Second baseman Omar Infante missed the Royals’ run to a World Series title because of an oblique injury he suffered late in the season.
It was a dreadful 2015 for Infante, who turns 34 on Dec. 26. He had a slash line of /.220/.234/.318 in 455 plate appearances. His OPS+ was 49. Infante likely wouldn’t have played in the postseason after the Royals traded for Ben Zobrist.
However, Infante did finish second in All-Star voting ... thanks to Royals fans.
However, Royals general manager Dayton Moore told The Star’s Andy McCullough that he believes better days are ahead.
“We expect Omar to rebound and have a terrific year,” Moore said last month.
On his Instagram account, Infante showed that he appears to be healthy again.