Jason Kipnis
Birthdate: 4/3/1987 (29 y, 8 m, 6 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 (ankle) went 0-for-5 in Game 1 of the World Series. (10/26/2016)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2009Indians (A-)2912911919311.6 %14.0 %.153.351.306.388.459.390147    
2010Javelinas (R)19833131926.0 %10.8 %.333.303.295.337.628.406130    
2010Indians (A+)5423763331210.1 %19.4 %.177.359.300.387.478.390141    
2010Indians (AA)7935510634378.7 %17.2 %.190.361.311.385.502.396143    
2011Indians (AAA)924001265551211.0 %18.0 %.204.318.280.362.484.372131    
2011Indians361507241957.3 %22.7 %.235.313.272.333.507.3641322.07.6-4.90.8
2012Indians1526721486763110.0 %16.2 %.122.291.257.335.379.3151005.76.04.03.4
2013Indians1496581786843011.6 %21.7 %.168.345.284.366.452.3571274.524.4-4.24.5
2013Indians1400000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Indians (AAA)3911300.0 %22.2 %.333.000.111.111.444.23436    
2014Indians12955566141229.0 %18.0 %.090.288.240.310.330.289825.1-6.1-6.60.6
2015Indians14164198652128.9 %16.7 %.149.356.303.372.451.3551243.421.64.55.0
2016Indians156688239182158.7 %21.2 %.193.324.275.343.469.3471171.114.89.14.8
2016Indians156449803.1 %25.0 %.246.244.230.266.475.31393    
2017Depth Charts150630148166139.4 %19.5 %.148.317.267.341.415.3281041.34.10.12.6
2017Steamer146650158368139.4 %19.5 %.148.317.267.341.415.3281041.34.20.32.7
Total- - -7633364764343541159.5 %19.0 %.150.321.272.345.423.33511221.868.31.819.1
Postseason- - -166849802.9 %23.5 %.231.222.215.250.446.29582    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Indians (A-)291111293422831191915118120133.306
2010Javelinas (R)19788323611331319509000120.295
2010Indians (A+)5420323761401236333124146622523.300
2010Indians (AA)793153559863205106343311617021571.311
2011Indians (AAA)923434009659169126555441723555121.280
2011Indians361361503720917241911034210050.272
2012Indians15259167215211222414867667210956312317.257
2013Indians149564658160103364178684763143310510307.284
2013Indians1440000000000000000.000
2014Indians (AAA)3991000113002000000.111
2014Indians129500555120882516614150210022115223.240
2015Indians141565641171112437986525761079645128.303
2016Indians15661068816810041423918260014667521153.275
2016Indians156164147304982016100100.230
2017Depth Charts15055663014998333148166592123644 136.267
2017Steamer146574650153101343158368612127654 136.267
Total- - -763296633648085351762176434354321136392732186311528.272
Postseason- - -166568147304982016100100.215

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Indians (A-)11.6 %14.0 %0.83.306.388.459.847.1536.1.351  -0.7216.8.390147
2010Javelinas (R)6.0 %10.8 %0.56.295.337.628.966.3338.0.303  0.4163.7.406130
2010Indians (A+)10.1 %19.4 %0.52.300.387.478.865.1774.8.359  -0.74011.5.390141
2010Indians (AA)8.7 %17.2 %0.51.311.385.502.887.1907.1.361  1.06218.8.396143
2011Indians (AAA)11.0 %18.0 %0.61.280.362.484.846.2047.7.318  1.76014.2.372131
2011Indians7.3 %22.7 %0.32.272.333.507.841.2357.2.3130.70.40.9225.6.364132
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012Indians10.0 %16.2 %0.61.257.335.379.714.1226.2.2912.01.12.6770.2.315100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Indians11.6 %21.7 %0.53.284.366.452.818.1685.9.3450.61.22.79422.2.357127
2013Indians0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-1.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Indians (AAA)0.0 %22.2 %0.00.111.111.444.556.3330.1.000  0.00-0.7.23436
2014Indians9.0 %18.0 %0.50.240.310.330.640.0905.4.2883.2-0.82.751-9.0.28982
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Indians8.9 %16.7 %0.53.303.372.451.823.1495.3.3562.52.0-1.19321.3.355124
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Indians8.7 %21.2 %0.41.275.343.469.811.1935.4.3242.2-2.51.49816.5.347117
2016Indians3.1 %25.0 %0.13.230.266.475.741.2462.1.244  0.07-0.3.31393
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts9.4 %19.5 %0.48.267.341.415.757.1484.8.3171.5 -0.1805.3.328104
2017Steamer9.4 %19.5 %0.48.267.341.415.757.1484.8.3171.5 -0.1825.5.328104
Total- - -9.5 %19.0 %0.50.272.345.423.768.1505.8.32111.21.49.243556.9.335112
Postseason- - -2.9 %23.5 %0.13.215.250.446.696.2312.1.222  0.07-1.2.29582

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2011Indians1.3221.0 %45.0 %34.0 %8.8 %20.6 %2.2 %66.7 %37.9 %35.9 %26.2 %13.6 %59.2 %27.2 %
2012Indians1.5622.9 %47.0 %30.1 %5.5 %9.7 %4.0 %60.0 %37.7 %35.2 %27.1 %14.1 %58.7 %27.3 %
2013Indians1.3424.7 %43.1 %32.2 %1.5 %12.4 %3.8 %54.5 %36.7 %36.9 %26.4 %12.8 %52.1 %35.1 %
2013Indians3.000.0 %75.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2014Indians1.4822.6 %46.2 %31.2 %3.2 %4.8 %7.1 %80.0 %39.5 %36.0 %24.6 %15.4 %58.1 %26.6 %
2015Indians1.6026.8 %45.0 %28.1 %6.9 %6.9 %4.8 %33.3 %35.3 %36.1 %28.6 %15.4 %54.1 %30.6 %
2016Indians1.0423.7 %38.9 %37.4 %6.9 %13.1 %4.4 %25.0 %40.8 %35.1 %24.2 %13.4 %50.8 %35.7 %
2016Indians0.8018.2 %36.4 %45.5 %0.0 %20.0 %18.8 %0.0 %      
Total- - -1.3824.0 %44.0 %31.9 %5.1 %10.2 %4.7 %51.2 %37.9 %35.8 %26.2 %14.2 %54.9 %30.9 %
Postseason- - -0.9016.7 %39.6 %43.8 %0.0 %19.0 %15.8 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2011Indians4534213132225373598
2012Indians22614511089106100416412645
2013Indians18313710527116112116422763
2013Indians310000071320
2014Indians184124904135483714012238
2015Indians2081301249106293316072540
2016Indians18217511112882101517432758
2016Indians16208031083154237
Total- - -1028745561384843225135840713542
Postseason- - -19218031090167257

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2011Indians-0.19-2.782.595.570.571.052.3810.54-0.72
2012Indians2.15-10.5912.7418.111.840.980.8520.861.34
2013Indians3.56-9.6413.2034.053.520.961.5612.661.06
2013Indians-0.12-0.120.00-1.12-0.121.14 0-0.100.00
2014Indians-0.87-10.349.47-10.16-1.161.091.773-0.900.10
2015Indians2.17-9.3011.4624.752.640.930.6532.55-0.21
2016Indians2.63-11.8514.4822.222.341.017.1312.70-0.09
2016Indians-0.18-0.990.811.380.160.76 00.08-0.32
Total- - -9.45-54.5063.9594.539.750.991.82118.411.12
Postseason- - --0.31-1.120.810.260.040.78 0-0.03-0.37

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2011Indians54.8% (91.8)16.8% (83.1)5.9% (86.8)9.7% (77.1)9.7% (82.4)0.8% (86.2)2.3% (66.0)0.2%
2012Indians58.7% (91.7)12.5% (82.7)5.0% (87.5)12.3% (77.6)9.7% (83.6)1.9% (84.8) 0.3%
2013Indians57.4% (92.0)11.9% (83.1)6.4% (87.0)11.9% (77.8)10.3% (84.3)1.7% (84.8)0.4% (77.3)0.4%
2014Indians58.2% (91.5)11.6% (82.7)5.5% (87.0)11.4% (77.1)10.9% (83.9)2.4% (83.8) 0.3%
2015Indians58.8% (91.6)11.8% (83.1)6.0% (86.9)9.6% (77.8)10.4% (83.8)3.1% (84.6)0.3% (76.1)0.9%
2016Indians59.6% (91.8)13.9% (83.8)3.9% (87.4)11.6% (77.8)9.2% (83.6)1.6% (84.2)0.2% (74.8)0.0%
Total- - -58.4% (91.7)12.6% (83.1)5.4% (87.1)11.3% (77.6)10.0% (83.8)2.1% (84.5)0.3% (72.5)0.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Indians36.8 %11.6 %5.2 %1.0 % 5.4 %16.5 %11.4 %  9.8 % 2.4 % 
2012Indians37.5 %13.3 %3.9 %1.6 % 7.6 %13.7 %12.2 %0.1 % 10.2 %0.0 %  
2013Indians38.3 %13.9 %5.3 %1.2 % 4.8 %13.8 %11.8 %0.4 %0.1 %10.0 %0.0 %0.4 %0.0 %
2014Indians35.9 %15.9 %4.8 %1.9 %0.2 %6.0 %12.7 %10.0 %1.4 %0.0 %11.2 %   
2015Indians39.1 %13.2 %5.1 %2.9 %0.1 %6.9 %11.8 %7.8 %2.8 %0.0 %10.0 % 0.4 %0.0 %
2016Indians38.1 %13.6 %3.7 %2.0 %0.0 %6.8 %14.0 %8.9 %3.1 %0.0 %9.4 %0.0 %0.3 % 
Total- - -37.8 %13.8 %4.6 %1.9 %0.1 %6.4 %13.4 %10.2 %1.5 %0.0 %10.1 %0.0 %0.3 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2011Indians92.491.087.283.4 88.883.977.6  82.8 65.9
2012Indians91.991.388.484.6 90.883.077.780.2 83.781.1 
2013Indians92.491.287.984.6 90.783.678.079.166.184.279.377.3
2014Indians91.791.087.683.683.390.482.976.879.969.884.2  
2015Indians91.691.587.584.788.891.083.177.878.974.283.4 75.5
2016Indians92.091.487.984.887.491.384.077.579.266.483.980.875.3
Total- - -92.091.387.884.585.990.883.477.679.268.183.880.472.6

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2011Indians10.20.5-1.7-0.2-1.80.10.23.120.51-4.80-0.42-3.151.391.63
2012Indians5.8-1.12.4-3.4-2.7-0.3 0.38-0.331.81-1.05-1.05-0.60 
2013Indians17.86.1-0.71.43.3-1.8-0.71.121.85-0.390.441.18-3.80-6.63
2014Indians-0.33.71.1-1.7-9.2-1.9 -0.021.450.92-0.67-3.79-3.53 
2015Indians24.9-0.41.21.70.8-2.50.81.68-0.120.820.700.31-3.1710.20
2016Indians13.4-0.4-1.32.11.6-1.10.20.82-0.09-1.190.670.64-2.653.33
Total- - -71.88.51.1-0.1-7.9-7.50.60.910.500.150.00-0.59-2.721.53

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2011Indians4.15.3-0.90.7 0.4-0.3-0.5  -1.8 0.2
2012Indians6.6-2.11.8-1.1 1.0-1.5-2.90.0 -2.40.0 
2013Indians7.84.70.0-1.6 3.42.32.50.8-0.24.40.0-0.7
2014Indians2.7-2.20.6-0.8-0.1-1.71.3-0.2-0.6-0.2-10.0  
2015Indians10.27.42.6-2.9-0.24.6-2.43.5-0.40.00.2 0.5
2016Indians16.0-2.5-3.5-0.5-0.2-2.2-2.71.71.1-0.11.10.00.5
Total- - -47.510.60.6-6.2-0.45.4-3.34.11.0-0.5-8.50.10.5

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2011Indians1.877.75-2.9310.93 1.16-0.32-0.77  -3.02 1.63
2012Indians0.67-0.591.74-2.45 0.49-0.43-0.89-0.70 -0.902.07 
2013Indians0.741.230.01-4.78 2.580.610.767.49-7.151.603.56-6.63
2014Indians0.34-0.620.61-1.76-2.23-1.280.47-0.09-1.94-22.76-4.02  
2015Indians1.042.221.98-3.96-5.602.66-0.821.81-0.533.420.09 5.57
2016Indians1.54-0.68-3.44-0.88-17.43-1.17-0.690.701.32-5.900.423.696.54
Total- - -0.930.570.10-2.42-5.400.64-0.180.300.49-7.78-0.633.111.31

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Indians25.7 %59.0 %40.5 %62.4 %86.6 %78.1 %44.6 %62.0 %8.9 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Indians23.7 %60.5 %41.0 %70.3 %89.4 %83.5 %46.8 %60.3 %6.7 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Indians21.2 %58.9 %38.3 %63.8 %89.6 %81.8 %45.2 %52.7 %7.0 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Indians25.4 %60.9 %41.7 %65.7 %91.0 %82.7 %46.0 %59.8 %7.2 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Indians26.7 %62.4 %43.1 %67.5 %92.1 %83.9 %46.0 %56.2 %6.9 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Indians27.5 %62.0 %43.0 %66.9 %90.0 %81.9 %44.9 %55.2 %7.8 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -24.9 %60.8 %41.3 %66.7 %90.3 %82.5 %45.7 %57.0 %7.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Indians25.5 %54.3 %40.7 %55.6 %87.1 %77.7 %52.6 %19.9
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Indians23.4 %57.4 %40.9 %64.3 %90.5 %83.3 %51.7 %20.0
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Indians20.9 %54.7 %38.2 %58.6 %90.1 %81.7 %51.2 %20.6
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Indians24.5 %57.9 %41.7 %63.0 %90.5 %82.7 %51.5 %21.3
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Indians28.9 %57.5 %43.2 %68.5 %91.5 %83.8 %49.9 %20.2
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Indians28.2 %57.6 %43.0 %64.8 %89.9 %81.7 %50.3 %21.1
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -25.2 %56.8 %41.3 %63.8 %90.4 %82.4 %51.0 %20.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011Indians2B3634305.05810064213871     .963 
2012Indians2B1461451293.12404406339244482     .991 
2013Indians2B1471461292.124239512668745460     .982 
2014Indians2B1231211075.01813476425832285     .989 
2015Indians2B1241241082.22033117346224414     .987 
2016Indians2B1511511309.119842112936631372     .981 
Total- - -2B7277216357.21122201449292037818420714     .985 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011Indians2B305.0 -1 -1-2-49879.80610   0 -1.2-2.3-1.8-5.4-22.5
2012Indians2B1293.1 1 -243386322.83456   2 0.2-1.93.92.22.1
2013Indians2B1292.1 -1 -11-1354292.82542   0 -1.0-4.0-1.4-6.3-6.3
2014Indians2B1075.0 -2 -3-6-11305248.81358   -8 -1.9-8.52.5-8.0-9.7
2015Indians2B1082.2 -1 -131265212.80042   -4 -0.54.30.54.35.8
2016Indians2B1309.1 -2 064353285.80784     0.37.5-0.57.36.3
Total- - -2B6357.2 -6 -86-817611438.817292   -10 -4.2-4.83.2-5.8-1.2

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012Indians2B1293.10.0%      (8)0.0%    (14)0.0%      (8)38.5%    (13)66.7%    (30)98.7%  (459)
2013Indians2B1292.10.0%      (1)0.0%    (12)10.0%    (10)60.0%    (15)85.7%    (28)97.6%  (416)
2014Indians2B1075.00.0%    (12)7.7%    (13)10.5%    (19)42.9%    (14)75.0%    (24)98.6%  (362)
2015Indians2B1082.20.0%      (5)8.3%    (12)33.3%      (6)0.0%     (5)75.0%    (28)98.2%  (325)
2016Indians2B1309.10.0%      (4)0.0%    (14)22.2%      (9)62.5%     (8)79.2%    (24)96.5%  (429)
Total- - -2B6357.20.0%    (30)3.1%    (65)13.5%    (52)45.5%    (55)76.1%  (134)97.9%  (1991)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2011Indians305.01252635449485153530
2012Indians1293.12566645956535157582
2013Indians1292.11257585847534758540
2014Indians1075.0593548582837403941-8
2015Indians1082.2244954594445345048-4
Total- - -5048.11325357584548445251-10

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Indians5.72.0-5.40.57.6-4.90.54.47.60.8$6.1 
2012Indians0.35.72.21.86.04.02.419.832.33.4$22.0 
2013Indians19.94.5-6.32.124.4-4.22.918.841.84.5$33.4 
2014Indians-11.25.1-8.01.3-6.1-6.62.215.75.10.6$4.3 
2015Indians18.13.44.30.121.64.52.218.747.05.0$39.9 
2016Indians13.71.17.31.814.89.12.720.847.34.8$38.7 
Total- - -46.421.8-5.87.768.31.812.998.2181.219.1$144.4 

  • $52.5m / 6 Years (2014 - 2019) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Cleveland Indians on 4/4/2014 (Extension)
    • 2014: $2M, 2015: $4M, 2016: $6M, 2017: $9M, 2018: $13.5M, 2019: $14.5M
    • 2020 Team Option: $16.5M ($2.5M buyout)
    • Signing Bonus: $1M
    • Agent / Agency: Beverly Hills Sports Council
    • Originally Reported By: Paul Hoynsie
    • Source: cleveland.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Cleveland Indians on 3/11/2013 (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Cleveland Indians on 3/9/2012 (League Minimum)
    • 2012: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Cleveland Indians on 3/7/2011 (League Minimum)
    • 2011: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 14, Overall: 63
    • Team: Cleveland Indians
    • School: Arizona St U
  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 4, Pick: 23, Overall: 135
    • Team: San Diego Padres
    • School: Arizona State