The Milwaukee Brewers have reportedly agreed to a deal with Outfielder, Lorenzo Cain per Jerry Crasnick. The deal is structured to be 5 year, 80 million dollar contract with the Brewers, also includes a no-trade clause and significant award bonuses.
Lorenzo Cain has agreed on a 5-year, $80M deal with the #Brewers, source says. It’s the biggest free agent contract of the offseason. The deal includes no-trade protection and significant award bonuses. Milwaukee building a super outfield with addition of Yelich and Cain.
— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) January 26, 2018
Cain most notably added a World Series Championship to his resume in 2015 with the Kansas City Royals. In 2017, he held an average of .300, driving in 49, and swiping 26 bases for the Kansas City Royals. With the Brewers signing Cain, it marks the largest contract of this offseason. Cain signing with the Brewers means that he will be playing where he began his Major League Career in 2010. The Brewers will look for Cain’s biggest impact in the top of the lineup and out in the outfield where he is known for his defensive abilities.
By previously acquiring Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich, the Brewers now have a starting outfield of Ryan Braun, Christian Yelich, and Lorenzo Cain. The Brewers will look for Cain’s biggest impact in the top of the lineup and out in the outfield where he is known for his defensive abilities.