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James Shields

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  • James Shields remains a free agent, but Royals 'not sure there's a fit' for reunion

    In 24 days, the pitchers and catchers of the 2015 Kansas City Royals will convene at the club's complex in Surprise, Ariz. James Shields, the leader of the rotation the past two seasons, is not expected to be there. This fact should not shock. Yet Shields...
  • Minus Scherzer, Shields could be cheaper option for Tigers

    The Detroit Tigers say they are comfortable with their starting pitching. President and general manager Dave Dombrowski has said it a number of times this offseason. He said it before the offseason got into full swing. He said it after they traded for...
  • Drew Sharp: Waiting game may pay off for Scherzer with Tigers

    Scott Boras isn't sweating. Of course, that's hardly breaking news for many of his critics who long have considered the baseball uber-agent reptilian. Boras isn't fretting that his marquee free-agent client this winter, Max Scherzer, still doesn't have a...
  • Report: Tigers have contacted Shields' agent

    Max Scherzer has been the talk of the MLB free agent market as of late. The right-hander is the best starting pitcher available and, after spending the past five seasons with the Detroit Tigers, questions have been in abundance about a potential re-...
  • Royals, Ned Yost agree to one-year contract extension: 'That's all I wanted,' he says

    The longest-tenured manager in Kansas City Royals history wound through the terrain of Georgia on Tuesday afternoon, headed for a familiar destination. Earlier in the day, the Royals solidified Ned Yost's standing in the organization in the form of a...
  • It appears there will be no new superstar coming to the Dodgers

    It appears there will be no new superstar coming to the Dodgers
    Jon Lester, enjoy the Windy City. Cole Hamels, it would have been sweet. Max Scherzer, rejoice in those coming riches. James Shields, guess we never really thought it was going to happen. The superstar pitcher who was going to be added to give the...
  • Report: Padres talked to Phillies about Cole Hamels trade

    Report: Padres talked to Phillies about Cole Hamels trade
    The Padres have had discussions about trading for San Diego native Cole Hamels with new outfielder Wil Myers as potential bait, according to a baseball source. The Padres have been baseball's busiest team since the Winter Meetings ended in San Diego...
  • Royals announce Edinson Volquez signing

    The Royals announced the signing of starting pitcher Edinson Volquez to a free-agent contract on Monday. The two-year deal with a mutual option for a third, is worth $20 million guaranteed. Volquez, a right-hander, will earn $7.5 million in 2015 and $9.5...
  • Royals fill potential rotation hole with Volquez

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH Securing a rotation replacement in anticipation of right-hander James Shields' likely exit, the Kansas City Royals signed free agent right-hander Edinson Volquez on Dec. 29. The...
  • Dodgers make signing of Brett Anderson official

    Dodgers make signing of Brett Anderson official
    The Dodgers could afford Max Scherzer or James Shields. No one is claiming otherwise. They will pay $88 million in salary next season to six starting pitchers — one of whom, Dan Haren, will pitch for another team. They will pay $30 million to...
  • Dodgers officially sign LHP Anderson

    The Sports Xchange Dodgers officially sign LHP Anderson Sixteen days after announcing they were going to sign Brett Anderson, the Los Angeles Dodgers made it official on Wednesday. The left-handed Anderson will get $10 million with an additional $4...