Caputo & Fithian

Three Reasons Omar Infante Should Greatly Help The Tigers

View Comments
PITTSBURGH, PA - JULY 20: Omar Infante #12 of the Miami Marlins turns a double play in front of Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 20, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH, PA – JULY 20: Omar Infante #12 of the Miami Marlins turns a double play in front of Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 20, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

patcaputo i) Pat Caputo
Outspoken, opinionated and definitely not afraid to say what he...
Read More

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

By: Pat Caputo

1. He fills a glaring need at second base. Infante does everything pretty well. He has some power, good speed and is a decent fielder.
2. He is versatile. Infante can play shortstop and the outfield. He made the All Star Game in 2010 when he played for the Atlanta Braves as a utility player.
3. He is a right-handed hitter, and the Tigers needed another one badly. As recently as 2010, Infante was the third-leading hitter in the National League with a .321 average.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,974 other followers