Cleveland Indians
2015 Avg.
.272
 
Career Avg.
.262
Name  Jason Kipnis
Born  4/3/1987
Height  5-11
Weight  185
Number  22
Position  2B
Bats  L
Throws  R
5/3/2015 4:14:00 PM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis went 4-for-5 with a homer Sunday against Toronto.
Insight: He scored three runs and had two RBI as well. Kipnis is hitting .283 with three home runs and 11 RBI overall.
 
4/29/2015 10:46:00 AM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is just 3-for-16 lifetime against Yordano Ventura.
Insight: He has no extra base hits against him, along with five strikeouts. Those are numbers owner do not want to see heading into Wednesday's contest.
 
4/28/2015 3:36:00 PM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis could be line for a nice game Tuesday against Kansas City.
Insight: He will face off against Jeremy Guthrie, who Kipnis has a career .550 BA against (11-for-20). Two of those hits are homers and Kipnis has nine total RBI versus Guthrie as well.
 
Cold4/21/2015 10:58:00 AM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis hitless in 13 at-bats against White Sox starter Hector Noesi.
Insight: Kipnis has been sidelined by back spasms recently and is hitting just .224 this season. Avoid this matchup.
 
4/19/2015 6:16:00 PM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the loss to the Twins on Sunday.
Insight: It was Kipnis' first multi-hit game since April 11. He scored a run in the third inning. Kipnis is hitting .244 and has yet to go yard this season.
 
4/17/2015 11:25:00 AM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is just 1-for-11 (.091) against Minnesota starter Mike Pelfrey.
Insight: We're still waiting for Kipnis to return to his 2013 form and Friday's matchup is likely to make us keep waiting.
 
3/29/2015 10:08:00 AM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis went deep on Saturday for the first time this spring training.
Insight: Kipnis hasn't played much this spring due to back spasms, but he looked good Saturday. He went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer. Owners can draft him as they normally would.
 
3/23/2015 8:39:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis missed a fifth straight game on Monday due to back spasms according to MLB.com.
Insight: Kipnis has a lingering back issue and has yet to be cleared for baseball activities. Kipnis has just 22 at-bats this spring due to a finger injury and the back issue, but there is no indication that he is in danger of missing opening day.
 
3/21/2015 3:13:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis is out for weekend due to back spasms.
Insight: The second baseman was disappointing last season, hitting .240 with six home runs, and 41 RBI after a 17- homer, 84 RBI, 2013 season. This injury won't help his comeback efforts and fantasy should be wary that choosing him could be high risk.
 
9/24/2014 3:51:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis is out for Wednesday's game against Kansas City with tightness in right hamstring.
Insight: Even when he's in the lineup he's been a DH due to the injury. The second baseman has been disappointing this season, hitting .241 with six home runs, and 41 RBI after a 17- homer, 84 RBI, 2013 season.
 
9/23/2014 12:05:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis is questionable for Tuesday's game against Kansas City with tightness in right hamstring.
Insight: The second baseman has been disappointing this season, hitting .243/.314/.334 with six home runs, and 41 RBI after a 17 homer, 84 RBI, 2013 season.
 
Cold9/4/2014 12:05:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis should continue to not be in your lineup on Thursday.
Insight: Kipnis has gone 5-for-28 (.179) with 10 strikeouts in her career against Tigers starter Max Scherzer. The second baseman has been disappointing this season, hitting .247/.318/.340 with six home runs, and 41 RBI.
 
Cold9/3/2014 10:20:00 AM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis should probably be avoided on Wednesday.
Insight: Kipnis has gone 3-for-29 (.103) against Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander. This hasn't been the best season for Kipnis (.248, 6 HR, 41 RBI, 56 runs, 22 SB) and this unfavorable matchup likely won't help matters.
 
8/10/2014 5:12:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis went 3-for-5 with a double, a steal and three runs scored Sunday against the Yankees.
Insight: Kipnis has gone 15-for-46 (.326) with four doubles, a homer and nine runs over his last 11 games, but he hasn't driven in a run over 10 games in August.
 
Cold7/31/2014 10:40:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis went 2-for-5 with a double and a homer Thursday against the Mariners.
Insight: Kipnis showed signs of life by hitting .311 with two home runs, eight RBI, 12 runs and five steals in the first 14 games of July, but he went 6-for-44 (.136) in the last 11.
 
Cold7/30/2014 9:34:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis has gone 4-for-39 (.103) in his last 10 games.
Insight: Kipnis showed signs of life by hitting .311 with two home runs, eight RBI, 12 runs and five steals in the first 14 games of July, but he's failed to keep it up. The second baseman's average fly-ball distance has declined by 15.79 feet from last year, which explains why his HR/FB is 6.3 percent and he has just 21 extra-base hits in 352 plate appearances.
 
7/26/2014 11:02:00 AM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis is 10-for-17 with two home runs against Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie.
Insight: Kipnis hasn't been hitting well over the past two weeks, batting just .171 over the last 10 contests. Kipnis is hitting .247 with five home runs, 31 RBI, 38 runs and a .677 OPS, but he's a good play Saturday.
 
7/23/2014 12:13:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis is 6-for-11 with three triples in his career against Minnesota's Anthony Swarzak.
Insight: Swarzak is making his first start since 2012 Wednesday afternoon against the Indians. Kipnis has had a disappointing season, batting .254 with five home runs, 30 RBI, 38 runs and a .698 OPS, but he's a good play Wednesday.
 
7/18/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis smashed two home runs and drove in four runs Friday at Detroit.
Insight: Kipnis hadn't hit one out of the park since April 21. He has five home runs in 300 plate appearances this year after blasting 17 in 658 a year ago.
 
7/5/2014 11:22:00 AM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis is 8-for-14 (.571) with a pair of homers versus Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie.
Insight: Almost every statistical measurement is down for Kipnis this season from batting average to OPS. It gets worse, over his career he's been better in the first half than after the All-Star break. Doesn't bode well for Kipnis owners.