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Jason Kipnis
.275 23 82
Team: ClevelandHt / Wt: 5-11 / 195 NFBC ADP: 88.85
Position: 2BBorn: 4/3/1987 Birthplace: Northbrook, Illinois
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 2nd Round by Indians (2009)

Latest News
Oct. 18 4:57 PM PT5:57 PM MT6:57 PM CT7:57 PM ET19:57 ET23:57 GMT7:57 4:57 PM MST6:57 PM EST7:27 PM VEN3:57 UAE (+1)6:57 PM CT-Kipnis was 0 for 4 in Tuesday's 5-1 loss to the Blue Jays in Game 4 of the ALCS.
Analysis: Kipnis is just 5 for 26 (.192) in the playoffs and has a tough matchup in Wednesday's Game 5. The Blue Jays turn to Marco Estrada, and Kipnis 0 for 8 with four strikeouts lifetime against the right-hander.
Oct. 18 7:57 AM PT8:57 AM MT9:57 AM CT10:57 AM ET10:57 ET14:57 GMT22:57 7:57 AM MST9:57 AM EST10:27 AM VEN18:57 UAE9:57 AM CT-Kipnis' first hit of the ALCS was a big one, as the second baseman's solo homer in the sixth inning snapped a 2-2 tie in Game 3 and helped Cleveland take a commanding 3-0 series lead over Toronto.
Analysis: Kipnis is just 1 for 11 for the series after going 4 for 11 with a homer and three RBIs during the Indians' three-game sweep of Boston in the ALDS. He'll surely be back in the lineup when Cleveland tries to close out the Blue Jays on Tuesday.
Oct. 7 6:57 PM PT7:57 PM MT8:57 PM CT9:57 PM ET21:57 ET1:57 GMT9:57 6:57 PM MST8:57 PM EST9:27 PM VEN5:57 UAE (+1)8:57 PM CT-Kipnis singled, drew a walk and drove in a run in Friday's 6-0 win in the ALDS as Cleveland took a 2-0 lead over Boston.
Analysis: Kipnis is 4 for 7 in the series as it heads to Boston, where he's a career .321 hitter with six homers in 21 games. He's 4 for 8 with a homer and a double against Clay Buchholz, the Red Sox's scheduled starter in Game 3.
Oct. 7 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET0:12 ET4:12 GMT12:12 9:12 PM MST11:12 PM EST11:42 PM VEN8:12 UAE11:12 PM CT-Kipnis helped the Indians take Game 1 of their ALDS matchup with Boston by going 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs in Cleveland's 5-4 victory.
Analysis: The second baseman's solo shot in the third inning snapped a 2-2 tie and his single in the fifth brought in the eventual deciding run. Kipnis, who finished 2 for 3 in Sunday's regular-season finale, has had some success against Game 2 starter David Price, owning a .308 average (8 for 26) off the Red Sox ace.
Oct. 3 9:04 AM PT10:04 AM MT11:04 AM CT12:04 PM ET12:04 ET16:04 GMT0:04 9:04 AM MST11:04 AM EST11:34 AM VEN20:04 UAE11:04 AM CT-Kipnis wrapped up the season by going 2 for 3 in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Royals.
Analysis: Kipnis finished with a .275 average, 23 home runs and 82 RBIs. He's a big reason why the Indians are headed back to the postseason.
Sep. 22 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET22:18 ET2:18 GMT10:18 7:18 PM MST9:18 PM EST9:48 PM VEN6:18 UAE (+1)9:18 PM CT-Kipnis extended his career high with his 23rd home run Thursday in a 5-2 win over the Royals.
Analysis: Kipnis needs five RBIs in the final nine games to surpass his career high of 84 set in 2013.
Aug. 16 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET23:11 ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST10:41 PM VEN7:11 UAE (+1)10:11 PM CT-Kipnis went 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the White Sox.
Analysis: Kipnis has batted .400 with two homers, four doubles and seven RBIs over his last 10 games.
Aug. 13 9:52 PM PT10:52 PM MT11:52 PM CT12:52 AM ET0:52 ET4:52 GMT12:52 9:52 PM MST11:52 PM EST12:22 AM VEN8:52 UAE11:52 PM CT-Kipnis had four hits Friday against the Angels.
Analysis: He is 8 for 15 with six runs scored in four games against the Angels this season.
Aug. 6 2:20 PM PT3:20 PM MT4:20 PM CT5:20 PM ET17:20 ET21:20 GMT5:20 2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST4:50 PM VEN1:20 UAE (+1)4:20 PM CT-Kipnis had a solo homer and an RBI single in Saturday's victory in the Bronx.
Analysis: Kipnis, whose 19 homers are a career high, has gone deep in two of his last three games. He has nine multihit performances in 20 games since the All-Star break.
July 31 7:17 PM PT8:17 PM MT9:17 PM CT10:17 PM ET22:17 ET2:17 GMT10:17 7:17 PM MST9:17 PM EST9:47 PM VEN6:17 UAE (+1)9:17 PM CT-Kipnis had three RBIs on Sunday.
Analysis: He had six RBIs in the three-game series against the A's.
July 30 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET23:33 ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST11:03 PM VEN7:33 UAE (+1)10:33 PM CT-Kipnis homered for one of his two hits Saturday.
Analysis: He is batting .383 in his last 21 games.
July 29 8:45 PM PT9:45 PM MT10:45 PM CT11:45 PM ET23:45 ET3:45 GMT11:45 8:45 PM MST10:45 PM EST11:15 PM VEN7:45 UAE (+1)10:45 PM CT-Kipnis had two hits with a RBI on Friday.
Analysis: In his last 20 games, Kipnis is batting .372.
July 26 8:02 PM PT9:02 PM MT10:02 PM CT11:02 PM ET23:02 ET3:02 GMT11:02 8:02 PM MST10:02 PM EST10:32 PM VEN7:02 UAE (+1)10:02 PM CT-Kipnis doubled twice and scored two runs in Tuesday's 7-6 win over the Nationals.
Analysis: Kipnis is batting .417 during a nine-game hitting streak. He has a 1.227 OPS in his last 14 games.
July 22 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET23:17 ET3:17 GMT11:17 8:17 PM MST10:17 PM EST10:47 PM VEN7:17 UAE (+1)10:17 PM CT-Kipnis extended his hitting streak to six games Friday.
Analysis: He's batting .458 (11 for 24) since July 16.
July 20 2:45 PM PT3:45 PM MT4:45 PM CT5:45 PM ET17:45 ET21:45 GMT5:45 2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST5:15 PM VEN1:45 UAE (+1)4:45 PM CT-Kipnis homered for the fifth time in his last 10 games while going 2 for 4 on Wednesday.
Analysis: He's batting .450 with three doubles and 10 runs scored over that 10-game stretch
July 17 6:12 PM PT7:12 PM MT8:12 PM CT9:12 PM ET21:12 ET1:12 GMT9:12 6:12 PM MST8:12 PM EST8:42 PM VEN5:12 UAE (+1)8:12 PM CT-Kipnis had three hits Sunday.
Analysis: He is 13 for 28 with four home runs and five RBIs in seven games.
July 8 7:26 PM PT8:26 PM MT9:26 PM CT10:26 PM ET22:26 ET2:26 GMT10:26 7:26 PM MST9:26 PM EST9:56 PM VEN6:26 UAE (+1)9:26 PM CT-Kipnis went deep twice Friday to give him three solo homers in two games.
Analysis: Kipnis is 5 for 8 with five runs scored in the first two of a four-game series against the Yankees.
June 30 6:53 PM PT7:53 PM MT8:53 PM CT9:53 PM ET21:53 ET1:53 GMT9:53 6:53 PM MST8:53 PM EST9:23 PM VEN5:53 UAE (+1)8:53 PM CT-Kipnis extended his hitting streak to 13 games by going 1 for 7 with an RBI on Friday in the Indians' 2-1, 19-inning win at Toronto.
Analysis: Kipnis has three homers and 12 RBIs over his last 10 games.
June 28 9:57 AM PT10:57 AM MT11:57 AM CT12:57 PM ET12:57 ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST12:27 PM VEN20:57 UAE11:57 AM CT-Kipnis extended his hitting streak to nine games with a solo home run Monday.
Analysis: Kipnis has driven in 13 runs over his last 15 games and homered twice in his past four.
June 25 4:42 PM PT5:42 PM MT6:42 PM CT7:42 PM ET19:42 ET23:42 GMT7:42 4:42 PM MST6:42 PM EST7:12 PM VEN3:42 UAE (+1)6:42 PM CT-Kipnis (illness) left the game in the seventh inning Saturday.
Analysis: It's uncertain how long this will keep him out.
June 24 7:57 PM PT8:57 PM MT9:57 PM CT10:57 PM ET22:57 ET2:57 GMT10:57 7:57 PM MST9:57 PM EST10:27 PM VEN6:57 UAE (+1)9:57 PM CT-Kipnis hit two of Cleveland's four triples in its 7-4 victory Friday night over Detroit.
Analysis: Kipnis has 13 RBIs in 21 games this month.
June 23 7:27 AM PT8:27 AM MT9:27 AM CT10:27 AM ET10:27 ET14:27 GMT22:27 7:27 AM MST9:27 AM EST9:57 AM VEN18:27 UAE9:27 AM CT-Kipnis hit a two-run homer Wednesday.
Analysis: Kipnis has hit safely in six straight games but is batting .214 over his last seven while striking out nine times in 28 at-bats.
June 11 12:15 PM PT1:15 PM MT2:15 PM CT3:15 PM ET15:15 ET19:15 GMT3:15 12:15 PM MST2:15 PM EST2:45 PM VEN23:15 UAE2:15 PM CT-Kipnis went 3 for 4 with an RBI and a run as the Indians beat the Angels 6-2 on Friday.
Analysis: Kipnis has driven in a run in back-to-back games after going seven straight without one. He's second on the Indians with 31 RBIs.
May 21 11:49 AM PT12:49 PM MT1:49 PM CT2:49 PM ET14:49 ET18:49 GMT2:49 11:49 AM MST1:49 PM EST2:19 PM VEN22:49 UAE1:49 PM CT-Kipnis was brilliant Friday.
Analysis: Kipnis hit a three-run homer and he has 16 hits in his last 44 at-bats. He has turned things around after a miserable start.
May 16 3:59 PM PT4:59 PM MT5:59 PM CT6:59 PM ET18:59 ET22:59 GMT6:59 3:59 PM MST5:59 PM EST6:29 PM VEN2:59 UAE (+1)5:59 PM CT-Kipnis homered for the second time in three games in Sunday's loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: He's 10 for 22 over his last five games to raise his season average to .287.
May 14 11:54 AM PT12:54 PM MT1:54 PM CT2:54 PM ET14:54 ET18:54 GMT2:54 11:54 AM MST1:54 PM EST2:24 PM VEN22:54 UAE1:54 PM CT-Kipnis contributed a solo homer to Friday's win over Minnesota.
Analysis: The second baseman has been swinging a hot bat this week. Kipnis had five hits in Wednesday's 16-inning marathon at Houston and is 8 for 15 over his last three games.
May 12 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-Kipnis was 5 for 7 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Kipnis is 7 for 11 in his last two games with a triple and no strikeouts.
Apr. 30 3:55 PM PT4:55 PM MT5:55 PM CT6:55 PM ET18:55 ET22:55 GMT6:55 3:55 PM MST5:55 PM EST6:25 PM VEN2:55 UAE (+1)5:55 PM CT-Kipnis had a two-run homer Friday in Philadelphia to extend his hitting streak to eight games.
Analysis: The reliable second baseman has homered in two of his last three games and driven in at least one run in four straight.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
2011 Cle 36 136 24 37 9 1 7 19 11 34 5 0 .272 .333 .507
2012 Cle 152 591 86 152 22 4 14 76 67 109 31 7 .257 .335 .379
2013 Cle 149 564 86 160 36 4 17 84 76 143 30 7 .284 .366 .452
2014 Cle 129 500 61 120 25 1 6 41 50 100 22 3 .240 .310 .330
2015 Cle 141 565 86 171 43 7 9 52 57 107 12 8 .303 .372 .451
2016 Cle 156 610 91 168 41 4 23 82 60 146 15 3 .275 .343 .469
Career 763 2966 434 808 176 21 76 354 321 639 115 28 .272 .345 .423


Hitting Statistics
2013 Cle Total 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WC 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 Cle Total 8 30 3 5 0 0 2 4 2 7 0 0 .167 .219 .367
    LDS 3 11 1 4 0 0 1 3 1 4 0 0 .364 .417 .636
    LCS 5 19 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 .053 .100 .211
Career 9 34 3 5 0 0 2 4 2 7 0 0 .147 .194 .324

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