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• With his walk in the first inning on Sunday, Kipnis has now reached base safely via a hit, walk or hit-by-pitch in 25 consecutive games. Kipnis headed into Sunday's game batting .379 (25-for-66) in June, marking the fifth-highest average in the American League this month.

• Indians first baseman Nick Swisher, who missed the past seven games due to right shoulder soreness, returned to the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins. Swisher played first base and stepped back into the cleanup spot within the Tribe's batting order.

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• With his walk in the first inning on Sunday, Kipnis has now reached base safely via a hit, walk or hit-by-pitch in 25 consecutive games. Kipnis headed into Sunday's game batting .379 (25-for-66) in June, marking the fifth-highest average in the American League this month.

• Indians first baseman Nick Swisher, who missed the past seven games due to right shoulder soreness, returned to the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins. Swisher played first base and stepped back into the cleanup spot within the Tribe's batting order.

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Jordan Bastian is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Major League Bastian, and follow him on Twitter @MLBastian.

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