Lorenzo Cain

Lorenzo Cain #6

  • CF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/205
  • Age: 30

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Lorenzo Cain Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.287 9 56 14 .747

Lorenzo Cain MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.287 42 272 101 .753

Lorenzo Cain Bio

  • Full Name: Lorenzo Lamar Cain
  • Born: 4/13/1986 in Valdosta, GA
  • Draft: 2004, Milwaukee Brewers, 17th rd. (496th overall)
  • College: Tallahassee Community College
  • Debut: 7/16/2010
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2016 Stats 397 56 114 9 56 14 .287 .339 .747
MLB Career Stats 2209 314 635 42 272 101 .287 .337 .753
  • Status: Active

Lorenzo Cain Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Royals AL 434 279 89.36 211.48 1.24 9.42 30.67
MLB Avg - - - - 89.57 218.07 1.45 9.97 --
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Royals AL 434 279 89.36 211.48 1.24 9.42 30.67
MLB Avg - - - - 89.57 218.07 1.45 9.97 --

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October 6, 2016 at 5:57 AM ET

Cain deals with injuries in 2016

Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain finished the 2016 regular season with a .287 average, nine home runs, 56 RBIs, 56 runs scored and 14 stolen bases.

September 27, 2016 at 5:49 PM ET

Cain, Gee to miss remainder of season

Outfielder Lorenzo Cain and right-hander Dillon Gee are done for the season, Royals manager Ned Yost said Tuesday.

Awards

Lorenzo Cain Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2015 Kansas City AL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Kansas City AL

ALCS MVP

Year Team League
2014 Kansas City AL

Wilson Defensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2014 Kansas City AL

Wilson Team Defensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2012 Kansas City AL
2013 Kansas City AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/20/2015 Kansas City AL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Kansas City AL

Baseball America Rookie All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Helena PIO

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Huntsville SOU

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 West Virginia SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 West Virginia SAL

AZL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2005 AZL Brewers AZL

AZL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 AZL Brewers AZL

Lorenzo Cain Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2014 .301 8th in AL
2015 .307 5th in AL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2014 28 8th in AL
2015 28 2nd in AL
2016 14 22nd in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2015 .838 16th in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2015 .361 15th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2015 .477 18th in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2015 101 5th in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
2015 169 16th in AL

Doubles

Season 2B Rank
2015 34 16th in AL

Triples

Season 3B Rank
2014 4 21st in AL
2015 6 15th in AL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2015 263 22nd in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2013 6 22nd in AL
2014 5 18th in AL
2015 6 18th in AL
2016 5 21st in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2015 12 9th in AL

Lorenzo Cain Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 29, 2016 Kansas City Royals activated CF Lorenzo Cain from the 15-day disabled list.
July 27, 2016 Kansas City Royals sent CF Lorenzo Cain on a rehab assignment to Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 29, 2016 Kansas City Royals placed CF Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list. Left hamstring strain.
May 6, 2015 Kansas City Royals activated CF Lorenzo Cain.
May 3, 2015 CF Lorenzo Cain roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.
May 5, 2014 Kansas City Royals activated CF Lorenzo Cain from the 15-day disabled list.
May 2, 2014 Kansas City Royals sent OF Lorenzo Cain on a rehab assignment to Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 17, 2014 Kansas City Royals placed CF Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list. Left Groin Strain
September 4, 2013 Kansas City Royals activated CF Lorenzo Cain from the 15-day disabled list.
August 10, 2013 Kansas City Royals placed CF Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 9, 2013. Strained left oblique.
July 9, 2012 Kansas City Royals activated CF Lorenzo Cain from the 60-day disabled list.
June 27, 2012 Northwest Arkansas Naturals sent OF Lorenzo Cain on a rehab assignment to Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 22, 2012 Kansas City Royals transferred CF Lorenzo Cain from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
June 18, 2012 Lorenzo Cain assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
April 22, 2012 sent CF Lorenzo Cain on a rehab assignment to Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
April 12, 2012 Kansas City Royals placed CF Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 11, 2012. Strained left groin.
September 21, 2011 Kansas City Royals recalled Lorenzo Cain from Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 14, 2011 Lorenzo Cain roster status changed by Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 7, 2011 Omaha Storm Chasers placed CF Lorenzo Cain on the 7-day disabled list.
March 27, 2011 Kansas City Royals optioned CF Lorenzo Cain to Omaha Storm Chasers.
December 19, 2010 Milwaukee Brewers Traded SS Alcides Escobar, RHP Jeremy Jeffress and CF Lorenzo Cain to Kansas City Royals; Kansas City Royals Traded SS Yuniesky Betancourt and RHP Zack Greinke to Milwaukee Brewers and Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Traded RHP Jake Odorizzi to Kane County Cougars.
August 6, 2010 Milwaukee Brewers recalled Lorenzo Cain from Nashville Sounds.
July 22, 2010 Milwaukee Brewers optioned Lorenzo Cain to Nashville Sounds.
July 16, 2010 Milwaukee Brewers recalled Lorenzo Cain from Nashville Sounds.
July 2, 2010 Lorenzo Cain assigned to Nashville Sounds from Huntsville Stars.
May 13, 2010 Lorenzo Cain roster status changed by Huntsville Stars.
April 28, 2010 Huntsville Stars placed OF Lorenzo Cain on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 26, 2010.
April 8, 2010 OF Lorenzo Cain assigned to Huntsville Stars from Nashville Sounds.
March 21, 2010 Milwaukee Brewers optioned CF Lorenzo Cain to Nashville Sounds.
November 18, 2009 Milwaukee Brewers selected the contract of Lorenzo Cain from Huntsville Stars.
July 21, 2009 Lorenzo Cain assigned to Huntsville Stars from Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.
July 3, 2009 Lorenzo Cain assigned to Wisconsin Timber Rattlers from Huntsville Stars.
June 29, 2009 sent OF Lorenzo Cain on a rehab assignment to AZL Brewers.
April 8, 2009 Lorenzo Cain roster status changed by Huntsville Stars.

Lorenzo Lamar Cain Bio Info

Full name is Lorenzo Lamar Cain...resides in Norman, Okla., with wife Jenny...the couple has two children: Cameron Lo and newborn Jayden Lamar...Graduated from Madison County (Fla.) High School...did not play organized baseball until his sophomore year of high school...Attended Tallahassee Community College and played baseball for the Eagles in 2004...Participated in Royals FanFest in 2011, 2013-15 as well as Royals Caravan in 2014...took part in a calendar shoot for Braden's Hope for childhood cancer research...supported the McCoy Park Adaptive Field dedication and MLBPA City Clinic...also participated in KC Baseball Fantasy Camp for Kids in 2014 and 2015.

2015

Signed a two-year contract on January 15, 2016, avoiding arbitration...Had another stellar season, earning selection to his first All-Star Game in July...was the American League's starting right fielder in the Midsummer Classic, collecting a pair of hits, including an RBI double...Finished third in the American League MVP voting by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA)...it was the highest a Royals player has finished in the voting since George Brett was the runner-up to Don Mattingly in 1985...Set career highs in nearly every offensive category, including runs (101), hits (169), doubles (34), homers (16), RBI (72), batting average (.307), on-base percentage (.361) and slugging percentage (.477)...hit over .300 for the second straight season after batting .301 in 2014...He was one of the top hitters in the American League, ranking fifth in batting average, tied for fifth in runs scored and second in stolen bases (28)...became the first Royal to score 100-plus runs in a season since 2011, when Melky Cabrera (102) and Alex Gordon (101) both did it...Swiped 28 bags for the second-straight season...his 56 steals over the last two years ranks ninth in the Major Leagues...Led the league hitting .372 (67-for-180) with two outs...his two-out average was the third-highest in franchise history and top total since Felix Jose batted .386 with two outs in 1994...he also tied with teammate Eric Hosmer for fourth in the A.L. with 67 two-out hits, while his 44 two-out runs were third in the league...Batted .353 (49-for-139) during day games, which ranked fourth in the American League...had an even 1.000 OPS (.424 OBP, .576 SLG) during day games, which was the sixth-highest in the A.L...He also ranked sixth in the American League, batting .335 against left-handed pitching...he had a .568 slugging percentage vs. southpaws, collecting 28 extra-base hits...Batted .337 at Kauffman Stadium, highest by a Royals player since Billy Butler hit .362 at home in 2009...Named the Royals Majestic Player of the Month for July, batting .367 (33-for-90) during the month with eight doubles, two triples, five homers and 22 runs scored...his July average is the highest in a single month of his career...Hit .313 (147-for-470) vs. American League foes, including .333 (38-for-114) with a .509 slugging percentage vs. A.L. East clubs...Recorded a career-best 11-game hitting streak August 22-September 3, batting .395 (17-for-43) with a double, two homers and 10 RBI during that stretch...also opened the season hitting in his first 10 games...Set a career high with five RBI May 15 vs. the New York Yankees...matched a career high with four hits, including a double and a home run, on August 11 vs. Detroit... Recorded his second multi-homer game on September 11 in Baltimore, hitting a pair of solo shots...set a career high with four runs scored in that contest...Collected his third career walk-off hit, with an RBI single to plate the winning run in the 10th inning on September 23, a 4-3 win over Seattle...Suspended for five games for his part in an on-field altercation at U.S. Cellular Field on April 23...it was the first suspension of his career.

2014

Lorenzo enjoyed a breakout year in his fourth season with the Royals...Named the Les Milgram Royals Player of the Year by the Kansas City Chapter of the BBWAA...Set career highs in games played (133), runs (55), hits (142), doubles (29), triples (4), RBI (53) and stolen bases (28)...Led the team with a .301 batting average, the only Royals regular to hit over .300 this season...Ranked eighth in the American League, hitting .312 during night games, and was tied for 15th in the league, batting .320 (40-for-125) with runners in scoring position...Collected a career-high 27 infield hits, which tied for third in the American League with Baltimore's Adam Jones and Chicago's Adam Eaton...Also recorded a career high 28 steals, good for eighth in the league...he swiped 21 bags after July 1, which was tied for fifth-most in the Majors in that span...Hit .359 (28-for-78) with runners in scoring position over the 'first half' of the season, which ranked seventh in the American League...Batted over .342 in both April (13-for-38) and May (26-for-76), marking the first time in his career he's hit over .300 in consecutive months...He also batted .305 (25-for-82) in August and .315 (28-for-89) in September...Missed 17 games in April and early May with a left groin strain, going on the 15-day disabled list on April 16...He was reinstated May 5 and went 4-for-5 at San Diego, his first game of the season with four hits...Collected four hits in a game five times during the season, tying him for the Major League lead...He recorded a career-high three doubles vs. the Angels on June 27, the first Royal to do that since Billy Butler on September 5, 2012 vs. Texas...later in the season, Omar Infante also achieved that in Colorado, August 19...Hit the Royals' first inside-the-park home run since 2010, and the first of his career, on September 8 at Detroit off Justin Verlander...Recorded his second career walk-off hit, September 15, driving in the winning run with an infield hit in the ninth inning in a 4-3 win over the White Sox...Collected a career-high eight outfield assists, which tied for 11th in the A.L...He topped his previous career high of seven from 2013...His .949 zone rating was the third-highest among qualifying Major League outfielders, behind only Oakland's Josh Reddick (.953) and teammate Jarrod Dyson (.953).

2013
Lorenzo got off to a fast start, but battled through injuries during much of the season...batted .325 (25-for-77) withsix doubles, a homer and 12 RBIs in April...hit just .227 with 13 extra-base hits after June 1... Played in a career-high 115 games, despite missing 24 games from August 10-September 4 with a pulled oblique...set career highs in runs scored (54), doubles (21), triples (4), RBI (46) and stolen bases (14)... Batted .292 (28-for-96) with a .346 on-base percentage when leading off an inning...also batted .292 (38-for-130) during day games... Named a finalist for a Rawlings Gold Glove in center field...ranked third among A.L. out?elders in zone rating (.923)...had a career-best seven outfield assists, topping his career total heading into the season by one. Blasted a game-tying 2-out, 2-strike home run in the ninth inning off Detroit's Jose Valverde on June 12, helping KC to a 3-2 win in 10 innings. Hit his first career grand slam on July 4 off Cleveland's Ubaldo Jimenez as the Royals erased a 6-1 deficit in an 11-8 win.
2012 Lorenzo struggled with injuries in playing just 61 games in 2012...opened the year as the starting center fielder, but played in 5 games before injuring his groin on a spectacular catch in Oakland on April 10...missed 78 games due to a left groin strain and a torn left hip flexor while rehabbing in the minors, returning to play on July 13...Strained his right hamstring on September 13 and missed the remainder of the season...ended the campaign 14-for-37 (.378) with an active and career-high 8-game hitting streak...Hit a pair of home runs in Chicago on September 7 highlighted by a 2-run blast in the ninth to give the Royals the win...it was his first career 2-homer game. 2011 Lorenzo spent the majority of the season with Omaha before appearing in six games for the Royals following his recall on September 21...Played in the Royals final six games of the season, starting in center twice and in right four times...Was the center fielder for the PCL Champion Storm Chasers, finishing second in the league with 13 outfield assists... named the 2011 Fran White Award winner as the organization's top defensive player...Hit .438 (14-for-32) with 3 doubles, 2 triples and 4 RBI in 7 playoff games for the Chasers. 2010 Opened the season at Huntsville (AA) and was scheduled to start the Southern League All-Star Game before being promoted to Nashville (AAA)...made his Major League debut on July 16 as a pinch hitter at Atlanta...His 11 doubles were the third-most in the Majors among players with less than 170 plate appearances while his seven stolen bases were tied for third. 2009 Entered the season as the sixth-best prospect in the Brewers organization according to Baseball America...Batted .218 with 4 HR and 19 RBI in 60 games between Double-A Huntsville, Rookie AZ Brewers and Class-A Wisconsin...Began the season on the disabled list due to a hamstring injury suffered at the end of spring training...was on the DL from 4/9-4/19...Was assigned to Huntsville but returned to the DL on 4/24 after suffering a slight tear of the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee on 4/23 at Carolina...the injury occurred while diving for a fly ball...reinstated on 7/3...Following the season played for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League...Enters the 2010 season as the eighth-best prospect in the Brewers organization according to Baseball America. 2008 Entered the season as the ninth-best prospect in the Brewers organization according to Baseball America...Batted .279 with 11 HR, 60 RBI and 25 stolen bases in 126 games between Class-A Brevard County, Triple-A Nashville and Double-A Huntsville...Was a Florida State League All-Star...Following the season played for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League (18 G, .333, 5 HR, 11 RBI) 2005 Made his professional debut in 2005 for the Arizona Brewers (R) and was named the Arizona League MVP, pacing the circuit in hits, runs, doubles, extra-base hits, total bases (116) and slugging percentage.