Lorenzo Cain has been dealing with leg issues for most of the playoffs

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Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain came up limping after beating out an infield single in the Royals’ four-run third inning in Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night. It was a scary moment, as Cain has arguably been the most important player for the Royals not just in the World Series, but in the post-season overall. Cain, however, stayed in the game.

Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports is reporting that Cain has been dealing with leg issues for the last two to three weeks. Cain said that he felt his leg get better as Game 4 went on. He said, “I’m feeling better. I’ll definitely be able to go” for Game 5.

Along with a handful of highlight reel catches, Cain is batting .267/.353/.333 in 17 trips to the plate in the World Series thus far. In 55 post-season plate appearances overall, he’s hitting .327/.370/.408.

Dodgers to retire Fernando Valenzuela’s No. 34 this summer

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LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers will retire the No. 34 jersey of pitcher Fernando Valenzuela during a three-day celebration this summer.

Valenzuela was part of two World Series champion teams, winning the 1981 Rookie of the Year and Cy Young awards. He was a six-time All-Star during his 11 seasons in Los Angeles from 1980-90.

He will be honored from Aug. 11-13 when the Dodgers host Colorado.

Valenzuela will join Pee Wee Reese, Tommy Lasorda, Duke Snider, Gil Hodges, Jim Gilliam, Don Sutton, Walter Alston, Sandy Koufax, Roy Campanella, Jackie Robinson and Don Drysdale with retired numbers.

“To be a part of the group that includes so many legends is a great honor,” Valenzuela said. “But also for the fans, the support they’ve given me as a player and working for the Dodgers, this is also for them.”