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Kipnis scratched with mild shoulder strain

Jason Kipnis tried to play the villain against his hometown Cubs in the World Series last fall. If the Indians' second baseman is going to do so again this year, it will have to come a little later in the schedule as he was scratched from Sunday's lineup for Cleveland's Cactus League clash with Chicago due to a mild rotator cuff strain.
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Indians 2B Kipnis sidelined by rotator cuff injury

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis has a strained rotator cuff and will stop throwing for a couple days. Kipnis got a cortisone shot on Saturday, and manager Terry Francona says he should be ''raring to go'' when he resumes throwing. The 29-year-old Kipnis hit .275 with 23 homers and 82 RBIs last season, helping Cleveland to the AL Central title...
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Jason Kipnis sidelined 4-5 days following cortisone shot in shoulder

He’ll be “raring to go” after that, according to Terry Francona. The Cleveland Indians will be without their star second baseman for a handful of spring training games. Jason Kipnis received a cortisone shot in his right shoulder to help with a strained rotator cuff, according to’s Jordan Bastian, and now he’s going to sit for the better part of a week while it...
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Kipnis to start spring as designated hitter

It could be a few games before Jason Kipnis takes his usual spot at second base for the Indians this spring.
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Top 10 second basemen in baseball for 2017

There is an impressive amount of top-end talent at second base in today’s game. In both the National and American Leagues, there was an MVP finalist who plays the position, and the winner of Most Valuable Player honors in the World Series makes the position his home as well. Likewise, the batting champion in both leagues last season made his home at second base, along with one...
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Report: Indians have interest in Chase Utley

The Cleveland Indians have been busy in free agency, but they may not be finished yet.According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Indians are “intrigued” by free agent second baseman Chase Utley. FOX's Ken Rosenthal reports the same. However, Cleveland already has a second baseman in Jason Kipnis, so Utley would likely have to accept a utility role. In addition, there may...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Jason Kipnis looks to continue power surge into 2017

Morning news and notes for Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Tomorrow is the first day of February, which means that baseball will be back very soon! While the sting of Game 7 isn’t completely gone, it is slowly being replaced by the excitement of a new season that looms closer every day. I’m not sure if I’ll make it out to Arizona for Spring Training this year, but I’m hoping to...
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Jason Kipnis has nasty ankle injury from ALCS celebration

Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is planning to play in Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night, but he may need a pain-killing injection before he takes the field. As many baseball players have done before him, Kipnis suffered an injury while celebrating his team’s pennant-clinching win last week. The sprained ankle has been downplayed, but there’s no way Kipnis...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Kipnis has support of family despite lifelong link to Cubs

When Jason Kipnis was a young boy, he used to dream of coming up in the bottom of the ninth and being the hero that ended nearly a century of agony for Chicago Cubs fans. Now, the Cleveland Indians infielder has to try and extend the suffering for at least another year. Kipnis grew up roughly 30 minutes from Wrigley Field, and his family is filled with diehard Cubs fans. For someone...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2016  |  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...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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