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Chronicle-Telegram Jun 18, 2016

Santana homer in 9th gives Indians win over White Sox

CLEVELAND — Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis posed two questions to his teammates in the middle of the ninth inning. “When we came into the dugout, we all said, ‘Who wants it?’ and ‘Who’s going to get it done?’” he recounted. The answer to both queries was Carlos Santana. Santana belted a leadoff home run Read More... The post Santana homer in 9th gives Indians win over White Sox appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.

Indians 3, White Sox 2: 15 Walk-Off Thoughts on Carlos Santana, Jason Kipnis, Trevor Bauer, more

Here are 15 Walk-Off Thoughts after the Indians’ 3-2 walk-off win against the Chicago White Sox. 1. After not being able to come up with a timely hit in a three-game sweep at the hands of the Kansas City Royals, the Indians twice used some clutch hitting to snap a three-game losing streak and notch their third walk-off win of the season. 2. The first was off the bat of Jason Kipnis, who put the Indians on top 2-1 in the eighth inning with a double to right-center field that scored Michael Martinez from first. 3. Kipnis has done so much damage ripping doubles to the opposite...
News-Herald Jun 16, 2016

Cleveland Indians fall into first-place tie with Royals after 9-4 setback

KANSAS CITY, Mo. >> Jason Kipnis understands the Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals are probably going to be nip-and-tuck with each other for the AL Central lead most of the season.That only underscored how tough it was to get swept by the reigning World Series champions.
Akron Beacon Journal Jun 14, 2016

Indians blow late lead in 3-2 loss to Kansas City Royals

Josh Tomlin continued his All-Star case with another strong performance, but Salvador Perez’s two-run home run off Bryan Shaw in the eighth inning was the difference in a 3-2 Indians loss to the Royals Tuesday night. Tomlin tossed seven innings, allowing just one run on seven hits and striking out five. He left the game with a 2-1 lead behind Carlos Santana’s solo home run off Chris Young in the third inning—his 13th of the season—and Jason Kipnis’ RBI-single in the fifth. That was until Perez took Shaw (0-3, 5.68 ERA) deep for the game-deciding home run in the bottom of the...
Chronicle-Telegram Jun 11, 2016

Indians 6, Angels 2: Corey Kluber takes advantage of early runs, cruises to complete game

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Corey Kluber had a hefty lead before he even took the Angel Stadium mound, freeing him to go after hitters with confidence. The result was another superb start for an ace rapidly rediscovering his top form for the Cleveland Indians. Kluber pitched a three-hitter with eight strikeouts and Jason Kipnis had three Read More... The post Indians 6, Angels 2: Corey Kluber takes advantage of early runs, cruises to complete game appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.
News-Herald Jun 11, 2016
Kluber throws 3-hitter at L.A.

Kluber throws 3-hitter at L.A.

ANAHEIM >> Corey Kluber pitched a three-hitter with eight strikeouts and Jason Kipnis had three hits in the Indians' 6-2 victory over the slumping Los Angeles Angels June 10.Mike Napoli doubled home the first run in a four-run first inning for AL Central-leading Cleveland, which has won eight of 10 in June.
Plain Dealer Jun 4, 2016

Jason Kipnis says Cleveland Indians 'turned corner' with consecutive walk-off wins

The Indians walk-off victory over Kansas City on Thursday bore the finger prints of not one, but several players.
Plain Dealer Jun 2, 2016

Watch: Jason Kipnis, Ketchup's epic collision during Indians' Hot Dog Derby

Was it an accident or a premeditated hit job? Only Kip knows for sure, but if you slow down the tape, it looks like the second baseman lowered his shoulder into Ketchup.
Columbus Dispatch May 30, 2016

MLB | Indians hit 3 homers in 6-4 loss to Orioles

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians belted three homers on Sunday, and then had a chance to win their weekend series against the Baltimore Orioles. They just couldn't come up with a big hit late in the game. Jason Kipnis, Carlos Santana and Mike Napoli homered for Cleveland, but Baltimore's bullpen escaped a couple of jams to help the Orioles hold on for a 6-4 victory.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Akron Beacon Journal May 29, 2016

Orioles 6, Indians 4: Ryan Lewis’ 19 Walk-Off Thoughts on scoring chances, Mike Clevinger, more

Here are 19 Walk-Off Thoughts on the Indians’ 6-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles Sunday afternoon. 1. This game felt similar to Friday’s loss, in which the Indians dug themselves an early hole, battled back to tie but lost in the end. The main difference was that in Sunday’s game, the Indians had two golden scoring opportunities in the end. They just couldn’t convert them. 2. The Indians had two runners in scoring position with no outs in the bottom of the eighth after Jason Kipnis singled and Francisco Lindor doubled. Lindor’s hit was only a few feet from being a game-tying...
Akron Beacon Journal May 29, 2016
Orioles 6, Indians 4: Another rally goes for naught in Indians’ home loss to O’s

Orioles 6, Indians 4: Another rally goes for naught in Indians’ home loss to O’s

CLEVELAND: For the second time in three games, the Indians fell behind the Baltimore Orioles, fought their way back to a tie but couldn’t keep up.Failing to capitalize on key scoring opportunities in the eighth and ninth innings, the Indians fell 6-4 at Progressive Field. Combined with the Kansas City Royals’ 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox, they also fell into a three-way tie with the Royals and White Sox atop the American League Central Division.Facing Brad Brach, Jason Kipnis singled to lead off the eighth and Francisco Lindor followed with a double off the wall in right field that...
Plain Dealer May 26, 2016
Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor, playing the roles of big brother and little brother, strive to be MLB's best middle-infield tandem

Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor, playing the roles of big brother and little brother, strive to be MLB's best middle-infield tandem

"You just have to keep him in line and almost be the bumpers in bowling for him," Kipnis said. "You know he's going in the right direction. Just keep him going in the right direction."

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  • 6 Carlos Carrasco

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  • 5 Chris Tillman

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  • 5 Chris Davis

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