Omar Infante News Archive
Infante cleared waivers Thursday and is now an unrestricted free agent, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
The Royals requested release waivers on Infante, Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star reports.
Infante was designated for assignment Wednesday.
Infante's playing time is taken a significant hit recently despite a slew of injuries to the Kansas City infield. According to Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com, Royals manager Ned Yost is currently defining Infante's role as "protection" against further injuries.