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Player Profile: Lorenzo Cain by Eric Roseberry

Casting the fantasy spotlight on the Royals outfielder.
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American Leaguers with something to prove in 2017

The American League is, by and large, an even playing field this season across all divisions, with no absolute, runaway favorite among its ranks. This opens it up to be a league that can be won by riding the hot hand or a free agent striving for the career year, or even a resurgent return from an injury candidate. Despite the well-earned reputation of being an offensive-driven league...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Contract talks stall with four key Royals players

The Kansas City Royals may be facing a serious exodus at season’s end.According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, four Royals players who are set to become free agents after the season – Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain, and Alcides Escobar – are likely to hit the open market. A source told Heyman that there is no evidence that contract talks are progressing with any...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain wants long-term contract with Royals

The Kansas City Royals were one of baseball’s best teams for a two-year period, but the core is starting to erode, and the front office will have some difficult decisions to make.One of those decisions revolves around outfielder Lorenzo Cain, who is set to become a free agent after the 2017 season. If it were up to Cain, he’d stay in Kansas City.“You can’t help but think...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The top 10 MLB center fielders headed into spring training 2017

There is very little that is as exciting as seeing a truly elite center fielder apply his craft. It is a position that has housed many of the greatest talents in the history of the game, as names such as Mays, Mantle, DiMaggio, Cobb and Griffey have made it home, and that is only the very tip of a substantially talented iceberg. In today’s game, there continues to be a legendary...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain robs Orioles player of HR

Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain is one of the fastest players in Major League Baseball and covers a ton of ground. He robbed Pedro Alvarez of a home run in Tuesday night’s game, attempting to keep the Orioles’ lead to only 4-0. Check out how Cain tracked the ball down perfectly, scaled the wall and reached over it to make a tremendous leaping catch. Cain makes exceptional...
Via The Sports Daily
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

The Goods and Bads of Lorenzo Cain’s Struggles

Lorenzo Cain has had a rough go of it so far. That much we can say with absolute certainty. Cain’s coming off a seven-win season in which he finished second runner-up — behind Josh Donaldson and Mike Trout — for the American League MVP, and there was also that whole world championship thing. The Royals weren’t — and aren’t — a team built around stars, but if there was...
Via Fangraphs
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Royals complete two-year, $17.5 million deal with Lorenzo Cain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals finalized their two-year, $17.5 million deal with Lorenzo Cain on Monday, buying out the All-Star outfielder's final two years of arbitration.Cain will receive $6.5 million this season and $11 million next season.The 29-year-old Cain is coming off the best year of his six-year career, hitting .307 with 16 homers and 72 RBIs. He also was second in the...
Via Associated Press
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain Scores From First On Single, Lifts Royals To AL Pennant (Video)

Everything was working against the Royals. Kansas City was only two innings away from clinching a second straight trip to the World Series with a victory in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, but the Toronto Blue Jays had different plans. Jose Bautista tied the game up with a two run homer — his second home run of the day. But Lorenzo Cain made sure there wouldn’t...
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain’s moonshot gives Royals 1-0 Game 3 lead on Astros

Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain isn’t much of a power hitter. But he did go yard 16 times during the regular season, and in the fourth inning of Sunday’s ALDS Game 3 with the Astros, Cain absolutely tagged a Dallas Keuchel pitch to put Kansas City in front. Statcast estimated the blast at 423 feet. That sounds about right. The post Lorenzo Cain’s moonshot gives...
Via The Outside Corner
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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