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Kipnis day to day with right hamstring injury

Jason Kipnis was held out of the starting lineup on Friday due to a sore right hamstring, but Indians manager Terry Francona was optimistic that the second baseman would be able to return during the weekend series against the Twins. Francona noted that Kipnis, who exited Thursday's game in Houston in the eighth inning with the injury, felt much improved by the time he arrived...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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?
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kipnis learning a few things in challenging season

CLEVELAND -- To say that this has been a frustrating season for Jason Kipnis would be an understatement. After agreeing to a six-year, $52.5 million extension right before the Indians' home opener, the rest of the year has gone downhill. After batting .284 and leading the team in RBI last season, Kipnis is batting .248 with 41 RBI. "Judging by the two seasons if I had to...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  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

Kipnis earns AL Player of the Week honor

For the third time in his career, Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis has been named the American League Player of the Week. Kipnis was 5 for 15 with two home runs, six RBI and three runs scored in this past weekend's series at Detroit as the Tribe took three of four. The RBI were a league best for the past week. In Friday's 9-3 win over Detroit, Kipnis' three-run homer...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kipnis, Indians start off second half knocking down Tigers

DETROIT -- The JK Construction Company, whose motto is "I break it, you fix it", has its base of operations at Progressive Field, but it had a side project earlier this season at Comerica Park. When its CEO, Jason Kipnis, was ejected for arguing balls and strikes during a loss on April 17, the Indians second baseman took out his frustrations on a couple things at Comerica...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Fakes Out Jason Kipnis, Turns Foul Ball Into Double Play (Video)

Derek Jeter still has a few tricks up his sleeve. The New York Yankees’ captain has struggled at the plate thus far in his farewell campaign, but a savvy defensive move on his part helped the Yankees put away the Cleveland Indians on Monday. Trailing by two runs late in the game, the Indians attempted a hit-and-run, with Jason Kipnis taking off for second base on a 1-0 count...
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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