UPDATED: Royals Injury Updates: Lorenzo Cain placed on 15-day DL, Bruce Chen starts Saturday

The Kansas City Royals won an 11-inning affair with the Houston Astros last night and they'll go for the sweep this evening when ace James Shields (0-2) takes on Houston's ace, Scott Feldman (2-0).  The start was supposed to go to Bruce Chen but an injury has forced the Royals to make adjustments to the staff.Bruce ChenChen was scheduled to start tonight but due to a...
Via MLB Injury News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City's Cain to DL with groin strain

HOUSTON -- Kansas City outfielder Lorenzo Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain. Cain was injured trying to beat a throw to first base in the ninth inning on Wednesday night. He is hitting .333 with five RBIs and two stolen bases in 12 games this season. Manager Ned Yost says Cain is: "still sore in his leg so ... we'll give him time to...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals hope Cain can remain healthy in 2014

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By ALAN ESKEW Associated Press One label an athlete never wants is ''injury prone.'' Lorenzo Cain has been pigeonholed with that marker ever since arriving in Kansas City. The speedy outfielder has been limited the past two seasons by various injuries, most of them sustained while making spectacular catches against the outfield wall. But if...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain has a Gold Glove and more offense in his sights, but first he must stay healthy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Before fans even say hello to Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain, they always seem to have one thing to say to him first. "You have no idea how many times I've had people come up to me and say, 'We need you to stay healthy,'" Cain says. "But hey, it's understandable." No one is more frustrated with Cain's history of injuries...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals' Cain takes extensive BP, reports no pain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain, recovering from a strained oblique muscle, on Tuesday took the most extensive batting-practice session yet since his injury, and he reported no discomfort. Cain wouldn't say when the Royals may let him come off the disabled list but he did reiterate that he feels he is at the day-to-day stage. Royals manager Ned Yost,...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals lose Cain to oblique strain, await Perezs return Sunday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The sizzling hot Royals again will have to deal with adversity after learning that starting center fielder Lorenzo Cain has suffered a strained oblique muscle on his left side and will be out indefinitely. Cain, who has made numerous defensive gems this season, was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday. But strains to the oblique, located in the abdomen...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain robs home run

When you’re hot, you’re hot.  The Kansas City Royals have won 9 straight games, thanks to playing some of the most complete baseball since George Brett, Amos Otis, and Willie Wilson were stars.  Case in point as Lorenzo Cain robs Minnesota Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe of a home run and makes it look easy (courtesy of MLB.com). Cain almost made it look routine, even the announcer...
Via Reading Between The Seams
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

CF Cain out of Kansas City lineup

Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain is out of the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the White Sox. Cain left the Royals' 1-0 victory at Chicago on Saturday night due to tightness in his left groin, and the team said it was precautionary. Kansas City is off on Monday before beginning a three-game series at Minnesota, allowing the Royals to give Cain two days of...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

I really like this Lorenzo Cain fellow

In a way, the 2013 performance of center fielder Lorenzo Cain is bittersweet. On one hand, I’m glad he’s playing well, especially with the struggling Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas in the lineup. But if Cain stayed healthy last year, would he play as well in 2012 as he is now? It’s hard to say, but Cain played well before various leg injuries limited him to 61 games, ending...
Via i70baseball
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Discount Double Check: Lorenzo Cain

As the old adage goes, 'Spare the rod, spoil the child'. Hrm, I was going to make a reference to 'caning' and 'Singapore' here but it seems I've fumbled it worse than Mark Sanchez did with his slide into the backside of Moore. Yes, that was a football reference. Deal with it. You're reading the works of none other than the main editor/writer for...
Via Razzball
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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