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Lorenzo Cain | Outfielder

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/13/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Tallahassee (FL) CC
Contract: view contract details

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Lorenzo Cain went 2-for-5 with a run scored, three RBI and a pair of stolen bases as the Royals topped the Mets 7-2 on Sunday to secure their first World Series title since 1985.
They trailed the entire evening, staring at a 2-0 deficit entering the ninth inning against Matt Harvey. Cain got things started with a leadoff walk and a stolen base, and came around to score on an RBI double by Eric Hosmer. He then put the exclamation point on the season with a bases-clearing three-run double in the 12th inning. Cain wraps up a strong postseason batting .258/.365/.339 with a homer, 11 RBI and six stolen bases. Nov 2 - 12:35 AM

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Lorenzo Cain is starting in center field and batting third for the Royals in Sunday's World Series Game 5.

Manager Ned Yost is rolling out the same lineup again that has Kendrys Morales on the bench with no designated hitter spot available. Kansas City's full lineup is as follows: Alcides Escobar SS, Ben Zobrist 2B, Cain CF, Eric Hosmer 1B, Mike Moustakas 3B, Salvador Perez C, Alex Gordon LF, Alex Rios RF, Edinson Volquez P.
Nov 1 - 2:56 PM

Lorenzo Cain went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in Friday's victory over the Blue Jays, extending his postseason hitting streak to 10 games.

That puts him just one game shy of the team record, owned by Amos Otis. He also swiped a base in the contest. Cain is now hitting .250/.308/.417 with a homer and three RBI this postseason.
Oct 16 - 11:23 PM

Lorenzo Cain is starting in center field and batting third for the Royals Friday in Game 1 of the ALCS.

Manager Ned Yost went with the same lineup for all five ALDS games and is sticking with the same one as they kick off the ALCS. Cain will be preceded by Alcides Escobar and Ben Zobrist and followed by Eric Hosmer, Kendrys Morales, Mike Moustakas, Salvador Perez, Alex Gordon and Alex Rios.
Oct 16 - 3:09 PM

Lorenzo Cain blasted a go-ahead home run off Dallas Keuchel in the fourth inning on Sunday, but it wasn't enough to lead the Royals to victory over the Astros in Game 3 of the ALDS.

Cain's solo shot gave the Royals an early 1-0 lead, but wouldn't be nearly enough against Keuchel and company. Cain finished the afternoon 1-for-4 plus a walk, striking out as the tying run to end the ballgame.
Oct 11 - 7:33 PM

Lorenzo Cain is not in the Royals' lineup Sunday.

Home field advantage in the American League is on the line for the Royals, but Cain's right knee is sore and the club would rather him get some extra rest. Jarrod Dyson is in center field Sunday.
Oct 4 - 12:11 PM

Doctors have told Lorenzo Cain that his bruised knee will bother him for 3-to-4 weeks.

Despite the obvious pain he's in, Cain plans to play through the injury. Cain went 3-for-4 with two doubles Saturday to up his batting average to .307. That represents a new career-high for the six-year veteran.
Oct 3 - 6:47 PM

Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI on Saturday as the Royals topped the Twins 5-1.

Cain singled and came around to score the game's first run in the first inning, then delivered an RBI knock of his own during a four-run uprising in the seventh. He has had a tremendous season in the middle of the Royals lineup, slashing .307/.361/.477 with 16 homers, 72 RBI and 28 stolen bases.
Oct 3 - 4:08 PM

Lorenzo Cain (knee) returned to the Royals starting lineup on Saturday.

Cain hadn't played since fouling a pitch off his knee during Wednesday's game. Perhaps the MVP of his team this season, the dynamic outfielder should be fully healthy and ready to roll for the postseason.
Oct 3 - 11:05 AM

Lorenzo Cain (knee) is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Rays, but he's expected to play on Saturday.

Cain suffered the injury on Wednesday, when he fouled a pitch off his knee. He didn't play on Thursday and isn't in the lineup for Friday's game against the Twins, but he is slated to play on Saturday.
Oct 2 - 5:12 PM

Lorenzo Cain (knee) is out of Thursday's lineup against the White Sox.

Cain left Wednesday's game after fouling a pitch off his right knee. It's not considered serious, but he's getting a breather. Paulo Orlando will start in center field.
Oct 1 - 4:11 PM

Lorenzo Cain is day-to-day with a right knee contusion.

Cain left Wednesday's game after fouling a pitch off his right knee, but it's nothing serious. He might miss a game down the stretch, but he should be fine for the postseason.
Sep 30 - 10:31 PM

Lorenzo Cain left Wednesday's game against the White Sox after fouling a ball off his right knee.

Cain barely ran out a ground ball after fouling a pitch off his knee earlier in the at-bat. He was replaced by Jarrod Dyson the next half-inning. The Royals will likely provide an update after the game, if not sooner.
Sep 30 - 10:28 PM

Lorenzo Cain is not in the Royals' lineup Friday.

The Royals are throwing out a backup-laden lineup the day after they clinched the American League Central. Jarrod Dyson is filling in for Cain in center field.
Sep 25 - 3:56 PM

Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-6 with a game-winning single in the bottom of the 10th as the Royals edged the Mariners 4-3 on Wednesday.

Cain, who entered the night in a 2-for-20 mini-slump, scored the tying run on Jarrod Dyson's sac fly in the ninth and then plated pinch-runner Paulo Orlando to win it. It was his 15th three-hit game of the year.
Sep 24 - 1:25 AM

Depth Charts

C1Salvador Perez
2Drew Butera
3Francisco Peña
1B1Eric Hosmer
2B1Omar Infante
2Christian Colon
3Ramon Torres
SS1Alcides Escobar
2Raul Mondesi
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Cheslor Cuthbert
LF1Jarrod Dyson
CF1Lorenzo Cain
2Terrance Gore
3Brett Eibner
4Bubba Starling
RF1Paulo Orlando
2Jose Martinez
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
S1Yordano Ventura
2Edinson Volquez
3Danny Duffy
4Kris Medlen
5Jason Vargas
6Kyle Zimmer
7Matthew Strahm
8Alec Mills
Relief Pitcher
R1Wade Davis
2Greg Holland
3Kelvin Herrera
4Luke Hochevar
5Louis Coleman
6Miguel Almonte
7Brian Flynn
8Tim Collins
9Scott Alexander