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

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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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Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last six World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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