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  1. Jake Odorizzi Finds a Home with the Tampa Bay RaysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Rayhawk Review

    Sep 4, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi high fives teammates at the end of the sixth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Jake Odorizzi has been traded twice now, first in the Zack Greinke deal and then in the James Shields trade.

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  2. The Rays and the Rising FastballRead the original story

    Friday | DRays Bay

    ... side of the plate by Rays pitchers. The staff favors the knuckle curve and often eschews the slider. When James Shields roamed these parts, the pick-off move was a weapon, and his motion was duplicated by several other pitchers. The most recent ...

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  3. MLB Offseason's Biggest Winners, Losers at the End of JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | BleacherReport

    ... winner: Moncada, who is about to go from rags to unfathomable riches with the attendant sky-high expectations. James Shields entered the offseason intent on a five-year, $100 million-plus deal. As suitors fall by the wayside and the months tick by, ...

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  4. Rays Highlights: Pitching Performances of the Past DecadeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | DRays Bay

    ... won the Cy Young in 2012. In 2005, we got to witness the rise of young 22 year old Scott Kazmir. In 2006, James Shields was an unheralded prospect that came up and showed a lot of promise and in 2007, he and Kazmir formed a dominant 1-2 punch. Also ...

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  5. The Lineup Card: Eight Final Moves by Baseball ProspectusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Baseball Prospectus

    Getting this out of the way now, so much of the range of teams that make sense as James Shields destinations comes down to whether and then how much his price has dropped. James Shields at $20 million per year doesn't make that much sense anywhere.

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  6. Preller's moves put Padres atop offseason heapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | San Diego Padres

    The San Diego Padres have won the offseason. Even with James Shields still on the market, it's going to be difficult to overtake what new general manager A.J. Preller has done.

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  7. 10 Moves MLB Teams Should Still Make Before Spring Training BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | BleacherReport

    We are less than a month from the start of spring training, but there is still work to be done this offseason, as teams look to put the finishing touches on their roster for the season to come. James Shields is the big chip remaining on the free-agent market, but he is far from the only player still looking for a new home that is capable of making a positive impact in 2015.

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  8. James Shields Would Legitimize the Blue Jays' Attempt to End Playoff DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | BleacherReport

    The Toronto Blue Jays have not made the postseason since winning the World Series in 1993, the longest dry spell in Major League Baseball. Though the Jays have made blockbuster trades aimed at ending the streak in recent years, including this offseason, they have not finished any better than third in the American League East in the last eight seasons.

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  9. Shields market: Cards, Marlins lead possibilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | CBS Sports

    As a pitcher, James Shields is among the more predictable, even dependable, right-handers in the game. But as a free agent, to date he has been one giant mystery.

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  10. James Shields Rumors: Decision Rests in Jeffery Loria's HandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Marlin Maniac

    Oct 21, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields reacts after giving up a home run to San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval in the first inning during game one of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports After Friday, I think we now have the best knowledge of where the Miami Marlins stand with their interest in free agent James Shields .

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  11. James Shields' best potential suitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Call to the Pen

    Oct 26, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning during game five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports James Shields is among the top pitchers left on the market coming off one of his best seasons to date.

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  12. Should Tigers pursue James Shields?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... all its money at starting pitchers for more than four years, with no World Series rings to show for it. Enter, James Shields. The 33-year-old starting pitcher fits into Detroit's future plans much better than Scherzer does, considering the mammoth ...

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  13. As James Shields' Suitors Drop Out, Who Is Still Left Fighting It Out?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | BleacherReport

    ... not about who is and isn't a "true baseball team"), per GM Dave Stewart told reporters the Dbacks are out on James Shields. Said the market changed, as he expected it to, after Scherzer signing. of the San Jose Mercury News that he wasn't planning ...

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  14. Zack Wheeler can bridge the gap to ace by following Seaver and Maddon's blueprintRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | FakeTeams

    ... David Price , Jeremy Hellickson , Matt Moore and Alex Cobb -- to the ones they've traded away, like Royals ace James Shields . With so many members of the Rays' staff featuring an arsenal of fastball, changeup and curveball, everything has to play ...

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  15. Will the Max Scherzer Signing Urge the Marlins to Sign James Shields?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Marlin Maniac

    Oct 21, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning during game one of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Square/Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports James Shields has had a long career and a good one at that, which is what makes it odd that the free-agent right-hander is still available.

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  16. MLB's top 10 available free agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The Nationals have landed the big fish in free agency this offseason, inking right-hander Max Scherzer to a seven-year deal late Sunday night. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported that the contract will be worth more than $180 million, clearing the way for the last remaining prized pitcher, James Shields, to sign with a team.

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  17. Trading Away David Price Makes No Sense for the Win-Now TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BleacherReport

    ... the Tigers have to keep Price, pitch him a contract extension and maybe aggressively pursue free-agent starter James Shields. If the extension talks or the pursuit of Shields (or both) fail, the Tigers can go into next offseason with a plethora of ...

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  18. Big game James? Not in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Jays Journal

    Oct 21, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning during game one of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports It's easy as a fan to say give free agent James Shields the money he's asking for to become a Blue Jay in 2015.

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  19. Shields sees slow market despite ace pedigreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Major League Baseball

    ... is no point in rounding up the usual suspects. The typical big bidders have expressed no interest in acquiring James Shields . Some of them have expressed no interest repeatedly, the better to make their message clearly heard. Nobody diminishes ...

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  20. Therea s still time for another Rangers surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... Jon Daniels had been saying the club was going to spend. It's also not Max Scherzer-sized money, nor even what James Shields apparently still thinks he can get. But it's an excellent fit for a team that, whether it wanted to admit it in December or ...

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