Lorenzo Cain Biography, Age, MLB, Family, Siblings, Wife, and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Lorenzo Cain. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Lorenzo Cain do for a living?
  2. Who are Lorenzo Cain’s parents and siblings?
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  4. Is Lorenzo Cain married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Lorenzo Cain have any children?
  6. Where is Lorenzo Cain now?
  7. How tall is Lorenzo Cain?
  8. How much money does Lorenzo Cain earn?
  9. What is Lorenzo Cain’s net worth?

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 Who is Lorenzo Cain?

Lorenzo Lamar Cain is a popular American professional baseball center fielder in the Milwaukee Brewers organization. Previously, he played for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was drafted by the Brewers in the 17th round of the 2004 MLB draft from Tallahassee Community College in Florida. Cain made his MLB breakout in 2010, and after the season, the Brewers traded him to Kansas City with three other players for pitcher Zack Greinke.

After four years, Cain placed at the top10 in the American League in batting average (.301) and stolen bases (28). He is known for his defensive acrobatics and has won four Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards for an outfielder and three Fielding Bible Awards. Additionally, Cain received the 2014 American League Championship Series Most Valuable Player Award due in part to his defensive play. Cain also completed third in MVP voting in 2015.

Lorenzo Cain Career

Minor leagues

Cain was picked by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 17th round of the 2004 MLB draft out of Tallahassee Community College. He started his career in 2005, playing for their Rookie League Helena Brewers and AZL Brewers. Cain was promoted to the Class A West Virginia Power, in 2006, where he was named to the South Atlantic League’s mid and post-season All-Star teams. He was then promoted to their Class A-Advanced Brevard County Manatees in 2007. Starting the 2008 season in Brevard County, he was called up to the triple-A Nashville Sounds on June 10 taking the place of outfielder Hernan Iribarren, who was recalled by Milwaukee.

Milwaukee Brewers (2010)

Lorenzo was later called up to the Brewers when pitcher Doug Davis was placed on the disabled list on July 16, 2010. He then made his major league breakout against the Atlanta Braves that evening as a pinch-hitter. Cain was robbed of a hit in his first at-bat because of a diving catch by Braves left fielder Matt Diaz. After two days in his following at-bat in the same series, he got his first major league hit. Cain then replaced CF Carlos Gomez for the rest of the game and completed game 2 for 2 with two singles. He later went on to appear in 43 games for the Brewers.

Kansas City Royals (2011-2017)

2011-2014

Cain was traded to the Kansas City Royals with Alcides Escobar, Jake Odorizzi, and Jeremy Jeffress for Zack Greinke and Yuniesky Betancourt on December 18, 2010. He was then sent down to KC’s AAA ball club, the Omaha Storm Chasers prior to the 2011 MLB season. Cain played six games in his initial season with the Royals. The team then revealed they had signed him to a one-year deal for the 2012 season on February 18, 2012. However, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.

Lorenzo then started 20132 as the starting center fielder, with Jarrod Dyson as the backup. In late June, Dyson began getting more starts. Cain was then placed on the disabled list with a strained left oblique on August 10. He came back on September 4 and had 14 more starts on the season, 7 in right and 7 in center field. Cain hit .251/.310/.348 with 4 home runs, 46 RBIs, and 14 stolen bases in 115 games (106 starts).

Cain completes the regular season hitting .301/.339/.412 with 5 home runs (one inside the park), 4 triples, 29 doubles, 28 stolen bases, 46 RBIs, and 55 runs in 133 games in 2014. Both Cain’s batting average and stolen base total placed 8th in the AL. He had notched twice as many infield hits as he had the previous year. This was a result of the work he had done with track coach, Al Hobson at Kansas City Kansas Community College to improve his base-running sprint speed. The team made the playoffs for the first time since winning the 1985 World Series. His defensive play in center field was widely praised for assisting the Royals to beat the highly favored Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the Division Series.

A photo of Lorenzo Cain

A photo of Lorenzo Cain

How old is Lorenzo Cain?

Lorenzo Lamar Cain is aged 36 as of 2022, having been born on April 13, 2022, in Valdosta, Georgia, U.S. He shares his birthday with famous people including Ron Perlman, Allison Williams, Paul Sorvino, Guy Fawkes, Jonathan Brandis, Frederick North, Thomas Jefferson, Butch Cassidy, Robert Watson-Watt, Samuel Becket, and Aaron Lewis, among others.

Lorenzo Cain Family

Who are Lorenzo Cain’s parents?

Lorenzo Lamar Cain was born to Patricia Cain and her spouse, in Valdosta, Georgia, where he was brought up. His mother still works at a printing plant in Madison, Florida. His father died when he was four years old and he was brought up by his mother. Cain belongs to the African-American ethnicity.

Does Lorenzo Cain have siblings?

Cain was born to his parents into a family of two children, both boys. He has one sibling, an older brother, with whom he was brought up.

Lorenzo Cain Education

Cain attended Madison County High School in Florida, where he started playing baseball in his sophomore year. He then joined Tallahassee Community College, where he went on to play baseball, before being drafted.

Lorenzo Cain Wife

Cain is currently married to his beautiful and sexy wife, Jenny Cain, from 2013 to the present. Together the couple has three sons and resides in Oklahoma in his own home.

Lorenzo Cain Kids

Cain and his supportive wife Jenny have three children together. They have three sons: Cameron Loe Cain, born in October 2014, Jayden Cain born in January 2016, and Landyn Cain born in December 2017.

Lorenzo Cain Height

Cain has a well-built, muscular and athletic body adding up to an impressive height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) and a weight of 93 kg (205 lbs).

2015-2017

In Game 2 of the American League Championship Series (ALCS) over the Baltimore Orioles, he added to his postseason highlight reel with another stunning, extra-base hit-stealing grab. This hit of J. J. Hardy line drive to right-center field in the 6th inning to preserve a 4-4 tie. Cain went 4-for-5 at the plate, tying George Brett’s franchise record for most hits in a postseason game. He also drove in a 9th-inning run that assisted seal the Royals’ 6-4 win against the Orioles, their sixth consecutive win in the 2014 postseason. Cain finally ended up receiving the ALCS Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) award for his efforts at the plate and in the field. He also completed with a .533 batting average, 8 hits, 5 runs, and many spectacular defensive plays which assisted the Royals to beat the Orioles and proceed to the World Series.

Cain’s defensive prowess went on in the World Series against the San Fransisco Giants, where he made a catch at the wall in Game 1. He made two more spectacular diving catches in Game 3 to assist preserve a 3-2 win for the Royals. In the crucial Game 6, where the Royals face elimination, he went 2-for-3 with a single, double, and two walks, driving in 3 runs while making another running catch in Kansas City’s 10-0 rout of the Giants to force a Game 7. Despite this, the Giants won Game 7 and the World Series.

Suspension and return

On April 23, 2015, during a game against the Chicago White Sox, Cain was among the five players ejected for being involved in a bench-clearing brawl. He was then suspended for 2 games on April 25, 2015. Cain had the option to appeal but dropped it on May 3, 2015, so that the suspension would take effect. He was then named to his first All-Star team and assisted lead the Royals to the 2015 Al Central Division title in 2015.

Cain completed the regular season with career highs in batting average (.307), home runs (16), runs scored (101), and RBIs (72). He was additionally the 3rd in the league in power-speed number (20.4). His 3 RBIs performance in game 5 of the World Series assisted the Royals to take a 7-2 victory and get the championship against the New York Mets. He completed 3rd in the voting for the 2015 American League Most Valuable Player, completing behind winner Josh Donaldson and Mike Trout.

Return to the Brewers (2018-2022)

On January 26, 2018, Lorenzo signed a five-year, $80 million deal to go back to the Brewers. He was then named to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game following batting .290 with eight home runs, 26 RBIs, and 15 Stolen bases. The same season, he completed 7th in NL MVP balloting and played a lead role in the Brewers coming within one game of reaching the 2018 World Series. However, they lost to the Dodgers in the 2018 National League Championship Series. He then batted .260/.325/.372 with 11 home runs and 48 RBIs with the highest opposite field percentage of all National League batters (32.4%) in 2019. Despite fighting many injuries throughout the year, he had the best fielding percentage of all major league center fielders (.994) on defense. He was also awarded the first Gold Glove of his career.

Lorenzo played in five games in the shortened 2020 MLB season, prior to announcing on August 1, that he was opting out of the remainder of the season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He came back to play in the 2021 season, but only played in 78 games because of a hamstring injury, that sidelined him for all of June and almost all of July. Cain batted .257/.329/.401 with eight home runs, 36 RBIs, and 13 stolen bases. In 2022, following batting .179 in 43 games for Milwaukee, the Brewers designated Cain for assignment on June 18. On June 22, he cleared waivers.

Lorenzo Cain Net Worth

American professional baseball center fielder, Cain is a free agent active from 2004 to the present. He played for Milwaukee Brewers and Kansas City Royals, with a salary of $18 million in 2022. Cain has garnered an accumulative net worth of approximately $20 million as of 2022.

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