Lorenzo Cain RUMORS & NEWS

  • Royals Sign Lorenzo Cain To Two-Year Deal

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Royals announced on Monday that they have reached a two-year contract with All-Star center fielder Lorenzo Cain that will buy out his final two seasons of arbitration eligibility for a $17.5MM guarantee. Cain, a client of All Bases Covered Sports Management, will is set to earn $6.5MM for the..." January 18

  • Source: Lorenzo Cain agrees to two-year extension with Royals

    Yahoo! Sports "All-Star outfielder Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a two-year, $17.5 million contract extension Friday, tying the third-place MVP finisher to the World Series champions through his final two arbitration seasons, a source familiar with the deal told Yahoo Sports. The Royals..." January 16

  • Lorenzo Cain's ill-advised bunt attempts did not come from Ned Yost

    CBS Sports "What turned out to be an exciting, come-from-behind victory for the Royals in Game 1 of the World Series helped to bury a very poor decision by their best hitter. It was the eighth inning, with the Royals trailing the Mets 4-3 after Eric Hosmer's error allowed the go-ahead run just a few..." October 28

  • Cain sets Royals playoff record with 12-game hit streak

    The Score "Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain has been on a mission this postseason. With his first inning single off Toronto Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman during Game 3 of the ALCS on Monday, Cain set a franchise record by recording a hit in 12-straight playoff games, dating back to last year." October 20

  • Cain is day to day with right knee contusion

    MLB.com "Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain left Wednesday night's 5-3 win in 10 innings after hitting a ball off his right knee in the seventh inning at U.S. Cellular Field. Cain fouled a pitch from White Sox starter Jose Quintana and the ball bounced back up off his knee. Cain immediately went to the..." October 01

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughStar

    Dizzy On The Comedown Lineup: Escobar 6, Gordon 7, Cain 8, Hosmer 3, Morales DH, Perez 2, Infante 4, Rios 9, Cuthbert 5, Guthrie 1. #Royals

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughStar

    Lorenzo Cain tweaked his hamstring again stealing third yesterday. Ned Yost hopes he'll be able to play on Monday.

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughStar

    NW Passage Lineup: Escobar 6, Moustakas 5, Morales DH, Hosmer 3, Perez 2, Gordon 7, Rios 9, Infante 4, Dyson 8, Duffy 1. #royals

  • Royals' Cain drops appeal, begins serving two-game suspension

    Fox Sports Kansas City "Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain dropped his appeal of his two-game suspension and will begin serving the ban on Sunday. Cain will be eligible to return May 6 against Cleveland. Cain was one of four Royals and two White Sox suspended for their roles in an April 23 brawl in Chicago. Edinson..." May 03

  • Lorenzo Cain: Jeff Samardzija 'hit me on purpose'

    CSN Chicago "There might be some bad blood boiling between the White Sox and Kansas City Royals. Though White Sox starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija said there was no intention, Royals center field Lorenzo Cain took exception to being struck with a pitch in the fifth inning of a 10-1 Kansas City victory on..." April 07

  • Lorenzo Cain signs one-year contract, avoiding arbitration

    Royals Review "The ALCS MVP signs for $2.75 million. Lorenzo Cain has signed a one-year $2.75 million contract, avoiding arbitration, reports Jeffrey Flanagan. Cain had asked for $3.6 million in his first year of salary arbitration with the Royals countering with $2 million. The 28-year old had a career..." February 03

  • Lorenzo Cain wins ALCS MVP

    CBS Sports "A few years ago, Lorenzo Cain was a young and talented player who was sent to the Royals in the "Zack Greinke trade." And now, after the Royals swept the Orioles in the ALCS, Cain is the American League Championship Series Most Valuable Player for 2014. The announcement was made shortly after..." October 15

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    MLBRosterMoves @MLBRosterMoves

    The @Royals reinstate OF Lorenzo Cain from 15-day DL; option INF Jimmy Paredes to Triple-A Omaha.

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    Kansas City Royals @Royals

    #Royals place OF Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day DL, recall LHP Justin Marks from Triple-A Omaha. Marks will be available tonight vs. Houston.

  • Lorenzo Cain still battling pain in recovery from strained oblique

    Kansas City Star "Don’t look for outfielder Lorenzo Cain to return any time soon to the Royals’ lineup as he battles to recover from a strained left oblique muscle. “The report is he’s feeling better” manager Ned Yost said “but he’s still feeling some pain when he coughs or sneezes. So it’s still..." August 18

  • Royals’ Cain hopes to bring a sprinter’s approach to center field

    Kansas City Star "Lorenzo Cain spent the winter learning how to run. That seems strange, doesn’t it? Cain is the Royals’ center fielder and typically draws high marks for his ability to cover ground and make plays. He drew a plus-14 enhanced rating last season from Baseball Info Solutions for The Fielding..." March 28

  • Royals’ Cain has simple goal for 2013: Stay healthy

    Kansas City Star "There were times last year when Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain, like most everyone else, wondered why he couldn’t stay healthy. “It really ran through my head that I was injury-prone,” he admitted. “This is what I’ve worked hard for all of my life – to get to the big leagues. Now, I was..." February 19

  • Can KC Count On Cain?

    Kings Of Kauffman "“Not again,” seems to be the loudest groan heard from Royals fans via the internet. We are barely into spring training, and Lorenzo Cain, 2012′s oft-injured center fielder, is already hurt again. Fans are worried with somewhat good reason, as Cain’s first full season (well, not if you count all..." February 18

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    Bob Dutton @

    #Royals OF Lorenzo Cain didn't take regular BP today after injuring back of right hand on drills in batting cage. Not believed serious.