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Indians activate Kipnis, place Johnson on Disabled List

Indians activate Kipnis from D.L. (Source: Cleveland Indians) Indians activate Kipnis from D.L. (Source: Cleveland Indians)

The Cleveland Indians have announced that they have activated second baseman Jason Kipnis from the Disabled List. In addition, the Indians have placed infielder Chris Johnson on the 15-day D.L.

Kipnis has been on the 15-day D.L. since August 2nd with right shoulder inflammation.  He is currently leading the American League in batting average (.326) and on-base pct. (.401) and for the year is batting .326 (132-405) with 66 runs, 31 doubles, 6 triples, 6 home runs and 39 RBI in 101 games.

Johnson last played on Friday, August 14 in Minnesota. During his 6-game tenure with Cleveland he has batted .429 (9-21) with 3 2B and 3 runs scored. 

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