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Meet Christian Colon, a young version (OK, potentially) of Omar Infante

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Christian Colon, the Royals' first-round pick in 2010, might never be the superstar fans would logically expect from a fourth overall pick in a draft. But the Royals are comfortable projecting that Colon, in a full season in the majors, could wind up hitting about .280 with 20-25 doubles, 10-12 homers, 50 or so RBI and perhaps 10-15 timely steals. And they...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rookies Colon, Ventura Lead Royals to 7-1 Win over Indians

When Omar Infante was scratched just before first pitch due to “back soreness”, Royals fans couldn’t have been optimistic that they would get much offensive production from whoever started at second base. Making his first major league start, Christian Colon was ready to prove everybody wrong. Colon came through with three extra base hits, Yordano Ventura pitched into the ninth...
Via Royals Blue
5 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals slam Angels behind Infante and a shutdown bullpen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- What seemed like a possible cakewalk after the Royals bolted to an 8-2 lead wound up as tense and white-knuckling as most Royals games these days. And this time the Royals held off the Angels for a gritty 8-6 win Friday night in front of 35,461 fans, thanks to a spectacular performance by the bullpen, which shut out the Angels over the last five innings. In fact...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Infante’s Slam and Dominant Bullpen Propel Royals past Angels 8-6

Back off the ledge, Royals fans. At least for one night. Omar Infante hit his first career grand slam, Ned Yost pulled his starter before it was too late, and the Royals’ bullpen dominated in an 8-6 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. In front of over 35,000 people, Kansas City’s bats came alive in a huge third inning that propelled the Royals to a series-opening...
Via Royals Blue
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Infante's slam sends Royals to 8-6 win over Angels

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Omar Infante capped a seven-run inning with his first career grand slam, and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-6 on a rough Friday night for starting pitchers. Jason Vargas and Angels counterpart Matt Shoemaker (5-2) combined to give up 14 runs on 20 hits -- four of them home runs. Neither got an out in the fifth inning. Michael Mariot...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Updates: Danny Valencia, Omar Infante, Nori Aoki

First, here is the news that Kansas City Royals fans have awaited since late Saturday night. Third baseman Danny Valencia's left hand is not broken; it is sprained. Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star tweeted the update Sunday afternoon. Danny Valencia did not break his hand. He suffered a sprain. He is day to day.— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) May 25, 2014Valenica...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 25, 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...
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins HR structure sees first game action

It took a while but the Miami Marlins finally hit a home run which set off their newly installed home run feature which looks like it originated at Disneyland. Omar Infante was the lucky player who set off the goodness. Sit back and enjoy: Watch the Home Run and Feature HERE courtesy of the MLB. Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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