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  1. Shields to start Opening Day for PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    - James Shields, who grew up in Newhall, Calif., just north of Los Angeles, spent much of his youth watching the Dodgers on television. Occasionally, he attended games at Dodger Stadium in person. There were a couple of times that Shields' father, ...


  2. Padres give Shields Opening Day nodRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | San Diego Padres

    James Shields will make his Padres debut as the club's Opening Day starter against the Dodgers at 1:10 p.m. PT on April 6, manager Bud Black announced on Saturday. It will be the seventh career Opening Day start for Shields, who signed a four-year, $75 million deal with the Padres this offseason.


  3. 2015 Preview: San Diego PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MSNBC

    ... uniquely positioned for this rapid and unexpected overhaul. The cherry on top of their offseason was signing James Shields to a four-year, $75 million contract in early February. Joaquin Benoit 's $15.5 million deal was the franchise's previous ...


  4. Shields, Hammel dominate early innings; Padres top Cubs 6-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Fresno Bee

    The Padres' James Shields pitched five hitless innings, while the Cubs' Jason Hammel struck out nine in San Diego's 6-1 Cactus League victory. The Padres broke open a 1-1 tie in the eighth on Tommy Medica's pinch two-run homer off Cubs relief pitcher Francisley Bueno.


  5. Finding fault in start a stretch for ShieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | San Diego Padres

    Tossing five no-hit innings on a sun-kissed afternoon Sunday against the Cubs left Padres starting pitcher James Shields feeling almost entirely satisfied with his fourth appearance of the spring. That's tough to do, of course, when baserunners are pretty scarce, as was the case during the Padres' 6-1 victory at Sloan Park, as Shields appeared on top of his game.


  6. David Price gets Opening Day start; Detroit Tigers trim rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Motor City Bengals

    ... the last four Opening Days for his former team, the Tampa Bay Rays. He started 2011, 2013 and last year with James Shields getting the nod in 2012. Earlier this morning I figured that Ausmus would go with Verlander because he had long-time Tiger, ...


  7. Edinson Volquez & Pickoffs: Replacing James Shields Isn't EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Kings of Kauffman

    No one would argue that James Shields didn't have a huge impact on the Kansas City Royals in the last two seasons. Obviously he was a great pitcher, throwing 455.2 innings with a 3.18 ERA and nearly 7.5 strikeouts per 9 innings.


  8. Rays' Alex Cobb ruled out for opening day startRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | SLAM! Sports

    ... the April 6 opener against the visiting Baltimore Orioles. Cobb would have been the first pitcher other than James Shields or David Price to start on opening day since Scott Kazmir had the honor in 2006. The opening day start will now likely to go ...


  9. Game within a game pits Shields against friend GarzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | San Diego Padres

    Right-hander James Shields wasn't too happy about the way he pitched on Tuesday against the Brewers in a Cactus League game at Peoria Stadium, but he sure was pleased about the results of the game within the game. Shields pitched to old friend Matt Garza in the top of the second and struck out the Brewers righty just before Carlos Gomez smacked a towering three-run homer into the back of the berm in left field.


  10. Garza's Crew comes out on top vs. ShieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Milwaukee Brewers

    Right-hander James Shields hadn't allowed a run in his first two Cactus League starts, a streak that ended on Tuesday in a 6-4 loss to the Brewers at Peoria Stadium. Shields allowed an unearned run in the top of the first, but in the second, after Cameron Maybin knotted the score with a leadoff homer, Brewers slugger Carlos Gomez took Shields deep to the back of the berm in left field, the three-run homer giving Milwaukee a three-run lead.


  11. Cubs' Joe Maddon will win the NL's Manager of the Year AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Cubbies Crib

    ... signings as well as spectacularly groomed homegrown talent. Stars such as David Price , Evan Longoria , James Shields , Ben Zobrist and Matt Garza all flourished while under the watchful motivating eye of Maddon. That's why he and Chicago were such ...


  12. Cubs' Jon Lester annoyed by rough startRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Chicago Sun-Times

    By the time Joe Maddon finished calling James Shields "brave" and "courageous," saying his work ethic was "spectacular," it was hard not to wonder what if. What if Shields - who chose the Padres' four-year, $75 million deal over the Cubs' three-year, $60 million backloaded pitch last month - teamed up with Jon Lester, the Cubs' new ace? "Messing with him right now would be kinda fun," the Cubs manager said of Shields before his team lost to the same Padres, 7-0.


  13. Former teammates Ryu, Kemp meet on memorable nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | San Diego Padres

    ... the Dodgers and records the out on a bunt before getting pulled by manager Don Mattingly New Padres pitcher James Shields , who kicked off a dominant pitching theme with three perfect innings and five strikeouts, captured the spirit of the evening ...


  14. Fort Myers - Sometimes you have to rewind to pick up the pace.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Naples Daily News

    ... big-league level - one who was about to join a bumper crop of free-agent pitchers, including Jon Lester and James Shields, after the 2014 season. An All-Star with the Cleveland Indians in 2012, the 6-foot-5 right-hander had strung together four ...


  15. Pirates pitcher Cole is putting emphasis on prevention of injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Erie Times News

    ... keeping pitchers healthy and a shoulder exercise program that is mandatory and monitored. Former Rays pitcher James Shields liked the program so much he took it Kansas City after he was traded there. "oe(Trainers) always say the rotator cuff is like ...


  16. Fantasy Baseball 2015: Updating Top 25 Sleepers to Grab in DraftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | BleacherReport

    ... be good for double-digit home runs and 20-plus stolen bases, but the upside is there for much, much more. With James Shields gone in free agency, the Kansas City Royals will turn to right-hander Yordano Ventura to lead their starting rotation this ...


  17. Drew Smyly injury update: Shoulder problem could shelve Rays' starter for start of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Sporting News

    The one constant in the Rays' run of success since 2008 has been quality starting pitching. Even as stars like David Price and James Shields have departed, Tampa Bay always has found a way to patch together a solid rotation.


  18. Giants' Madison Bumgarner takes loss in Padres 7-6 winRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Erie Times News

    James Shields, who matched up with Bumgarner in games one and five of the World Series, made his first appearance in a Padres uniform. He threw a scoreless inning.


  19. Pirates' Burnett opens spring with 2 shutout innings vs RaysRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | Washington Times

    ... BP that it takes a little bit of time to be comfortable in a game situation." Rays: Cobb joins David Price and James Shields as the only pitchers drawing opening day assignments over the past eight seasons. Shields made four opening day starts ...


  20. Padres CF Myers: Tampa Bay gave up on meRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | CBS Sports

    ... to Padres manager Bud Black. He was seen as a coup when he arrived in Tampa in a mega deal for star pitcher James Shields (now also a Padre). But something happened over the two years to the point where his stock dropped in Tampa Bay. He struggled ...