July 20, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Miami Marlins second baseman Omar Infante (12) fields a throw at second base against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fifth inning at PNC Park. The Pittsburgh Pirates won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE
While the Tigers’ offense as a whole has performed well this season, they haven’t gotten any production out of second base. On the year, Detroit’s second basemen have combined to hit at a clip of .201/.286/.276.
To put it into perspective, Infante alone has more extra-base hits this season than Tigers’ second basemen have RBIs.
On the season, Infante posted a line of .287/.312/.442 with 23 doubles, two triples and eight home runs. The 30-year-old owns a career OPS of .715.
Worth, 26, appeared in 35 games with the Tigers this season. Over 65 at-bats, he hit at a clip of .215/.325/.262.