Jason Kipnis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona gives marching orders to Jason Kipnis, Jose Ramirez

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Manager Terry Francona's meetings with Jason Kipnis and Jose Ramirez on Sunday were direct. Here was the main theme of Francona's meeting with Kipnis: "I said go out and be a second baseman." He carbon copied the message to Ramirez: "I told him, 'Hey, the idea is you're probably playing..." February 22

  • Indians GM Basically Admits Jason Kipnis Isn't Part of Team's Future

    12 Up "​Well, things in Cleveland just got awkward in a hurry. After a 2017 season that saw Cleveland Indians second-baseman ​Jason Kipnis miss half the season and then play centerfield in the postseason, it seems as though Kipnis' role may be shrinking. Kipnis' offensive production has been on..." February 11

  • Mets “Nearly” Struck Trade With Indians For Jason Kipnis

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets and Indians very nearly pulled off a deal that would have sent Jason Kipnis to New York, according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag. Upper management — Heyman hints on the Mets side — ended up scuttling a deal that seemed to be in place. Kipnis was widely rumored to be on New York’s radar last..." January 11

  • Terry Francona tells MLB Network ‘odds are leaning’ toward Jason Kipnis starting at second base

    Akron Beacon Journal "One of the major question marks for the Indians in the wake of their early exit from the 2017 postseason was where to put Jason Kipnis, one of the team’s mainstays and a leader in the clubhouse, in 2018. The Indians entered the offseason with a number of different roster configurations. Some of..." January 11

  • Kipnis expected to play 2B with Indians in 2018

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Jason Kipnis, a man without a position since the end of last season, is expected to return to second base for the Indians to start the 2018 season. Kipnis lost his job late last year due to injuries and the play of Jose Ramirez. When he came off the disabled list on Sept. 16 for the second..." January 06

  • Indians could use Jason Kipnis as outfielder again

    Yardbarker "The Cleveland Indians are still trying to figure out what to do with Jason Kipnis. The former second baseman has been displaced by Jose Ramirez at the position, and Cleveland is still trying to figure out where his future lies. Team president Chris Antonetti said Kipnis could be an option in..." December 23

  • Indians unlikely to deal Jason Kipnis

    Hardball Talk "The Indians officially inked first baseman Yonder Alonso to a two-year, $16 million contract on Saturday, a move that may have some ramifications for infielder/outfielder Jason Kipnis. While Kipnis has drawn some attention from the Mets this offseason, Indians president Chris Antonetti threw cold..." December 23

  • Why Jason Kipnis’ price keeps rising for desperate Mets

    New York Post "Carlos Santana’s hookup with the Phillies could produce a double-whammy of bad news for the Mets. Beyond improving the suddenly aggressive Phillies — the one team that finished behind the Mets in the NL East in 2017 — Santana’s departure from Cleveland gives the Indians both a greater need for..." December 19

  • Can the Cleveland Indians replace Carlos Santana with Jason Kipnis at first base?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Hey, Hoynsie: Now that the Indians have lost Carlos Santana, why can’t they move Jason Kipnis to first base? He’s left-handed, which I understand is preferred for first base and I think he could be an average defensive player. He’s a fan favorite and I’ve seen way too many fan favorites leave over..." December 18

  • Mets have had 'serious' discussions about trading for Jason Kipnis

    SNY TV "The Mets have had "serious" discussions with the Indians about trading for 2B Jason Kipnis, reports Chris Cotillo of SB Nation, who says there has been "traction" between the two clubs. Of the second basemen the Mets are interested in, there has been more traction on a potential deal for Kipnis..." December 14