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.

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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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  Blue Jays notebook: Would Cain’s speed make him a fit in Toronto? The Toronto Blue Jays were arguably baseball’s slowest team in 2017, so it stands to reason that they’d be interested in a players like Lorenzo Cain.Kendrys Morales, Jose Bautista and Justin Smoak are objectively among the slower runners in baseball, but it’s not just those three. Combined, the Blue Jays stole only 53 bases to rank 29th among the 30 teams. They tripled just five times, the fewest in franchise history.

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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