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2B Jason Kipnis was ejected during the third inning of Thursday's game after he struck out with the bases loaded. Kipnis turned to complain to home-plate umpire Lance Barrett about the first-pitch location of his three-pitch strikeout and Barrett quickly tossed him. It was Kipnis' first career ejection. Kipnis is batting .212 for the season and has driven in only one run in the last seven games.

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2B Jason Kipnis hit safely in 21 of his 22 career games at U.S. Cellular Field. Kipnis, a native of nearby Northbrook, singled to start the third inning in Saturday's game. He came into Saturday's game as a career .403 hitter at the ballpark. Hitting third in the Indians' lineup, Kipnis gives the Indians a nice mix of power and the ability to find ways to get on base. He went 2-for-4 with a walk and home run on Saturday.

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2B Jason Kipnis grew up in Northbrook, Ill. -- about 30 miles north of U.S. Cellular Field -- so Chicago roots might help explain some of his success against the White Sox. He went 1-for-4 on Friday, has hit safely in 20 of 21 career games at U.S. Cellular Field and had the kind of numbers that would endear him to hometown fans if he were a White Sox player: a .402 (31-for-77) average with six doubles, four homers and 20 RBIs.

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MLB Team Report - Cleveland Indians - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- Jason Kipnis might be the ideal candidate to be a fan favorite here. Unfortunately for White Sox fans, the All-Star second baseman is locked in with the Cleveland Indians. Kipnis, who grew up 30 miles north of U.S. Cellular Field in Northbrook, Ill., signed a $52.5 million deal last week that keeps him with the Indians through the 2019 season with a club option for one more.

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2B Jason Kipnis grew up in Northbrook, Ill. -- about 30 miles north of U.S. Cellular Field -- so Chicago roots might help explain some of his success against the White Sox. He went 1-for-4 on Friday, has hit safely in 20 of 21 career games at U.S. Cellular Field and had the kind of numbers that would endear him to hometown fans if he were a White Sox player: a .402 (31-for-77) average with six doubles, four homers and 20 RBIs.

Indians 2, Padres 0

Indians 2, Padres 0 (1st): Jason Kipnis snapped a scoreless tie with a two-run homer and Zach McAllister pitched 7 2/3 shutout innings as host Cleveland took the opener of a doubleheader. McAllister (1-0) allowed five hits and no walks while striking out seven, Cody Allen fanned Seth Smith with two on to end the eighth and John Axford put two on base before notching his fourth save in the ninth. Ryan Raburn recorded a pair of hits for the Indians, who have taken the first two games of the interleague series.

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MLB Team Report - Cleveland Indians - INSIDE PITCH Only two Indians position player starters are having the best years of their careers. That would be second baseman Jason Kipnis and left fielder Michael Brantley. Both are having outstanding seasons and both have been key performers for the Indians this year.

Indians take big step toward wild-card spot

Indians take big step toward wild-card spot MINNEAPOLIS -- The Cleveland Indians improved their chances of grabbing a wild-card spot with a 12-6 win over the Minnesota Twins at Target Field on Friday night.

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RHP Corey Kluber pitched into the sixth inning and got the win Sunday, becoming the Indians' third 10-game winner. Kluber, 10-5, has not lost a game since June 27. In 11 starts since then, he is 4-0, with seven no-decisions and a 2.98 ERA. 2B Jason Kipnis had three hits Sunday, snapping his 0-for-8 hitless streak. Even with those three hits, Kipnis is hitting just .239 in the month of September.

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RHP Corey Kluber pitched into the sixth inning and got the win Sunday, becoming the Indians' third 10-game winner. Kluber, 10-5, has not lost a game since June 27. In 11 starts since then, he is 4-0, with seven no-decisions and a 2.98 ERA. 2B Jason Kipnis had three hits Sunday, snapping his 0-for-8 hitless streak. Even with those three hits, Kipnis is hitting just .239 in the month of September.
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