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Indians altering conditioning plan for Jason Kipnis

Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis put up the worst full-season numbers of his brief major league career this past season, finishing with a .240/.310/.330 slash line with six home runs, 41 RBI, and 22 stolen bases in 555 plate appearances. He suffered from an oblique injury in April and a hamstring injury in September, but neither fully explained how far his numbers had fallen....
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Jason Kipnis just a One Hit Wonder?

Los Del Rio is famous for doing the Macarena and little else. Soft Cell got famous for Tainted Love while Dexys Midnight Runners used Come on Eileen. Right Said Fred told the world that I’m too Sexy and The Baha Men asked Who Let the Dogs Out? Just like all of these other one-hit wonders, Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis just might still be cashing in on his biggest hit—June...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tribe Happenings: Kipnis will be at second base next season

Some news, notes and thoughts from my Indians notebook… Kipnis will be the Indians second baseman in 2015 With the offseason here there is going to be a lot of wishing, praying, hoping and demanding for the Indians to sign certain free agents, trade certain players and try and trade for others and change the roles of some players. Such is life during the Hot Stove season, a season...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Guy who asked Jason Kipnis for tickets in tweet got these seats

Despite an off season, Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis has become quite the fan favorite. First, it was Kipnis and Lonnie Chisenhall attempting to bring back the mustache…one lip sweater at a time. Next, it’s this. @zwalker_157 Deal.. How many tickets do you need? — Jason Kipnis (@TheJK_Kid) September 23, 2014 They’ll be at will call b4 the game! #havefun...
Via Hall of Very Good
29 days ago  |  Discuss

'Broke college kid' asks Jason Kipnis for Indians tickets on Twitter - and gets them

Jason Kipnis is pretty well known for his interaction with fans on Twitter, and while a recent tirade had him calling one fan an "f***ing idiot", we learned on Tuesday that the Tribe second baseman has a softer side to his social media presence. Hours before Tuesday's AL Central showdown between the Indians and Royals, a young fan who simply referred to himself as a...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Update: Jason Kipnis, Ryan Raburn

The Cleveland Indians continue to cling on in the wild card race, with an extra-inning win over the Astros last night bringing them to four games back with ten to play. They will have to continue their chase without the services of Ryan Raburn, and potentially Jason Kipnis too. Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that Raburn's season is over after it was confirmed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

A frustrated Jason Kipnis went off on an Indians fan on Twitter

On Saturday night, the Cleveland Indians lost a heartbreaker against the Detroit Tigers, falling 5-4 after a two-run homer in the eighth inning. Frustrated with losing another tough game to a division rival, an Indians fan tagged second baseman Jason Kipnis in an angry tweet. Kipnis didn’t just let it roll off his shoulders. @TomHorsman Pardon my language but you're a ****...
Via Awful Announcing
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Kipnis curses out Indians fan who calls team ‘pathetic’

The Cleveland Indians were swept by the Detroit Tigers over the weekend in a crucial three-game series that may have spoiled their chances to win the AL Central. The Indians are now 6.5 games out of first in the division and 5 behind in the wild card race. One fan traveled to Detroit for Saturday’s […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Which Kipnis is the Real Deal: The 2013 All-Star or 2014 Struggle?

He ended last season on a team that made it to the postseason, after being named an American League All-Star as part of the 2013 Midsummer Classic. He started this season with a celebration of his six-year, $52 million contract. Jason Kipnis seems to be ending 2014, however, on a much lower note. After battling an oblique injury early in the season, Kipnis has fallen from a standout...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Kipnis still bothered by oblique

  Jason Kipnis was named the American League Player of the week on Monday, but readily admitted that he has not felt the same since straining his oblique muscle back in April. “I wouldn’t use the word progress, I’d use the word adjustment,” said Kipnis. “As far as the oblique goes, it’s going to be there all year. It’s not going to go away until the offseason. What...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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