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Infante could miss up to two months

Updated: May 20, 2009, 11:44 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Braves infielder and part-time leadoff hitter Omar Infante could be out as long as two months after breaking a bone in his left hand when he was hit by a pitch Wednesday night.

Infante's fifth metacarpal -- the bone extending from his little finger to his wrist -- was broken when he was hit by Manny Corpas of the Colorado Rockies in the sixth inning of the Braves' 12-4 win.

Infante, who had two hits to raise his average to .349, left the game and X-rays immediately ...

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