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Top of Tribe Lineup Gives Hope for Future Seasons

When the Indians season started, offense was a dirty word that never quite appeared. Until late April, Michael Bourn was leading the Indians lineup after being rumored to be able to get on base, but proving ineffective at drawing walks and delivering hits that put him on base and resulted in runs being scored. Once he moved out of the leadoff spot, Jason Kipnis took over and, slowly...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kipnis has HR, 3 RBIs to lead Indians past Brewers, 6-2

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jason Kipnis homered and drove in three runs, and the Cleveland Indians used six pitchers in a 6-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Kipnis, who leads the American League with a .325 batting average, gave Cleveland the lead with a two-run double with the bases loaded in the second inning. He added a solo homer in the eighth. Rookie right-hander...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kipnis, Brantley among top hitters in the American League

Cleveland Indians 2B Jason Kipnis and OF Michael Brantley are in contention for the American League batting title. Kipnis leads the AL in batting average, hitting .325 while Brantley sits at No. 4 in the AL, hitting .319. And with just 42 games left in the season things are heating up. Brantley and Kipnis are seperated by justy six points in batting average, while Kipnis leads Rangers...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Good, The Okay, and The Weird: Indians’ Injury Round-Up

Of all the issues plaguing the Indians this season (ice-cold bats, lagging attendance, sometimes-snarky tweets), pesky injuries are certainly among the most confounding. But, in the midst of a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox, a few key players are working their ways back into the lineup. And one player is, well, dealing with a unique injury that reads like the pages...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Quick Hits: Indians' Kipnis set to return

Indians 2B Jason Kipnis (shoulder) is expected to come off the DL on Tuesday. Great news, right? If you're in a weekly lineup league, that answer is maybe. The Indians want both Kipnis and Michael Brantley (shoulder) to DH upon their returns to the lineup, and according to manager Terry Francona, Kipnis "certainly can be activated, but he's not ready to play second." It's hard to...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis placed on DL

The Cleveland Indians placed All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis on the disabled list Monday. Kipnis is expected to miss two to three weeks with right shoulder inflammation. The ailing shoulder has been a problem for Kipnis throughout the season and bothers him most when he throws, according to Paul Hoynes of Kipnis heads to the disabled list while in the middle of...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians place Jason Kipnis on 15-day DL

The Indians made a few roster moves Monday evening, most notably placing All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis on the 15-day disabled list with soreness in his right shoulder. While the shoulder has been bothering him off and on throughout the season, rumors that Kipnis may spend some time on the DL started circulating during the team’s current West Coast swing. After he spent...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kipnis Looking to Followup Great First Half of Season With a Strong Second Half

Jason Kipnis is coming off the best half of baseball he has played in his four-year Major League career. He is coming off a second All-Star Game appearance. By all accounts this season has gotten off to as a good a start as could be expected for Cleveland’s 28-year-old second baseman. Of course, the last time Kipnis played in the Midsummer Classic it was 2013. That season’s first...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Kipnis strikes out, plays decent defense in All-Star Game

Jason Kipnis didn’t start the 2015 MLB All-Star Game — he finished third among American League second basemen with about 4.7 million fan votes — but he saw a decent bit of action. He entered Tuesday night’s game in the bottom of the fifth inning, replacing Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve on defense. He batted an inning later, and got a nice ovation from the Cincinnati...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Kipnis named to the 2015 MLB All-Star Game

After not winning the fan vote to be the starting second baseman on the American League team in the 2015 MLB All-Star Game, the Indians Jason Kipnis was named as a reserve on the AL team on Monday. Kipnis was voted in as an AL reserve by the Player Ballot. His selection to the All-Star Game is the only one for the Indians. “It’s awesome,” said Kipnis about being named to...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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