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James Shields

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  • Shields throws 6-hitter as Rays top Royals 4-0

    Shields throws 6-hitter as Rays top Royals 4-0
    James Shields threw a six-hitter for his major league-best eighth complete games this season, Evan Longoria homered and had four RBIs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 on Tuesday night. Shields (11-9) also has four shutouts this...
  • Mariner's fall to Rays on walk-off homer

    Mariner's fall to Rays on walk-off homer
    Before Sunday's game, manager Eric Wedge talked about the developmental phase his team is in. After the game, the Mariners had another experience to draw back on to help move the process along, as they fell 8-7 in walk-off fashion against the Rays on...
  • Yankees Headed To Post-Season, Clinch 16th Playoff Trip in 17 Years

    It's official. The New York Yankees are headed to the playoffs following a win over the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday. It will be the Bronx Bombers' 16th trip in 17 years to the post-season. Eduardo Nunez hit a tying home run in the eighth inning, Robinson...
  • Yankees Clinch Playoff Berth With Comeback Win

    Yankees Clinch Playoff Berth With Comeback Win
    Robinson Cano hit a two-run, go-ahead double in a three-run eighth inning, as the Yankees clinched a playoff berth with a 4-2 victory over the Rays in the opener of a doubleheader. Eduardo Nunez began the eighth with a game-tying homer off James...
  • Rays make Orioles' Britton pay for one bad inning

    Rays make Orioles' Britton pay for one bad inning
    The Orioles' 6-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on an ugly, rainy, sloppy night Friday at Camden Yards provided a crystal-clear example of what separates successful veteran pitchers from inexperienced ones that are seemingly headed toward that path. Tampa...
  • It's time to gaze at All-Stars

    Every team has its guy — a fringe candidate it believes should be recognized as an All-Star. For the Rays, it's Kyle Farnsworth, the journeyman reliever manager Joe Maddon refuses to call his closer, even though he entered the weekend 15 of 16 in...
  • Felix, League Named to A.L. All-Star Team; Ichiro Out

    Felix, League Named to A.L. All-Star Team; Ichiro Out
    Mariners ace Felix Hernandez and closer Brandon League were named to the American League All-Star team on Sunday, as announced on the MLB All-Star Selection Show presented by Taco Bell. Hernandez's selection is not a big surprise, given he won last year'...
  • Chris Tillman guides Orioles to 6-2 win over Rays

    Chris Tillman guides Orioles to 6-2 win over Rays
    For all the flashes of promise that Chris Tillman has shown the Orioles, up until now they've been just that, shimmers of brilliance in between chapters of unfulfilled potential. Since making his major league debut three years ago at the age of 21,...
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy's X-rays negative after taking pitch in side

    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy's X-rays negative after taking pitch in side
    X-rays taken on shortstop J.J. Hardy's left side following the Orioles' 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday afternoon were negative. Hardy, who was drilled in the side by a 91-mph fastball from James Shields in a five-run fifth inning, said he...
  • Orioles catch a couple of hits at the right time

    Orioles catch a couple of hits at the right time
    Before Thursday's game, Orioles manager Buck Showalter mentioned how quickly an illness like the one right-hander Miguel Gonzalez is suffering from can spread around the clubhouse. But when Chris Davis and J.J. Hardy both used the word "contagious" after...
  • Some thoughts heading into the Orioles' first full workout day

    Some thoughts heading into the Orioles' first full workout day
    SARASOTA, Fla -- We'll have a late start today because the Orioles' first full squad workout doesn't begin until noon. That's because most of the position players have to take their physicals beforehand. I wrote a story for today's Sun about left-...