Veteran Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Lorenzo Cain informed the group on Saturday that he is opting out of the rest of the 2020 season, the club announced. Cain, 34, had appeared in 5 games for the Brewers, hitting .333/.429/.389 this season. Cain released a statement on Saturday afternoon. Here it is in complete:”After cautious consideration and discussion with my household, I have decided to opt out of the remainder of the 2020 season.
With all of the uncertainty and unknowns surrounding our game at this time, I really feel that this is the very best selection for me, my wife, and our 3 little ones. The Brewers organization was extremely understanding and supportive of my selection, and I thank them for that. I want all of my fantastic teammates the very best of luck this season and appear forward to finding back on the field in 2021.