VIDEO: Corey Kluber as Rustin Cohle of 'True Detective'

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer

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Indians ace Corey Kluber has been turning heads this season with his on-field performance and rightfully so. In fact, he's 12-4 with a 1.96 ERA in his last 22 starts, striking out 178 in 156 innings during that time. He'll get some support for second place in AL Cy Young voting at this rate.

In addition to his excellent chops on the hill, he also has an uncanny stoicism on the mound, rarely, if ever, showing any emotion whatsoever. On that note, Kluber likens himself to Rustin Cohle of HBO's outstanding series, "True Detective." He's Kluber's "audition" video:

Needless to say, it appears HBO made the correct choice with Matthew McConaughey.

Hat-tip: SI.com's Extra Mustard

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