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Number Munchers: A Kansas City Royal for MVP?

Eric Hosmer is on fire. Lorenzo Cain is having his best offensive season by a mile. The Royals are riding into the playoff sunset with one of their best years in team history, running away with the Central and positioning themselves for home field advantage throughout October. It still feels kinda weird to write stuff like that … Inevitably (and I have started to see some Twitter...
Via Royals Blue
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City’s World Series Hopes Ride on Lorenzo Cain

In just 0.30 seconds, Lorenzo Cain is off. Tracking quickly, Cain is into the alley in left center field. At a dead sprint, Cain extends his glove, turning a gap shot double into a long fly ball out. Amid an exceptionally chaotic trade deadline, the Kansas City Royals made one of the games biggest splashes, trading for Johnny Cueto. After coming within 90 feet of a World Series title...
Via Baseball Essential
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Offense is Quiet in Loss

TORONTO, CANADA – JULY 30: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals reacts after being called out on strikes in the eighth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 30, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) After a promising top half of the first inning, the Kansas City Royals bats became silent....
Via The Sports Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Emergence of Lorenzo Cain, Hitter

Very recently, Lorenzo Cain started for the American League in the All Star Game. He was entirely deserving of the honor and was not merely a product of the Royals’ impressive get-out-the-vote campaign. Cain entered the break with a 140 wRC+ in 322 PA, putting him 23rd among qualified hitters between two gentlemen named Jose […]
Via Fangraphs
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain Tops Cast of Kansas City Royals All-Stars

KANSAS CITY, MO – JULY 4: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals hits a two-run single in the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on July 4, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) Unheralded and under the radar, Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain didn’t envision that his ascension to the helm of the best outfield...
Via The Sports Journal
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain Brings the Pain for Kansas City Royals

KANSAS CITY, MO – JULY 05: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals slides safely into home plate for the game-winning run in the bottom of the 9th inning against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) The Kansas City Royals have discovered the formula to success this season, and it’s working out...
Via The Sports Journal
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lorenzo Cain lays out to make fantastic diving catch

Don’t look now, but the Royals are the hottest team in baseball. Winners of their last eight games, they now trail the Detroit Tigers by just one-half game for the lead in the AL Central. Good teams make great plays, and that’s exactly what Royals CF Lorenzo Cain did in Monday’s 11-8 win against the Tigers. With the team leading 7-2 in the sixth inning, the Tigers were looking...
Via The Sports Daily
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Why Lorenzo Cain has been the biggest surprise

Kansas City Royals CF Lorenzo Cain ( After Sunday’s 6-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox, the Kansas City Royals currently hold a 36-32 record and are only one and half games behind the Detroit Tigers in the American League Central. With a four game series starting Monday with the Tigers, the Royals have a chance to take hold of their division before next weekend....
June 15, 2014  |  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 get this...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 17, 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 than Cain. In 2012, which was supposed...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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