Lorenzo Cain

Milwaukee Brewers, Center Field
Age: 38-71d (Apr 13, 1986)
Exp: 9.099 Years
Country: US
College: Tallahassee CC (FL)
Drafted: Round 17 (#496 overall), 2004
Agent(s): Joshua Kusnick (All Bases Covered Management)

2018-2022 Free Agent

Lorenzo Cain signed a 5 year , $80,000,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $80,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,000,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $80,000,000
Average Salary:
$16,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2017 Arbitration Extension

Lorenzo Cain signed a 2 year , $17,500,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $17,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,750,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $17,500,000
Average Salary:
$8,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Arbitration

Lorenzo Cain signed a 1 year , $2,725,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $2,725,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,725,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,725,000
Average Salary:
$2,725,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2014-2014 Pre-Arb

Lorenzo Cain signed a 1 year , $546,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $546,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $546,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $546,000
Average Salary:
$546,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2013-2013 Pre-Arb

Lorenzo Cain signed a 1 year , $503,175 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $503,175 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $503,175.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $503,175
Average Salary:
$503,175
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2012-2012 Pre-Arb

Lorenzo Cain signed a 1 year , $480,850 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $480,850 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $480,850.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $480,850
Average Salary:
$480,850
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2010-2010 Pre-Arb

Lorenzo Cain signed a 1 year contract with the Kansas City Royals.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s)
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2004-2004 Signing Bonus

Lorenzo Cain signed a 1 year , $95,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $95,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $95,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $95,000
Average Salary:
$95,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$89,830,580

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2004 18
Signing Bonus
$95,000
$95,000
2012 26
Active
$480,850
$575,850
2013 27
Active
$503,175
$1,079,025
2014 28
Active
$546,000
$1,625,025
2015 29
Active / Arb Avoided
$2,825,000
$4,450,025
Champion
2016 30
Active / Arb Avoided
$6,500,000
$10,950,025
2017 31
Active
$11,000,000
$21,950,025
2018 32
Active
$13,300,000
$35,250,025
2019 33
Active
$14,025,000
$49,275,025
NL Gold Glove:CF
2020 34
Reserve
$5,555,555
$54,830,580
2021 35
Active
$16,000,000
$70,830,580
2022 36
Retained
$17,000,000
$87,830,580
2023 37
Deferred
$1,000,000
$88,830,580
2024 38
Deferred
$1,000,000
$89,830,580
Total      
$89,830,580
$89,830,580
2025 39
Deferred
$1,000,000
2026 40
Deferred
$1,000,000
2027 41
Deferred
$1,000,000
Total
$92,830,580
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2004
18
$95,000
$95,000
$95,000
2012
26
$480,850
$480,850
$575,850
2013
27
$503,175
$503,175
$1,079,025
2014
28
$546,000
$546,000
$1,625,025
2015
29
$2,725,000
$100,000
$2,825,000
$4,450,025
2016
30
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
$10,950,025
2017
31
$11,000,000
$11,000,000
$21,950,025
2018
32
$13,000,000
$300,000
$13,300,000
$35,250,025
2019
33
$14,000,000
$25,000
$14,025,000
$49,275,025
2020
34
$5,555,556
$5,555,555
$54,830,580
2021
35
$16,000,000
$16,000,000
$70,830,580
2022
36
$17,000,000
$17,000,000
$87,830,580
2023
37
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$88,830,580
2024
38
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$89,830,580
Total
$89,310,581
$95,000
$425,000
$89,830,580
$89,830,580
2025
39
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
2026
40
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
2027
41
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
Total
$92,310,581
$95,000
$425,000
$92,830,580

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $67,555,556 $95,000 $325,000 $67,975,555
6 $21,755,025 - $100,000 $21,855,025

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2016 KC Jun 30, 2016 - Jul 29, 2016 Hamstring
2018 MIL Jun 26, 2018 - Jul 08, 2018 Groin
2021 MIL Apr 14, 2021 - May 03, 2021 Quad
2021 MIL Jun 01, 2021 - Jul 27, 2021 Hamstring
  • Mar 08, 2023 Retired from Professional Baseball
  • Jun 21, 2022 Released by Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Jun 19, 2022 Designated for Assignment by Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Aug 01, 2020 Opted out of 2020 season (COVID-19)
  • Jan 25, 2018 Signed a 5 year $80 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Nov 06, 2017 Kansas City (KC) extended a $17.4 million Qualifying Offer for 2018
  • Jan 15, 2016 Signed a 2 year $17.5 million contract with Kansas City (KC), avoiding arbitration
  • Apr 25, 2015 Suspended 2 games for his role in a brawl against Chicago (CWS), forfeiting $29,781 in 2015 salary with Kansas City (KC)
  • Feb 03, 2015 Signed a 1 year $2.725 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 01, 2014 Signed a 1 year $546k contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Feb 20, 2013 Signed a 1 year $503,175 contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Feb 18, 2012 Signed a 1 year $480k contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Dec 19, 2010 Traded to Kansas City (KC) from Milwaukee (MIL) with Jake Odorizzi , Alcides Escobar and Jeremy Jeffress for Zack Greinke, Yuniesky Betancourt and cash considerations
  • Apr 24, 2005 Signed a contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Jun 24, 2004 Drafted by Milwaukee (MIL): Round 17 (#496 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2022 MIL 43 40 145 17 26 5 0 1 9 34 8 36 2 .179 .231 .231 .465 -0.22
2021 MIL 78 69 257 40 66 13 0 8 36 103 26 48 13 .257 .329 .329 .730 2.23
2020 MIL 5 5 18 4 6 1 0 0 2 7 3 2 0 .333 .429 .429 .818 0.23
2019 MIL 148 134 562 75 146 30 0 11 48 209 50 106 18 .260 .325 .325 .697 2.64
2018 MIL 142 137 539 90 166 25 2 10 38 225 71 94 30 .308 .395 .395 .812 6.86
2017 KC 155 154 584 86 177 27 5 15 50 259 54 100 26 .303 .366 .366 .809 5.50
2016 KC 103 101 397 56 115 19 1 9 56 163 31 84 14 .290 .341 .341 .752 2.98
2015 KC 140 139 551 101 168 35 6 16 72 263 37 98 27 .305 .359 .359 .836 7.02
2014 KC 133 122 471 55 142 29 4 5 53 194 24 108 28 .301 .339 .339 .751 4.38
2013 KC 115 107 399 54 100 21 3 4 46 139 33 90 14 .251 .310 .310 .658 3.13
2012 KC 61 55 222 27 59 9 2 7 31 93 15 56 10 .266 .316 .316 .735 1.65
2011 KC 6 6 22 4 6 1 0 0 1 7 1 4 0 .273 .304 .304 .622 0.00
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