Omar Infante RUMORS & NEWS

  • Royals’ Omar Infante clears waivers, becomes free agent

    Today's Knuckleball "Former Kansas City Royals second basemen Omar Infante has become an unrestricted free agent after clearing waivers. At 35, Infante has quickly fallen from a productive middle infielder to someone who is basically replacement level or worse when it comes to his WAR values. This season, he’s..." June 23

  • Royals' Omar Infante: Placed on release waivers

    CBS Sports "The Royals requested release waivers on Infante, Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star reports. Designated for assignment last week, Infante will now become a free agent if he isn't claimed by Thursday. Given his sizable contract in combination with his lack of production the past three years, he..." June 21

  • Royals designate Omar Infante for assignment

    MLB Daily Dish "The Royals have designated second baseman Omar Infante for assignment, as first reported by MLB.com’s Jeffrey Flanagan. The team will now have 10 days to decide on Infante's fate, though his salary means that he will be released by the end of the month. Infante, 34, has hit just .239/.279/.321..." June 15

  • Infante hasn't locked up 2B job

    MLB.com "The Royals no longer have Ben Zobrist, and they still will owe Omar Infante nearly $18 million over the next two seasons, but that does not mean Infante has locked up the second-base job. At least, that's what Royals general manager Dayton Moore is saying. "We'll just evaluate," Moore told..." January 09

  • Royals' Omar Infante expected to recover before spring training

    Fox Sports "Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante underwent surgery in November to remove bone chips from his right elbow but is expected to be at full strength by the start of spring training, major-league sources told FOX Sports. The Royals, who made no announcement of Infante's procedure at the..." January 02