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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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ventura back injury will force him to miss a start; Infante hurting, too

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's that time of the year when a long, grueling season takes its physical toll. The Royals are experiencing that as manager Ned Yost indicated Tuesday that starter Yordano Ventura will miss his next scheduled start Wednesday because of mid-back stiffness. Yost said the injury does not appear serious, but the Royals believe the safest measure is for Ventura...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
6 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Infante has three doubles to lead Royals past Rockies

DENVER -- Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night. James Shields pitched six solid innings to get the win for the Royals, who have now won 21 of 26 after getting to Colorado rookie Tyler Matzek in the seventh. Matzek (2-9) came into Tuesday with a 9.60 ERA in August but was having...
Via AP on Fox
13 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

Infante's six RBIs carry Royals past Orioles 9-3

BALTIMORE -- Omar Infante homered and tied a career high with six RBIs, James Shields pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the Kansas City Royals coasted to a 9-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. Nori Aoki scored three runs for the Royals, who took two of three from Baltimore to conclude a 3-4 road trip that began in Cleveland. Kansas City is 12-0 when scoring...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
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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