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Detroit Tigers (from left to right) Magglio Ordonez, Omar Infante, and Carlos Guillen discuss hitting during batting practice at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan on October 6, 2006 (UPI Photo/Matthew Mitchell)
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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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