Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain became designated for assignment on Saturday, the team introduced before its game against the Cincinnati Reds.
Cain, 36, was hitting .179 in 145 at-bats while the Brewers' offense struggled during June. The veteran was 4-for-26 this month with no walks and seven strikeouts.
As a team, the Brewers rank 14th in OPS withinside the National League in June while falling out of first place after a strong start.
Cain broke in with the Brewers in 2010, then spent the next seven seasons in Kansas City earlier than returning to Milwaukee as a free agent in 2018.
He's in the very last season of a five-year, $80 million deal. The move comes on the same date that Cain reached 10 years of foremost league service.
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Those guys play their hearts out. I'm definitely going to miss them. It's been a fun ride for sure."
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