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16. Lorenzo Cain

16. Lorenzo Cain
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: April 13, 1986 in Valdosta, GA USA
  • Weight: 205 lbs.
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: July 16, 2010
  • Final Game: September 09, 2016
  • ALCS MVP - 2014
 
AB R H HR RBI SB AVG
2209 314 635 42 272 1010.287
 

Lorenzo Cain played for Kansas City for seven seasons and he was arguably the team’s spark plug for much of that time.

After being traded from the Milwaukee Brewers in December of 2010, Cain would become the Royals’ starting Centerfielder in 2013 and his defensive skill became well known through out the American League.  Cain would be named a Wilson Defensive Player three times and many have cited his glove as a major reason that Kansas City was able to advance to the 2014 World Series (he was named the 2014 ALCS MVP).  The Centerfielder also helped KC win the World Series the following year.

While his glove got a lot of glory, his bat was more than decent.  He was a .300 hitter twice and in 2015 he went to the All Star game while also finishing third in MVP voting. 

He returned to the Milwaukee Brewers via free agency prior to the 2018 season.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Outfield
  • Acquired: Traded from the Milwaukee Brewers with Alcides Escobar, Jeremy Jeffress and Jake Odorizzi for Yuniesky Betancourt, Zack Geinke and Cash 12/19/10.
  • Departed: Signed as a Free Agent by the Milwaukee Brewers 1/26/18.
  • Games Played: 713
  • Notable Statistics:

    383 Runs Scored
    765 Hits
    140 Doubles
    21 Triples
    56 Home Runs
    308 RBI
    120 Stolen Bases
    .289/.342/.421 Slash Line
    25.7 bWAR

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    World Series Champion (2015)

    All Star Game (2015)

    ALCS MVP (2014)

    Wilson Defensive Player (2012, 2013 & 2014)

    Most Putouts by a Centerfielder (2017)

    Most Total Zone Runs by a Centerfielder (2014)

    Highest Range Factor per Game by a Centerfielder (2015 & 2017)

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