Jason Kipnis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Indians activate 2B Jason Kipnis from 15-day DL

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis has been activated from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. Kipnis was placed on the DL earlier this month with inflammation in his shoulder." August 18

  • Indians' Jason Kipnis to DL for shoulder injury

    ABC7 "The Cleveland Indians have put All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis on the 15-day disabled list because of chronic inflammation in his right shoulder. The Indians sent their leadoff hitter back to Cleveland to be examined by team doctors before the start of a series Monday night against the Los..." August 04

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    Jordan Bastian @MLBastian

    Francona said "It could be" DL situation for Kipnis. Had MRI this morn. Tito wants to talk things over more with med. staff, Antonetti, etc.

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    paul hoynes @hoynsie

    Jason Kipnis DHing again Saturday night because of a sore throwing (right) shoulder. Francona says it's not serious.

  • Cleveland Indians 2B Jason Kipnis named AL Player of Month for May

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis, in a nice finishing touch to the best month of his career, was named the American League Player of the Month for May. Kipnis hit .429 (51-for-119) with 30 runs, 15 doubles, three triples, four homers and 17 RBI. He is the first Indian to win the award since..." June 03

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    Jordan Bastian @MLBastian

    Francona: Kipnis will likely play this coming weekend. Raburn will debut on Wednesday.

  • Indians 2B Jason Kipnis undergoes surgery on finger

    SI "Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis had surgery Tuesday to repair a tendon in his left ring finger damaged during an offseason workout, the team announced Wednesday. Kipnis is expected to be ready at the start of the season, the team said. Kipnis was an All-Star in 2013, when he batted .284..." December 17

  • Indians altering conditioning plan for Jason Kipnis

    Hardball Talk "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..." October 20

  • Jason Kipnis will be limited by oblique injury for rest of season

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Jason Kipnis was named American League Player of the Week on Monday for the damage he did to Detroit over the weekend, but of more concern to the Indians' second baseman are the daily adjustments in his swing that he has to make because of his right oblique muscle. Kipnis spent a month on the..." July 22

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    Cleveland Indians @Indians

    INF Jason Kipnis activated from 15-day DL; INF Justin Sellers optioned to Triple-A Columbus

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    paul hoynes @hoynsie

    Jason Kipnis will play rehab game Friday in Columbus. #Indians

  • Kipnis making progress in rehab for oblique

    MLB.com "Indians All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis continues to inch closer to returning to the field. On Tuesday, Cleveland manager Terry Francona said that Kipnis -- on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique -- recently resumed hitting off a tee. The second baseman is still working..." May 13

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    paul hoynes @hoynsie

    Jason Kipnis on DL with reight oblique strain. Jose Ramirez promoted from Class AAA Columbus.

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    Jordan Bastian @MLBastian

    Kipnis exited with a right abdominal strain.

  • Jason Kipnis agrees to contract extension with Cleveland Indians

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis and the Indians have agreed on a six-year $52.5 million extension with a club option for a seventh year. The team announced the deal Friday morning, just hours before the home opener against the Twins at Progressive Field. Here is the breakdown: $1..." April 05

  • Kipnis and Indians set Opening Day as deadline for negotiations

    CBS Sports "Jason Kipnis and the Indians are locked in contract negotiations, but time is runnoing short. The two sides haven't agreed on a deal yet but they have agreed one thing: If there's no deal by Opening Day, they'll wait until the next offseason to resume talks. That means there are 10 days to go..." March 22

  • Indians approach star 2B Kipnis about contract extension

    CBS Sports "The Indians have broached the subject of a contract extension with star second baseman Jason Kipnis, sources said. It isn't known how much progress has been made in extension talks to this point. It was first reported in the Cleveland Plain Dealer by Terry Pluto that the Indians intended to..." February 24

  • Indians expected to offer Jason Kipnis a contract extension soon

    Hardball Talk "Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis will enter his first year of arbitration eligibility after the season. He’ll have the opportunity to go through the arbitration process for three years. After the 2017 season, he would become eligible for free agency. According to Terry Pluto of the Plain..." February 23

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    paul hoynes @hoynsie

    Jason Kipnis says he's open to talking contract extension with #Indians. Talks will probably start in spring training.

  • Aviles, Swisher, Kipnis homer in Cleveland Indians' 10-4 victory over Phillies

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "After three days of doing mostly nothing, the Indians' offense returned Wednesday afternoon in a 10-4 victory over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Right-hander Corey Kluber did a nice job as well, pitching six innings to earn the victory and break a personal two-start losing streak. Kluber..." May 16

  • Switching Jason Kipnis, Asdrubal Cabrera in lineup has paid dividends for Indians

    Akron Beacon Journal "For the past 11 games, Asdrubal Cabrera has batted third in the lineup and Jason Kipnis second. Until then, their positions in the batting order had been reversed. “I think Cabrera said early that he’s more comfortable hitting third,” manager Terry Francona said. “I was a little stubborn about..." May 11

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    Jordan Bastian @MLBastian

    Francona said Kipnis (left elbow) wanted to play today. Tribe manager being cautious, keeping second baseman out until Friday's game at HOU.

  • Cleveland Indians Jason Kipnis' elbow and batting average are hurting, but he says not to worry

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Jason Kipnis' Cactus League batting average isn't the only thing in pain. The right elbow of the Indians' second baseman is sore and will keep him out of the lineup until Sunday, at the earliest. Kipnis showed little concern Friday afternoon for either malady. "I'm not really concerned about..." March 23

  • Jason Kipnis sees bright future for himself, Indians

    Akron Beacon Journal "Everything is new again, even 42-year-old Jason Giambi. That’s the way Jason Kipnis sees it. Kipnis, the Indians’ second baseman, views spring training as a fresh start, unconnected to the past. The future is always bright in training camp, no matter how many times a team has stumbled when..." March 20