|Kipnis promises his Fantasy owners they'll thank him later. (US Presswire)|
He plays the game hard. He plays the game with emotion.
When he came up in the middle of last season, Indians manager Manny Acta compared him to Dustin Pedroia and Chase Utley.
This week, I'm thinking he's more Pedroia than Utley, because I could never imagine Utley doing this:
After going 1 for 5 with three strikeouts Tuesday night against the Tigers, Kipnis took to Twitter . . . to plead with Fantasy owners not to drop him from their teams.
To my fantasy owners:Y dont we put me on the bench for a lil, not drop me, but bench til I break out...You'll thank me later #insidesource— Jason Kipnis (@TheJK_Kid) May 23, 2012
I'm no Fantasy expert, but how could you drop this guy now?
And how could you not like him?