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Jason Kipnis
Birthdate: 4/3/1987 (29 y, 11 m, 26 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 5-10/175     Position: 2B
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 14, Overall: 63, Team: Cleveland Indians
Contract: $52.5M / 6 Years (2014 - 2019) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Kipnis (shoulder) began swinging in a cage and participating in light throwing Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. (3/25/2017)
Injury: Shoulder, Day-to-Day
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: After his home run total fell into the single digits over the previous two seasons, Kipnis powered up, helping contribute to the leaguewide spike. While its doubtful he could hold onto those gains, part of the jump was due to a career high fly ball rate. That's simply a change in approach, as he had consistently posted FB% marks in the low 30% range, before boosting that to his 2016 mark of 37.4%. Whether he sustains those FB% gains or not will determine whether his home run total drops back into the low teens or continues to flirt with the 20 level. His BABIP has also bounced around, but with a high line drive rate, low pop-up rate, power, and speed, he looks like a legit high BABIP guy, with his two sub-.300 marks smelling fluky. Although he'll turn 30 at the beginning of the season, he should remain an all-around fantasy contributor. (Mike Podhorzer)

The Quick Opinion: Kipnis turned career high fly ball and HR/FB rates into his first 20-homer season, but requiring two career bests means it likely won't last. Still, even if his homer total drops back into the teens, he does enough everywhere else to be a strong fantasy contributor. 

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DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
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DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-08-05CLE@DET12B1300000112536
2012-08-04CLE@DET12B13000003811
2012-07-27CLE@MIN32B1300000279
2012-05-26CLE@CHW32B030000081321
2012-05-15CLE@MIN22B031000061319
2012-05-03CLE@CHW22B03000009413
2012-04-21CLE@OAK22B13100003912
2012-09-29CLEKCR22B1212000172037
2012-09-26CLE@CHW22B1200000171229
2012-09-23CLE@KCR22B221000071421
2012-09-16CLEDET22B220100061016
2012-09-14CLEDET22B0200000101222
2012-09-04CLE@DET22B121000081523
2012-08-30CLEOAK12B121000091120
2012-08-21CLE@SEA12B2200000077
2012-08-20CLE@SEA12B1210000101323
2012-07-20CLEBAL32B12100002810
2012-07-02CLELAA32B12000006915
2012-06-28CLE@BAL32B020000012921
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-06-17CLEPIT32B121000061521
2012-06-16CLEPIT32B2200000279
2012-06-10CLE@STL32B220000081220
2012-06-09CLE@STL32B120100061420
2012-06-08CLE@STL32B02300004913
2012-06-07CLE@DET32B121010071017
2012-06-01CLEMIN22B122000071421
2012-05-30CLEKCR22B0221000111021
2012-05-17CLESEA22B120000013922
2012-05-10CLE@BOS22B221000041216
2012-05-07CLECHW22B120000011920
2012-04-29CLELAA22B120000031114
2012-04-28CLELAA22B021100061117
2012-04-20CLE@OAK22B02100106915
2012-04-19CLE@SEA22B120000091524
2012-04-17CLE@SEA22B121000071522
2012-04-15CLE@KCR72B1200000121628
2012-04-14CLE@KCR92B02100004711
2012-04-07CLETOR82B220000091019
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-09-25CLE@CHW22B21000002810
2012-09-24CLE@CHW22B111001031013
2012-09-21CLE@KCR22B310000021214
2012-09-19CLEMIN22B31000004812
2012-09-18CLEMIN22B114000091221
2012-09-13CLE@TEX32B21100005813
2012-09-12CLE@TEX22B011000041014
2012-09-09CLE@MIN22B210000071118
2012-09-08CLE@MIN2DH21000008816
2012-09-07CLE@MIN22B11100008917
2012-09-05CLE@DET22B112000061016
2012-09-03CLE@DET22B112000041115
2012-09-02CLETEX22B211010051015
2012-09-01CLETEX22B111000061218
2012-08-29CLEOAK1DH110000081725
2012-08-28CLEOAK12B21100001910
2012-08-18CLE@OAK12B210000061521
2012-08-17CLE@OAK12B110000041115
2012-08-13CLE@LAA1PH0100000134
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-08-08CLEMIN12B210000071017
2012-08-06CLEMIN12B11101003811
2012-07-26CLEDET32B012000071219
2012-07-24CLEDET32B211000031518
2012-07-21CLEBAL32B211100071219
2012-07-17CLE@TBR32B11000008917
2012-07-16CLE@TBR32B111000010818
2012-07-14CLE@TOR32B111000081624
2012-07-13CLE@TOR32B010000012921
2012-07-05CLETBR32B310000071017
2012-07-04CLELAA32B110000081018
2012-07-01CLE@BAL32B2110000101222
2012-06-30CLE@BAL32B3100000151126
2012-06-27CLE@NYY32B11100003912
2012-06-26CLE@NYY32B011000071118
2012-06-22CLE@HOU32B0100000101323
2012-06-19CLECIN32B21000008917
2012-06-18CLECIN32B110000041014
2012-06-15CLEPIT32B011000081119
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-06-12CLE@CIN32B211000081321
2012-06-06CLE@DET32B210010071118
2012-06-05CLE@DET32B011000061420
2012-06-03CLEMIN22B310000061117
2012-06-02CLEMIN22B310000051722
2012-05-29CLEKCR22B110000081321
2012-05-25CLE@CHW22B11100008816
2012-05-24CLEDET22B210000031619
2012-05-20CLEMIA22B31000002810
2012-05-19CLEMIA22B21000002810
2012-05-16CLESEA22B310000081321
2012-05-14CLE@MIN22B311000041216
2012-05-11CLE@BOS22B211000091423
2012-05-09CLECHW22B310000051116
2012-05-08CLECHW22B212000031215
2012-05-06CLETEX22B110000011617
2012-05-04CLETEX22B21000006915
2012-05-02CLE@CHW22B211000071118
2012-05-01CLE@CHW72B211010071118
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-04-24CLEKCR12B010001112820
2012-04-18CLE@SEA22B111110081018
2012-04-13CLE@KCR82B210000061218
2012-04-11CLECHW82B110001051419
2012-04-09CLECHW72B21000006915
2012-10-03CLECHW22B202000041519
2012-10-02CLECHW22B1010000101323
2012-10-01CLECHW22B20000007815
2012-09-30CLEKCR22B00200009817
2012-09-28CLEKCR32B301000071118
2012-09-20CLEMIN22B30100007815
2012-09-15CLEDET9PH0000000134
2012-09-11CLE@TEX22B20000008917
2012-08-31CLETEX22B30000005611
2012-08-27CLEOAK12B1000000101222
2012-08-26CLENYY12B2030000111122
2012-08-25CLENYY12B100000061218
2012-08-24CLENYY12B30000003912
2012-08-22CLE@SEA12B201000051419
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-08-15CLE@LAA12B30000004610
2012-08-14CLE@LAA1DH201000081523
2012-08-07CLEMIN12B0000010121224
2012-08-03CLE@DET12B201000061420
2012-08-02CLE@KCR8PH-DH10000004610
2012-08-01CLE@KCR32B300000061824
2012-07-31CLE@KCR32B30000004913
2012-07-28CLE@MIN32B200000091019
2012-07-25CLEDET32B2000000101020
2012-07-23CLEBAL32B2010011178
2012-07-22CLEBAL32B30000116915
2012-07-19CLE@TBR32B20000007916
2012-07-18CLE@TBR32B302000071825
2012-07-15CLE@TOR32B10200008917
2012-07-08CLETBR32B102000071219
2012-07-06CLETBR32B10100009615
2012-07-03CLELAA32B10200007613
2012-06-29CLE@BAL32B20200117815
2012-06-25CLE@NYY32B201000091019
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-06-24CLE@HOU32B30100006814
2012-06-23CLE@HOU32B10300002911
2012-06-14CLE@CIN32B200000021315
2012-06-13CLE@CIN32B20100113710
2012-05-28CLEKCR32B102001161218
2012-05-27CLE@CHW32B202000031518
2012-05-23CLEDET22B202010061218
2012-05-22CLEDET22B200010081725
2012-05-18CLEMIA22B10300004610
2012-05-13CLE@BOS22B102000011011
2012-05-12CLE@BOS22B201010031114
2012-05-07CLECHW22B003000061016
2012-05-05CLETEX22B301000051217
2012-04-27CLELAA22B1020000121325
2012-04-26CLEKCR82B20100008816
2012-04-25CLEKCR72B20000005712
2012-04-22CLE@OAK22B101000081018
2012-04-08CLETOR82B30100005712
2012-04-05CLETOR82B3000000161733