Brewers' Lorenzo Cain opts out of remainder of 2020 MLB season

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain is opting out of the rest of the 2020 MLB season, according to a statement posted by the Brewers on Saturday, August 1.

Cain released a statement regarding the situation:

"After careful consideration and discussion with my family, 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 feel that this is the best decision for me, my wife, and our three kids. The Brewers organization was very understanding and supportive of my decision, and I thank them for that. I wish all of my great teammates the best of luck this season and look forward to getting back on the field in 2021. Please stay safe."

This comes after the Brewers' home opener was postponed against the St. Louis Cardinals due to positive COVID-19 tests.

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