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Jason Kipnis
Birthdate: 4/3/1987 (28 y, 3 m, 27 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 (neck) is in the starting lineup Sunday against the White Sox. (7/26/2015)



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 %.168.345.284.366.452.3571294.525.9-4.24.7
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 %.090.288.240.310.330.289865.1-3.6-6.60.8
2015Depth Charts138581127160219.7 %19.2 %.131.301.254.329.385.3181062.46.4-2.82.4
2015Steamer133590126858209.7 %18.9 %.130.297.253.328.382.3171051.85.3-2.92.4
2015Fans (19)1446401378672410.5 %18.1 %.139.318.272.350.410.3381202.616.4-2.83.8
2015ZiPS144625138068259.6 %19.5 %.132.304.256.330.388.3201072.57.3-2.72.7
2015Indians98455666391110.1 %14.3 %.155.381.333.408.489.3871533.630.74.55.4
2015ZiPS (R)572525342599.8 %17.7 %.140.333.283.357.422.3411210.96.80.01.6
2015Steamer (R)572625332389.7 %17.0 %.137.314.270.347.407.3311141.15.2-0.31.4
2015Depth Charts (R)602525332489.8 %17.4 %.138.323.276.352.415.3361171.05.90.01.5
Total- - -5642490503232599910.0 %18.1 %.140.322.275.351.414.33611620.966.6-7.315.1
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
2014Indians (AAA)3991000113002000000.111
2014Indians129500555120882516614150210022115223.240
2015Depth Charts13851458113190272127160562112343 216.254
2015Steamer13352259013290282126858572111443 208.253
2015Fans (19)14456364015310629513786767211646  244.272
2015ZiPS1445546251429828313806860212235312255.256
2015Indians983934551318831666639464658622116.333
2015ZiPS (R)5722225263431325342525145221 92.283
2015Steamer (R)5723026262431325332325144222 83.270
2015Depth Charts (R)6022125261421325332425144222 83.276
Total- - -56421842490600411123165032325925011451202511399923.275
Postseason- - -1440000000000000000.000

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 %0.53.284.366.452.818.1685.9.3450.61.22.79422.2.357129
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 %0.50.240.310.330.640.0905.4.2883.2-0.82.751-9.0.28986
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Depth Charts9.7 %19.2 %0.50.254.329.385.714.1315.3.3011.1 1.4663.7.318106
2015Steamer9.7 %18.9 %0.52.253.328.382.711.1305.0.2971.4 0.4673.3.317105
2015Fans (19)10.5 %18.1 %0.58.272.350.410.760.1396.1.318  2.68213.5.338120
2015ZiPS9.6 %19.5 %0.49.256.330.388.718.1325.9.304  2.5724.6.320107
2015Indians10.1 %14.3 %0.71.333.408.489.897.1555.8.3812.31.7-0.47727.1.387153
2015Average7.5 %20.2 %0.37.253.314.397.712.1444.8.298     .311 
2015ZiPS (R)9.8 %17.7 %0.55.283.357.422.780.1406.1.3330.2 0.7345.9.341121
2015Steamer (R)9.7 %17.0 %0.57.270.347.407.754.1375.5.3140.9 0.2334.1.331114
2015Depth Charts (R)9.8 %17.4 %0.56.276.352.415.767.1385.6.3230.6 0.4325.0.336117
Total- - -10.0 %18.1 %0.55.275.351.414.765.1406.0.3228.83.68.532146.1.336116
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%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2011Indians1.3221.0 %45.0 %34.0 %8.8 %20.6 %2.2 %66.7 %38.8 %35.0 %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 %11.7 %53.0 %35.3 %
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 %
2015Indians1.8129.1 %45.6 %25.2 %3.6 %7.1 %5.3 %33.3 %34.2 %38.7 %27.1 %12.8 %57.1 %30.1 %
Total- - -1.5124.4 %45.5 %30.2 %3.8 %9.5 %4.8 %59.4 %37.3 %36.5 %26.3 %13.5 %56.9 %29.6 %
Postseason- - -3.000.0 %75.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2011Indians4534213132225373598
2012Indians22614511089106100416412645
2013Indians18313710527116112116422763
2013Indians310000071320
2014Indians184124904135483714012238
2015Indians1528497383167711411818
Total- - -790524423203832193864619810062
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-0.85-10.329.47-9.77-1.131.091.763-0.940.16
2015Indians2.87-6.098.9630.043.380.95 03.29-0.25
Total- - -7.35-39.6046.9575.718.001.001.5776.191.17
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%
2014Indians58.2% (91.5)11.6% (82.7)5.5% (87.0)11.4% (77.1)10.9% (83.9)2.4% (83.8) 0.3%
2015Indians59.6% (91.5)11.4% (82.7)6.2% (86.7)8.8% (77.6)11.3% (84.1)2.6% (83.6) 2.3%
Total- - -58.2% (91.7)12.2% (82.8)5.8% (87.1)11.2% (77.5)10.4% (83.9)2.0% (84.3)0.2% (70.7)0.7%

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 %
2014Indians35.8 %15.9 %4.7 %1.9 %0.2 %5.9 %12.7 %10.0 %1.4 %0.0 %11.2 %   
2015Indians39.3 %13.4 %5.6 %2.5 % 6.9 %11.6 %6.9 %2.5 %0.1 %10.5 %  0.1 %
Total- - -37.6 %13.9 %4.8 %1.7 %0.0 %6.2 %13.3 %10.6 %0.9 %0.1 %10.4 %0.0 %0.2 %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  
2015Indians91.591.587.384.3 90.782.877.478.674.283.6  
Total- - -92.091.287.784.283.390.683.277.679.268.583.980.270.7

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
2014Indians-0.33.71.1-1.7-9.2-1.9 -0.021.450.93-0.67-3.80-3.53 
2015Indians22.62.22.81.80.0-0.3 2.141.072.521.170.00-0.61 
Total- - -56.011.23.9-2.1-10.4-4.2-0.40.960.920.68-0.19-1.00-2.07-1.81

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
2014Indians2.7-2.20.6-0.8-0.1-1.71.3-0.2-0.6-0.2-10.0  
2015Indians13.26.52.5-1.1 2.92.02.4-0.10.00.5  
Total- - -34.412.24.1-3.9-0.15.93.81.30.1-0.4-9.30.1-0.4

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
2014Indians0.34-0.620.61-1.76-2.23-1.280.47-0.09-1.94-22.76-4.02  
2015Indians1.852.662.51-2.41 2.290.931.96-0.183.460.25  
Total- - -0.910.880.84-2.26-2.230.950.280.130.14-8.15-0.892.82-1.81

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 %8.9 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.8 %
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 %9.2 %
2013Indians21.6 %58.9 %38.7 %64.0 %89.6 %81.8 %45.8 %53.3 %7.0 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.4 %
2014Indians25.8 %60.9 %42.1 %65.7 %91.0 %82.7 %46.4 %59.8 %7.2 %
2014Average31.3 %65.7 %46.7 %65.8 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Indians26.1 %63.5 %43.6 %71.6 %92.5 %85.9 %46.9 %57.1 %6.1 %
2015Average31.2 %66.9 %47.5 %65.2 %86.9 %79.1 %45.5 %61.1 %9.8 %
Total- - -24.3 %60.6 %41.2 %67.3 %90.3 %83.0 %46.4 %57.9 %6.9 %

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
2015Indians27.8 %58.2 %43.1 %72.8 %92.0 %85.8 %50.2 %20.1
2015Average30.7 %64.4 %46.9 %63.0 %87.3 %79.0 %48.0 %22.0
Total- - -23.9 %56.7 %40.7 %63.9 %90.5 %82.9 %51.3 %20.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011Indians2B3634305.05810064213871     .963 
2012Indians2B1461451293.12404406339244482     .991 
2013Indians2B1471461292.124239512668745460     .982 
2014Indians2B1231211075.01813476425832285     .989 
2015Indians2B9595835.01682334224920324     .990 
Total- - -2B5475414800.2889151534191529914916112     .986 

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
2014Indians2B1075.0 -2 -3-6-11305248.81358   -8 -1.9-8.52.5-8.0-9.7
2015Indians2B835.0 -1 -142193152.78836     -0.84.00.13.48.2
Total- - -2B4800.2 -4 -72-913361093.818202   -6 -4.8-12.63.3-14.1-3.8

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)
2015Indians2B835.00.0%      (4)8.3%    (12)20.0%      (5)0.0%     (2)81.0%    (21)98.8%  (241)
Total- - -2B4800.20.0%    (25)3.9%    (51)9.5%    (42)45.5%    (44)76.7%  (103)98.4%  (1478)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2011Indians305.01252635449485153530
2012Indians1293.12566645956535157582
2013Indians1292.11257585847534758540
2014Indians1075.0593548582837403941-8
Total- - -3965.21085458584548475252-6

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 
2013Indians21.44.5-6.32.125.9-4.22.918.843.44.7$34.6 
2014Indians-8.75.1-8.01.3-3.6-6.62.215.77.70.8$6.4 
2015Indians27.03.63.41.130.74.51.613.149.85.4$43.3 
Total- - -45.720.9-14.16.866.6-7.39.771.8140.815.1$112.4 

  • $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
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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