Rangers decline $18M option on RHP Kluber

The Texas Rangers on Friday declined an $18 million team option for 2021 on right-hander Corey Kluber.Acquired in a trade with Cleveland last December, the two-time Cy Young Award winner only pitched to three batters in a Rangers uniform.Making his Texas debut in a July 26 start against Colorado, he exited after one scoreless inning with a torn muscle in his right shoulder.The Rangers will owe Kluber, 34, a $1 million buyout and he becomes a free agent.