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Lorenzo Cain | Outfielder | #6

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (31) / 4/13/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Tallahassee (FL) CC
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 17 (0) / MLW
Contract: view contract details

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Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 with an RBI single, a walk, and a run scored as the Royals snapped the Indians’ 22-game winning streak on Friday.
The game was knotted up at 3-3 after five innings before Cain knocked in the go-ahead run with a single against Joe Smith in the top of the sixth. It ended up being the difference in the ballgame. The impending free agent has tallied four multi-hit games in his last six to bring his batting average up to .302 for the year. He’s been locked in since late July. Sep 15 - 10:23 PM

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Lorenzo Cain is not in Tuesday's lineup against the White Sox.

No word on any sort of injury, so he could just be getting a breather with the early start time. Paulo Orlando will start in center field.
Sep 12 - 10:43 AM

Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 and scored a run during Saturday's defeat of the Twins.

He tripled and scored in the first inning, then added a pair of singles later in the game. He carries a very nice .298 batting average with 14 home runs and 46 RBI. He's scored 81 runs and ranks 11th in the majors with 24 stolen bases.
Sep 9 - 10:40 PM

Lorenzo Cain homered and walked twice before being lifted early from Tuesday's blowout loss.

The homer was just Cain's third of the second half, but he is batting .335 since the All-Star break. He hit .274 with 11 homers in the first half.
Sep 5 - 10:42 PM

Lorenzo Cain finished 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored Sunday in the Royals' defeat of the Twins.

Cain tried for an inside-the-park home run in the top of the seventh inning, but he was thrown out at the plate. The drive to right field still scored Alcides Escobar and Whit Merrifield to give Kansas City a late 5-4 lead. Cain also singled twice in the game and the impending free agent center fielder is now sporting a .293/.355/.437 batting line with 44 RBI and 77 runs scored in 131 total games this year.
Sep 3 - 6:04 PM

Lorenzeo Cain went 2-for-3 and slugged a two-run home run in a win over the Athletics on Wednesday.

His shot off starter Paul Blackburn put the Royals in the lead in the fourth inning. Cain also singled and walked in the game and now wields a potent .293 batting average with 13 longballs and 40 RBI. The bulk of his fantasy value comes from his 23 steals in 25 attempts.
Aug 16 - 8:25 PM

Lorenzo Cain went 2-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI as the Royals routed the White Sox on Sunday afternoon in Chicago.

Cain delivered a two-run single during a four-run uprising in the second inning. He also swiped a base in the ballgame. The 31-year-old outfielder is enjoying a terrific season as he approaches free agency, slashing .289/.352/.435 with 12 homers, 38 RBI and 22 stolen bases.
Aug 13 - 5:57 PM

Lorenzo Cain went 4-for-5 with a double and a run scored in a loss to the Cardinals on Thursday.

Unfortunately for Cain, his biggest at-bat of the night was also the one time he failed, flying out while representing the tying run in the eighth inning. That doesn't mar what was an otherwise terrific performance, the latest in a run of stellar offensive games for the 31-year-old this month. Since the beginning of August, Cain is 18-for-37 with four games of three or more hits in that span. The hot stretch has his overall line up to .293/.356/.443 with 12 homers, 36 RBI, 68 runs scored and 21 steals.
Aug 11 - 1:42 AM

Lorenzo Cain went 2-for-3 with two steals, a run scored and an RBI single in Thursday's win over the Mariners.

In addition to his base-stealing prowess -- Cain is up to 19 thefts on the year -- the outfielder also came through with an RBI single in the seventh inning to give the Royals a 3-2 lead. This was his fifth multi-hit game in his last eight contests and he is now slashing .275/.344/.427 with 12 homers, 34 RBI and 63 runs scored for the season as a whole.
Aug 3 - 11:52 PM

Lorenzo Cain will get the night off Wednesday against the Orioles.

Alex Gordon is starting in center field and hitting eighth versus O's right-hander Jeremy Hellickson. Melky Cabrera is in left field and batting second.
Aug 2 - 3:26 PM

Lorenzo Cain went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run in a loss to the Red Sox on Saturday.

Cain deposited an Eduardo Rodriguez offering into the seats in the fourth inning, giving the Royals a fleeting lead. The homer was his 12th of the year. Cain has three multi-hit games in his last five, raising his overall line to .270/.341/.420 overall.
Jul 30 - 12:44 AM

Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-6 at the plate and scored three runs in a blowout win over the Tigers on Wednesday.

One of the hits was a double. He is now batting .268/.338/.413 with 11 home runs, 57 runs scored and 30 RBI. He has stolen 16 bases without being caught.
Jul 27 - 1:17 AM

The slumping Lorenzo Cain went 0-for-5 in the loss to the Tigers on Tuesday.

Cain was a big part of the Royals' surge last month, but he's hitting just .207/.266/.268 with four RBI in his last 22 games. He's been particularly bad during this eight-game stretch that's seen the Royals go 1-7 and never score more than four runs.
Jul 18 - 11:19 PM

Lorenzo Cain hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning in Sunday's win over the Rangers.

Cain stepped to the plate with the game tied at 3-3 and the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning. Facing off with Jason Grilli, he proceeded to slash a relatively deep fly ball to right field. Shin-Soo Choo should have been able to track down the hit, but he was undone by the sun on the play and it ultimately clanged off his glove to give the Royals the walk-off win. For the season as a whole, Cain is slashing .273/.344/.432 with 11 homers, 31 RBI and 15 steals in 85 games.
Jul 16 - 5:46 PM

Lorenzo Cain was ejected for arguing Saturday against the Dodgers.

Cain wasn't happy about a called strike three in the seventh and gave home plate umpire Bill Miller a piece of his mind between innings. Obviously Miller got the better of that exchange. Upon his departure, Alex Gordon moved from left field to center with Whit Merrifield sliding over to left. Cain went 1-for-3 with a walk before getting tossed.
Jul 8 - 10:20 PM

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C1Salvador Perez
2Drew Butera
3Cameron Gallagher
1B1Eric Hosmer
2B1Whit Merrifield
2Raul Mondesi
SS1Alcides Escobar
2Ramon Torres
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Cheslor Cuthbert
LF1Alex Gordon
CF1Lorenzo Cain
2Bubba Starling
RF1Jorge Bonifacio
2Paulo Orlando
DH1Melky Cabrera
2Brandon Moss
3Jorge Soler
Starting Pitcher
S1Danny Duffy
2Ian Kennedy
3Jason Vargas
4Jason Hammel
5Jake Junis
6Sam Gaviglio
7Eric Skoglund
8Nate Karns
Relief Pitcher
R1Kelvin Herrera
2Joakim Soria
3Brandon Maurer
4Ryan Buchter
5Mike Minor
6Scott Alexander
7Peter Moylan
8Neftali Feliz
9Kevin McCarthy
10Brian Flynn
11Miguel Almonte
12Mike Morin
13Trevor Cahill
14Andres Machado