Boston Opening Day Corey Kluber Dropped

The Boston Red Sox dropped Corey Kluber (37) as the starter for the opening game.

Boston coach Alex Cora announced Kluber as the starter for the opening game in an interview with local media on the 15th.

Kluber will start the season opener against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on March 30 local time.

Kluber, a two-time Cy Young Award winner and three-time All-Star, signed a contract with the Red Sox ahead of this season for $10 million a year with an additional team option for the 2024 season.

Last season, he pitched 164 innings in 31 games with the Tampa Bay Rays, posting a 10-10 record with a 4.34 earned run average.

He led the Tampa Bay starting lineup with the most innings pitched since pitching 215 in 2018.

He has the experience of starting five Opening Days earlier. He was an Opening Day starter for five consecutive years from 2015 to 2019 in Cleveland. In these five matches, the individual players lost 4 and the team recorded 1 win and 4 losses.

Boston has an ace in the name of Chris Sale,메이저사이트 but coach Cora has already revealed that he has no plans to start Sale, who is recovering from injury, as the Opening Day starter. Instead, Kluber took on the heavy responsibility.

“I hope he enjoys the opening day like everyone else,” Cora said. He will join the starting rotation anyway. He announced that he had excluded Seil from the selection for the opening game early, saying, “It was a decision made a month ago.

Boston is expected to start the season with a rotation of Kluber, Sale, Tanner Hook, Cutter Crawford and Nick Pivetta, with James Paxton, Brajan Bellow and Gareth Whitlock all sidelined by injuries.

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