White Sox pitcher James Shields talked about his start in the team's 2-1 loss to the Tigers.
Two solo shots off James Shields in the fifth decide abbreviated game There’s already a figurative rain cloud following the White Sox from city to city. There was a literal one tonight, and it was just as poorly timed as everything else this year. A storm forced this one to be called in the middle of the seventh. James Shields only had a one-run cushion to work with as the rain...
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White Sox manager Robin Ventura talked about the abbreviated loss to the Tigers and James Shields' start.
Ian Kinsler and Miguel Cabrera broke the Tigers out of their offensive funk with fifth-inning solo homers off James Shields, powering Mike Pelfrey to his third win in 19 starts with a rain-shortened 2-1 victory over the White Sox on Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field.
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The SportsTalk Live panel discusses whether or not the struggles of James Shields are in the past.
Wil Myers has been smashing the stuffing out of baseballs for the Padres this season, and both sides want to ensure that it stays that way for a while longer. According to a report by Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune on Friday, Myers and the Padres have mutual interest in a contract extension. “I love being here,” Myers was quoted as saying. “I do really, truly believe...
BOSTON — James Shields basically has been throwing batting practice since he returned to the American League earlier this month. In three starts since being traded from the San Diego Padres to the Chicago White Sox, Shields has pitched a total of 8 2/3 innings, allowed 22 runs, walked nine batters and served up five home runs. His ERA in those three outings? A cool 21.81. The Boston...
One of the realities of the earlier part of the season is that we notice things we might not otherwise notice. A hot streak or a slump to begin the year stands out more than a hot streak or a slump in the middle of August, because at the beginning, everything starts fresh. This is one of the reasons why people tend to overreact to early results. The numbers make it look like they’re...
Two offseasons ago, James Shields was seeking a five-year deal worth $125 million. He went unsigned until February, and ended up settling for a four-year deal worth $75 million in San Diego. One year and four months later, the Padres are paying more than half of Shields’ remaining salary for him to play on another team. The deal goes like this: So the full deal — James Shields...
Before being absolutely crushed and annihilated by the Seattle Mariners on May 31 (10 ER in 2.2 innings), San Diego Padres starter James Shields had put together a very solid first two months of the season. And since I started writing this just before his undoing in Seattle, I began the post like this: James Shields is good again. Well, he wasn’t ever really bad, but last...
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