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33 James Shields SP
Height/Weight: 6-4/215 | Birthdate: 12/20/1981 | Birthplace: Newhall, CA | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Kansas City | College: No College | MLB Experience: 9 | Salary: $11,250,000 | Owned/Started%: 97/81 | Average Draft Position: 56.43
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Projections
TimeframeIPWLSVERAWHIPKBBI
2014 Season (CBSSports.com)225.0014.0011.000.003.481.25198.0065.00
 
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
221.014-803.1817642
 
Games Played By Position
YearC1B2B3BSSOFDHSPRP
20140000000330
20130000000340
 
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
More Injuries
 
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Cleveland 13.010 1.380213
vs LHB 117.000 3.0002893
vs RHB 104.000 3.3801483
 
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
09/18/2014James Shields, SP KC
Brad Miller, SS SEA
09/16/2014Albert Pujols, 1B LAA
James Shields, SP KC
09/15/2014James Shields, SP KC
David Price, SP DET
Gregory Polanco, RF PIT
Troy Tulowitzki, SS COL
Alex Rios, RF TEX
 
Last 10 Games
DateOppWLSVIPHAERBBAKs
8/9SF1009.04015
8/14OAK0006.07315
8/19@COL1006.09216
8/25NYY0106.210633
8/30CLE0007.05114
8/31CLE00000000
9/5@NYY1008.13006
9/10@DET1007.02018
9/15CHW0007.010306
9/20DET0106.26316
 
Rank Among Leaders
 
 
 
Latest News
James Shields surrenders three runs in loss vs. Tigers
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/20/14) Royals pitcher James Shields took a loss Saturday, allowing three earned runs on six hits and one walk in 6 2/3 innings while striking out six in his team's 3-2 defeat against the Tigers.

Shields (14-8) entered the seventh inning with the team's locked up 1-1 in the cruicial AL Central battle, but the Tigers recorded three singles and a walk in the inning to bring home two runs and chase the starter from the game. Shields owns a 3.18 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 176:42 K:BB ratio in 221 innings. He'll make his last start of the regular season Thursday hoping his team is still alive in the race for the division crown.

Royals move Jeremy Guthrie back in rotation; Jason Vargas, James Shields up
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/16/14) The Royals have shuffled their rotation for an upcoming series against the Tigers, as The Kansas City Star reports Jeremy Guthrie has been moved back from Friday to Sunday. That means Jason Vargas will pitch Friday to open the series, followed by James Shields Saturday. 
James Shields allows three runs over seven innings in a no-decision
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/16/14) Royals pitcher James Shields posted a quality start in a no-decision Monday night against the White Sox. He allowed three runs on 10 hits and no walks while striking out six over seven innings of a 4-3 victory.

Over his last four starts covering 29 1/3 innings, Shields has allowed only four earned runs. He owns a 3.15 ERA and a 1.19 WHIP over 32 starts (214 1/3 innings). His next start will come Sunday at home against Detroit.
James Shields tosses excellent start Wednesday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/10/14) Royals pitcher James Shields tossed a scoreless start Wednesday against the Tigers.

Shields allowed two hits over seven scoreless innings. He struck out eight and walked one during the outing. Despite the strong showing, Shields did not flirt with a no-hitter. He gave up a single against the first batter he faced, but managed to erase the base runner with a pickoff. He waited until the seventh inning to give up his next hit. Shields put two men on base during the inning, but managed to get out of it without giving up a run. 

With the win, Shields improved to 14-7. He’ll take on the White Sox in his next start. 

James Shields tosses a scoreless start Friday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/5/14) Royals pitcher James Shields tossed a scoreless start Friday against the Yankees.

Shields allowed three hits over 8 1/3 scoreless innings. He struck out six and did not issue any walks during the outing. Shields didn't give up his first hit until the bottom of the fourth inning. After putting another man on with a hit by pitch, Shields escaped the inning unscathed. Shields was pulled in the nith inning after giving up a single to Derek Jeter. He threw 97 pitches during the outing. 

With the win, Shields improved to 13-7. He'll take on the Tigers in his next start. 

 
 
 

 
Upcoming 7 Games
DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
9/23/14@ CLE7:05 pmDanny Salazar
9/24/14@ CLE7:05 pmTrevor Bauer
9/25/14@ CHW8:10 pmJose Quintana
9/26/14@ CHW8:10 pmHector Noesi
9/27/14@ CHW7:10 pmJohn Danks
9/28/14@ CHW2:10 pmChris Bassitt
= probable start
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006TB68 4.8421211000 124.2141696718538104
2007TB128 3.8531311000 215.02029892281036184
2008TB148 3.5633333200 215.02089485241240160
2009TB1112 4.1433330000 219.223911310129152167
2010TB1315 5.1834330000 203.124612811734551187
2011TB1612 2.82333311400 249.1195837826565225
2012TB1510 3.5233333200 227.220810389251158223
2013KC139 3.1534342000 228.2215828020868196
2014KC148 3.1833331100 221.02199278221142176
Total 11490 3.72285284229001904.11873862787226684501622
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2006TB21823000300 .375 .375 .375
2007TB31611000000 .167 .167 .167
2008TB34421011000 .400 .250 .250
2009TB33400001200 .200 .000 .000
2010TB34201000000 .500 .500 .500
2011TB33800010500 .000 .000 .000
2012TB33501010100 .200 .200 .200
2013KC34311000100 .333 .333 .333
2014KC34712010100 .286 .429 .286
Total 287477100421300 .245 .234 .213
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2006TBP2121291415011.000
2007TBP313155302413 .982
2008TBP333339191913 .974
2009TBP333343162525 .953
2010TBP343339181742 .897
2011TBP333354193232 .944
2012TBP333342162150 .881
2013KCP343435112132 .914
2014KCP333351182940 .922
Total  2852843871612032318 .941
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2006TB5130122 1.1474409 .288540 13.3 .4650
2007TB0226216 1.1196009 .247874 10.4 .4110
2008TB0246211 1.2776106 .254877 10.9 .4090
2009TB1226245 1.0052113 .275930 12.0 .4520
2010TB2203207 1.051032213 .294899 13.4 .4900
2011TB1249236 1.14651304 .217975 9.6 .3500
2012TB2267176 1.63142317 .239944 11.0 .3830
2013KC0214245 0.96553211 .251946 11.5 .3690
2014KC0238228 1.11654211 .257914 11.1 .4020
Total 1119991886 1.14693831873 .2567899 11.3 .4120
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2008TB22 2.88440000 25.0289831817
2010TB01 8.31110000 4.14441202
2011TB01 12.60110000 5.08770206
Total 24 4.98660000 34.140201945825
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2001 A-Chston-Sc45 2.651010210 71.1632421721060
2001 A-Hudson Val21 2.3055000 27.1278711525
2002-Injured00 ---00000 0.00000000
2003 A-Bakersfield1010 4.452624001143.21618571191238119
2004 AA-Montgomery03 7.8544000 18.124161640814
2004 A-Bakersfield85 4.232020110117.011961551393392
2005 AA-Montgomery75 2.801716000109.19536346631104
2005AAA-Durham10 6.0011000 6.09440036
2006AAA-Durham32 2.641010000 61.160241832664
 
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