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Ian Kinsler
AVG HR RBI
.240 4 11
Team: DetroitHt / Wt: 6-0 / 200 NFBC ADP: 78.65
Position: 2BBorn: 6/22/1982 Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 17th Round by Rangers (2003)


Latest News
May 23 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Ian Kinsler went 0 for 4 Monday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Houston Astros 1-0. He ended the game with a .240 batting average.
May 22 7:02 AM PT8:02 AM MT9:02 AM CT10:02 AM ET10:02 ET14:02 GMT22:02 7:02 AM MST9:02 AM EST9:32 AM VEN18:02 UAE9:02 AM CT-Ian Kinsler went 1 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Sunday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Texas Rangers 5-2. The homer was his fourth of the season. He ended the game with a .246 batting average.
May 20 6:16 PM PT7:16 PM MT8:16 PM CT9:16 PM ET21:16 ET1:16 GMT9:16 6:16 PM MST8:16 PM EST8:46 PM VEN5:16 UAE (+1)8:16 PM CT-Kinsler has left Detroit's game against Texas on Saturday night with left hamstring tightness.
Analysis: Kinsler was taken out in the top of the fifth inning with the Tigers ahead 9-2, and the team described his removal as precautionary. It's the same hamstring that caused the Detroit second baseman to miss a week earlier this month. Kinsler singled twice and scored twice before coming out of the game.
May 19 8:15 PM PT9:15 PM MT10:15 PM CT11:15 PM ET23:15 ET3:15 GMT11:15 8:15 PM MST10:15 PM EST10:45 PM VEN7:15 UAE (+1)10:15 PM CT-Ian Kinsler went 1 for 5 Friday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Texas Rangers 5-3. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
May 18 1:51 PM PT2:51 PM MT3:51 PM CT4:51 PM ET16:51 ET20:51 GMT4:51 1:51 PM MST3:51 PM EST4:21 PM VEN0:51 UAE (+1)3:51 PM CT-Ian Kinsler went 1 for 4 Thursday as the Detroit Tigers topped the Baltimore Orioles 6-5. He ended the game with a .240 batting average.
May 17 7:58 PM PT8:58 PM MT9:58 PM CT10:58 PM ET22:58 ET2:58 GMT10:58 7:58 PM MST9:58 PM EST10:28 PM VEN6:58 UAE (+1)9:58 PM CT-Ian Kinsler went 2 for 5 with an RBI Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers topped the Baltimore Orioles 5-4. He ended the game with a .240 batting average.
May 17 10:23 PM PT11:23 PM MT12:23 AM CT1:23 AM ET1:23 ET5:23 GMT13:23 10:23 PM MST12:23 AM EST12:53 AM VEN9:23 UAE12:23 AM CT-Ian Kinsler went 3 for 8 with a double and an RBI Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Baltimore Orioles 13-11. Kinsler scored twice. He ended the game with a .233 batting average.
May 15 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-Ian Kinsler went 1 for 4 with a double Sunday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Los Angeles Angels 4-1. Kinsler scored once. He ended the game with a .223 batting average.
May 14 9:56 AM PT10:56 AM MT11:56 AM CT12:56 PM ET12:56 ET16:56 GMT0:56 9:56 AM MST11:56 AM EST12:26 PM VEN20:56 UAE11:56 AM CT-Ian Kinsler went 1 for 3 Saturday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3. He ended the game with a .222 batting average.
May 13 10:32 AM PT11:32 AM MT12:32 PM CT1:32 PM ET13:32 ET17:32 GMT1:32 10:32 AM MST12:32 PM EST1:02 PM VEN21:32 UAE12:32 PM CT-Ian Kinsler went 0 for 4 Friday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Los Angeles Angels 7-0. He ended the game with a .219 batting average.
May 12 6:51 AM PT7:51 AM MT8:51 AM CT9:51 AM ET9:51 ET13:51 GMT21:51 6:51 AM MST8:51 AM EST9:21 AM VEN17:51 UAE8:51 AM CT-Kinsler went 3 for 4 Thursday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-1. Kinsler scored twice. He ended the game with a .228 batting average.
Analysis: Kinsler returned to the leadoff spot after missing five games with left hamstring tightness.
May 9 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET18:32 ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST6:02 PM VEN2:32 UAE (+1)5:32 PM CT-Kinsler is in the Tigers' lineup Thursday against the Angels.
Analysis: He hasn't played since leaving last Wednesday's game against the Indians with a tight hamstring.
May 4 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET0:41 ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST12:11 AM VEN8:41 UAE11:41 PM CT-Ian Kinsler went 0 for 3 Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Cleveland Indians 3-2. He ended the game with a .206 batting average.
Analysis: Kinsler departed after the sixth inning with left hamstring tightness. He will be re-evaluated on Thursday.
May 2 7:58 PM PT8:58 PM MT9:58 PM CT10:58 PM ET22:58 ET2:58 GMT10:58 7:58 PM MST9:58 PM EST10:28 PM VEN6:58 UAE (+1)9:58 PM CT-Ian Kinsler went 1 for 4 with a double Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2. Kinsler scored once. He ended the game with a .213 batting average.
Analysis: Kinsler continues to struggle, going 3 for 29 over his last seven games.
May 1 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET23:21 ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST10:51 PM VEN7:21 UAE (+1)10:21 PM CT-Ian Kinsler went 1 for 3 Monday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 7-1. Kinsler scored once. He ended the game with a .211 batting average.
Apr. 30 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET17:36 ET21:36 GMT5:36 2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST5:06 PM VEN1:36 UAE (+1)4:36 PM CT-Kinsler went 0 for 5 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers topped the Chicago White Sox 7-3. He ended the game with a .207 batting average.
Analysis: He is 1 for 22 in his last five games.
Apr. 29 2:13 PM PT3:13 PM MT4:13 PM CT5:13 PM ET17:13 ET21:13 GMT5:13 2:13 PM MST4:13 PM EST4:43 PM VEN1:13 UAE (+1)4:13 PM CT-Ian Kinsler went 1 for 5 with a triple Saturday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Chicago White Sox 6-4. Kinsler scored once. He ended the game with a .220 batting average.
Apr. 29 10:09 PM PT11:09 PM MT12:09 AM CT1:09 AM ET1:09 ET5:09 GMT13:09 10:09 PM MST12:09 AM EST12:39 AM VEN9:09 UAE12:09 AM CT-Ian Kinsler went 0 for 4 Friday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Chicago White Sox 7-3. Kinsler scored once. He ended the game with a .221 batting average.
Apr. 27 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Ian Kinsler went 0 for 4 Thursday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Seattle Mariners 2-1. He ended the game with a .233 batting average.
Analysis: He's 0 for 8 over his last two games after going 6 for 10 with five runs in his previous two contests.
Apr. 26 6:55 AM PT7:55 AM MT8:55 AM CT9:55 AM ET9:55 ET13:55 GMT21:55 6:55 AM MST8:55 AM EST9:25 AM VEN17:55 UAE8:55 AM CT-Kinsler had four hits and scored four runs with two RBIs on Tuesday.
Analysis: He has hitting .217 prior to this contest and is now up to .262.
Apr. 20 3:03 PM PT4:03 PM MT5:03 PM CT6:03 PM ET18:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)5:03 PM CT-Kinsler hit a solo homer and walked Thursday against the Rays.
Analysis: It was his third homer of the season, but Kinsler is just 3 for 27 over his last eight games.
Apr. 9 4:41 PM PT5:41 PM MT6:41 PM CT7:41 PM ET19:41 ET23:41 GMT7:41 4:41 PM MST6:41 PM EST7:11 PM VEN3:41 UAE (+1)6:41 PM CT-Kinsler stayed hot with two hits and two RBIs in four at-bats in Sunday's loss to Boston.
Analysis: As steady as they come at the second base position, Kinsler is now 6 for 16 with four RBIs, four runs scored and a .524 on-base percentage through the season's first five games.
Apr. 7 3:14 PM PT4:14 PM MT5:14 PM CT6:14 PM ET18:14 ET22:14 GMT6:14 3:14 PM MST5:14 PM EST5:44 PM VEN2:14 UAE (+1)5:14 PM CT-Kinsler singled, was hit by a pitch and scored Friday against Boston.
Analysis: He's 3 for 8 with a double, homer, three walks and three runs scored in his first three games.
Apr. 4 3:03 PM PT4:03 PM MT5:03 PM CT6:03 PM ET18:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)5:03 PM CT-Kinsler hit a solo homer, doubled, walked twice and scored two runs Tuesday against the White Sox.
Analysis: Kinsler is coming off a solid 2016 season in which he hit 28 homers and drove in 83 runs while scoring 117 times and batting .288.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2006 Tex 120 423 65 121 27 1 14 55 40 64 11 4 .286 .347 .454
2007 Tex 130 483 96 127 22 2 20 61 62 83 23 2 .263 .355 .441
2008 Tex 121 518 102 165 41 4 18 71 45 67 26 2 .319 .375 .517
2009 Tex 144 566 101 143 32 4 31 86 59 77 31 5 .253 .327 .488
2010 Tex 103 391 73 112 20 1 9 45 56 57 15 5 .286 .382 .412
2011 Tex 155 620 121 158 34 4 32 77 89 71 30 4 .255 .355 .477
2012 Tex 157 655 105 168 42 5 19 72 60 90 21 9 .256 .326 .423
2013 Tex 136 545 85 151 31 2 13 72 51 59 15 11 .277 .344 .413
2014 Det 161 684 100 188 40 4 17 92 29 79 15 4 .275 .307 .420
2015 Det 154 624 94 185 35 7 11 73 43 80 10 6 .296 .342 .428
2016 Det 153 618 117 178 29 4 28 83 45 115 14 6 .288 .348 .484
2017 Det 37 146 28 35 5 1 4 11 19 22 1 2 .240 .331 .370
Career 1571 6273 1087 1731 358 39 216 798 598 864 212 60 .276 .344 .449

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 Tex Total 16 54 7 16 2 1 3 9 8 7 3 1 .296 .381 .537
    LDS 5 18 5 8 0 0 3 6 2 2 0 0 .444 .500 .944
    LCS 6 20 1 5 1 1 0 3 3 3 2 1 .250 .333 .400
    WS 5 16 1 3 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 .188 .316 .250
2011 Tex Total 17 65 10 20 5 0 1 11 14 9 3 4 .308 .438 .431
    LDS 4 16 2 4 2 0 1 3 3 3 1 0 .250 .368 .563
    LCS 6 24 6 7 2 0 0 6 4 2 1 1 .292 .414 .375
    WS 7 25 2 9 1 0 0 2 7 4 1 3 .360 .500 .400
2012 Tex Total 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .667 .750 .667
    WC 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .667 .750 .667
2014 Det Total 3 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .083 .154 .083
    LDS 3 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .083 .154 .083
Career 37 134 18 39 7 1 4 20 24 19 6 5 .291 .400 .448


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