May 18, 2014 11:18 PM

Omar Infante is on the mend, but his return to Royals’ lineup is still uncertain

Royals second baseman Omar Infante, who is recovering from lower back spasms and disk inflammation, took 30 swings off a tee and took another 30 in soft toss on Saturday and “bent over” to scoop some grounders, manager Ned Yost said Sunday, but it is still unclear whether Infante will be ready to return when he is eligible on Thursday.

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