Cleveland Indians
2014 Avg.
.241
 
Career Avg.
.269
Name  Jason Kipnis
Born  4/3/1987
Height  5-11
Weight  185
Number  22
Position  2B
Bats  L
Throws  R
Cold4/17/2014 2:28:00 PM
Description: It was a short day for Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis as he was ejected in the third inning for arguing a strike call.
Insight: Not much was expected of Kipnis anyway, as he was just 3-for-24 (.125) in his career against Detroit's right-hander Justin Verlander, so this shouldn't hurt too many lineups.
 
Cold4/17/2014 9:40:00 AM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is an ugly 3-for-24 (.125) in his career against Detroit's right-hander Justin Verlander.
Insight: That includes 11 Ks. Kipnis is hitting .220 with two homers, three steals and 11 walks in 14 games this season.
 
4/16/2014 10:36:00 AM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is 3-for-17 in his career against Detroit's Anibal Sanchez.
Insight: That includes six Ks. Kipnis is hitting .234 with two homers, three steals and 10 walks in 13 games this season.
 
4/10/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is a .385 hitter with a 1.246 OPS versus White Sox left-hander John Danks.
Insight: Kipnis is struggling so far, batting just .194, but has a favorable matchup.
 
4/4/2014 9:01:00 PM
Description: The Indians have signed second baseman Jason Kipnis to a six-year, $52.5 million contract extension.
Insight: He's a bargain compared to Dustin Pedroia (eight years, $110 million) and Robinson Cano (ten years, $240 million). Through four games, Kipnis is hitting .188 with no homers or RBI.
 
9/28/2013 9:37:00 AM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis went 3-for-5 with a double, a triple, two RBI and two runs Friday night at Minnesota.
Insight: Kipnis finished the first half red hot and homered in his first two games after the All-Star break, but he has hit .248 with just two homers and a .670 OPS over his last 60 games. This is the second straight year he has tailed off after the All-Star break, so fantasy owners will should be prepared to sell high if he has another strong first half next season.
 
9/1/2013 9:05:00 AM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis has been miserable against Tigers starter Justin Verlander, going 3-for-22 with 10 strikeouts.
Insight: Kipnis cooled off in August, hitting .250 with just one home run and seven extra-base hits in 120 plate appearances. He should have trouble breaking out Sunday against Verlander.
 
8/25/2013 10:17:00 AM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis snapped out of a 0-for-18 slump with two hits and a home run Saturday night.
Insight: Kipnis has struggled in August, hitting .253 with one home run and 22 K in 95 plate appearances, but he's still one of the best second basemen in fantasy.
 
8/1/2013 10:55:00 AM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis will get the afternoon off Thursday against Chicago.
Insight: He's played every day since July 11th and manager Terry Francona thought it was time to give him a rest. Kipnis has been one of the better second basemen in baseball this season, hitting .292 with 21 steals and an .872 OPS.
 
Hot7/21/2013 7:11:00 PM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis has homered in two straight games and is 9-for-16 with eight RBI, four walks and zero K over his last five games.
Insight: With a homer Sunday, Kipnis joined Mike Trout and Carlos Gomez as the only players with at least 15 homers and 20 steals this season. He has added 56 runs, 62 RBI, a .303 average and a .913 OPS.
 
Hot7/4/2013 10:02:00 AM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is batting .479 with four homers, 20 RBI and a 1.516 OPS during his 14-game hitting streak.
Insight: Kipnis actually has hit safely in 24 of his last 25 games and batted .438 with 28 RBI in that span. He has overtaken Robinson Cano as the No. 1 second baseman in fantasy.
 
Hot7/1/2013 9:22:00 AM
Description: With a .419 average, 1.216 OPS, four homers, 25 RBI, 17 runs and nine steals, Indians 2B Jason Kipnis ranked as the No. 1 fantasy player for the month of June.
Insight: Kipnis was hitting .238 going into June 1; he ended the month batting .299. The second baseman raised his OPS 163 points in that span.
 
Hot6/29/2013 8:53:00 PM
Description: Nobody can cool off Jason Kipnis right now. He went 2-for-3 with a homer, two RBI and a steal Saturday against the White Sox.
Insight: Kipnis is batting .500 with eight doubles, a triple, three homers, 17 RBI, a 7/12 K/BB and four steals during his 12-game hitting streak. He's now batting .299 with 12 homers and 19 steals this season.
 
Hot6/28/2013 10:28:00 PM
Description: Tribe second baseman Jason Kipnis was an on base machine Friday against the White Sox.
Insight: Kipnis reached base six out of seven times in the first game of the double header (three doubles, three walks and four runs scored). He's on an 11-game hitting streak (.514 AVG over that span).
 
Hot6/26/2013 10:53:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis homered for the second straight game Wednesday versus Baltimore.
Insight: Kipnis was hitting .189 on May 1, but he has slowly built up his average to .288. He has hit safely in 18 of the last 19 games and is batting .550 with four doubles, a triple, two homers, 10 RBI and five walks over his last six games.
 
Hot6/25/2013 10:03:00 PM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis went 2-for-2 with two walks and a two-run homer Tuesday at Baltimore.
Insight: Kipnis was hitting .189 on May 1, but he has slowly built up his average to .288. He has hit safely in 17 of the last 18 games and batted .438 with eight doubles, one triple, two homers, 17 RBI, six steals and a 15/12 K/BB in that span.
 
6/23/2013 10:26:00 AM
Description: Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis just missed the cycle Saturday against Minnesota.
Insight: All he needed was a home run. The last player in MLB to hit for the cycle was Mike Trout a little over a month ago. Kipnis (.275, 9 HR, 40 RBI) has driven in six runs over his last four games.
 
6/21/2013 9:49:00 PM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis had a two-run single and a sacrifice fly Friday against the Twins.
Insight: Kipnis was batting .189 after a game on May 1, but he is 51-for-169 (.302) with 12 doubles, two triples, eight homers, 27 runs and 11 steals in his last 44 games. Kudos to you if you bought low following his struggles in April.
 
6/13/2013 9:38:00 AM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis went 3-for-5 with a solo homer Wednesday night versus Texas.
Insight: Kipnis is hitting .393 with five RBI over his last seven games. Slowly but surely, he's getting his batting average up. He's hitting .258 with nine home runs, 31 RBI, 32 runs and 14 steals.
 
6/7/2013 12:07:00 PM
Description: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis has struck out in almost half his at-bats versus Detroit ace Justin Verlander and has two hits in 15 at-bats (.133).
Insight: He's still not batting for a high average, but with eight home runs, 27 RBI and 29 runs in 50 games, Kipnis is producing decently. This matchup, however, should be avoided.