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

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 2,311 other followers