Rangers' Kluber lasts 1 inning in 1st begin in 15 months

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ARLINGTON, Texas Texas right-hander Corey Kluber left his first begin in nearly 15 months after only one inning Sunday resulting from shoulder tightness.

The two-time Cy Young Award winner was making his first look for a crew apart from Cleveland after an offseason commerce. He threw 18 pitches whereas dealing with three batters. Colorado’s Trevor Story walked and was thrown out attempting to steal.

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The Rangers stated Kluber reported feeling the tightness within the first few pitches and it bought worse because the inning progressed. He was examined by a crew physician and will likely be additional evaluated Monday.

The 34-year-old Kluber was knocked out of his concluding begin for the Indians on May 1, 2019, breaking his right forearm when he was hit by a comeback liner. He was near returning when he sustained an indirect harm throughout a rehab begin last August.

Going into the 2019 season, Kluber was on a five-season stretch as one among baseballs greatest pitchers. He was a 20-game winner in 2018, and the AL Cy Young Award winner in 2014 and 2017. The three-time All-Star threw at the least 203 innings with 222 strikeouts or extra every season.

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