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Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis hits into a fielders choice off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Fernando Abad in the ninth inning Friday, in Cleveland. Washington Nationals' Kurt Suzuki watches. Drew Stubbs scored and the Indians won 2-1. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis rounds the bases after hitting a home run against the Boston Red Sox during the fifth inning of a game at Fenway Park in Boston, May 26. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
Cleveland Indians' Nick Swisher (facing camera) hugs Jason Kipnis (22) after Kipnis' three-run home run in the 10th inning to defeat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 in a game on May 17, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
When 1,000 people recently gathered downtown to raise awareness about the heroin epidemic, one of their chief demands was that Akron police — in addition to paramedics — begin carrying the heroin reversal drug naloxone.