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Joe Maddon says Cubs still interested in a 'prize' — James Shields

Joe Maddon says Cubs still interested in a 'prize' — James Shields

James Shields remains the biggest free agent on the market as spring training approaches, and Cubs manager Joe Maddon, for one, thinks the right-hander would be "a nice prize" to win. Maddon told the MLB Network Radio show "Inside Pitch" on Friday that he and Cubs President Theo Epstein have talked this offseason about Shields, a 33-year-old top tier starter who is expected to pick a team as soon as this weekend. "From day one, I've been talking about James," said Maddon, who managed Shields while they were both with the Rays. "Wouldn't that be a nice prize or present? Shieldsy — a tremendous competitor. You've heard me talk about...

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