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Jason Kipnis smashes two home runs from leadoff spot

Morning news and notes for Monday, May 15, 2017

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Cleveland Indians David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Here’s to a great week!

Indians 8, Twins 3

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Wooohoooo it’s a win!! Trevor Bauer was solid and earned the victory, while Jason Kipnis smashed two home runs. With the win, the Indians improve to 19-17.

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Jason Kipnis finds some familiar comfort in the leadoff spot |

Jason Kipnis' four hits paved the way for an Indians victory on Sunday.

With Cleveland Indians in offensive rut, Terry Francona shuffles his starting lineup |

It worked, at least for one day. From Zack Meisel:

The Indians, as a whole, have struggled at the plate in recent days. The club has scored three runs or fewer in nine of its last 11 games.

Francona said he hadn't decided if Sunday's batting order would become a fixture.

"It's been not a very good 10 days offensively," Francona said. "I just thought this made sense. We'll see moving forward."

Indians place Guyer on DL and call up Robertson and Gonzalez |

Changes all around!

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