The Toronto Blue Jays are in the market for outfielders and speed, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports they have interest in Former Kansas City Royals centrefielder Lorenzo Cain, a player that could potentially provide both.The report indicates that the team would like to ink the free agent to a four-year deal, but that other teams are also in the mix.
The 31-year-old appeared in 155 games last season for the Royals, hitting 15 homers while providing 49 RBIs. He also hit .300 with a .363 on base percentage and stole 26 bases while getting caught only twice.
Cain is an eight-year Major Leaguer, with all but one season spent with the Royals, he made his MLB debut in 2010 with the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Blue Jays struggled with team speed last season finishing the season with only five triples, a record low. Cain had five triples last season among his career high 175 hits.