Alexis Infante

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Alexis Infante
Middle infielder / Third baseman
Born: (1961-12-04) December 4, 1961 (age 55)
Barquisimeto, Lara State, Venezuela
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 27, 1987, for the Toronto Blue Jays
Last MLB appearance
July 15, 1990, for the Atlanta Braves
MLB statistics
Batting average .109
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 0
Teams

Fermín Alexis Infante Carpio (born December 4, 1961) is a former Venezuelan professional baseball utility infielder. Listed at 5' 10", 175 lb., he batted and threw right handed.

Born in Barquisimeto, Lara, Infante played for the Toronto Blue Jays and Atlanta Braves in a span of four seasons from 1987–1990.

In the 1980s, the Blue Jays called Infante its best defensive shortstop in the American League next to Chicago's Ozzie Guillén. Infante had exceptional range and enough arm to make a throw from the hole, but he was unable to help himself with the bat.

In a four-season career, Infante was mostly used as a late-inning defense replacement as well as a pinch runner. He posted a .109 batting average with 11 runs scored and one stolen base without home runs or RBI in 60 game appearances.

Besides, Infante spent ten seasons in the Toronto and Atlanta minor league systems between 1982 and 1996, compiling a .255 average with 12 homers and 249 RBI in 880 games.

In between, he played and managed for the Olmecas de Tabasco in the Mexican League, and played winter ball for the Cardenales de Lara club of the Venezuelan League.

After his playing days, Infante managed the Dominican Summer League Rangers and also has coached for a long time in his native country for the Cardenales.

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