Jason Kipnis News Archive
Kipnis (back) returned to action Thursday for the first time March 17.
Kipnis (back) will play five innings defensively in a minor league game Wednesday, and will get an at-bat in each inning, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. He hopes to rejoin the big league club for a game Thursday if all goes well.
Kipnis (back) took 50 swings in the cage Monday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Kipnis (back) still hasn't been cleared to resume baseball activities, MLB.com reports.
Kipnis (back) is expected to miss his fifth straight day Monday as he continues to be bothered by back tightness. MLB.com reports.
Kipnis (back) was held out of action for the third straight day Saturday and is unlikely to return Sunday, MLB.com reports. "Trying to rush a guy just doesn't seem to make sense to me," manager Terry Francona said. "We can always send him down to the minor league side when he gets ready, if he doesn't have enough at-bats, and let him bounce back and forth from field to field and get a bunch of at-bats."
Kipnis (back) was held out of action for the second consecutive day Friday but hopes to return Saturday, MLB.com reports. "I'd say he's tentative [for Saturday] and I'd bet you it'll be the next day," manager Terry Francona said. "We'll see. We'll see how he does."
Kipnis was scratched from Thursday's spring training game due to back spasms, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Kipnis (finger) was hitless in two at-bats in his first appearance of the spring Saturday.
Kipnis (finger) is expected to make his spring debut this weekend, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.