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Omar Infante

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  • Schmuck: Time for baseball to rethink All-Star balloting with World Series at stake

    Schmuck: Time for baseball to rethink All-Star balloting with World Series at stake
    It really doesn't matter whether one of baseball's tiniest markets has decided to totally rock the Internet-based All-Star vote or some brilliant miscreants have simply hacked it to monopolize the American League lineup with Kansas City Royals. What...
  • Morales keys Royals' rally in 7-4 victory over Red Sox

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Kendrys Morales turned 32 on Saturday, and he shimmied through a sweltering dugout a few hours before game time accepting well wishes from fans, broadcasters and team executives. His real present would not arrive until midway through...
  • Internet transgressions causing unexpected heartburn in baseball world

    Internet transgressions causing unexpected heartburn in baseball world
    Technology took center stage in baseball last week with three separate but compelling storylines involving alleged database hacking by the Cardinals, Internet-voting irregularities benefiting the Royals and untimely Instagramming by Red Sox third...
  • Royals face hefty bill for All-Star Game bonuses if eight starters make team

    Eric Hosmer waved his hands in front of chest to bat aside the question. "Don't jinx it," Hosmer said as he burst out laughing. "Don't jinx it, man. Do not jinx it." The topic involved the All-Star Game, a subject with which the Royals appear to have...
  • Red Sox quiet Royals with 7-3 victory

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Royals roll of effective substitute starting pitching ended with a thud on Friday. The Red Sox roughed up Yohan Pino and ended the Royals' four-game winning streak with a 7-3 victory before a sellout crowd of 38,190 at Kauffman...
  • Blanton sharp in start as Royals rout Brewers, 10-2

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. For the second straight night, the Royals got a superb effort from a starter who wasn't part of the season-opening rotation. This time it was Joe Blanton, making the most of his first starting assignment since 2013, in a 10-2 victory...
  • Pitcher Chris Young collects three RBIs, shuts down Brewers in 7-2 Royals victory

    MILWAUKEE The hoodie-clad denizens of the Kansas City dugout rose to greet a man who made history. Chris Young lumbered through the group as he accepted high-fives. He had just cracked a sixth-inning single, his second of the game. In a 7-2 victory in...
  • Royals threatening to turn mid-summer classic into a game of Monopoly

    Royals threatening to turn mid-summer classic into a game of Monopoly
    The All-Star game is about to begin a Blue Period. As of Monday's update of fan voting, which ends July 2, the American League starting lineup for the July 14 game in Cincinnati would consist of Angels center fielder Mike Trout and eight Kansas City...
  • Feeling 'stronger than before,' Schoop ready for rehab assignment

    Feeling 'stronger than before,' Schoop ready for rehab assignment
    Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop's recovery from a right knee injury has taken longer than initially expected, but nearly two months after going on the disabled list, Schoop is scheduled to go on a minor league rehab assignment later this week....
  • 8 Royals on track to start at All-Star Game

    Eight players from the AL champion Kansas City Royals are now on track to start at the July 14 All-Star game in Cincinnati, with Omar Infante overtaking Houston's Jose Altuve at second base. Catcher Salvador Perez, first baseman Eric Hosmer, shortstop...
  • Royals batter Brewers, 8-5, as offense breaks out

    MILWAUKEE The sign advertising next month's All Star Game hung from a party deck in Miller Park's left field. The Royals have become synonymous with the Midsummer Classic in recent weeks as their fans overwhelm the voting system. In the fifth inning of an...