Royals reinstate Lorenzo Cain, option Eibner to Omaha

Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain follows through on a three-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, May 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Courtesy: Kansas City Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Royals announced today that outfielder Lorenzo Cain has been returned from his rehab assignment and reinstated from the 15-day disabled list. He will be in uniform for tonight’s game with the Texas Rangers. To make room for Cain on the roster, the Royals have optioned outfielder Brett Eibner to Omaha (AAA).

Cain, 30, has been sidelined since June 29 with a left hamstring strain. He played in two games with the Storm Chasers during his rehab assignment, going 3-for-8.

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