Veteran second baseman Jason Kipnis hit his first regular season home run with the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
Veteran second baseman Jason Kipnis hit his first regular season home run with the Chicago Cubs on Friday.

WATCH: Jason Kipnis skies 418-footer for his first homer with Cubs


by - Senior Writer -

CHICAGO — Homering for the first time in the regular season since joining the Chicago Cubs, veteran Jason Kipnis, a Chicago native, blasted a 418-foot solo bomb at Wrigley Field on Friday night. The dinger in the bottom of the fourth put the Cubs up 2-0 on the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Formerly of the Cleveland Indians, Kipnis signed with the Cubs in the offseason. On Friday, he started at second base and took Pirates starter Trevor Williams deep. The solo shot came with two outs and sailed beyond right field.

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