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James Shields, rhp, Royals

James Shields

Proper Name: James Anthony Shields

Born: Dec. 20, 1981 in Newhall, Calif.

High School: Hart HS, Newhall, Calif.

Ht.: 6-3 Wt.: 215

Bats: R Throws: R

Career Statistics 2014 Game Logs 2014 Splits Spring Training
Year Age Club Lg Class W L ERA G GS CG SV IP H R ER HR BB SO BB/9 SO/9 WHIP G/F
2001 19 Hudson Valley NYP SS 2 1 2.30 5 5 0 0 27.1 27 8 7 1 5 25 1.65 8.23 1.17
2001 19 Charleston SAL LoA 4 5 2.65 10 10 2 0 71.1 63 24 21 7 10 60 1.26 7.57 1.02
2002 20 Did not play--Injured
2003 21 Bakersfield CAL HiA 10 10 4.45 26 24 0 1 143.2 161 85 71 19 38 119 2.38 7.45 1.39
2004 22 Montgomery SL AA 0 3 7.85 4 4 0 0 18.1 24 16 16 4 8 14 3.93 6.87 1.75
2004 22 Bakersfield CAL HiA 8 5 4.23 20 20 1 0 117.0 119 61 55 13 33 92 2.54 7.08 1.30
2005 23 Montgomery SL AA 7 5 2.80 17 16 0 0 109.1 95 36 34 6 31 104 2.55 8.56 1.15 1.26
2005 23 Durham IL AAA 1 0 6.00 1 1 0 0 6.0 9 4 4 0 3 6 4.50 9.00 2.00 1.20
2006 24 Durham IL AAA 3 2 2.64 10 10 0 0 61.1 60 24 18 3 6 64 0.88 9.39 1.08 1.43
2006 24 Tampa Bay AL MAJ 6 8 4.84 21 21 1 0 124.2 141 69 67 18 38 104 2.74 7.51 1.44
2007 25 Tampa Bay AL MAJ 12 8 3.85 31 31 1 0 215.0 202 98 92 28 36 184 1.51 7.70 1.11
2008 26 Tampa Bay AL MAJ 14 8 3.56 33 33 3 0 215.0 208 94 85 24 40 160 1.67 6.70 1.15 1.24
2009 27 Tampa Bay AL MAJ 11 12 4.14 33 33 0 0 219.2 239 113 101 29 52 167 2.13 6.84 1.32 0.97
2010 28 Tampa Bay AL MAJ 13 15 5.18 34 33 0 0 203.1 246 128 117 34 51 187 2.26 8.28 1.46 1.19
2011 29 Tampa Bay AL MAJ 16 12 2.82 33 33 11 0 249.1 195 83 78 26 65 225 2.35 8.12 1.04 1.71
2012 30 Tampa Bay AL MAJ 15 10 3.52 33 33 3 0 227.2 208 103 89 25 58 223 2.29 8.82 1.17 2.44
2013 31 Kansas City AL MAJ 13 9 3.15 34 34 2 0 228.2 215 82 80 20 68 196 2.68 7.71 1.24 1.32
2014 32 Kansas City AL MAJ 1 2 2.00 4 4 0 0 27.0 20 12 6 3 6 26 2.00 8.67 0.96 1.75
Major League Totals 101 84 3.76 256 255 21 0 1710.1 1674 782 715 207 414 1472 2.18 7.75 1.22 1.38
Minor League Totals 35 31 3.67 93 90 3 1 554.1 558 258 226 53 134 484 2.18 7.86 1.25 1.31
Draft History [-]
Drafted in the 16th round (466th overall) by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2000
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Rated Best Changeup in the Tampa Bay Devil Rays system after the 2005 season