Jason Kipnis

#22, 2B, Cleveland
Jason Kipnis
  • Height:
    5-11
  • Weight:
    185
  • Bats:
    L
  • Throws:
    R
  • Born:
    April 3, 1987
  • Birth Place:
    Northbrook, Illinois
  • College:
    Arizona State
  • Draft:
    2009 2ⁿᵈ round by the Cleveland Indians
  • AVG
    .254
  • HR
    5
  • RBI
    30
  • R
    38


Player Notes
Jason Kipnis acknowledged Monday that his right oblique muscle is still an issue and will likely linger for the rest of the season.

Advice: Kipnis missed about a month after straining his right oblique muscle in late April and he's still trying to make adjustments to his swing in order to get comfortable. "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 I can do is find a swing that works for me. I thought we may have found something coming out of Detroit. It was a step in the right direction and we're going to keep making adjustments day to day and pitch to pitch and see how it goes." Kipnis was named the American League Player of the week on Monday after he went 5-for-15 (.333) with two homers and six RBI during a four-game series against the Tigers, but those looking for a big second half might end up disappointed.

More: Cleveland Plain Dealer

7 hours ago Rotoworld
Jason Kipnis blasted a pair of home runs and drove home four runs on Friday, powering the Indians to a 9-3 victory over the Tigers.

Advice: His first blast was the critical blow in the ballgame, victimizing Al Alburquerque with two-outs in the seventh inning to transform a 3-2 deficit into a 5-3 lead for the Indians. He would later tack on a solo shot off Chad Smith in the ninth inning, finishing the night 2-for-5.

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Head-to-head vs. Kansas City
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Career vs. KC 47 173 33 48 8 2 6 27 24 43 11 1 .277 .365 .451 .816
Away (this year) 40 159 21 41 7 1 3 18 19 37 7 1 .258 .337 .371 .708
Night (this year) 44 178 28 50 9 1 3 19 17 30 14 0 .281 .342 .393 .735
Last game vs. KC 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Career vs. Danny Duffy 7 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .714 1.000
Batting
Last 10 Games Season To Date
Date Opp. Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul 23 @Min L 1-3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .335 .361 .696
Jul 22 @Min W 8-2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .254 .336 .362 .699
Jul 21 @Min L 3-4 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .258 .339 .367 .706
Jul 20 @Det L 1-5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .259 .341 .371 .711
Jul 19 @Det W 5-2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 .258 .339 .371 .710
Jul 19 @Det W 6-2 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 .260 .334 .374 .708
Jul 18 @Det W 9-3 5 2 2 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 .257 .333 .373 .706
Jul 13 CWS W 3-2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .255 .332 .350 .682
Jul 12 CWS L 2-6 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .259 .334 .355 .690
Jul 11 CWS W 7-4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .258 .332 .355 .688
Career Stats
Batting
Batting
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 Cle 36 136 24 37 9 1 7 19 11 34 5 0 .272 .333 .507 .841
2012 Cle 152 591 86 152 22 4 14 76 67 109 31 7 .257 .335 .379 .714
2013 Cle 149 564 86 160 36 4 17 84 76 143 30 7 .284 .366 .452 .818
2014 Cle 75 291 38 74 14 1 5 30 34 57 15 2 .254 .335 .361 .696
Totals 412 1582 234 423 81 10 43 209 188 343 81 16 .267 .346 .413 .759
Fielding
Fielding
Year Team G POS GS INN PO TC A E DP FPCT
2011 Cle 36 2B 34 305 58 164 100 6 16 .963
2012 Cle 146 2B 145 1293 241 687 440 6 94 .991
2013 Cle 147 2B 146 1292 242 649 395 12 91 .982
2014 Cle 74 2B 73 642 118 328 207 3 37 .991
Totals 403 2B 398 3533 659 1828 1142 27 238 .985