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Tigers agree to minor-league deal with Infante

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms with infielder Omar Infante on a minor-league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.Detroit announced 14 minor league deals Friday, including one with the 34-year-old Infante. He played 39 games in the major leagues last season with Kansas City, hitting .239 with no home runs. He began his big-league career...
Via Associated Press
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Royals infielders combine for incredible play

Everything is coming up Royals these days. Kansas City holds the biggest first-place division lead in MLB, and they just added Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist before the trade deadline. Zobrist joining the Royals led to the natural conclusion that he might replace Omar Infante at second base, but manager Ned Yost insisted shortly after the trade was made that Kansas City’s newest...
Via The Outside Corner
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Showalter cracks computer joke over Royals All-Star votes

By Jason Rowan Some argue that fans of the Kansas City Royals are making a mockery of the Major League Baseball’s All-Star voting system given that eight members of the team currently are leading the balloting and are in line to start in the Midsummer Classic at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on July 16. Others, including Baltimore Orioles skipper Buck Showalter, are...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals rumors: Rickie Weeks edition

Free agent second baseman could help provide depth to the Royals’ roster in 2015 (zimbio.com). Spring Training begins next month in Surprise, Arizona for the Kansas City Royals, and with four weeks to go before the team heads west, there is still time for general Manager Dayton Moore to sign a few key players in order to give the team the best chance for success in 2015. Free...
Via isportsweb.com
January 16, 2015  |  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
September 17, 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

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

Infante back in Royals' clubhouse but will sit indefinitely

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals second baseman Omar Infante was back in the Royals clubhouse a day after suffering a sprained jaw and a laceration requiring stitches as a result of getting hit by a pitch by Tampa Bay's Heath Bell. Manager Ned Yost said he spoke with Infante and said he seemed in good spirits. Infante remains in somewhat of a holding pattern, though, as the team's medical...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 08, 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
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