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Royals | Omar Infante sitting against Twins

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:12:37 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Omar Infante is not in the starting lineup against the Minnesota Twins Thursday, April 16. 2B Christian Colon is starting at the keystone and hitting eighth in the batting order against Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone.

Fantasy Tip: Colon ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) has yet to have an at-bat in 2015. In just 16 at-bats in 2014 against lefties, Colon had six hits and three RBI (.375). With not many games to choose from today, he's not a bad option if you're looking to spend big elsewhere in your FantasyScore lineup.

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Royals | Omar Infante considering surgery

Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:03:31 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Omar Infante (elbow) is considering undergoing surgery on the bone spur in his right elbow, which has caused him pain and inflammation for more than two years. If he decides to go under the knife, he could be sidelined for six to 12 weeks.

Fantasy Tip: Infante would only opt to have surgery if cortisone shots prove to be ineffective. He received a shot last season and had another one last week. Infante's ability to remain healthy in previous years was one of his biggest assets, even if his stats were nothing to write home about. Right now, he projects as nothing more than roster depth in AL-only fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Jeffrey Flanagan

Royals | Omar Infante heading for MRI

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:13:33 -0800

Kansas City Royals 2B Omar Infante (elbow) is heading for an MRI exam with continued soreness in his right elbow. He's been dealing with elbow issues since last year. He was supposed to start at designated hitter for the spring game Friday, March 6, but he instead will have tests on his arm. "It's not ligament. That leads you to believe that it's a spur in the back of the elbow that's inflamed," manager Ned Yost said. "Is an injection warranted to calm it down? Did a spur break off? We just don't know. We have to send him out for an MRI and see exactly what is causing the pain." Infante doesn't have pain when he hits, and he's been able to take grounders and full batting practice without issues.

Fantasy Tip: The 33-year-old Infante's greatest contribution to fantasy players is his consistent playing time, but even that might be in question if there is something seriously wrong with his elbow. Nothing about his profile stands out for fantasy categories. Consider him middle infield insurance in AL-only leagues.

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Royals | Omar Infante available?

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:27:31 -0800

Kansas City Royals 2B Omar Infante has been made available on the trading block, according to sources.

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Royals | Omar Infante unlikely to have surgery

Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:39:23 -0800

Kansas City Royals 2B Omar Infante (shoulder) is not expected to need surgery on his injured shoulder, according to general manager Dayton Moore.

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Royals | Omar Infante playing through shoulder injury

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:29:29 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Omar Infante (shoulder) is dealing with a nagging right shoulder injury. He has cut down his pre-game hitting and double-play turns, and he rarely throws overhand. Infante is not expected to lose playing time in the American League Championship Series, though. He expects he'll require minor shoulder surgery in the offseason.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Kansas City Star - Andy McCullough

Royals | Omar Infante returns

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:47:48 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Omar Infante (shoulder) is back in the lineup Saturday, Aug. 30.

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Royals | Omar Infante remains out

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:33:22 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Omar Infante (shoulder) is not in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 28. Infante has not played since Monday, Aug. 25.

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Royals | Omar Infante update

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:58:42 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Omar Infante (shoulder) could return to the lineup Friday, Aug. 29.

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Royals | Omar Infante could miss a few days

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:22:06 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Omar Infante (shoulder) could miss a few days with shoulder inflammation.

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