Sports Report: Blue Jays have reached out on Lorenzo Cain

08:37  15 november  2017
08:37  15 november  2017 Source:   Sportsnet

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The Toronto Blue Jays have an interest in free agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain , according to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. The # BlueJays and #Mets have reached out early on free agent Lorenzo Cain , sources say.

Atkins: Jays looking to take advantage of good financial position in free agency. Report : Jays have reached out to free agent Cain . The # BlueJays and #Mets have reached out early on free agent Lorenzo Cain , sources say.

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The Toronto Blue Jays have an interest in free agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain, according to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick.

Cain had a .300/.363/.400 slash line this past season with the Kansas City Royals, notching 15 home runs and 26 stolen bases in 155 games.

The 31-year-old finished third in MVP voting in 2015.

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Sportsnet’s No. 5-ranked free agent was offered a qualifying offer by the Royals on Nov. 6, and would therefore cost the Blue Jays their 2018 second-round draft pick as well as $500,000 of their international signing bonus spending limit, should he sign with the team.

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He was beautiful inside and out . Without saying a word, he seemed to always have just the right thing to say. When he did speak, people listened.” 1 hour ago. Report : Blue Jays have reached out on Lorenzo Cain .

Brandy Halladay, closing out the remembrances, again ripped up hearts when she told her boys, “I still get to see him every day, because I look at you.” 3 hours ago. Report : Blue Jays have reached out on Lorenzo Cain .

The New York Mets were also mentioned by Crasnick to have “reached out on” the centre-fielder.

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