Top Lorenzo Cain News
Lorenzo Cain: Confirms retirement
Cain said earlier this week in an interview with Andy McCullough of The Athletic that he has retired from professional baseball.
Cain added that he will return to Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City this summer for an official retirement ceremony. The 36-year-old was cut loose by the Brewers last June after batting just .179/.231/.234 across his first 43 games (156 plate appearances) to open the 2022 campaign. He won a World Series with Kansas City in 2015 and will finish with 1,220 career hits and 190 stolen bases spread over parts of 13 major-league seasons.... See More ... See Less
Lorenzo Cain: Becomes free agent
Cain cleared waivers and became a free agent Wednesday.
Cain was designated for assignment by Milwaukee on Saturday and will part ways with the organization after going unclaimed on waivers. The 36-year-old will now decide whether to retire or seek opportunities elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Designated for assignment
Cain was designated for assignment by the Brewers on Saturday.
Cain was in the final season of his five-year deal with Milwaukee and has indicated that 2022 could be his final year before retiring. The 36-year-old reached 10 years of major-league service time Saturday but said that he came to a mutual decision with the team to be designated for assignment after slashing .179/.231/.234 with a home run, 17 runs, nine RBI and two stolen bases to begin the season. If Cain isn't claimed on waivers, he said that he'll contemplate the decision of whether to seek an opportunity to continue playing or whether to retire.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Sitting again Tuesday
Cain is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Phillies.
The 36-year-old is 0-for-19 over his past five games and finds himself on the bench for the second straight contest. Tyrone Taylor will again start in center field in his place, and Cain could be in store for reduced playing time moving forward with Hunter Renfroe (hamstring) officially back from the injured list.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Out of Sunday's lineup
Cain is not in Sunday's lineup against the Padres.
Tyrone Taylor has earned more steady playing time of late than Cain, who is 7-for-52 (.135) over his last 15 games. Once Hunter Renfroe (hamstring) returns, Cain could start to lose even more playing time.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Not starting Thursday
Cain isn't starting Thursday against the Padres.
Cain will get a chance to reset after he went 0-for-12 with two strikeouts over the last three games. Keston Hiura, Tyrone Taylor and Andrew McCutchen will start in the outfield from left to right.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Breather in Game 1 on Monday
Cain isn't starting in Game 1 of Monday's doubleheader versus the Cubs.
Cain will get to rest in Game 1 on Monday after starting the last two contests, notably going 3-for-4 with his first homer of the season in Sunday's win over the Cardinals. Tyrone Taylor will start in center while Jace Peterson takes over in right field and bats eighth.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Clubs first homer
Cain went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's 8-0 win over the Cardinals.
Cain hadn't homered all season, but he ended the power drought with a two-run blast in the eighth inning. He had previously posted an RBI single in the sixth. One big game probably won't turn his season around, but it's a step in the right direction. The 36-year-old is slashing .198/.262/.261 with seven RBI, 15 runs scored and two stolen bases in 122 plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Steps out of lineup
Cain is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Cardinals.
Cain is 4-for-26 over his past eight games and will take a seat Friday. Christian Yelich, Tyrone Taylor and Andrew McCutchen will start from left to right in the outfield while Keston Hiura will serve as the designated hitter.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Sitting yet again
Cain will remain on the bench Monday against the Padres, Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Cain's results this season suggest the 36-year-old may not have much left in the tank. His zero percent barrel rate and career-high 24.8 percent strikeout rate have led to a .185/.248/.217 slash line, and he's only stolen a single base. Tyrone Taylor will start in center field for the fourth time in five games Monday.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Takes seat Sunday
Cain is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Nationals.
Cain will sit for the third time in the series while he's getting on base at a lowly .277 clip and striking out at a 34 percent clip thus far in May. The 36-year-old may be moving into a part-time role at this point, with Tyrone Taylor beginning to cut into Cain's playing time.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Riding pine Friday
Cain isn't starting Friday against the Nationals.
Cain will be out of the lineup for the third time in the last five games as Tyrone Taylor starts in center field and bats eighth. Since the start of May, Cain has hit .205 with a double, six runs, an RBI and 14 strikeouts over 11 games.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Not starting Wednesday
Cain isn't starting Wednesday's game against Atlanta.
Cain has gone 1-for-10 with a walk and three strikeouts over his last three games, and he'll be out of the lineup for the second time in the last four matchups. Tyrone Taylor will take over in center field and bat fifth.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: Out of Sunday's lineup
Cain is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Marlins.
Cain started the past four games and will head to the bench after going 4-for-16 with a double, two runs and seven strikeouts. Tyrone Taylor will take over in center field and bat eighth.... See More ... See Less
Brewers' Lorenzo Cain: On bench for series opener
Cain is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Reds.
Cain went hitless over 10 at-bats while starting in each of the last three contests and will take a seat for the series opener in Cincinnati with his season average having now dipped to .257. Tyrone Taylor will step in for Cain in center field and bat eighth Monday.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-2, 205 lbs
|Birthplace: Valdosta, GA
|Bats/Throws: R, R