Omar Infante RUMORS & NEWS

  • Infante hasn't locked up 2B job "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

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughStar

    The Royals sent Omar Infante to Arizona to play in rehab games for his strained oblique.

  • Royals' Omar Infante officially ruled out for rest of regular season

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Royals second baseman Omar Infante is expected to miss 2-to-3 weeks with a Grade 1 oblique strain, Jeffrey Flanagan of reports. Manager Ned Yost had said Infante would likely be out "for a while" after suffering the injury Friday, but this timetable effectively eliminates any hope..." September 23

  • Royals' Infante considering elbow surgery following 2015 season

    The Score "Omar Infante is putting off surgery, at least for now. The Kansas City Royals second baseman will consider surgery on his elbow to remove bone spurs after the 2015 season, he told's Jeffrey Flanagan." March 13

  • Omar Infante still impacted by shoulder woes

    CBS Sports "Royals second baseman Omar Infante is still being bothered by shoulder issues, according to the Kansas City Star. Infante admitted that he's had pain all season. "When I swing in BP, I feel a lot of pain," Infante said. "I can't swing really hard. I feel bad, because all year, I've felt..." October 10

  • Omar Infante, Royals bail out James Shields in 8-6 victory over Toronto

    Kansas City Star "As he rounded third base, desperate for an opening to tie this baseball game, Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson turned his eyes across the diamond. When the throw bounced, he knew just what to do. “I saw the ball kick out,” Dyson said. “And then I just turned on the boosters.” He scored on a..." May 30

  • Royals place Omar Infante on DL with back injury

    CBS Sports "The Royals have placed second baseman Omar Infante on the 15-day disabled list because of a lingering back injury. Infante, who had been hoping to avoid a roster move, hasn't played since May 6. To take Infante's spot on the 25-man, the Royals have purchased the contract of infielder Pedro Ciriaco..." May 13

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Infante and the Royals have agreed to terms on that four-year deal mentioned before.

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    As @Joelsherman1 reported, Yankees' offer to Omar Infante is 3 years, $24 million.

  • Replacing Cano at second now the Yankees’ biggest worry

    New York Post "The Yankees know what they lost when Robinson Cano took the Mariners’ $240 million and bolted The Bronx for Seattle. Cano is a premier hitter who plays Gold Glove defense at second base and has a left-handed swing made for Yankee Stadium’s right-field porch. Now, as Yankees general manager..." December 09

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    #royals will try again to beat yanks on omar infante. should be strong market. also an uphill battle for kc.

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Yankees have made offer to FA infielder Omar Infante, in addition to Drew, Ellsbury, Choo, Beltran, sources tell @Ken_Rosenthal and me.

  • Infante could be everyday, everywhere

    ESPN New York "When the Yankees had their organization meetings, they knew they had to become more versatile. Too many times in 2013, Joe Girardi had to ask a Vernon Wells to play third or a Lyle Overbay to find an outfield glove. They had no Inspector Gadget players, who had an answer for any position that..." November 27

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    Jason Beck @beckjason

    Infante going on rehab assignment with @MudHens starting tomorrow at Columbus. Will DH a game 2B Wednesday then see how he feels.

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    Jason Beck @beckjason

    No change in diagnosis on Omar Infante after ankle exam yesterday. Rest and rehab for now week or two before baseball activity.

  • Tigers' Omar Infante suffers a setback; Darin Downs likely to return Friday

    Detroit News "One took a step back the other a step forward. But the step back could be a big one. Tigers second baseman Omar Infante left early in his rehab game with the Single A West Michigan Whitecaps on Thursday night because of continued soreness in the left ankle that’s sidelined him since early..." July 26

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    Tom Gage @Tom_Gage

    Omar Infante to play 2B today for West Michigan - will be back with #Tigers on Friday if he feels he's ready

  • Infante, Downs set to go on rehab assignments "Omar Infante is on his way to West Michigan for a rehab assignment with the Tigers' Class A club, and reliever Darin Downs will be joining him. Infante has been on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained ankle sustained on July 3, and the Tigers were waiting to check with him on Tuesday to see..." July 23

  • Tigers' Omar Infante not ready to resume play

    Detroit News "By the time Tigers manager Jim Leyland left for the All-Star Game last Sunday, he suspected that Omar Infante wouldn’t be ready to play on Friday night. It turns out he was right. “I pretty much knew he wasn’t going to be ready,” Leyland said. “He’s not ready, and I have no idea when (he..." July 20

  • Tigers place Omar Infante on 15-day DL

    Detroit News "Acknowledging Omar Infante's injury was more serious than previously thought, the Tigers on Tuesday placed their second baseman on the 15-day disabled list and called up infielder Hernan Perez from Double A Erie to replace him. Infante's disabled-list state is retroactive to July 4. It..." July 09