May 7, 2014 6:55 PM

Omar Infante sits out, unsure whether he will return for Royals on Thursday

The weakness of the Royals roster was exposed on Wednesday afternoon, when second baseman Omar Infante sat out due to stiffness and spasms in his lower back. Danny Valencia replaced Infante in the field and contributed three hits in an 8-0 victory over the San Diego Padres, but Valencia is a natural third baseman who is still learning how to handle second.

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