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Jason Kipnis
Birthdate: 4/3/1987 (27 y, 4 m, 30 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 5-11/190     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 knocked in the Indians' only run Sunday against the Orioles with an RBI single, his only hit in the game. (8/18/2014)



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 %.122.291.257.335.379.3151002.62.74.03.0
2013Indians1496581786843011.6 %21.7 %.168.345.284.366.452.3571282.323.6-4.24.4
2013Indians1400000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Steamer1386181576682110.2 %19.7 %.150.307.261.340.411.3311120.48.8-0.43.1
2014Oliver1436001782672711.5 %21.3 %.166.326.272.357.437.3491243.319.72.94.6
2014Fans (25)1546861996843211.1 %19.4 %.181.325.278.360.459.3571303.827.21.45.5
2014ZiPS150659178883259.7 %20.5 %.159.311.263.337.421.3331132.112.01.63.8
2014Indians (AAA)3911300.0 %22.2 %.333.000.111.111.444.23436    
2014Indians10948065641209.0 %18.1 %.095.296.248.317.343.297905.2-0.2-8.40.8
2014ZiPS (R)231002131149.5 %19.7 %.136.307.257.331.394.3231080.41.3-0.50.4
2014ZiPS (U)13258086952249.0 %18.4 %.102.298.249.320.351.301935.61.1-8.81.2
2014Steamer (R)241092131149.8 %18.8 %.137.303.258.334.395.3241090.21.3-0.40.5
2014Steamer (U)13358986952249.1 %18.3 %.103.297.250.320.352.302935.41.1-8.71.3
Total- - -4461960442522208610.1 %19.0 %.139.311.265.341.404.32811012.033.7-13.49.0
Postseason- - -1400000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    


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
2014Steamer13854461814294283157668632122452 219.261
2014Oliver143519600141932741782676921283639275.272
2014Fans (25)15459768616610435819968476213358  325.278
2014ZiPS150579659152100296178883642135574 256.263
2014Indians (AAA)3991000113002000000.111
2014Indians10943248010779211656414328722113203.248
2014ZiPS (R)2389100231641213119020110 41.257
2014ZiPS (U)1325215801309525286952522107331 244.249
2014Steamer (R)24961092517502131111020111 42.258
2014Steamer (U)1335285891329626186952542107332 245.250
Total- - -44617231960456314881044252220197737312199358617.265
Postseason- - -1440000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
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 %0.32.272.333.507.841.2357.2.3131.10.9225.6.364132
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Indians10.0 %16.2 %0.61.257.335.379.714.1226.2.2910.02.6770.2.315100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Indians11.6 %21.7 %0.53.284.366.452.818.1685.9.345-0.42.79422.2.357128
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 
2014Steamer10.2 %19.7 %0.52.261.340.411.750.1505.2.3070.30.0768.4.331112
2014Oliver11.5 %21.3 %0.54.272.357.437.794.1666.4.3260.42.98216.4.349124
2014Fans (25)11.1 %19.4 %0.57.278.360.459.819.1817.1.325 3.89923.3.357130
2014ZiPS9.7 %20.5 %0.47.263.337.421.759.1596.6.311 2.1829.9.333113
2014Indians (AAA)0.0 %22.2 %0.00.111.111.444.556.3330.1.000 0.00-0.7.23436
2014Indians9.0 %18.1 %0.49.248.317.343.660.0955.5.2962.82.447-5.3.29790
2014Average7.7 %20.3 %0.38.251.315.388.702.1365.0.298    .311 
2014ZiPS (R)9.5 %19.7 %0.48.257.331.394.725.1366.1.3070.10.4120.9.323108
2014ZiPS (U)9.0 %18.4 %0.49.249.320.351.671.1025.7.2982.92.858-4.4.30193
2014Steamer (R)9.8 %18.8 %0.52.258.334.395.729.1375.2.3030.10.1131.1.324109
2014Steamer (U)9.1 %18.3 %0.50.250.320.352.673.1035.4.2973.02.559-4.2.30293
Total- - -10.1 %19.0 %0.53.265.341.404.745.1395.9.3113.58.624022.7.328110
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-1-1.0.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2011Indians1.3221.0 %45.0 %34.0 %8.8 %20.6 %2.2 %66.7 %
2012Indians1.5622.9 %47.0 %30.1 %5.5 %9.7 %4.0 %60.0 %
2013Indians1.3424.7 %43.1 %32.2 %1.5 %12.4 %3.8 %54.5 %
2013Indians3.000.0 %75.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2014Indians1.4921.8 %46.8 %31.4 %2.8 %5.6 %8.1 %75.0 %
Total- - -1.4523.0 %45.6 %31.4 %3.8 %10.4 %4.9 %60.7 %
Postseason- - -3.000.0 %75.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2011Indians4534213132225373598
2012Indians22614511089106100416412645
2013Indians18313710527116112116422763
2013Indians310000071320
2014Indians161108753134372811991927
Total- - -61542431116302817307848557933
Postseason- - -310000071320

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2011Indians-0.30-2.872.574.520.441.062.4210.39-0.68
2012Indians2.04-10.6612.7017.211.730.980.8820.781.30
2013Indians3.58-9.6613.2433.713.580.961.5512.671.07
2013Indians-0.13-0.130.00-1.15-0.121.15 0-0.110.00
2014Indians-0.39-8.958.56-4.42-0.511.111.801-0.480.13
Total- - -4.93-32.1437.0851.025.241.011.5053.351.52
Postseason- - --0.13-0.130.00-1.15-0.121.15 0-0.110.00

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%
2014Indians58.4% (91.4)11.4% (82.5)5.3% (87.2)11.3% (77.1)11.1% (84.0)2.6% (84.1) 1.1%
Total- - -57.9% (91.8)12.3% (82.8)5.6% (87.2)11.7% (77.5)10.2% (83.9)1.9% (84.6)0.3% (70.7)0.5%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Indians36.7 %11.6 %5.2 %1.0 % 5.4 %16.4 %11.4 %  9.7 % 2.4 % 
2012Indians37.4 %13.2 %3.9 %1.6 % 7.5 %13.6 %12.2 %0.1 % 10.2 %0.0 %  
2013Indians38.2 %13.8 %5.3 %1.2 % 4.8 %13.8 %11.8 %0.4 %0.1 %10.0 %0.0 %0.4 %0.0 %
2014Indians35.5 %16.2 %4.5 %2.1 %0.2 %6.4 %12.3 %9.9 %1.4 %0.1 %11.2 %   
Total- - -37.1 %14.0 %4.6 %1.6 %0.1 %6.1 %13.6 %11.4 %0.5 %0.1 %10.3 %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
2014Indians91.791.187.983.983.390.482.676.979.169.884.2  
Total- - -92.191.288.084.383.390.583.277.679.167.183.980.270.7

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 
2013Indians17.75.9-0.71.43.3-1.8-0.71.121.80-0.390.441.18-3.79-6.63
2014Indians0.86.12.4-2.8-8.3-1.9 0.072.792.35-1.29-3.94-3.79 
Total- - -34.511.42.4-5.0-9.5-3.9-0.40.751.170.53-0.54-1.17-2.56-1.81

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
2014Indians0.9-0.32.2-0.8-0.1-1.34.3-2.2-0.4-0.2-8.6  
Total- - -19.37.73.1-2.8-0.13.44.8-3.10.4-0.4-8.30.1-0.4

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
2014Indians0.13-0.092.57-1.97-2.25-1.081.81-1.15-1.60-22.83-3.97  
Total- - -0.660.690.85-2.29-2.250.700.44-0.341.01-11.07-1.022.82-1.81

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Indians26.3 %59.0 %41.1 %62.4 %86.6 %78.1 %45.2 %62.0 %8.7 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Indians24.1 %60.5 %41.3 %70.3 %89.4 %83.5 %47.2 %60.3 %6.7 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Indians21.6 %58.9 %38.7 %64.0 %89.6 %81.8 %45.8 %53.3 %6.8 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Indians25.5 %61.6 %42.2 %66.4 %90.0 %82.3 %46.3 %59.8 %7.2 %
2014Average31.1 %65.5 %46.6 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %45.0 %60.7 %9.3 %
Total- - -23.7 %60.1 %40.6 %66.6 %89.4 %82.3 %46.3 %58.0 %7.0 %

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
2014Indians24.3 %58.1 %41.7 %63.7 %89.7 %82.4 %51.5 %21.1
2014Average29.9 %63.0 %46.1 %63.1 %87.5 %79.4 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -22.9 %56.4 %40.2 %61.6 %89.9 %82.1 %51.6 %20.5

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011Indians2B3634305.05810064213871     .963 
2012Indians2B1461451293.12404406339244482     .991 
2013Indians2B1471461292.124239512668745460     .982 
2014Indians2B108107954.01613116425029235     .987 
Total- - -2B4374323844.270112463017132421261248     .985 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011Indians2B305.0 -1 0-1-29879.80610   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
2014Indians2B954.0 -2 -2-7-11278223.80255     -2.1-9.61.7-9.9-13.0
Total- - -2B3844.2 -3 -5-3-111116916.821163   2 -4.2-17.72.5-19.4-6.4

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)
2014Indians2B954.00.0%    (12)8.3%    (12)10.5%    (19)46.2%    (13)80.0%    (20)98.5%  (326)
Total- - -2B3844.20.0%    (21)2.6%    (38)8.1%    (37)48.8%    (41)76.9%    (78)98.3%  (1201)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2011Indians305.01252635449485153530
2012Indians1293.12566645956535157582
2013Indians1292.11257585847534758540
Total- - -2890.24960615851524957562

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Indians5.72.0-5.40.57.6-4.90.54.47.60.8$3.6 
2012Indians0.12.62.21.82.74.02.119.828.73.0$13.5 
2013Indians21.32.3-6.32.123.6-4.22.918.841.14.4$22.2 
2014Indians-5.45.2-9.91.5-0.2-8.42.013.67.00.8$4.2 
Total- - -21.712.0-19.45.933.7-13.47.556.684.49.0$43.5 

SeasonTeamAgeGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2014Oliver271436001782672711.5 %21.3 %.166.326.272.357.437.3491243.319.72.94.6
2015Oliver281436001781672511.8 %21.2 %.166.325.271.358.437.3501252.919.72.94.6
2016Oliver291436001680662312.2 %21.2 %.157.322.267.358.424.3451222.517.22.94.3
2017Oliver301436001678652112.3 %21.0 %.157.317.264.356.421.3431202.115.92.94.2
2018Oliver311436001576632012.3 %21.2 %.150.315.261.353.411.3381171.913.32.93.9

  • $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
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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