MLB

Kansas City Royals
2015 Avg.
.333
 
Career Avg.
.283
Name  Lorenzo Cain
Born  4/13/1986
Height  6-2
Weight  205
Number  6
Position  CF
Bats  R
Throws  R
4/25/2015 1:16:00 PM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain was given a two-game suspension for his actions in the brawl with the White Sox.
Insight: He could appeal and continue playing or take his medicine now. We will let you know which he chooses.
 
4/25/2015 10:55:00 AM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain is just 1-for-14 with five strikeouts against White Sox starter John Danks.
Insight: With an 80 percent chance of rain at U.S. Cellular Field in addition to a strong wind blowing in from left field, it's probably a good idea to avoid anyone in this game, not just Cain. Update: Saturday's game was postponed due to rain.
 
4/16/2015 4:45:00 PM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 with a double and home run against the Twins on Thursday.
Insight: Cain hit a two-run homer in the first inning and then drove in another run on a double in the ninth. Cain finished with three runs and three RBI. He is off to a great start this season, hitting .429 with two home runs and 11 RBI in nine games.
 
4/9/2015 10:19:00 AM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain is hitless in 11 at-bats against White Sox left-hander John Danks.
Insight: The best I can tell you is that he's walked twice. He batted .301 last season with 28 steals, but should be avoided on Thursday despite starting the season 4-for-8 with a home run.
 
10/29/2014 9:12:00 AM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain went 2-for-3 with two walks, three RBI and a run scored as Kansas City beat San Francisco, 10-0, in Game 6 of the World Series.
Insight: Cain had a two-RBI single in the second to break the game open and an RBI-double to add an insurance run in the third. Cain was one of six Royals hitters to have two hits in Game 6.
 
10/15/2014 9:49:00 AM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain went 2-for-4 with a run scored in Game 3 of the ALCS against the Orioles.
Insight: Cain scored on Alex Gordon's ground-ball out in the fourth inning. That tied the game at one. The Royals scored again in the sixth on a sacrifice fly and won, 2-1.
 
10/3/2014 9:35:00 AM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain is 4-for-6 with a couple of extra-base hits versus Angels Game 2 starter Matt Shoemaker.
Insight: Small sample size for sure, but worth noting. Shoemaker posted an excellent 16-4 record this season, but hasn't pitched since Sept. 15.
 
10/1/2014 10:09:00 AM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain was 2-for-6 with two RBI, two runs and a stolen base against the Athletics on Tuesday in the American League Wild Card game.
Insight: Cain doubled to start the scoring in the third and singled to begin the rally in the eighth. In both frames, he came around to score. Cain also had the second of five Kansas City steals in the eighth and ninth innings. The Royals will begin their series against the Angels on Thursday.
 
9/20/2014 10:37:00 AM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain has put together a surprisingly good season, but should not be in fantasy lineups Saturday against Detroit right-hander Max Scherzer.
Insight: Cain has hit .299 with 25 steals this season, but he's hitless in 15 at-bats against Scherzer with seven strikeouts. Update: No surprise, Cain is not in the lineup.
 
9/20/2014 9:44:00 AM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain has put together a surprisingly good season, but should not be in fantasy lineups Saturday against Detroit right-hander Max Scherzer.
Insight: Cain has hit .299 with 25 steals this season, but he's hitless in 15 at-bats against Scherzer with seven strikeouts.
 
Hot8/15/2014 5:58:00 PM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain is not in the lineup Friday.
Insight: Cain has hit .299 with 17 steals this season, but he's hit just three homers, driven in 39 runs and scored 38.
 
Hot7/8/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain went 4-for-4 with a triple, a walk a steal and two runs Tuesday at Tampa Bay.
Insight: Cain is batting .322 with 11 steals this season, though he has very little power and has benefited from a .397 BABIP.
 
7/2/2014 12:25:00 PM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain has racked up seven hits in 12 at-bats against Twins starter Kevin Correia, good for a .583 average.
Insight: Cain has gone 0-for-9 his last two games after going 19-for-48 (.396) with five doubles, a triple, a homer and eight RBI from June 16-29, but he's still hitting .309 with three homers, 35 RBI, seven steals and a .776 OPS this season.
 
Hot6/29/2014 5:54:00 PM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain's four hits Sunday brought his average up to .322.
Insight: Cain has gone 19-for-48 (.396) with five doubles, a triple, a homer and eight RBI over his last 12 games. He's benefited from a .392 BABIP, so look for his average to drop below .300 eventually.
 
6/16/2014 10:41:00 PM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain smashed three hits in Monday's win over the Tigers.
Insight: Tonight was Cain's sixth game of the season with at least three hits. He's been a pleasant surprise for the Royals, hitting .310 across 168 at bats. Cain would probably be owned in almost every league if he had a little more power (2 HR this season).
 
Hot5/31/2014 10:23:00 AM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain had three hits, including a homer, and four RBI Friday at Toronto, but is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Cain is batting .339 after collecting 12 hits in his last 25 at-bats (.480). His average is boosted by a .413 BABIP, so enjoy it while it lasts. The team will use left-hand hitter Jarrod Dyson against the young right-hander, Aaron Brooks, who will make his first career start.
 
Hot5/30/2014 10:13:00 PM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain had three hits, including a homer, and four RBI Friday at Toronto.
Insight: Cain is batting .339 after collecting 12 hits in his last 25 at-bats (.480). His average is boosted by a .413 BABIP, so enjoy it while it lasts.
 
5/5/2014 5:18:00 PM
Description: Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain has been activated from the 15-day DL.
Insight: He's missed the last 17 games with a strained groin. Cain's return will probably prevent Jarrod Dyson (.289, 0 HR, 4 RBI) from seeing regular at bats.
 
4/28/2014 1:29:00 PM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain (15-day disabled list) could return sometime this week, according to general manager Dayton Moore. SOURCE: Andy McCullough, Kansas City Star.
Insight: He's been recovering from a Grade 1 groin strain. Cain was off to a hot start, batting .333 with seven runs scored in 12 games.
 
4/17/2014 7:56:00 PM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain is headed to the 15-day disabled list. SOURCE: Andy McCullough, Kansas City Star
Insight: He suffered a Grade 1 groin strain in Wednesday night's extra inning win over Houston. That's good news for Jarrod Dyson, who will take over center field duties during Cain's absence.
 

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Scoreboard
Local
15th
DUR 6
BUF 0
 
8th
PIT 1
CIN 4
 
7th
WAS 1
MIA 2
 
8th
TOR 0
NYY 6
 
9th
NYM 3
BAL 2
 
9th
ATL 9
PHI 0
 
8th
BOS 2
TAM 0
 
5th
KAN 3
CLE 2
 
4th
CWS 5
DET 2
 
5th
MIL 1
LOS 0
 
5th
MIN 0
OAK 1
 
4th
HOU 1
TEX 6
 
4th
STL 1
CHC 1
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL 0
ARI 0
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
SEA
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
SDP
3rd
ATL 65
WAS 59
 
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
MEM
2nd
MIN 0
CHI 1
 
9:30pm Tonight
CAL
ANA
15th
DUR 6
BUF 0