Ramirez Hits 2 HRs, Indians Beat Twins 9-3 In Doubleheader OpenerJose Ramirez homered twice, doubled and drove in four runs as the Cleveland Indians pulled even with Minnesota atop the AL Central by beating the Twins 9-3 Saturday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.
Jason Kipnis Scratched From Lineup WednesdayErik Gonzalez replaces Kipnis at second and will bat 9th. Bradley Zimmer moves from 9th in the order to the lead off spot, his first career game batting 1st.
Smoke Signals: Moving The Line and Terrific TomlinTerry Francona had been preaching the need for ‘keeping the line moving’ on offense before the Indians’ third three-game losing streak of the season.
Kipnis-Santana Switch Unlocks New Offensive Level Going ForwardTerry Francona says he is not a fan of shaking up the lineup for the sake of shaking it up. Well, consider the Indians-9 stirred at the very least.
Kipnis Homers Twice In Leadoff Spot, Indians Beat Twins 8-3Jason Kipnis, moved to the leadoff spot for the first time this season, was 4 for 5 with two homers and four RBIs, and the Cleveland Indians woke up from an offensive slumber in an 8-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
Smoke Signals: Kluber On the Ground, Hitters To the Left, and Kipnis in the LineupCorey Kluber entered Friday night with the fifth-lowest ground ball percentage in baseball, partially explaining his 6.38 ERA and -0.1 WAR through three starts.
Indians' Kipnis Activated From DL, Makes 1st StartSecond baseman Jason Kipnis was activated from the disabled list by the Cleveland Indians and was set to make his season debut against the Chicago White Sox.
Where Should Jason Kipnis Hit When He Returns?It would seem, barring a setback, that Jason Kipnis will be back with the Indians at some point this weekend. With Kipnis back in the lineup, Terry Francona will have to find a spot to put him.
Jim Bowden Says "On Paper, The Indians Are The Best Team In The League"Jim Bowden talks about why he's so confident the Indians will run away with the A.L. Central, and what Cleveland's lineup will look like with Jason Kipnis in the lineup when he returns
Tribe Release Update On Kipnis' RehabThe Cleveland Indians tweeted that second baseman Jason Kipnis will return to action on Saturday to continue his rehab assignment.
Lonnie Chisenhall Return On Deck, Jason Kipnis Not Far AwayChisenhall’s absence from the roster was more related to transportation, with his flight into Cleveland landing under two hours from Opening Day ceremonies.
Smoke Signals: Arizona's Blocked Punt, Chisenhall and Kipnis' ReturnsThere exists a secret formula to winning in football, something in which you can do that will win you the game 90 percent of the time.