Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:53:29 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP James Shields will start the team's Wild Card Game Tuesday, Sept. 30, against the Oakland Athletics.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 02:32:45 -0700
The Texas Rangers are not expected to bid on free-agent pitchers like SP Jon Lester or SP James Shields. "I don't expect a play at the top end of free agency this year for a variety of reasons," Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said. "I also think there are going to be other ways to acquire quality innings in the rotation."
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:32:05 -0700
The Boston Red Sox could pursue Kansas City Royals SP James Shields in free agency if they are unable to bring back Jon Lester, according to multiple sources.
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 18:59:02 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP James Shields threw his ninth career shutout Saturday, Aug. 9. Shields held the San Francisco Giants to four hits, walking one and striking out five.
Fantasy Tip: It is easy to forget about Shields, but he owns a 3.25 ERA on the year and has 132 strikeouts in a 163 1/3 innings. He should be started in all formats whenever he takes the mound.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:00:02 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP James Shields struck out 10 in seven shutout innings to beat the Tampa Bay Rays Monday, July 7.
Fri, 30 May 2014 10:56:57 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays are more likely to focus on "rental" pitchers in a trade than Chicago Cubs SP Jeff Samardzija. Kansas City Royals SP James Shields is seen as the preference for the Blue Jays should he hit the trade market. The Jays would also likely have interest in Cleveland Indians SP Justin Masterson, Pittsburgh Pirates SP Francisco Liriano and Chicago Cubs SP Jason Hammel. The Jays haven't been involved in talks for Samardzija, but sources say the Cubs would want SP Drew Hutchison plus either SPs Aaron Sanchez or Marcus Stroman in return for Samardzija.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:06:41 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP James Shields allowed a run on four singles and struck out 12 in eight innings to beat the Houston Astros Thursday, April 17.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:40:40 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP James Shields will move up a day to pitch Thursday, April 17, against the Houston Astros rather than Friday, April 18, against the Minnesota Twins. It's because SP Bruce Chen (gluteus) was scratched for Thursday.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:32:32 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP Bruce Chen (gluteus) has been nursing a right left gluteus muscle, and manager Ned Yost has scratched him from his scheduled start Thursday, April 17, against the Houston Astros. SP James Shields moves up a day to start Thursday, with SP James Shields working Friday, April 18. Chen will attempt to make his next scheduled start Saturday, April 19, against the Minnesota Twins.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:23:46 -0700
Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus hinted Tuesday, March 25, that OF Rajai Davis will get the start in left field on opening day, noting that Kansas City Royals SP James Shields fares better against left-handed hitters.