Royals' Omar Infante (jaw) returns to lineup

After being sidelined with a cut on his lower left side of his face that needed 6 stiches, and a sprained jaw Omar Infante returned to the lineup Friday, according to Dick Kaegal of Infante, of the Royals, got through batting practice fine, so he was in the lineup, and promptly singled to right field in his first at bat. He returned after missing 2 games, because he was...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Infante back in Royals' clubhouse but will sit indefinitely

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals second baseman Omar Infante was back in the Royals clubhouse a day after suffering a sprained jaw and a laceration requiring stitches as a result of getting hit by a pitch by Tampa Bay's Heath Bell. Manager Ned Yost said he spoke with Infante and said he seemed in good spirits. Infante remains in somewhat of a holding pattern, though, as the team'...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Omar Infante might avoid disabled list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals have reported that overnight tests on second baseman Omar Infante indicate he did not suffer a concussive head injury when struck in the jaw by a pitch from Tampa Bay reliever Heath Bell. Infante was taken to the University of Kansas Medical Center for observation after receiving six stitches by the Royals' medical team Monday night to close a wound...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays at Royals game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. A scary incident may have Omar Infante sidelined indefinitely, but giving the ball to Yordano Ventura could be just what the Kansas City Royals need. A day after Infante was hit in the face with a pitch, the Royals send their top pitching prospect to the mound for his season debut Tuesday night against the Tampa Bay Rays....
Via Fox Sports Florida
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Omar Infante Beaned by Heath Bell, Kansas City Royals need to Retaliate

by John Viril— On Monday night, while most of the country was watching UConn win the NCAA Basketball Tournament over Kentucky, Tampa Bay reliever Heath Bell beaned Royals second baseman Omar Infante. As you can see below, Bell’s pitch hit Infante right on the chin. ; video courtesy of @corkygaines Bell nailed Infante in the top of the 7th inning, right after Kansas City jolted...

Royals wait to hear about Infante's injury, ponder possible roster moves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals players were still grimacing from the sound made when a fastball from Tampa's Heath Bell nailed Omar Infante of the Royals off his chin in the seventh inning. "It makes that sickening sound," Billy Butler said, "and it's so bad you don't even want to hit when I came up. I know I didn't." Infante was able to turn his head...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Omar Infante hit in face by Heath Bell pitch

In the seventh inning of Kansas City’s 4-2 win over Tampa Bay on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium, Royals second baseman Omar Infante was hit in the face by a pitch from Rays reliever Heath Bell. Infante immediately went down in a heap before popping up and getting helped off the field by Royals trainers with a towel covering his face. There’s no immediate word on Infante’s...
Via The Outside Corner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Omar Infante Gets Hit With Fastball In The Face

During the Kansas City Royals, Tampa Bay Rays game tonight, Omar Infante got hit in the face with a fastball. He came out of the game, obviously, but there has been no further updates on his health.   Credit: @corkgaines/Twitter- Omar Infante got hit in the face with a fastball against the Tampa Bay Rays. The post Royals Omar Infante Gets Hit With Fastball In The Face appeared first...
Via Standing O Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals’ Omar Infante Hit By Pitch, Leaves Game Bloodied

The fans just witnessed a scary moment as Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante was nailed in the face by a pitch from Tampa Bay Rays’ Heath Bell in the bottom of the seventh inning.  The location of the pitch appears to have hit Infante in the jaw/chin area. He did leave the game, walking off the field, but Infante did need help from the trainers. Bloodied towels could...
Via FF Locker Room
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Omar Infante’s Injury Leaves the Royals with 3 Options at Second Base

The Kansas City Royals acquired the services of Omar Infante through free agency this offseason.  It was a clear move to improve a clear weak spot in the team’s offense.  It may not have been a solid move toward consistency at the position. Infante is suffering from a bone spur in his right elbow.  The ailment has kept him from game action on a regular basis this spring....
Via i70baseball
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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