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James Shields

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  • How Cubs might be forced to win arms race

    How Cubs might be forced to win arms race
    In their season-opening series, the Cubs improved from 1-for-lordtheystink with runners in scoring position to 3-for-omigawd. In the final game of a series they just lost to the Phillies at home, they improved from 4-for-lordtheystink to 8-for-omigawd...
  • Two plans for Cubs

    I love the way the Cubs stories are about the fifth starter’s job, like this one about James McDonald’s injury or this one about Chris Rusin’s four good innings. Here’s the question: Aren’t all Cubs pitchers No. 5...
  • Scott Brown may bet his shirt on New Hampshire seat

    Republicans are feeling so heady about running against Obamacare that they're thrilled that Scott Brown is all but certain to run for a U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire. Yes, you heard right, the former one-term senator from Massachusetts who lost to...
  • Rays beat Angels on walkoff wild pitch, 2-1

     
    Tampa Bay's James Shields may be the hottest pitcher in baseball. But for a time Saturday, he also seemed to be the unluckiest as well. After coming within three outs of a third consecutive complete game and second straight shutout,......
  • Question of the Day: Which is the toughest division in baseball? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the Major League Baseball season. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune There......
  • Mike Scioscia shakes up Angels lineup for game against Rays

     
    Right fielder Torii Hunter was moved from his usual cleanup spot to the second spot for Wednesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays, part of lineup shakeup Manager Mike Scioscia hopes will spark an offense that has scored only......
  • Who will win the MLB All-Star game and who will be MVP? [Poll] [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball's All-Star game, which takes place Tuesday in Phoenix. Check back throughout the day for more responses and participate in the discussion by voting in the poll and leaving a comment of......
  • Celtics’ Ray Allen joins Disney pro-am as NBA lockout drags on

     
    The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic pro-am picked up another idled NBA employee when Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen signed up to spend part of the week on Disney's fairways. Allen joins Celtics coach Doc Rivers, a Winter Park resident, in the...
  • Justin Verlander is unanimous choice for AL Cy Young Award

     
    Justin Verlander received all 28 first-place votes for the American League Cy Young Award in results announced Tuesday....
  • Baseball: It's a flurry of trades involving ex-Hart High pitchers

     
    Newhall Hart baseball Coach Jim Ozella might deserve a consultant's fee after all the trades this week involving ex-Hart pitchers. James Shields (Hart class of 2000) was traded from Tampa Bay to the Kansas City Royals on Sunday night, and......
  • El Blog de Aurelio: Juegos completos, una hazaña en peligro de extinción

    El Blog de Aurelio: Juegos completos, una hazaña en peligro de extinción
    Si nunca ha escuchado de un tal William Henry White, a quien apodaban “Whoop-La”, no se preocupe. Mucha gente no tiene idea de quién se trata, aunque este lanzador de finales del siglo XIX fue un monstruo.   White posee varios récords,...