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Royals flip rotation; Shields would start either Game 163 or wild-card game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals manager Ned Yost tweaked his rotation a bit this week, and as a result, James Shields could be the starter if the team was forced to play a 163rd game on Monday, Sept. 29. Shields also would be set up to pitch a wild-card game on Tuesday, Sept. 30, or the first game of the American League Division Series that week. More immediately, the Royals now will...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Boston may target Royals' James Shields in FA

The Boston Red Sox have put 2014 in the books having been eliminated of any chance of being repeat World Series Champions. The Red Sox are looking towards the moves they need to make in the off-season to get back to the champion caliber team they were in 2013. Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe tweeted that the Red Sox have interest in pursuing Kansas City Royal pitcher, James Shields...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Shields Makes The Trade An Ace Move

Numerous articles, posts and commentaries have been written about THE trade. When talking about Dayton Moore’s legacy in Kansas City, or what will define him the most, all signs will point back to THE trade. Shipping off pieces of the future for job security in the present. That is what THE trade was all about.Fast-forward 21 months from December 2012. The Royals are on the verge...
Via Pine Tar Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Will He, James, Show You Who’s In Charge?

Shields's season proves one thing. He doesn't answer to you, he doesn't answer to anyone. Not today, not tomorrow, not even on Cinco de Mayo. Then Shields steals a knot of hundreds from a drug dealer, nurses a drug addict mother back to health and then kills a criminal only to cover it up. Shields, the anti-hero. Oops, I was watching a best of The Shield, and Vic...
Via Razzball
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Shields Dazzles Again, Leads Royals to 3-0 Win in Detroit

“If you’re going to win consistently in the major leagues, you’re going to need a rotation that gives you innings, competes, and helps you win. When you can acquire a pitcher like James Shields, we have to do it, because that’s what we’ve committed to our team.” Those were the words spoken by Royals general manager Dayton Moore during a press conference on December 10...
Via Royals Blue
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals now sit atop the AL Central and here’s why they’re a force to be reckoned with

With all the talk last year about the Pittsburgh Pirates attaining their first winning season since 1992, the Kansas City Royals and their fans probably felt slighted in the sympathy department. This franchise’s last postseason game took place in 1985—which was also the year of its last championship. You could probably say the Royals used up all their luck in that title run,...
Via The Sports Daily
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Almost all of AL East will be in the mix for James Shields in free agency

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields is scheduled to hit the free agent market this offseason and will have no shortage of suitors, making him likely to cash in on a big contract.Shields will draw interest from many teams, especially the American League East. The Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, and Toronto Blue Jays will be in the mix for him this...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

It’s time for the Royals to trade James Shields

On June 17th, the Royals took sole possession of first place in the American League Central, as they stood a half game up on Detroit in the division race. Since that date, the Royals have gone 10-17, while the Tigers have gone 18-10, and Kansas City now finds themselves in third place, seven games behind […]
Via Fangraphs
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals trade rumors: James Shields edition

( The Kansas City Royals made one of the biggest trades in the clubs most recent history last offseason when they sent outfield prospect Wil Myers to Tampa Bay in return for ace James Shields and Wade Davis. Last year Myers won the Amercian League Rookie of the Year and the Rays seemed to get the better half of the deal, but halfway through 2014, while Wil Myers...
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: James Shields spikes pickoff throw into the ground

Your browser does not support iframes.Kansas City Royals pitcher James Shields spiked a pickoff throw to second into the ground during the fourth inning of Sunday's game against the New York Yankees. Shields was attempting to pick off Yankees runner Brian Roberts at second, but had to adjust the throw at the last minute when he realized that no one was covering the base. As...
Via Holdout Sports
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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