James Shields 33 | Pitcher

Kansas City Royals

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Wed. Aug 20, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Shields pitched six innings Tuesday against the Rockies, allowing two runs on nine hits and one walk, while striking out six en route to his 12th win of the season. Impact: Shields has hit a groove at the same time his team is surging, as he has thrown six straight quality outings while not allowing more than three earned runs in any of his last nine starts. In the process, Shields has lowered his ERA to 3.28 on the year. His next start is set for Monday at home against the Yankees.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Aug 15, 2014
News: Shields didn't factor into the decision Thursday after allowing three runs on seven hits over six innings in an eventual win over the A's. Impact: Shields actually left trailing 3-2, but a five-run rally helped the Royals to their 18th win in 22 games. Nonetheless, it's his fifth straight quality start. He'll draw a home date with the Rockies on Tuesday.(RotoWire, )
Sun. Aug 10, 2014
News: Shields allowed four hits in a complete-game 5-0 win over visiting San Francisco on Saturday. Impact: Shields has gone 3-2 with a 1.63 ERA over his last seven starts.(STATS, 5:04pm)
Sat. Aug 9, 2014
News: Shields struck out five and walked one while tossing a four-hit shutout against the Giants on Saturday night. Impact: While Shields only recorded four swinging-strikes in the outing, he consistently stayed ahead in the count (21-for-31 first-pitch strikes, 72 of his 109 pitches were strikes) and avoided costly mistakes. He'll match up against the A's on Thursday in his next scheduled start.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Aug 4, 2014
News: Shields reached the 10-win plateau for the eighth straight season Sunday, limiting Oakland to two runs over eight innings in a 4-2 victory. Impact: Shields has been rock solid in his last six starts, giving up just nine earned runs in 40 2-3 innings.(STATS, 5:43pm)
James Shields
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 3"  Wt: 215  Age: 32
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 12/20/1981, Newhall, California
College: None
Debut: 2006
Salary: $13,500,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury