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Lorenzo Cain

Lorenzo Lamar Cain

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: April 13, 1986 in Valdosta, GA
High School: Madison County HS (Madison, FL)
School: Tallahassee Community College (Tallahassee, FL)
Drafted
by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 17th round of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed April 24, 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 16, 2010 (Age 24.094, 17,388th in MLB history)   vs. ATL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Royals/Brewers 2010-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$2.73M (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 3.074, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Joshua Kusnick [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2010 24 MIL NL 43 158 147 17 45 11 1 1 13 7 1 9 28 .306 .348 .415 .763 105 61 1 1 0 1 0 8/79
2011 25 KCR AL 6 23 22 4 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .273 .304 .318 .623 73 7 0 0 0 0 0 /98
2012 26 KCR AL 61 244 222 27 59 9 2 7 31 10 0 15 56 .266 .316 .419 .734 98 93 4 3 0 4 0 8/9D7
2013 27 KCR AL 115 442 399 54 100 21 3 4 46 14 6 33 90 .251 .310 .348 .658 80 139 10 4 0 6 2 *89/D
2014 28 KCR AL 133 502 471 55 142 29 4 5 53 28 5 24 108 .301 .339 .412 .751 109 194 9 4 0 3 2 *89/D
2015 29 KCR AL 37 163 148 31 46 8 1 3 19 7 2 9 29 .311 .362 .439 .801 120 65 5 4 0 2 2 *8
6 Yrs 395 1532 1409 188 398 79 11 20 163 66 14 91 315 .282 .330 .397 .726 99 559 29 16 0 16 6
162 Game Avg. 162 628 578 77 163 32 5 8 67 27 6 37 129 .282 .330 .397 .726 99 229 12 7 0 7 2
KCR (5 yrs) 352 1374 1262 171 353 68 10 19 150 59 13 82 287 .280 .328 .395 .722 98 498 28 15 0 15 6
MIL (1 yr) 43 158 147 17 45 11 1 1 13 7 1 9 28 .306 .348 .415 .763 105 61 1 1 0 1 0
AL (5 yrs) 352 1374 1262 171 353 68 10 19 150 59 13 82 287 .280 .328 .395 .722 98 498 28 15 0 15 6
NL (1 yr) 43 158 147 17 45 11 1 1 13 7 1 9 28 .306 .348 .415 .763 105 61 1 1 0 1 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2010 24 MIL NL 43 158 2 1 1 10 1 15 1.6 5 20 2.0 .537 .510 1.0 1.1 10 8/79
2011 25 KCR AL 6 23 -1 0 0 1 -0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .504 .500 0.0 0.1 0 /98
2012 26 KCR AL 61 244 1 2 -1 8 1 10 1.1 9 19 2.0 .518 .507 1.2 0.9 11 $480,850 8/9D7
2013 27 KCR AL 115 442 -12 1 0 24 1 14 1.7 16 30 3.2 .513 .509 0.5 2.8 6 $503,175 *89/D
2014 28 KCR AL 133 502 3 2 0 24 -1 28 3.3 18 46 5.1 .523 .519 2.3 2.7 22 $546,000 *89/D
2015 29 KCR AL 37 163 4 2 0 12 1 20 2.2 6 25 2.8 .558 .513 1.4 1.5 13 $2,725,000 *8
6 Seasons 395 1532 -3 8 1 79 1 86 9.9 54 141 15.1 .524 .512 6.3 9.1 62 $4,255,025
KCR (5 yrs) 352 1374 -5 7 0 69 0 71 8.3 49 121 13.1 .522 .513 5.3 8.0 52 $4,255,025
MIL (1 yr) 43 158 2 1 1 10 1 15 1.6 5 20 2.0 .537 .510 1.0 1.1 10

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2010 24 MIL NL 158 105 23 5.8 102 .370 .306 .262 .348 .332 .415 .413 .763 .745 105 .610 1.2 0.1 .740 .211 .109 1.8
2011 25 KCR AL 23 16 2 3.4 98 .333 .273 .257 .304 .322 .318 .407 .623 .729 73 .357 -0.8 -0.1 .500 .091 .045
2012 26 KCR AL 244 171 31 4.9 100 .319 .266 .258 .316 .323 .419 .416 .734 .739 98 .526 -0.7 -0.1 .725 .266 .153 8.2
2013 27 KCR AL 442 321 43 3.6 100 .309 .251 .260 .310 .325 .348 .411 .658 .736 80 .394 -10.4 -1.0 .584 .201 .098 6.2
2014 28 KCR AL 502 346 67 5.2 96 .380 .301 .258 .339 .322 .412 .398 .751 .720 109 .585 5.0 0.5 .714 .210 .110 8.5
2015 29 KCR AL 163 111 23 5.5 98 .364 .311 .256 .362 .322 .439 .408 .801 .730 120 .599 4.2 0.4 .761 .223 .128 4.2
6 Yrs 1532 1070 189 4.7 98 .347 .282 .259 .330 .324 .397 .407 .726 .731 99 .527 -1.5 -0.2 .681 .216 .114 30.7
162 Game Avg. 628 439 78 4.7 98 .347 .282 .259 .330 .324 .397 .407 .726 .731 99 .527 -1.5 -0.2 .681 .216 .114 13
KCR (5 yrs) 1374 965 166 4.6 98 .344 .280 .258 .328 .323 .395 .407 .722 .729 98 .516 -2.8 -0.3 .675 .216 .115 28.7
MIL (1 yr) 158 105 23 5.9 102 .370 .306 .262 .348 .332 .415 .413 .763 .745 105 .610 1.2 0.1 .740 .211 .109 1.8
AL (5 yrs) 1374 965 166 4.6 98 .344 .280 .258 .328 .323 .395 .407 .722 .729 98 .516 -2.8 -0.3 .675 .216 .115 28.7
NL (1 yr) 158 105 23 5.9 102 .370 .306 .262 .348 .332 .415 .413 .763 .745 105 .610 1.2 0.1 .740 .211 .109 1.8

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2014 28 KCR AL ALWC OAK W 1 6 6 2 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 3 0 0 0 0 0
2014 28 KCR AL ALDS LAA W 3 14 13 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .154 .143 .154 .297 2 0 0 0 1 0
2014 MVP 28 KCR AL ALCS BAL W 4 18 15 5 8 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 3 .533 .588 .667 1.255 10 0 0 1 0 0
2014 28 KCR AL WS SFG L 7 30 26 4 8 2 0 0 4 0 0 3 3 .308 .400 .385 .785 10 0 1 0 0 0
1 Yr (4 Series) 15 68 60 13 20 5 0 0 8 2 0 5 9 .333 .388 .417 .805 25 0 1 1 1 0
1 ALWC 1 6 6 2 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 3 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALDS 3 14 13 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .154 .143 .154 .297 2 0 0 0 1 0
1 ALCS 4 18 15 5 8 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 3 .533 .588 .667 1.255 10 0 0 1 0 0
1 WS 7 30 26 4 8 2 0 0 4 0 0 3 3 .308 .400 .385 .785 10 0 1 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2010 24 MIL NL 158 0.6% 17.7% 5.7% 8.2% 29% 3.11 5.3 147.0 11.3 0.71 0.85 75% 24% 1.7% 13%
2011 25 KCR AL 23 0.0% 17.4% 4.4% 4.4% 17% 4.00 5.5 22.0 0.89 0.86 78% 22% 0.0% 11%
2012 26 KCR AL 244 2.9% 23.0% 6.2% 7.4% 31% 3.73 4.0 31.7 7.2 0.89 1.04 67% 18% 8.6% 10%
2013 27 KCR AL 442 0.9% 20.4% 7.5% 6.3% 28% 2.73 4.4 99.8 8.7 0.98 1.16 70% 22% 2.9% 14%
2014 28 KCR AL 502 1.0% 21.5% 4.8% 7.6% 27% 4.50 4.4 94.2 8.9 1.07 1.34 72% 26% 3.3% 13%
2015 29 KCR AL 163 1.8% 17.8% 5.5% 7.4% 26% 3.22 5.1 49.3 7.8 0.98 1.39 72% 30% 5.4% 8%
6 Yrs 1532 1.3% 20.6% 5.9% 7.2% 28% 3.46 4.5 70.5 8.6 0.96 1.17 71% 24% 4.1% 12%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.5% 8.0% 7.4% 33% 2.43 4.6 36.1 8.4 0.83 1.10 68% 21% 7.4% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2010 24 MIL NL 1.2 0.1 169 0.7 3.1 -2.4 .96 0.5 0.2 7.3 0.7 0.98 4.1 0.49 4
2011 25 KCR AL -0.8 -0.1 23 -0.2 0.2 -0.4 .89 -0.2 -0.1 -1.7 -0.2 0.90 -2.1 0
2012 26 KCR AL -0.7 -0.1 254 -0.1 4.7 -4.8 1.06 0.1 -0.2 0.3 0.0 0.93 0.4 1.00 3
2013 27 KCR AL -9.9 -1.0 467 -0.3 8.3 -8.5 1.10 -1.1 0.8 -8.4 -0.8 0.99 -11.5 1.16 3
2014 28 KCR AL 4.4 0.4 537 -0.5 9.0 -9.5 1.08 0.5 -1.0 7.5 0.7 0.98 4.9 0
2015 29 KCR AL 4.2 0.4 177 1.0 3.3 -2.3 .93 0.4 0.7 3.4 0.3 0.99 6.1 0
6 Yrs -1.6 -0.2 1627 0.6 28.6 -28.0 1.05 0.3 0.3 8.4 0.8 0.97 1.9 0.84 10

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2010 24 MIL NL 3 0 30% 60 7 1 88% 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 9 42% 7 5 2 0 0 0 5 2 3
2011 25 KCR AL 0 0 57% 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 67% 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
2012 26 KCR AL 4 0 28% 89 10 0 100% 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 2 1 2 40% 11 7 3 5 2 2 4 1 3
2013 27 KCR AL 3 0 38% 166 14 6 70% 13 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 10 48% 23 14 9 6 4 2 15 5 10
2014 28 KCR AL 3 0 30% 203 28 5 85% 25 4 3 1 0 0 2 2 6 1 1 1 3 9 55% 18 10 8 4 2 2 18 6 12
2015 29 KCR AL 2 0 50% 56 7 2 78% 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 75% 4 3 1 1 0 1 7 0 7
6 Yrs 15 0 34% 581 66 14 83% 55 12 11 2 0 0 4 3 13 3 3 3 4 38 51% 65 40 24 17 8 8 49 14 35

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2010 24 MIL NL 158 30% 45 9 1 4 2 0 0 0.49 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0% 35 1 3% 14 5 36% 102 14 14% 6 2 33% 6 3 50% 0
2011 25 KCR AL 23 26% 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 1 0 0% 14 1 7% 2 1 50% 0 0 0
2012 26 KCR AL 244 33% 59 5 0 3 1 1 2 1.00 7 0 3 4 3 3 4 0 0 0 37 4 11% 17 4 24% 140 24 17% 13 7 54% 6 4 67% 0
2013 27 KCR AL 442 31% 100 16 0 3 1 0 0 1.16 4 1 16 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 92 10 11% 43 13 30% 294 42 14% 30 17 57% 21 13 62% 0
2014 28 KCR AL 502 28% 142 31 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 12 2 3 3 2 1 1 0 0% 84 9 11% 42 12 29% 305 50 16% 36 23 64% 17 7 41% 0
2015 29 KCR AL 163 37% 46 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 46 5 11% 23 9 39% 106 19 18% 9 8 89% 8 5 63% 0
6 Yrs 1532 31% 398 68 2 10 4 1 2 0.84 20 1 38 12 8 12 8 1 2 0 0% 295 29 10% 140 43 31% 961 150 16% 96 58 60% 58 32 55% 0
MLB Averages 55% 68% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2010 24 MIL NL 158 643 4.07 419 65.2% 28.2% 13.4% 29.8% 28.6% 71.8% 0.0% 46.8% 81.4% 20.3% 2.5% 4 0 12.7% 20 6 10.1% 16 8 4 24 14.3% 0 0 0
2011 25 KCR AL 23 83 3.61 57 68.7% 26.3% 17.5% 24.6% 31.6% 73.7% 0.0% 50.6% 76.2% 43.5% 0.0% 0 0 13.0% 3 2 13.0% 3 3 1 3 25.0% 0 0 0
2012 26 KCR AL 245 1004 4.10 648 64.5% 32.9% 17.4% 23.5% 26.2% 67.1% 0.0% 43.3% 74.0% 14.7% 3.7% 9 1 10.2% 25 5 8.2% 20 10 9 47 16.1% 0 0 0
2013 27 KCR AL 442 1760 3.98 1148 65.5% 32.8% 13.4% 26.4% 27.4% 67.2% 1.0% 44.0% 80.1% 14.9% 3.8% 17 0 12.4% 55 8 8.6% 38 24 26 64 28.9% 0 0 0
2014 28 KCR AL 504 1853 3.68 1233 66.8% 25.6% 17.8% 26.9% 29.7% 74.4% 1.3% 49.7% 76.1% 28.8% 4.0% 20 0 10.1% 51 14 5.2% 26 16 25 83 23.1% 0 0 0
2015 29 KCR AL 164 614 3.74 393 64.9% 21.1% 15.8% 32.3% 30.8% 78.9% 3.6% 51.2% 80.0% 28.0% 4.3% 7 0 13.4% 22 8 9.1% 15 11 6 23 20.7% 0 0 0
6 Yrs 1536 5957 3.88 3898 65.7% 28.8% 15.8% 27.0% 28.5% 71.2% 1.1% 46.8% 77.9% 21.8% 3.7% 57 1 11.5% 176 43 7.7% 118 72 71 244 22.5% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.8% 27.8% 15.7% 27.0% 29.5% 72.2% 1.5% 46.1% 78.3% 26.8% 4.7% 13.9% 8.4% 24.2%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2010 24 43 158 147 17 45 11 1 1 13 7 1 9 28 .306 .348 .415 .763 105 61 1 1 0 1 0
2011 25 49 181 169 21 51 12 1 1 14 7 1 10 32 .302 .343 .402 .745 101 68 1 1 0 1 0
2012 26 110 425 391 48 110 21 3 8 45 17 1 25 88 .281 .327 .412 .739 100 161 5 4 0 5 0
2013 27 225 867 790 102 210 42 6 12 91 31 7 58 178 .266 .318 .380 .698 90 300 15 8 0 11 2
2014 28 358 1369 1261 157 352 71 10 17 144 59 12 82 286 .279 .326 .392 .718 97 494 24 12 0 14 4
2015 29 395 1532 1409 188 398 79 11 20 163 66 14 91 315 .282 .330 .397 .726 99 559 29 16 0 16 6

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2010 24 43 159 148 18 46 11 1 1 14 7 9 28 .311 .352 .419 .771 22 43
2011 25 6 23 22 4 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 .273 .304 .318 .623 2 6
2012 26 61 245 223 28 60 9 2 7 32 10 15 56 .269 .318 .422 .740 30 61
2013 27 115 446 402 57 103 22 3 4 48 14 34 90 .256 .316 .356 .672 45 115
2014 28 133 511 479 60 150 31 4 5 58 30 25 108 .313 .350 .426 .776 71 133
2015 29 37 167 151 34 49 9 1 3 21 7 10 29 .325 .377 .457 .834 25 37
6 Yrs 395 1551 1425 201 414 83 11 20 174 68 94 315 .291 .338 .406 .744 195 395
162 Game Avg. 162 636 584 82 170 34 5 8 71 28 39 129 .291 .338 .406 .744 80 395



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Awards (yr lg award)
2014 AL ALCS MVP

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2015 AL  2.8 (3rd)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2015 AL  2.8 (2nd)

Defensive WARs c a p y
2013 AL  2.8 (2nd)
2014 AL  2.7 (2nd)
2015 AL  1.5 (1st)
Active  9.1 (19th)

Batting Average s c a p y
2014 AL  .301 (8th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2015 AL  31 (2nd)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2014 AL  28 (8th)
2015 AL  7 (10th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2015 AL  4 (10th)

SB % s c a p y
2014 AL  84.85 (9th)
Active  82.50 (12th)
Career  82.50 (26th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 11 (1389), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 6 (1540), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 6 (2126), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (182nd), 15.1 career WAR/15.1 7yr-peak WAR/15.1 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.0 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

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