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Jason Kipnis Makes Rehab Start for Akron RubberDucks

On Wednesday night Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis made a rehab assignment start for the Akron RubberDucks.

Kipnis was placed on the 10-day DL with Hamstring Tightness in the beginning of July. Jason Kipnis was pulled from his start in the 8th inning tonight.

Kipnis went 1-4 tonight while playing in Akron but his sole hit was a home run.

In his first at-bat of the evening, Kipnis grounded out to second.

In his next at-bat, Kipnis hit a homer to right-center field.

Here is some footage of the homer that Kipnis hit:

In Kipnis’ third at-bat of the evening, he grounded out to second for the second time.

In his last at-bat of the night, Kipnis grounded out to first to end the inning.

Payton Vince is either talking about sports or watching sports. He covers sports for Metro Networks and is also a writer for He grew up in Brooklyn Heights,Ohio for most of his life then around senior year of high school moved to Cleveland. A fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers, and a Pittsburgh Steelers, he graduated from Cuyahoga Heights High School (Class of 2014) and also graduated from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in 2015. He bowled and played baseball in high school, and is a huge fan of independent wrestling and WWE, and can almost always find him at an independent show. Lastly, Payton is a backstage interviewer for Mega Championship Wrestling in Elyria, and is one of the three on ‘That Sports Show’ which airs daily from 2-4pm on

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