Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:32:30 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (body) was scratched from the team's Cactus League game Tuesday, March 28, as a result of experiencing tightness in his left side during batting practice. The Royals say it was "just precautionary."
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:51:48 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (wrist) has officially been shut down for the season.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 23:41:37 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (wrist) was quoted as saying it was "highly likely" that he was finished for the season. Cain returned to the lineup after a week-plus absence on Friday, Sept. 9, but was sidelined again Saturday, Sept. 10. The team has indicated it would take a week before deciding whether or not to shut Cain down for the remainder of 2016.
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 01:00:59 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (wrist) missed his third consecutive game on Saturday, Sept. 4, due to inflammation in his wrist. He received an injection on Tuesday, Aug. 30.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:47:40 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday, July 29.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:15:00 -0700
Updating a previous report, Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) began his rehab assignment on Wednesday, July 27. He played seven innings for Class AAA Omaha and was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
Fantasy Tip: Cain is officially back on the field and inching closer to returning. Once he's back he can be plugged into your lineups as he's expected to play in an everyday capacity.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:37:58 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) will begin a rehab stint with Class AAA Omaha on Friday, July 29.
Fantasy Tip: This should put Cain back in the starting lineup in early August, at which point he should go into your lineup. He'll likely play every day upon return.
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:43:14 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) was scheduled to do some running Sunday, July 24. Manager Ned Yost said Cain is close to starting a rehab assignment.
Fantasy Tip: Cain probably will need at least one week of rehab games before he is able to return to the starting lineup. He will be an everyday player once he returns from the injury and should be starting option in most fantasy leagues.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:42:00 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) had his rehab assignment pushed back to early next week, and manager Ned Yost said it was a case of leg fatigue and not a setback.
Fantasy Tip: Cain is a well-rounded fantasy weapon when healthy, so continue to stash him until he returns.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:27:42 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain (hamstring) is "85% ready" for a rehab assignment and should begin one next week, according to manager Ned Yost.
Fantasy Tip: Cain has 39 runs, eight home runs, 39 RBI, six stolen bases and a .290/.336/.416 slash line to start the season, and he owns the upside to provide solid production across all fantasy categories down the stretch. Continue to stash him in all settings and check back for updates.