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.
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“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.