Jason Kipnis 2B CLE 3 hours ago

Kipnis went 2-for-4 Saturday with a double, a run scored and an RBI.

He provided Corey Kluber with all the offense he needed in a 2-1 win over the Reds. Kipnis is now hitting an unreal .465/.545/.733 in 86 May at-bats with three home runs, three steals, 12 RBI and an incredible 24 runs scored.

Jason Kipnis 2B CLE 7 days ago

Kipnis continued his scorching May, going 3-for-6 with two runs scored an two RBI, including a game-winning two-run homer in the ninth in the 10-8 win against Texas on Saturday.

That makes for 19 hits in his last seven games in a historical stretch for the second basemen, including 10 runs in that span. If Kipnis continues this absurd pace, he could battle for an AL MVP.

Jason Kipnis 2B CLE 1 week ago

Kipnis had four hits and scored three runs in an 8-3 win over the Rangers on Friday.

Kipnis is read-hot at the plate with four three-hit efforts in his last six games and seems entrenched as the Tribe's leadoff hitter going forward.

Jason Kipnis 2B CLE 2 weeks ago

Kipnis went 3-for-5 Saturday with a run scored and two stolen bases.

He's locked in right now, hitting .441 (15-for-34) in eight May games to boost his slash line on the season to .281/.336/.405. After a rough 2014, Kipnis is starting to show flashes of the form he had the season before.

Jason Kipnis 2B CLE 3 weeks ago

Kipnis hit his third homer in his last five games Sunday and is slashing .344/.462/.688 in eight games as the leadoff hitter.

Kipnis' hot stretch atop the order should keep him there for the foreseeable future as he tries to jumpstart a stagnant Cleveland offense.

Jason Kipnis 2B CLE 3 weeks ago

Kipnis hit his first homer of the season and drove in four runs in a 7-5 win Wednesday.

Kipnis doubled his RBI total for the season Wednesday but is still hitting just .232 on the season. He hasn't shown any ill effects from a back injury sustained in spring however.

Jason Kipnis 2B CLE 1 month ago

Kipnis hit 4-for-12, highlighted by an RBI triple, in Cleveland's opening series against Houston.

This performance is encouraging that Kipnis can go back to being an above-average player on offense, but this should be taken with a grain of salt as it was against the Astros.

Jason Kipnis 2B CLE 2 months ago

Kipnis (back) returned to action Thursday for the first time March 17.

Kipnis returned to the lineup after a five-inning tuneup in a minor league game Wednesday. He should be fine to start the season barring any setbacks.

Jason Kipnis 2B CLE 2 months ago

Kipnis (back) will play five innings defensively in a minor league game Wednesday, and will get an at-bat in each inning, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. He hopes to rejoin the big league club for a game Thursday if all goes well.

Kipnis appears to be on track for Opening Day at this point, but back issues can resurface and set back the timetable. If all goes well, however, he should be able to get enough work in over the next couple weeks to be ready.

Jason Kipnis 2B CLE 2 months ago

Kipnis (back) took 50 swings in the cage Monday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Back tightness has delayed Kipnis for close to a week now, but the Indians are hoping to get him into a minor league game Wednesday. Kipnis entered camp with limitations after undergoing surgery on his finger in December, and went just 4-for-18 (.222 average) before being forced out of action.