Corey Kluber out at least a month

Updated: August 7, 2013, 5:58 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Corey Kluber sat in front of his locker, soaking his middle finger in a cup of ice water.

The Indians will chase the Detroit Tigers and wild card without him.

Cleveland's starter will be sidelined at least one month -- and maybe longer -- with a sprained right middle finger, the same injury that sidelined teammate Zach McAllister for nearly two months earlier this season.

"Hopefully it doesn't take as long as it did for Zach," Kluber said. "Hopefully I can help ...

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