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Omar Infante

Omar Infante #4 of the Detroit Tigers gets assisted by the team trainer Kevin Rand and manager Jim Leyland #10 after being hit by a pitch from Santiago Casilla of San Francisco Giants. (Getty Images/Ezra Shaw)

Double Whammy: Infante Breaks Hand In World Series Loss

Detroit second baseman Omar Infante broke his left hand when he was hit by a pitch in the ninth inning of Game 4 of the World Series.

97.1 The Ticket–10/29/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 11: Omar Infante #4 of the Detroit Tigers reaches but misses a ground ball against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on August 11, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Infante Has Settled In At Second Base

Omar Infante has given the Tigers the stability at second base they were looking for when it obtained him from Miami.

97.1 The Ticket–08/17/2012

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 03: Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by teammates after leaving the game in the seventh inning during the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on August 3, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Are Poised To Make A Run

The Tigers look like a team right now that is poised to make a run.

97.1 The Ticket–08/09/2012

(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dan Dickerson Recaps The Tigers 10-8 Win Over The Indians

There are comebacks, there are great comebacks, and then there’s Sunday’s Tigers comeback against the Indians.

97.1 The Ticket–08/06/2012

Omar Infante #4 of the Detroit Tigers crosses home plate to score in the third inning in front of Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox during the game on July 30, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Notable Deals By MLB Trade Deadline

At 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball’s non-waiver Trade Deadline passed with 19 teams within five games of postseason contention.

97.1 The Ticket–08/01/2012

Omar Infante- Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

What’s The Deal? Are The Tigers Done Trading?

Should the Detroit Tigers make another trade? Or do you think the deal to get Pitcher Annabelle Sanchez and 2nd baseman Omar Infante was enough to push the team into the postseason? I like the trade, even if the Tigers had to give up their top pitching prospect Jacob Turner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2012

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 24: Newly acquired players Omar Infante #18 and Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers shag balls in the outfield during batting practice prior to the game against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 24, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Leyland Plans To Make Infante An Everyday Player

Omar Infante will hit ninth against right-handers and second against southpaws, and he’ll play nearly every day.

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2012

PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 24:  Danny Worth #29 of the Detroit Tigers fields a ground ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the interleague game on June 24, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Worth Optioned To Toledo; Now Buying Guitar

As expected, Ryan Raburn is safe for now.

97.1 The Ticket–07/24/2012

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)

Three Reasons Omar Infante Should Greatly Help The Tigers

1. He fills a glaring need at second base.

97.1 The Ticket–07/24/2012

Omar Infante is heading to the Detroit Tigers. (Getty Images/Chris Trotman)

Tigers Acquire Infante, Sanchez From Marlins

The Detroit Tigers have acquired second baseman Omar Infante and right-hander Anibal Sanchez from Miami, sending 21-year-old righty Jacob Turner and two minor leaguers to the Marlins.

97.1 The Ticket–07/23/2012

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