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Jason Kipnis

Jason Kipnis

2B - CHC - NRI
Age: 32College: Arizona StateBats: LThrows: R

2020 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) H #315
Best / Worst #227 / #326
ADP #657

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Jason Kipnis is expected to sign with the Chicago Cubs

Free agent second baseman Jason Kipnis is expected to sign a Minor League agreement with an invitation to camp pending a physical with the Chicago Cubs.

Fantasy Impact

Kipnis, a graduate of Glenbrook North High School just outside of Chicago, will be returning home to play for the team he rooted for as a kid. No longer the All-Star he used to be, Kipnis can bring a big lefty bat to the Cubs rotation and contribute as a solid defender at second base if he is called up. The last three seasons for Kipnis have compiled for three of his four worst batting averages over his nine-year career so it's assumed the he, David Bote, and Nico Hoerner will split duties at second base for the Cubs, with the possibility that Hoerner moves to AAA to help further his development. Kipnis has a decent shot at winning the starting spot but he'll have to prove himself in camp. Last year Kipnis posted a .245 AVG, .715 OPS, 17 HR, 65 RBI, 52 R, and 88 SO over 121 games.

Dave Kluge1 week ago
Jason Kipnis club option declined

Jason Kipnis' club option for 2020 was declined by Cleveland on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact

Kipnis hit .245/.304/.410 with 17 home runs in 2019, but was forced to miss the final week of the season after having surgery on his right hand. The veteran second baseman will look to latch onto another team this off-season.

Brad Camara16 weeks ago
Jason Kipnis homers in win

Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBI in a 6-2 win over the Angels on Monday.

Fantasy Impact

Kipnis launched a two-run shot in the second inning to give the Tribe a three-run lead. The veteran infielder is hitting .249 with 17 homers, 50 runs, 65 RBI, and seven steals.

Matthew Terelle24 weeks ago
Jason Kipnis hits 14th homer

Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis went 1-for-5 with a homer, two runs, and two RBI in a 10-1 win over the Tigers on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

Kipnis went deep off Spencer Turnbull in the first inning, giving him 14 dingers on the season. Overall, the veteran infielder is hitting .249 with 46 runs, 60 RBI, and seven steals.

Matthew Terelle25 weeks ago
Jason Kipnis picks up seventh steal

Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis went 1-for-3 with a run and a steal in a 4-1 win over the Royals on Friday.

Fantasy Impact

Kipnis is having a respectable season, hitting .254 with 13 homers, 43 runs, 58 RBI, and seven steals. He is three steals away from a sixth season with double-digit stolen bases.

Matthew Terelle26 weeks ago
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