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AL Central: Kipnis exits game with hamstring tightness

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Jason Kipnis left last night’s game agains the Red Sox after his first at bat, experiencing hamstring tightness as he ran out a ball to first. Kipnis is no stranger to hamstring issues, missing most of July due to prolonged soreness in his right hammie.

The left is slashing .228/.286/.411 with 11 home runs for Cleveland this year. Cleveland has yet to announce if he’ll be DL bound. Kipnis is the third player for Cleveland to go down with injuries in the past 24-hours, with Andrew Miller and Danny Salazar both added to the disabled list yesterday.

Here’s what other news is boppin’ around the American League Central: