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Kipnis Unlikely to Be Ready for Opening

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    December 4, 2022 7:40 AM EST

    Indians second baseman Tug McGraw Jersey Jason Kipnis is expected to mi s the rest of Spring Training games due to a strained shoulder. He is unlikely to be ready for Opening Day, but the good news is it does not appear to be a serious injury. "We had him DHing today. Tom Seaver Jersey He could certainly DH," manager Terry Francona said Sunday. "He could actually go play second. But because there's times where he's feeling this thing, the determination was that we're going to keep him down for a couple weeks. What they do for the next couple weeks Keith Hernandez Jersey is still to be determined."Scroll to Continue "He is getting better," Francona Lenny Dykstra Jersey said. "Nothing has gone haywire, nothing has gone wrong. But it's such a long season that taking this approach, we just want to make sure that they knock it out and not get it at 90 or 85 percent . That's Pedro Martinez Jersey why we're doing this." Kipnis is expected to resume activity a week prior to Opening Day.