Corey Kluber signing with Rays after injury-plagued Yankees season

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Corey Kluber, whose season alone with the Yankees was the first no-hitter of his career but more than three months on the injured list, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Rays.

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The two-time Cy Young Award winner agreed to a $8 million plus incentive contract with Tampa Bay, According to Post Baseball columnist Joel Sherman, The Athletic first reported the deal on Sunday morning.

Kluber, 35, bowled a no-hitter against Rangers on May 19 and joined the injured list later that month with a right shoulder strain. He returned in late August and started the season with a 5–3 record, 3.83 ERA and 82 strikeouts in more than 16 innings.


Kluber made only eight starts in the past two seasons with Cleveland and Texas before the Yankees signed him to an $11 million one-year deal for 2021.

Former Yankees pitcher Corey Kluber is signing a one-year, $8 million contract with the Rays.
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The Yankees currently have Gerrit Cole and Luis Severino under contract for 2022, with Jordan Montgomery and Jameson Talon eligible for arbitration and Nestor Cortes also in control of the team.

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