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Lorenzo Cain | Outfielder | #6

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (30) / 4/13/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Tallahassee (FL) CC
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 17 (0) / MLW
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Lorenzo Cain homered, walked twice, and scored two runs in Friday’s win over the Red Sox.
Eric Hosmer and Alex Gordon also went deep in the victory. Cain’s eighth-inning blast off Junichi Tarawa was his first home run since way back on May 31, a span of 191 at-bats. The 30-year-old is batting .290/.337/.414 overall. Aug 26 - 10:46 PM

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Lorenzo Cain singled in the only run of the game in Tuesday's win over the Marlins.

Cain drove one to center field off of Andrew Cashner in the sixth inning to plate Paulo Orlando. He also had another single on the night, picking up two of the Royals' six hits. Kansas City has now won nine straight games to pull back into the American League Wild Card race.
Aug 23 - 10:32 PM

Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 with two doubles, three RBI and a run scored in a win over the Twins on Saturday.

Cain swatted a two-run double in the third inning and added a sacrifice fly RBI later in the game. He's now hit in six straight games, going 14-for-27 with eight RBI and five runs scored in those six contests. It's nice to see him rounding into form after he showed some rust following activation from the disabled list in late July. Cain is now hitting .289/.333/.408 overall.
Aug 20 - 11:06 PM

Lorenzo Cain reached base four times in Monday's victory over the Tigers.

He walked twice and had a couple singles, with one of them driving in a run. Cain had been in a horrible slump, but he's now tallied six hits over his last seven at-bats. His batting line for the season is sitting at .283/.327/.399.
Aug 15 - 10:42 PM

Lorenzo Cain finished 4-for-4 with three RBI in the Royals' 11-4 rout of the Twins on Sunday.

Cain drove in the game's first run with a sacrifice fly in the top of the first inning and then added a double in the fourth and singles in the fifth, sixth, and eighth. His single in the top of the sixth plated Christian Colon and Cheslor Cuthbert. Cain had been stuck in a bad offensive slump since his return from the disabled list on July 29. Maybe this will get him going toward a big finish.
Aug 14 - 5:31 PM

Lorenzo Cain singled in Christian Colon in the bottom of the 14th to give the Royals a 3-2 win over the White Sox on Wednesday.

It was Cain's lone hit in seven at-bats on the night. He's hit just .195 with no homers and one walk in 41 at-bats since coming off the disabled list on July 29.
Aug 11 - 1:16 AM

Lorenzo Cain is getting a day off Thursday.

Billy Burns will start in center field and bat eighth in the Royals' series finale Thursday afternoon against the Rays. This is just routine rest for Cain.
Aug 4 - 9:44 AM

Lorenzo Cain managed one hit in three at-bats as the Royals lost big on Wednesday.

The Royals managed only two hits all night. Salvador Perez had the other. Cain has a .285 batting average with eight home runs, 41 runs and 40 RBI overall. His eight stolen bases are probably his best contribution to fantasy rosters in what has been a disappointing season for his owners.
Aug 3 - 10:44 PM

Lorenzo Cain went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Rays.

The hits were the first two for Cain since he returned from the disabled list on July 29. The hamstring that sidelined him for a month certainly hasn't hampered him since his return, as Cain now has two steals in those four games. The outfielder will look to finish strong after that missed time, and he's hitting .284/.331/.405 in 77 games overall.
Aug 2 - 10:51 PM

Royals activated OF Lorenzo Cain from the 15-day disabled list.

Cain missed exactly a month of action with a strained left hamstring but is ready to roll now after playing a couple rehab games. Brett Eibner was optioned in a corresponding move.
Jul 29 - 3:20 PM

Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Tuesday with Triple-A Omaha.

Cain, who has been out for about a month with a left hamstring strain, got the green light after doing some running over the weekend. Barring a setback, he appears on track for a return around the end of the month.
Jul 26 - 8:27 AM

Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) will do some running on Sunday.

Royals manager Ned Yost said Sunday that Cain is getting close to beginning a rehab assignment. He's been on the shelf for nearly a month with a strained left hamstring but doesn't appear to be too far off from a return.
Jul 24 - 12:46 PM

Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) is expected to begin a minor league rehab assignment next week.

Cain has been taking batting practice and doing other light baseball activities for the last seven days without issue, and manager Ned Yost said Friday that the center fielder is "85 percent ready" for live games. Cain has been on the disabled list since June 29 because of a left hamstring strain.
Jul 15 - 4:11 PM

Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) took live batting practice on Friday.

It's the first time that he has done so since suffering his injury. He could soon be ready for a minor league rehab assignment, where he's expected to need around 10-15 at-bats before he's ready to rejoin the Royals. He's eligible to be activated from the disabled list on Thursday.
Jul 8 - 8:28 PM

Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) took part in running and agility drills on the field before Thursday's game against the Mariners.

Cain hit off a tee on Tuesday and took flips in the batting cage on Wednesday. It looks like he's making good progress in his recovery from a strained hamstring. Cain should be back shortly after the All-Star break, though he'll likely need a quick rehab assignment before getting the green light.
Jul 7 - 6:45 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Salvador Perez
2Drew Butera
1B1Eric Hosmer
2B1Raul Mondesi
2Christian Colon
SS1Alcides Escobar
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Cheslor Cuthbert
LF1Alex Gordon
CF1Lorenzo Cain
2Billy Burns
RF1Jarrod Dyson
2Paulo Orlando
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Yordano Ventura
2Edinson Volquez
3Ian Kennedy
4Kris Medlen
5Danny Duffy
6Dillon Gee
7Mike Minor
8Jason Vargas
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Wade Davis
2Kelvin Herrera
3Joakim Soria
4Luke Hochevar
5Chien-Ming Wang
6Chris Young
7Peter Moylan
8Tim Collins
9Brian Flynn
10Matt Strahm