller, that’s obviously very humbling and a great accomplishment, moreso important is obviously getting the win.
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