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2015 Avg.
.296
 
Career Avg.
.282
Name  Lorenzo Cain
Born  4/13/1986
Height  6-2
Weight  205
Number  6
Position  CF
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/28/2015 2:14:00 PM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain is not in Sunday's lineup after aggravating his hamstring injury on a stolen base attempt.
Insight: Cain missed a few games last week due to his hamstring issue, but he returned on Saturday. Cain is hoping to return on Monday, but in the meatime, Jarrod Dyson will start in center.
 
6/26/2015 10:01:00 AM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain was out Wednesday due to a hamstring injury and is still questionable for Friday's game against Oakland.
Insight: The injury is not considered severe. Consider him day-to-day for now as we await word on whether he will play on Friday. He's batting .290 with six homers, 32 RBI, 41 runs and 14 steals. Royals manager Ned Yost is thinking Friday will be the day he returns to the lineup.
 
6/24/2015 9:32:00 PM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain is out Wednesday due to a hamstring injury.
Insight: The injury is not considered severe, but Cain will now have missed two of the past three games. Consider him day-to-day for now.
 
6/22/2015 6:43:00 PM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain is not in the starting lineup versus the Mariners on Monday.
Insight: Cain is just getting the day off. He is hitting .294 with six home runs and 32 RBI in 238 at-bats this season. Jarrod Dyson will start in center field.
 
6/16/2015 9:30:00 AM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer in the, 8-5, victory over the Brewers on Monday.
Insight: Cain finished the game with two RBI and a run. He is slashing .287/.336/.417 with five home runs and 26 RBI in 216 at-bats this season.
 
6/7/2015 11:38:00 AM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain is not in the starting lineup versus the Rangers on Sunday.
Insight: Cain is just getting the day off. Jarrod Dyson will start in center field.
 
6/3/2015 5:01:00 PM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain is just 4-for-22 in his career versus Indians ace Corey Kluber.
Insight: Cain is struggling a bit as he is hitting .211 in his last five games. He is still batting .295 with three home runs and 20 RBI in 176 this year, but owners should avoid him on Wednesday.
 
5/29/2015 7:24:00 PM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 with the game-winning RBI as Kansas City broke its four-game losing streak and beat the Chicago Cubs, 8-4, on Friday.
Insight: Cain also had a walk, RBI and two runs. His double in the eighth gave Kansas City the lead back in the eighth. Cain then scored on an error. Cain is hitting .304 with three home runs, 20 RBI and 34 runs in 168 at-bats this season.
 
5/15/2015 11:30:00 AM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain was 3-for-5 with five RBI and two runs in the, 12-1, rout of the Yankees on Friday.
Insight: Cain had an RBI-double in the first, sacrifice fly in the third, a two-run single in the sixth and another RBI-single in the seventh. Cain is slashing .326/.378/.473 with three home runs and 19 RBI in 129 at-bats this season.
 
5/14/2015 11:15:00 AM
Description: Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain is not in Thursday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: Cain is batting .312 with 24 runs scored, three homers and 14 RBI. Jarrod Dyson will make the start.
 
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.