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Jason Kipnis looks to continue power surge into 2017

Morning news and notes for Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

World Series - Cleveland Indians v Chicago Cubs - Game Four Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Tomorrow is the first day of February, which means that baseball will be back very soon! While the sting of Game 7 isn’t completely gone, it is slowly being replaced by the excitement of a new season that looms closer every day. I’m not sure if I’ll make it out to Arizona for Spring Training this year, but I’m hoping to get back to Progressive Field at some point this season.

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Statcast shows Kipnis’ evolution at plate | MLB

Jason Kipnis saw an impressive uptick in power during the 2016 season, which started all the way back in spring training. The main difference was his enhanced ability to turn on inside pitches, which helped him to continue to drive the ball to the opposite field with consistency and authority. Here’s to a powerful 2017, Kip!

The aftermath of Game 7: Some Cleveland Indians did nothing but sleep, others couldn’t sleep at all |

If you thought you had it bad after the World Series ended, you’ve probably imagined at some point about how the players felt. Well, imagine no more.

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