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Infante has been dealing with shoulder inflammation and will miss the next three days, according to manager Ned Yost, AM 610's Josh Vernier reports.

Yost said Infante has been dealing with the inflammation for "two or three weeks," and given Infante's age (32 years old), it's not surprising the Royals will give him a few days to rest. Christian Colon will start at second base Tuesday.

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Infante is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, Josh Vernier of Fox Sports KC reports.

With Infante on the bench, Christian Colon will start at second base, while shortstop Alcides Escobar will move up in the order to bat second for manager Ned Yost on Tuesday night.

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Infante had himself a heck of a day at the plate in Tuesday's game against the Rockies, as he went 4-for-5 with three doubles, four RBI and a run scored.

Prior to Tuesday's outburst, Infante had been mired in a 4-for-37 slump. So, maybe this game can get him going. His .258/.297/.361 slash line in 407 at-bats this year still leaves a lot to be desired.

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Infante is out of the lineup Thursday against the Athletics, Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports.

Infante hasn't had a day off since July 6, so a maintenance day was likely overdue. Despite four multi-hit games in August, he's still hitting just .229 on the month, and .260 on the season. He logged hit No. 100 in Wednesday's game, but will rest Thursday in favor of Christian Colon.

Omar Infante 2B KC 14 Days

Infante went 2-for-3 with a run and two RBI Wednesday in a 3-0 win over the A's.

Infante's long ball was all the offense the Royals would need behind a stellar performance from starting pitcher Jason Vargas. The 32-year-old was in a 1-for-16 slump before clutch performance Wednesday. He's hitting .260/.300/.362 on the year.

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Infante went 1-for-5 with a stolen base and a run scored against the D-backs on Thursday night.

Since the All-Star break, Infante has started every game for the Royals while locking into the No. 2 spot in the batting order. With that placement in the lineup, he should provide a few extra runs scored barring a change of heart from manager Ned Yost. Infante is hitting just .263/.303/.360 in the first season of a four-year, $28.25 million pact with the Royals.

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Omar Infante went 3-for-3 with a walk Wednesday in the Royals' 3-2 win over the Twins.

Infante was hot before the All-Star break, but he entered tonight in a 4-for-38 funk. For the year, he's batting a respectable .268. Incredibly, he leads the Royals in RBI with 49, even though he has just five homers and he served a DL stint earlier this year.

Omar Infante 2B KC 2 Months

Omar Infante returned to action on Saturday July 5.

Omar Infante 2B KC 2 Months

Omar Infante was scratched from Friday's lineup with back tightness.

It's worrisome given that he missed about three weeks of action back in May with the same injury. At this point, though, it's unclear how long Infante might be sidelined. Christian Colon is taking Infante's spot at second base.

Omar Infante 2B KC 2 Months

Omar Infante went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in Friday's win against the Angels.

The slam was part of a seven-run third inning that the Royals put together against Matt Shoemaker and the Angels. It was just Infante's fifth home run of the season. While you shouldn't expect Infante to be hitting bombs left and right, he's been productive for a second baseman in the run production department, knocking in thirty-eight runs despite not really hitting for average (.247) or power (.362).