CLEVELAND – Cleveland's second base player, Jason Kipnis, has built a special relationship with the fans during his nine-year career in Cleveland, and before flying home to the Chicago area, the experienced Infielder is ready to give something back to those who which support the players.

In recent years, Kipnis has held a clean-up event at Progressive Field, signing autographs and giving fans everything from studs to hats to bobbleheads. This year was no exception.

Although shortened due to injury, Kipnis finished the 2019 season, his ninth with the Indians with 112 hits, including 23 doubles and 17 home runs, and 65 runs, which have been played in over 121 games.

During his career, Kipnis recorded 1,121 games scoring 1,120 goals (252 doubles, 23 doubles, 123 home runs), with 529 runs, 594 runs, 449 draws and 135 stolen bases in 168 attempts (80.3 percent success rate)) ,

Kipnis was a selection of Indians from Arizona State University's second round MLB First-Year Player Draft in 2009, switching from college outfielder to professional infielder. Through hard work and commitment to his craft, he earned twice the title "American League All" star status (2013, 2015).

Kipnis was a lifelong .261 hitter with splits of .333 / .417 / .750 percentages of on-base, slugging, and on-base plus slugging ratios.

In 24 career postseason games with the Indians, Kipnis scored 19 goals in 96 bats with three doubles, a triple, four home runs, nine runs scored and nine RBI.

After the 2019 season, the Indians announced that they will not exercise Kipnis' $ 16.5 million option for 2020. However, both parties left the possibility of a reunion open if they can agree on a mutually beneficial agreement.