Omar Infante
Omar Infante

Omar Infante (2B)

Free Agent

Bats: R   Throws: R

The Royals have designated Omar Infante for assignment. The Royals have 10 days to put Infante on waivers, trade him, release him or send him to the minors.

Fantasy Impact: This is not a surprise move since younger Royals players have been playing well. Infante may have value if another team picks him up soon.

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Omar Infante went 1-for-3 with three RBI against the Twins on Monday. He is now hitting .248 on the season.

Fantasy Impact: Infante has shown a little more value lately, but remains a risky option due to his lack of power at the plate.

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Omar Infante went 1-for-3 with one run scored in the Royals 4-1 victory over the White Sox. He is now hitting .241 on the season.

Fantasy Impact: Infante still has some value to owners, but he mainly is an option in bigger leagues or as a back up who plays everyday.

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Omar Infante went 2-for-4 with one RBI in the Royals 8-4 victory. He is now hitting .245 on the year.

Fantasy Impact: Infante seems to have cemented his role with this team once again. He may not hit for a high average, but you can depend on him to get at-bats and play everyday.

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Omar Infante goes 2-for-4

Tue, May 10th 9:13am EDT
By Brad Pitzl

Omar Infante went 2-for-4 in the Royals' 6-3 loss to the Yankees. He is now hitting .258.

Fantasy Impact: Infante has shown that he can string together hits at times, but has not driven in many runs this year. His lack of overall production makes his fantasy value pretty low.

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Omar Infante went 1-for-4 against the Angels on Monday. He is now hitting .267 on the season.

Fantasy Impact: Infante is off to a better start than most expected at the plate. He remains an option in bigger fantasy leagues only.

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Omar Infante went 0-for-3 against the Orioles on Friday and is now hitting .269 on the season.

Fantasy Impact: Infante has had a good start to the season, but his batting average will stay around where it is at now. He is a fantasy option in bigger leagues only.

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Omar Infante went 1-for-4 against the Astros in the Royals' 3-2 victory. He is now hitting .286 this season.

Fantasy Impact: Infante has gotten off to a better start than most expected. He remains only a back up option in bigger leagues.

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Omar Infante went 1-for-3 with one run scored and one RBI. He is now hitting .333 this season.

Fantasy Impact: Infante was a real question mark coming into this season, but he has started off as a solid option at second base. While he remains a starter in larger leagues only, he could be a great fill in player when you have injuries.

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Omar Infante went 2-for-3 against the Mets on opening night. After a slow spring, he looked great at the plate.

Fantasy Impact: Infante seemed dialed in at the plate and this solid start to the season should give him confidence. He still is only an option in larger leagues.

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Omar Infante goes 0-for-4

Tue, Mar 29th 7:31pm EDT
By Brad Pitzl

Omar Infante went 0-for-4 against the Padres in the Royals 11-3 victory. He is now hitting .316 this spring.

Fantasy Impact: Infante has the starting job at second base for the Royals, so he will be in the lineup daily at the beginning of the season. There is a chance that he may have to share time with a younger player at some point this season though.

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Omar Infante goes 3-for-4

Sat, Mar 26th 11:20am EDT
By Brad Pitzl

Omar Infante went 3-for-4 with two runs scored against the Giants on Friday. He is now hitting.344 this spring.

Fantasy Impact: Infante has shown that he still has something left in his bat lately. He is still only a fantasy option in larger leagues though.

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Omar Infante was 1-for-4 with one strikeout in the Royals 5-2 loss to the Cubs. He is hitting .261 this spring.

Fantasy Impact: Infante seems to be healthy and ready to resume his starting position at second base. He will need to be productive with his bat this year, as the Royals have a crop of young infielders coming up through their system.

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Omar Infante was 0-for-2 against the Diamondbacks on Friday afternoon. He is still seeking his first hit of the spring.

Fantasy Impact: Infante is off to a very slow start, which is not a good thing for a guy who was replaced last season during the pennant chase. With young players like Raul Mondesi coming up, Infante needs to turn things around quickly.

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Tigers beat the Royals 8-6 Thursday afternoon despite a 2 RBI day from Omar Infante and key run scoring hits from Alex Rios, Drew Butera and Kendrys Morales.

Fantasy Impact: Omar Infante continues to struggle into August posting 11 hits in his last 50 plate appearances. Infante is not a viable option in most standard 10 and 12 team leagues at this point.


Omar Infante send two runs home with a hit in the 5-1 Royals victory over the Astros Sunday. Infante also struck out three times in the game. The Royals take on the Indians tonight in Cleveland. Game time is 7:10 (ET).

Fantasy Impact: Omar Infante has hit a dismal .183 over the past 14 days. He has just eight hits in his last 43 appearances and should remain on fantasy benches unless he snaps out of this.


Omar Infante was hitless in all four plate appearances against the Twins.

Fantasy Impact: Infante is in the midst of a deep slump that has seen his batting average drop forty points in a two-week span. With only three hits in his last ten games, there is no reason to own Infante in any fantasy league.

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Infante went 3-for-5 tonight against the Indians and looks to be fully recovered from the groin strain that kept him out of four games the previous week.

Fantasy Impact: Infante has typically hit for a good batting average but doesn't provide much power or take a lot of walks. He is nothing more than an injury replacement or fill in if your regular second baseman has a day off.

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Omar Infante suffered a left groin strain while running the bases on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Ned Yost hopes Infante can play as soon as Tuesday but a trip to the DL has not been ruled out. Christian Colon will fill in for Infante at second base.

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Time is running out for 2B Omar Infante to prove his fitness. The veteran second baseman is struggling with inflammation in his right elbow, for which he has already received a cortisone shot.

Fantasy Impact: Look for Christian Colon to get the 2B gig if Omar Infante doesn't make it. He is a patient hitter with a bit of speed, so could help with AVG & SB.

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