Corey Kluber didn't kill a coyote with a fastball

Corey Kluber did not actually kill a coyote with a fastball to the ribs.
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Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber did not kill a coyote that was in his backyard of his Massachusetts home over the holidays.

The clarification comes after Rob Bradford of initially tweeted: “From someone close to situation: Corey Kluber recently got rid of coyote in backyard of new Mass. home w fastball to animal's ribs. #legend” on Christmas Eve. The tweet has since been deleted.

According to, the Indians were concerned by the story and received clarification from Kluber. The pitcher said that he threw a baseball at it, hitting it in the rear end and it left the scene.

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