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Royals infielder Omar Infante goes down swinging - literally (Video/GIF)

Your browser does not support iframes.Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante went down swinging - literally - during his first at-bat of Tuesday night's American League Wild Card playoff game against Oakland.Infante took the huge hack at the 0-2 pitch from A's pitcher Jon Lester which made him look really silly.Overall, however, Infante had a respectable game at the...
Via Holdout Sports
8 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Season defining series

The Royals and Omar Infante look to move ahead of his former team the Detroit Tigers in the division standings this weekend (royalsreview.com). The Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox Wednesday night by a final score of 6-2. With a Detroit Tigers loss to the Minnesota Twins, the Royals pull within a half game, and with both teams having an off day on Thursday, the Royals...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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
17 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
21 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
August 28, 2014  |  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
August 20, 2014  |  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’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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