Latest Update Omar Infante drives in only run for Royals Sun Jul, 20, 06:39 AM
A driven player with nice defensive skills: can play all over the infield and outfield. Drives the ball the other way, with occasional power. Has quick feet in the field. Makes solid contact and doesn't strike out a lot.
Flaws: : Isn't always able to catch up to inside fastballs, so he generally doesn't provide a lot of home-run power. Lacks consistency on offense and can run too hot and cold sometimes with the stick.
Infante's hot hitting continued on Saturday, as he is now slashing .447/.449/.553 through 47 July at-bats. Although he has just six RBI in the month to show for it, Infante should be a fixture in starting lineups throughout all league formats until he cools off. Analyst: Matthew Beck
Infante is just one of several regulars getting the day off Sunday. He'll be replaced at second base by Christian Colon.Analyst: Howard Bender
He will have instances like this creep up on him as he has been battling with back soreness on-and-off for the past few seasons. In this instance, it does not seem to be an issue that will keep him out of the lineup for an extended period of time as he is listed day-to-day. Former first-round selection Christian Colon will replace Infante in the Royals lineup for Friday's game against the Indians.Analyst: Michael Pichan
The home run was Infante's third of the month and fifth of the season, but the RBIs and run scored were his first over his last six games. If you happen to own this injury prone veteran see if his media attention grabbing performance Friday increased his interest on the open market.Analyst: Michael Pichan