James Shields Articles

Cole Hamels
With the MLB trade deadline just a little more than a week away, the hot stove is starting to heat up as teams are looking to make deals for an October run or to unload bad contracts for a better future. There are several teams that are ready to...
Jake Rose
6 days ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams...
Charlie Miller
2 weeks ago
Tuesday marks the beginning of the MLB Free Agency signing period. Here is a list of the most interesting available free agents that are on the baseball market and where they might end up for the 2015 season. Jon LesterEver since Lester was...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
2014 World Series Preview & Prediction
These San Francisco Giants have been here before. Twice recently, actually. Having won the World Series in 2010 and ’12, this team oozes postseason experience. No stage is too big for these guys, no spotlight too bright. In contrast, the...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
Royals-Orioles ALCS Preview and Prediction
The Baltimore Orioles last won the World Series in 1983, the Kansas City Royals in 1985. Neither team has been back to the Fall Classic since then. Few experts expected either team to be in this position this season. But here we are, with two teams...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
GAMEDATETIMELOCATIONGame 1 Oct. 29:00Los AngelesGame 2  Oct. 39:30Los AngelesGame 3 Oct. 57:30Kansas CityGame 4* Oct. 6TBAKansas CityGame 5*Oct. 8TBALos Angeles*If necessary OverviewThe Kansas City Royals ended the...
Charlie Miller
10 months ago
This is the year, finally, the Royals believe that everything comes together after an often-tortuous reconstruction project over the last seven-plus years under general manager Dayton Moore. The youthful core showed signs of blossoming last year in...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Dom Brown finally goes off for the Phillies, Nationals can’t support their pitchers and the Tigers and Pirates struggled for runs. Another installment of some amazing numbers from MLB for the week of May 27-June 2. 7    Home Runs...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Matt Cain is giving up bombs, Ryan Howard is wilting in the clutch, James Shields has little to show for his efforts and the consistent Joey Votto just keeps hitting. Here’s this week’s Amazing Stats for May 13-19. 2    Games...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Tampa Bay Rays You can count the 30 million dollars conserved in 2011 by lopping off the seven-highest paid players from their payroll. You can count all the franchise-record stats that departed with Carl Crawford, the homers and RBIs...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
With the World Series in the rear-view mirror and the hot stove just beginning to heat up, it's time to hand out some awards to this year's best performers on the diamond. The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) started handing out...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Tampa Bay Rays v. Texas Rangers This rematch of their ALDS last year has Tampa Bay thinking revenge and Texas believing it has unfinished business. Last year, the Rangers defeated the favored Rays in a five-game series in which the visiting...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
MLB Mt. Rushmoresby Charlie MillerMajor League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history. We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams....
Charlie Miller
3 years ago