"I'm thinking maybe the DL," Infante told MLive.com after Monday's win. "I'll know [on Tuesday]. I did some light running today, but it wasn't easy. I can't run or jog. I can't do nothing."
Head athletic trainer Kevin Rand confirmed on Monday that Infante's bruised left shin, which took the brunt of the damage from Rasmus' takeout slide at second base, is no longer a hindrance. The ankle problem, however, is a sprain rather than a contusion.
Infante said he'll undergo an MRI on Tuesday to help determine the severity of the injury.
If the Tigers place Infante on the DL, they can backdate the move to last Thursday, the day after the injury. The combination of the backdate and the All-Star break would mean Infante could be eligible to return when the Tigers begin the second half of their schedule a week from Friday in Kansas City.
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