Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante has been diagnosed with a sprain on the right side of his jaw as well as a “non-concussive head injury,” the Royals announced. He also needed six stitches. Infante was hit by a pitch in the face on Monday night and a concussion was feared.
“Based on the Kansas City medical team’s initial diagnosis, it does not appear he’ll miss a significant amount of time,” said a team spokesperson to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star. The Royals will evaluate Infante over the next 48 hours before deciding whether to place him on the DL.
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