MLB

Jason Kipnis #22 - 2B

Cleveland

  • Age: 27
  • DOB: 1987/04/03
  • POB: Northbrook, IL
  • Height: 5-11 Weight: 190lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 3
  • Drafted by Cleveland in 2009 (2nd round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Kipnis is hot (.500 in last 8AB).
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date1034065310220163942841926.251.323.350.673
On Pace1355326913426185155110253-.251.323.350.673

Scouting Report

AssetsHas a very good bat, complete with run-producing and home-run acumen. Runs fairly well and can steal a base, too. Is improving his defense at second base.
FlawsNeeds to curb his strikeout totals a little bit in order to maximize his offensive output. Also needs to improve his batting versus left-handed pitching a little.
Career potentialQuality run-producing second baseman.

Honours and Awards

2011International League (AAA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/05/28Missed 26 games (right oblique muscle strain).
2014/05/02Right oblique muscle strain, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 30th, 2014).
2014/04/30Right oblique muscle strain, day-to-day.
2014/04/04Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a six-year contract extension.
2014/03/10Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2013/04/19Missed 5 games (left elbow injury).
2013/04/13Left elbow injury, day-to-day.
2013/03/11Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2012/08/13Missed 4 games (stiff neck).
2012/08/09Stiff neck, day-to-day.
2012/03/09Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2011/09/06Missed 21 games (hamstring).
2011/08/19Hamstring, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 14th, 2011).
2011/08/16Oblique, day-to-day.
2011/07/21Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2011/03/14Assigned by the Cleveland Indians to their minor league camp.

Trades

2009/06/09Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 2nd round (63rd overall) in 2009.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014ClevelandAL1034065310220163942841926.251.323.350.673
2013ClevelandAL1495648616036417847614330712.284.366.452.818
2012ClevelandAL152591861522241476671093178.257.335.379.714
2011ClevelandAL361362437917191134506.272.333.507.840
2011ColumbusAAA92343659616912554472121-.280.362.484.846
2010AkronAA7931563982051043316171-.311.385.502.887
2010KinstonA542033361123631244623-.300.387.478.865
2009Mahoning ValleyA291111934831191518330.306.388.459.847
TotalAL4401697249451871044218196370851632.266.343.407.750
TotalAAA92343659616912554472121-.280.362.484.846
TotalAA7931563982051043316171-.311.385.502.887
TotalA8331452952067503964560.303.387.471.858

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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