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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
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Lorenzo Cain is not in the Royals' lineup Wednesday.
He's just getting some rest. Jarrod Dyson is in center field in Cain's place. Jul 29 - 10:00 AM

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Lorenzo Cain went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's win over the Astros.

Cain's second-inning solo homer off of Astros starter Dallas Keuchel pushed the Royal lead to 5-1. He also singled and scored a run as the Royals took two out of three in the weekend series and potential playoff preview. If the 29-year-old's current triple-slash of .312/.366/.502 stood at the end of the season, all three of those numbers would be career bests. He's already set a personal high for home runs with 11 and he'll likely pass last season's RBI total of 53 sometime in early August.
Jul 26 - 5:04 PM

Lorenzo Cain hit a go-ahead homer in the top of the 13th inning Saturday as the Royals bested the White Sox 7-6.

Cain bailed out Royals closer Greg Holland, who blew a two-run lead in the bottom of the ninth. Cain finished 3-for-5 with two runs scored in the win and has an exceptional .322/.380/.507 slash line with nine home runs, 44 RBI, and 56 runs scored through 79 games this season. He just keeps getting better and better.
Jul 18 - 7:37 PM

Lorenzo Cain is not in the Royals starting lineup for Saturday afternoon's game against the Blue Jays.

It's nothing more than a routine day of rest for Cain. Pablo Orlando will draw the start in his place.
Jul 11 - 11:39 AM

Lorenzo Cain was ejected from Thursday's game against the Rays after the seventh inning.

Cain was tossed by home plate umpire Chris Segal after arguing balls and strikes from the dugout. He went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer, a stolen base, and two runs scored before exiting.
Jul 9 - 4:47 PM

Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI Wednesday against the Rays.

Cain has 14 hits in his last seven games, taking his average from .289 to .312. He's already tied his career high with seven homers in 73 games, though he actually matched his total from 61 games in 2012. He had a total of nine in 248 games between 2013 and 2014.
Jul 8 - 11:11 PM

Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) is back in the Royals' lineup Wednesday.

Cain hadn't played since aggravating left hamstring injury on Sunday. The All-Star outfielder sports a .305/.364/.462 batting line with six homers, 36 RBI and 16 steals this season.
Jul 8 - 3:30 PM

Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) remained out of the Royals' lineup for the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader versus the Rays.

Cain Cain aggravated his left hamstring injury on Sunday and is expected to miss a few games. Jarrod Dyson is handling center field in the nightcap.
Jul 7 - 6:11 PM

Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) is not in the starting lineup for the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rays.

Cain aggravated his left hamstring on Sunday and is expected to miss a couple of days. Paulo Orlando will start in center field.
Jul 7 - 10:49 AM

Lorenzo Cain will be sidelined for a few days after aggravating his left hamstring injury on Sunday.

It's an ailment Cain has been trying to play through for a couple weeks now. Royals manager Ned Yost expects the outfielder to be fine for next week's All-Star game, but it sounds like he could be sidelined for most of this week's action. Jarrod Dyson is handling center field Monday.
Jul 6 - 5:22 PM

Lorenzo Cain is not in the Royals' lineup Monday.

Cain isn't quite 100 percent yet while battling a hamstring issue, so this is just a precautionary day of rest. Jarrod Dyson is handling center field.
Jul 6 - 4:19 PM

While it wasn't the complete sweep that Royals fans had pushed so hard for, four Royals were voted in as starters for the American League squad in the 2015 All-Star game.

Alcides Escobar and Salvador Perez were each the leading vote getters at their respective positions, while Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon finished second and third respectively in the outfield. They'll join Miguel Cabrera, Jose Altuve, Josh Donaldson, Nelson Cruz and Mike Trout as the fan's picks to start the mid-summer classic, though Cabrera is on the disabled list and will not be able to play in the game.
Jul 5 - 8:16 PM

Lorenzo Cain went 2-for-3 with a two-run single in Saturday's loss to the Twins.

Cain has been a hitting machine of late, with multi-hit efforts in four of his last five games. The recent hot streak has propelled his season triple-slash line to .309/.365/.467 and he's also hit six homers and driven in 38 runs. Cain's been very consistent this season and has turned into one of the more dependable players in the game.
Jul 4 - 11:17 PM

Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 with a double and two singles in Friday's win over the Twins.

Cain was all over the place in this contest. He would drive in a run with a single in the third inning and score both the game-tying run in the eighth and the game-winning run in the 10th as the Royals improved to 45-32 for the season. He's now racked up nine hits in his last 16 at-bats.
Jul 4 - 12:46 AM

Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 with two doubles in Tuesday's loss to the Astros.

Cain and the Royals' bats were kept pretty well under wraps by Dallas Keuchel, but the outfielder did manage to collect three of the team's eight hits and two of their three extra-base hits on the evening. Alas, they were shut out in the contest. That didn't keep Cain from raising his overall line to .296/.352/.447 with the strong showing.
Jun 30 - 11:32 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Salvador Perez
2Drew Butera
1B1Eric Hosmer
2B1Omar Infante
SS1Alcides Escobar
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Cheslor Cuthbert
LF1Alex Gordon
2Ben Zobrist
CF1Lorenzo Cain
2Jarrod Dyson
RF1Alex Rios
2Paulo Orlando
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Johnny Cueto
2Edinson Volquez
3Danny Duffy
4Yordano Ventura
5Jeremy Guthrie
6Chris Young
7Jason Vargas
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Greg Holland
2Wade Davis
3Kelvin Herrera
4Ryan Madson
5Luke Hochevar
6Franklin Morales
7Kris Medlen
8Brian Flynn
9Tim Collins