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OMAR INFANTE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Guthrie, Infante Lead Royals Over Sox

Believe it or not, Ned Yost’s lineup of desperation worked, and Yost made me eat my words (http://royalsblue.com/?p=1704). I am completely okay with that. The offense tonight exploded for seven runs, and left the Kansas City fan base with a little bit of hope. Alcides Escobar wasted no time in the bottom of the first with a leadoff double. Nori Aoki then singled him in, and later...
Via Royals Blue
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Omar Infante is a sad, sinking ship

There is really no sugar-coating it or a fun way to poke fun at it: Omar Infante is in a freefall and is turning in a disastrous season.  How does Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost celebrate such a thing?  Bat him second in the lineup.  EVERY.  SINGLE.  GAME.Just how bad has it been?  Here are O.I.'s numbers for the year: .254 Batting Average/.290 On Base Percentage/...
Via Pine Tar Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Small Ball and Errors Shutdown Royals

Normally I don't like to write a recap of a Royals game as I can be a bit too emotional at times and draw some bad conclusions. With this game being a a late afternoon contest I've had some time to step away and look at the events and draw some more sane ideas.#1 Yost managing for low scoring works and fails - After Eric Hosmer's inexcusable 2 run error in the 2nd the...
Via Pine Tar Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Omar Infante out with sore shoulder

Royals second baseman Omar Infante will not be available for the third straight game as the AL Central leaders attempt to sweep the Minnesota Twins and extend their four-game winning streak. Manager Ned Yost said Infante has been dealing with an inflammed shoulder for "two or three weeks," according to Dick Kaegel of MLB.com.Infante, 32, had started every one of the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Infante, Two-Out Rallies Lift Royals Past Rockies

In one week, I will start my sophomore year of college. I turn 20 years old in March. Tonight, for the first time in my lifetime, the Kansas City Royals (70-55) are 15 games over .500. Omar Infante broke out of his extended slump with a huge game, the offense came through with two-out rallies to back James Shields, and Ned Yost celebrated his 60th birthday with a win. The Royals...
Via Royals Blue
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Infante's single in 9th lifts Royals over Angels 5-4

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Omar Infante delivered another big hit against the Angels, singling home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning to send the Kansas City Royals over Los Angeles 5-4 Sunday. Lorenzo Cain hit three doubles for the Royals, finishing with four hits and two RBIs. An error by second baseman Howie Kendrick set up the game-ending hit by Infante, whose grand slam...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Have a Day, Infante!

Omar Infante decided today he would load the Royals up on his shoulder and take them to the promise land!  Infante took his MLB leading RBI total for a second baseman, and add a 6 spot to it (17 total now).  He is the first second baseman to do so since…Omar Infante, last year against James Shields and the Royals.  Shields would say “I am glad he is on this team now!” after...
Via Royals Blue
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Omar Infante might avoid disabled list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals have reported that overnight tests on second baseman Omar Infante indicate he did not suffer a concussive head injury when struck in the jaw by a pitch from Tampa Bay reliever Heath Bell. Infante was taken to the University of Kansas Medical Center for observation after receiving six stitches by the Royals' medical team Monday night to close a wound...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Omar Infante’s Injury Leaves the Royals with 3 Options at Second Base

The Kansas City Royals acquired the services of Omar Infante through free agency this offseason.  It was a clear move to improve a clear weak spot in the team’s offense.  It may not have been a solid move toward consistency at the position. Infante is suffering from a bone spur in his right elbow.  The ailment has kept him from game action on a regular basis this spring....
Via i70baseball
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: Justin Upton trade in play?

This past July, I wrote about the Detroit Tigers and the potential that they might trade for Justin Upton prior to the deadline. Click here to read that story again. Instead, the Tigers grabbed Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante to fill out their pre-August wish list. But back to Upton, other than the month on the calendar, little has changed. Perhaps most notable from that piece back...
Via isportsweb.com
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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