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  1. Indians prospect Francisco Lindor likely to start 2015 season at Triple-A

    Nov 2, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

    Francisco Lindor

    Indians shortstop prospect Francisco Lindor will have to prove himself at Triple-A at the start of the 2015 season before the club thinks about promoting him.

  2. Indians altering conditioning plan for Jason Kipnis

    Oct 19, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Jason Kipnis

    Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis had a poor showing in 2014 and the club is changing up his conditioning program in attempt to help him regain some speed.

  3. A fan on Twitter asked Jason Kipnis for tickets. Kipnis hooked him up.

    Sep 24, 2014, 8:23 AM EST

    jason kipnis indians getty

    A solid play from the Indians’ second baseman.

  4. Jason Kipnis considered day-to-day with hamstring issue

    Sep 20, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Jason Kipnis

    Jason Kipnis is listed as day-to-day with a sore right hamstring.

  5. Jason Kipnis thinks pressure of contract extension led to poor season

    Sep 11, 2014, 11:50 AM EST

    kipnis getty

    After a breakout, All-Star season last year Jason Kipnis has struggled this year, hitting just .248 with six homers and a .664 OPS that represents a 150-point drop.

  6. Indians lose Michael Bourn to another left hamstring injury

    Jul 6, 2014, 12:13 PM EST

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    Indians outfielder Michael Bourn has been placed on the 15-day disabled list after again injuring his left hamstring.

  7. Indians activate Jason Kipnis from the disabled list

    May 28, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

    Cleveland Indians v Minnesota Twins

    Out since late April with a strained oblique muscle, Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is off the disabled list and back in the lineup for tonight’s game against the White Sox.

  8. Jason Kipnis expected to return to Indians on Tuesday

    May 25, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

    jason kipnis indians getty

    The last-place Indians will get a boost this week. According to Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, star second baseman Jason Kipnis is on track to return from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday against the White Sox after playing one final minor league rehab game Monday at Triple-A Columbus.

  9. Jason Kipnis will begin rehab assignment Friday, aiming to return to Indians on May 26

    May 20, 2014, 9:18 PM EST

    jason kipnis getty

    Some positive news here for the Indians, who sit at the very bottom of the AL Central standings. Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that star second baseman Jason Kipnis — who’s been on the disabled list since April 30 with a right oblique strain — has been cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment on Friday with Triple-A Columbus.

  10. Indians lose Jason Kipnis to oblique injury, call up 21-year-old Jose Ramirez

    May 2, 2014, 2:47 PM EST

    Jason Kipnis

    Jason Kipnis is the latest player to suffer the dreaded strained oblique muscle and after initially holding out some slim hope that he could avoid the disabled list the Indians have placed the second baseman on the shelf.

  11. Jason Kipnis suffers an abdominal strain

    Apr 30, 2014, 9:54 AM EST

    kipnis getty

    A bad week is getting worse for the Tribe.

  12. Tim Hudson snaps walkless streak after 30 2/3 innings, 115 batters

    Apr 26, 2014, 9:35 AM EST

    Tim Hudson

    Tim Hudson entered Friday’s start against the Indians with a pristine total of zero walks in 30 innings, but he snapped it in the first inning when he issued a free pass to Carlos Santana.

  13. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 22, 2014, 6:56 AM EST

    Trout and Harper

    Baseball’s two brightest young stars pass like ships in the night.

  14. VIDEO: Watch Jason Kipnis get a wind-aided single

    Apr 12, 2014, 9:10 PM EST

    Jason Kipnis

    One of the elements helped Jason Kipnis get a single on Saturday afternoon.

  15. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 10, 2014, 7:06 AM EST

    Victor Martinez

    I saw Captain America last night. It was way better than the first few innings of the Tigers-Dodgers game.

  16. Indians, Jason Kipnis reach a six-year, $52.5 million contract extension

    Apr 4, 2014, 8:23 AM EST

    Cleveland Indians v Minnesota Twins

    The Tribe is about to lock up one of its key players. Wait — how do you lock up a key? Do you use another key? This is rather confusing.

  17. 2014 Preview: Cleveland Indians

    Mar 21, 2014, 12:12 PM EST

    Chris Antonetti, Terry Francona

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Cleveland Indians. The Big Question: Did the Indians lose too much pitching? After four consecutive losing seasons the Indians…

  18. Jason Kipnis has a baseball-sized bruise on his back

    Mar 14, 2014, 7:50 PM EST

    Cleveland Indians v Minnesota Twins

    Jason Kipnis was hit in the back with a Jeremy Guthrie fastball in Thursday’s 12-6 win over the Royals. He tweeted a picture of his battle scar — or in this case, battle bruise. Whoever can find where I got hit today, wins a prize! #fruitloop #dontrubit pic.twitter.com/I9PzEWt1v8 — Jason Kipnis (@TheJK_Kid) March 14, 2014…

  19. Smart money on Hanley Ramirez, Jay Bruce in prop bets

    Mar 12, 2014, 5:55 PM EST

    Hanley Ramirez Getty

    Bovada released its player prop bets for the 2014 season on Wednesday, providing odds on the AL and NL MVP and Cy Young races, as well as MLB’s home run leader. Here’s a look at what I consider to be the best bets in each category. Please do note, though, all information here is for…

  20. Indians expected to offer Jason Kipnis a contract extension soon

    Feb 22, 2014, 9:25 PM EST

    Cleveland Indians v Minnesota Twins

    Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis will enter his first year of arbitration eligibility after the season. He’ll have the opportunity to go through the arbitration process for three years. After the 2017 season, he would become eligible for free agency. According to Terry Pluto of the Plain Dealer, however, it sounds like the Indians want…

  21. Jason Kipnis open to discussing a contract extension with the Indians

    Jan 26, 2014, 3:50 PM EST

    Jason Kipnis

    Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer reports that second baseman Jason Kipnis is open to discussing a contract extension with the Indians. The two sides will likely begin talking during spring training. Kipnis, however, does not want contract talks to distract him during the regular season, as MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian writes. Kipnis, who turns 27…

  22. Big-ticket signings fail to lift Indians in loss

    Oct 3, 2013, 12:09 AM EST

    Nick Swisher

    When the Indians added Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn in free agency, it was supposed to energize the fans and signal the start of a new era. And it probably did help with the latter, if not the former. However, while neither Swisher nor Bourn went bust in year one in Cleveland, the performances of…

  23. American League Wild Card Game: Rays-Indians lineups

    Oct 2, 2013, 5:17 PM EST

    Terry Francona, Joe Maddon

    Here are the lineups for tonight’s American League Wild Card Game between the Rays and Indians, in Cleveland: Rays: LF David DeJesus RF Wil Myers 1B James Loney 3B Evan Longoria 2B Ben Zobrist CF Desmond Jennings DH Delmon Young SS Yunel Escobar C Jose Molina SP Alex Cobb Wil Myers only batted second 11…

  24. Pouliot’s postseason award picks: American League

    Oct 1, 2013, 2:18 AM EST

    Mike Trout

    Evan Longoria made his case for moving up the MVP ballot with his big game Monday, but while it’s safe to say the Rays wouldn’t have reached the postseason without him, he was still no better than the AL’s third best third baseman. It was, in fact, the year of the third baseman in the…

  25. Rays fall into tie with Indians for wild card spots, Rangers one back

    Sep 27, 2013, 11:51 PM EST

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Texas Rangers

    The AL wild card battle tightened up Friday, with the Rays losing in Toronto and both the Indians and Rangers gaining a game. The current standings: Rays: 90-70 (two in Toronto) Indians: 90-70 (two in Minnesota) Rangers: 89-71 (two vs. Angels) The Rays, who had won seven straight, were undone by some sloppy defense in…

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