Royals place CF Lorenzo Cain on DL with hamstring injury

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Kansas City Royals have placed center fielder Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.

The team made the move Wednesday after an MRI revealed the damage.

Rookie outfielder Brett Eibner was recalled from Triple-A Omaha for his third stint with the team this season. The 27-year-old Eibner was batting .297 in 11 games with five doubles, a home run and seven RBIs with the Royals.

Cain was batting .290 with eight homers and 39 RBIs.