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Houston has a problem: Royals' Cain has Astros' number

The Houston Astros visit the Kansas City Royals this weekend for a three-game series at The K, and you have to believe Lorenzo Cain is excited for the matchup. The Royals center fielder has taken full advantage of his opportunities against Astros pitching over his career. The Royals and Astros have dominated the late innings this season, which means you should probably think twice...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LoCain shares AL co-player of the week honors with Astros pitcher

A phenomenal week by Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain led to his first selection as the American League's player of the week, an honor he shares with Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel. Cain batted .412 (7 for 17) with three runs scored, two doubles, two home runs, three RBIs and one stolen base in the week ending July 19. Among AL leaders, he finished the week...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ruth, Gehrig, Jeter ... and Lorenzo Cain

Lorenzo Cain is in good company. It's just him and three Yankee legends. In his last eight games, the Kansas City Royals' All-Star center fielder has done a little bit of everything -- and in some cases, more than a little bit. In that span, Cain has 15 hits, four doubles, four home runs, nine RBIs, nine runs scored and two stolen bases, all while leading Kansas City to seven wins...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Celebrating that bad?

Some people love it, some people don’t.  Whether fans like it or not, it’s here to stay. With the score tied at 6-6 in the Top of the 13th in Chicago, Lorenzo Cain drove a ball into the left field stands to give the Royals a 7-6 lead.  After the homer Cain looked into the Royals dugout and shouted in celebration or possibly to motivate his team after surrendering two leads...
Via Royals Blue
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain belts 13th-inning HR to lift Royals over White Sox

CHICAGO -- Lorenzo Cain homered in the 13th inning and the Kansas City Royals outlasted the Chicago White Sox 7-6 Saturday in a game that took nearly five hours. The AL Central-leading Royals won for the 10th time in 13 games. Cain doubled and singled early, then led off the 13th with his ninth home run of the season. He connected against Dan Jennings (1-3). Brandon Finnegan (3-0...
Via AP on Fox
9 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
11 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain's three hits, game-winning slide home lead Royals over Twins 3-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Lorenzo Cain had a hands-on approach in the Kansas City Royals' come-from-behind victory. Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a season-high four-game losing streak. Cain led off the bottom of the 10th with a double, went to third on a wild pitch by Aaron Thompson ...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  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

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