Jason Kipnis Gives the Cubs the Early Lead with a Two-Run Shot (VIDEO)

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Jason Kipnis Gives the Cubs the Early Lead with a Two-Run Shot (VIDEO)

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Coming through with a two-out hit to drive in a runner who opened the inning by getting on base is always very satisfying. Like, Willson Contreras walked, advanced to second and then to third on “productive” outs, but it was going to take a hit to get him home. A single would’ve been swell enough.

But Jason Kipnis decided to drive himself in, too:

At 426 feet, Kipnis’s shot came up just four feet short of Anthony Rizzo’s opening inning blast. Better luck next time.

Also, they tried:

https://twitter.com/SarahSpain/status/1302756330118230016



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.