“To say that I’ve performed 10-plus years in ‘The Present,’ I imply, I could not ask for something extra,” Cain instructed reporters Saturday, through McCalvy. “It has been an incredible experience for me, a enjoyable experience. I put loads of work in. I’ve put this physique by way of rather a lot over time, so on the identical time, I believe the physique is unquestionably able to relaxation slightly bit, for certain.
“I have been blessed to play so long as I did. If it is the tip, I am unable to actually be upset about something.”
The roster transfer coincided with Cain reaching 10 years of MLB service, guaranteeing that he’ll earn full pension in retirement.
Cain was drafted by the Brewers in 2004 and made his MLB debut with the crew in 2010, however he was traded to the Kansas Metropolis Royals previous to the 2011 season. In seven seasons with the Royals, Cain earned a visit to the All-Star Recreation and was the 2014 ALCS MVP.
In 2018, Cain rejoined Milwaukee in free company on a five-year, $80 million deal. He acquired his second All-Star nod in his first season again with the Brewers and earned a Gold Glove in 2019. This season, Cain was batting a career-low .179 with 9 RBI in 43 video games.