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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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals complete $17.5M, 2-year deal with outfielder Cain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals finalized their $17.5 million, two-year 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...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Royals, Lorenzo Cain reached two-year agreement

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo, the Kansas City Royals and Lorenzo Cain are nearing a two-year extension that will buy out his final arbitration years. The deal is reportedly worth $17.5 million. Source: Lorenzo Cain and the Royals are nearing an agreement on a two-year deal for $17.5 million. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January […]
Via Baseball Essential
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain one of seven Royals to file for arbitration

The Kansas City Royals saw seven of their players file for salary arbitration ahead of Tuesday's deadline. On Friday, teams and players will exchange salary suggestions in the next phase of this process before everything is squared away (or not) in time for the 2016 season. Among the Royals to file (as reported by's Jeffrey Flanagan) were 2015 All-Star outfielder Lorenzo...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain and a Brief History of Mad Dashes Home

The World Series is delivering its thrills, but one can still feel a residual tingle from Lorenzo Cain‘s first-to-home dash on Eric Hosmer‘s single in the deciding game of the ALCS. Part of that thrill is due to this being a repeat performance by Cain. In the fifth and deciding game of Kansas City’s ALDS, he went first-to-home on a Hosmer single, chipping away at Houston’s...
Via Fangraphs
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain’s Most Curious At-Bat

Lorenzo Cain didn’t know Alex Gordon was going to homer in the bottom of the ninth. The Royals still needed a run. They were trailing, 4-3, with six outs to spare and the dominant never-gonna-give-up-a-game-tying-homer Jeurys Familia looming in the Mets’ bullpen. Forty-six seconds after Ben Zobrist stepped on second base, having led off the eighth with a first-pitch double against...
Via Fangraphs
October 28, 2015  |  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

Kansas City Royals: 2015 Outfielders; a force to be reckoned with

As Spring Training inches closer and closer, the Kansas City Royals are gearing up for the 2015 season in hopes of repeating last years post-season success. Kansas City has many different aspects of their roster in which they have success, but the position in which they may have the most is the outfield. Led by ALCS MVP Lorenzo Cain in centerfield, the Royals are considered, by some...
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals rumors: Colby Rasmus edition

Colby Rasmus could be a good edition to the ballclub in 2015 ( The Kansas City Royals search for a right fielder continues as the month of December begins. Without many big name outfielders on the free agent market this offseason, the Royals may have to look for a platoon player to help contribute to one of the best outfields in Major League Baseball. With Nori...
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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