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Bizarre ruling and lack of clutch hitting doom Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Say what you will about bad bounces or bad breaks or even bad umpiring that might have cost the Royals, the truth is the Detroit Tigers simply hit better when it matters these days. The Tigers proved that again in a 3-2 win Saturday at Kauffman Stadium over the Royals, a crushing loss that put a huge dent in the Royals' hopes of winning the AL Central. The...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bizarre ruling and lack of clutch hitting doom Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Say what you will about bad bounces or bad breaks or even bad umpiring that might have cost the Royals, the truth is the Detroit Tigers simply hit better when it matters these days. The Tigers proved that again in a 3-2 win Saturday at Kauffman Stadium over the Royals, a crushing loss that put a huge dent in the Royals' hopes of winning the AL Central. The...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox Scouted James Shields’ Start For Royals Against Tigers

The Boston Red Sox had their eyes on Saturday’s American League Central showdown between the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers. According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Red Sox scouted Royals starter James Shields, who is set to become a free agent after this season. Shields, of course, figures to be one of the best pitchers available on the open market. Rosenthal notes...
Via NESN.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Early industry buzz has Red Sox signing James Shields

Early buzz has the Cubs signing Jon Lester this offseason, which leaves Max Scherzer and James Shields as the other best possibilities on the market. Scherzer has less wear and tear than the other two, which will likely result in him getting a bigger, more expensive contract. Teams that could possibly be interested in Scherzer remain unclear, but we can't say the same thing...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Big Game James

“Big Game” James Shields is having himself another great year, but this one was as expected as he will be looking to cash in this winter when he becomes a free agent. The Kansas City Royals heading into last night’s series with the Detroit Tigers sat a half a game back of the AL Central and held the top wild card spot. This in large part is attributed to their horse at...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals need Big Game James, today more than ever

James Shields had his poorest outing of the season against the Detroit Tigers, while Max Scherzer's worst came versus the Kansas City Royals. Neither of these staff aces, Shields in particular, can afford a repeat as the Tigers and Royals continue a crucial three-game series at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday. The bulk of the pressure will be on Shields in the second game of the...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals need Big Game James, today more than ever

James Shields had his poorest outing of the season against the Detroit Tigers, while Max Scherzer's worst came versus the Kansas City Royals. Neither of these staff aces, Shields in particular, can afford a repeat as the Tigers and Royals continue a crucial three-game series at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday. The bulk of the pressure will be on Shields in the second game of the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Dumped One Carp, Looking At Another

Carp-To-Carp WalletingAccording to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe (the boring broadsheet now owned by John Henry), the Red Sox may be in the hunt for Hiroshima Carp pitcher Kenta Maeda. The righthander will be available on the international market in November, and Boston (in need of two starters) will likely put up the $25 million posting fee. They will also explore trades with...
Via FenwayNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

In midst of career-best streak, Shields has potential to pull Royals out of slump

Although they're slumping at the wrong time, the Kansas City Royals should be feeling confident with James Shields set to face the Chicago White Sox. As the right-hander looks to extend an outstanding stretch, the Royals will try to beat John Danks for the first time while avoiding their seventh loss in 10 games Monday at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City (81-67) owned a two-game...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

In midst of career-best streak, Shields has potential to pull Royals out of slump

Although they're slumping at the wrong time, the Kansas City Royals should be feeling confident with James Shields set to face the Chicago White Sox. As the right-hander looks to extend an outstanding stretch, the Royals will try to beat John Danks for the first time while avoiding their seventh loss in 10 games Monday at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City (81-67) owned a two-game...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
6 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox-Royals Preview

Although they're slumping at the wrong time, the Kansas City Royals should be feeling confident with James Shields set to face the Chicago White Sox. As the right-hander looks to extend an outstanding stretch, the Royals will try to beat John Danks for the first time while avoiding their seventh loss in 10 games Monday at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City (81-67) owned a two-game...
Via AP on Fox
6 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers News & Notes

After thaking the first two of a three-game series, the Tigers dropped the final game to James Shields and the Royals 3-0 Wednesday night. The Tigers fall to 1 game behind thr Royals in the AL Central with 16 games to play. The Tigers bats could not touch Shields, as he gave up a first inning single to Ian Kinsler, then retired every batter until a single by Torii Hunter in the...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Now all the games are big for James Shields

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Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Off-Season Moves The Sox Need To Make

As Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner reveals today that the NOG will spend heavily in the off-season, here are our Top Five Off-Season Moves the team needs to make:1.) Get two front-line starting pitchers. This is not Houston or Kansas City. We can afford it. Go out and spend for (or trade for) two top starting pitchers—Cole Hamels and Jon Lester; Hamels and James Shields; Max Scherzer...
Via FenwayNation
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Shields has been at his best when Royals needed him most

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Time and again during the second half of this season, Big Game James Shields simply has willed his team to victory. Since that fateful series in Chicago in late July -- the players-only meeting series -- the Royals are 7-3 in games started by Shields. And starting with his 2-1 victory there, Shields has posted a 5-2 record himself with a glittering 2.03 ERA. Lately...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ace of Clubs (Well at least this one)

For all those doubters out there, *myself included up until yesterday, James Shields officially stamped his name as the Kansas City Ace.   There has been some rumblings down the stretch (Mostly from Luke) that Shields may not even be the #2 starter on this staff with the dominant performances of Danny Duffy and Jason Vargas.  However, with his second straight game allowing no...
Via Royals Blue
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City wins 3-0 in a Big Game versus Detroit

James Shields steps into the clubhouse before putting on his warmup clothes, setting his phone in his locker. He converses with Billy Butler about the upcoming Chiefs game, both concluding it would be an unmitigated disaster for the red team, both pinkie swearing not to tell this to their Chiefs buddies. Shields turns back to his locker, but now his phone is ringing. The ID reads...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Storylines: Royals regain sole possession of first in AL Central

Top Stories James Shields lived up to his name of “Big Game James” on Wednesday as he shut out the Detroit Tigers, 3-0. After losing the first two games of the series, the Royals had to win to maintain the top spot in the central.  Lorenzo Cain, who is having a great season, went 3-for-4 and even added a triple. It won’t get any easier for the Royals as they will be going...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Game James shuts out Tigers, Royals up 1 game in AL Central

  James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central. Shields (14-7) gave up a single to Ian Kinsler leading off the first. Then he picked off Kinsler — and retired every other batter he faced until another Detroit single in...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Shields shuts down Tigers as Royals win 3-0

DETROIT (AP) James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central. Shields (14-7) gave up a single to Ian Kinsler leading off the first. Then he picked off Kinsler - and retired every other batter he faced until another Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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