Kluber avoids surgery on fractured arm, will be re-examined in 3-4 weeks
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Corey Kluber has dodged a bullet, at least for the moment.

The Cleveland Indians announced Friday that the right-hander, who suffered a non-displaced fracture of the right ulna in his arm on Wednesday, will not require surgery at this time, according to Mandy Bell of MLB.com.

He will be re-examined by doctors in three-to-four weeks, however. There's no immediate timetable for a possible return to action.

Kluber sustained the fracture when he was hit by a line drive during Wednesday's start. X-rays and a CT scan taken Thursday confirmed the injury, Bell notes.

Cleveland officially placed the two-time Cy Young winner on the 10-day injured list Friday afternoon while recalling right-handed reliever Jon Edwards from Triple-A Columbus in a corresponding move.

Kluber was off to a bit of a slow start prior to the injury, putting up a 5.80 ERA, 1.65 WHIP, and 38 strikeouts to 15 walks through seven starts.

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