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Kansas City Royals defeat Houston Astros 4-2.

Omar Infante smacked a homer, drove in two runs and scored a pair, and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Houston Astros, 4-2.

Royals sign Omar Infante to four-year contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Infielder Omar Infante, coming off one his best years at the plate, has signed a four-year contract with the Kansas City Royals, the team said Monday.
MLB: Detroit 7, Boston 3

MLB: Detroit 7, Boston 3

DETROIT, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Torii Hunter's two-run double highlighted a five-run second Wednesday that sent Detroit to a 7-3 win over Boston and deadlocked the ALCS at two games apiece.
MLB: Detroit 3, Oakland 0

MLB: Detroit 3, Oakland 0

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Justin Verlander did not allow a hit until the seventh inning Thursday while earning Detroit a berth in the AL Championship Series with a 3-0 win over Oakland.

MLB: Detroit 8, Oakland 6

DETROIT, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Victor Martinez went 3-for-4 with a score-tying homer Tuesday and the Detroit Tigers went on to out-slug Oakland 8-6, forcing Game 5 in its AL division series.

MLB: Detroit 4, Minnesota 2

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Austin Jackson smashed the third of three Detroit homers in the fourth inning Tuesday and the Tigers clinched a post-season slot with a 4-2 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Detroit 7, Chicago White Sox 6 (12 innings)

DETROIT, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Omar Infante's 12th-inning infield single scored the game-winning run Saturday, capping a wild rally that sent Detroit over the Chicago White Sox 7-6.

MLB: Detroit 12, Chicago White Sox 5

DETROIT, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Victor Martinez hit a two-run homer Friday and Max Scherzer reached the 20-win mark in Detroit's 12-5 mauling of the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Detroit 4, Seattle 2

DETROIT, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Rick Porcello struck out 10 Mariners in a six-inning stint Monday and the Detroit Tigers scored a pair of runs in the sixth to get past Seattle 4-2.

MLB: Kansas City 1, Detroit 0

DETROIT, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Ervin Santana threw 6 2/3 shutout innings and Prince Fielder was thrown out at home on the final play Saturday in the Kansas City Royals' 1-0 win over Detroit.

MLB: Detroit 1, Chicago White Sox 0

CHICAGO, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Anibal Sanchez struck out 10 over 7 1/3 innings Wednesday and extended his unbeaten streak to almost two months in Detroit's 1-0 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Detroit 16, Kansas City 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Omar Infante had five of Detroit's overwhelming 26 hits Friday and drove in six runs to send the Tigers coasting past Kansas City 16-2.

MLB: Detroit 10, Cleveland 5

DETROIT, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Omar Infante cracked a pair of homers Saturday, driving in five run runs for the Detroit Tigers in their 10-5 win over division rival Cleveland.

MLB: Oakland 6, Detroit 3 (6 innings)

DETROIT, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Brandon Moss pounded a go-ahead, two-run homer in the fifth Tuesday and the Oakland Athletics bested Detroit 6-3 in rain-shortened, six-inning game.

MLB: Oakland 8, Detroit 6

DETROIT, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Coco Crisp and Daric Barton each provided two RBI Monday, helping the Oakland Athletics hold off Detroit 8-6 in a meeting of post-season contenders.
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Omar Rafael Infante (born December 26, 1981 in Puerto la Cruz, Anzoátegui, Venezuela) is a Major League Baseball utility player who is currently on the Florida Marlins. He bats and throws right-handed.

In his career, Infante is a .272 hitter with 46 home runs and 295 RBI in 892 games.

Infante entered the 2003 season as the starting shortstop for the Detroit Tigers. Ramón Santiago, considered a better glove-man started the season at second base. Considered 2 of the Tigers better prospects, both proved overmatched; Infante hit only .222 with 0 home runs and 8 RBI in over 200 at-bats. Midway through the season, Tigers manager Alan Trammell sent Infante to the minor leagues for failiing to hustle on a consistent basis. Santiago switched to shortstop after Infante was sent down.

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