|Bats / Throws||Right / Right|
|Date of Birth||4/10/1986|
|Height, Weight||6'4", 215 lbs|
|Drafted||2007 - Rd 4|
Kluber (oblique) played catch with a team trainer Friday, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
Kluber hasn't pitched in a big-league game since early May, first due to a fractured forearm and then after straining his oblique. It appears as though his chances of returning before the end of the regular season are quite low, but he could be able to help Cleveland in some capacity if the team reaches the playoffs.
Kluber (oblique) is still limited to aquatic exercise, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
With that, Meisel says he would be "quite surprised" if Kluber pitched again before the end of the regular season. Realistically, given where Kluber is at, he's also a long shot to pitch in the postseason barring a deep run by Cleveland. Kluber suffered an oblique strain during a start with Triple-A Columbus last month while rehabbing a forearm injury which originally sidelined him in early May.