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James Shields AS-1AW-4

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Positions: P-369
Proper Name: James Anthony Shields
Born: December 20, 1981 (33.009) in Newhall, California
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 190 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Hart (Newhall,CA)
Drafted: 2000 -- 16th round (466th overall) by Tampa Bay Rays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:May 31,2006 (24.162)
TBC Player ID:44665
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Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($9m) by Tampa Bay Rays. Option exercised
Organizations:TBA, KCA
Signed by:Fred Repke
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Pitch Repertoire Fastball (27.07%) -- Changeup (26.74%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (14.16%) -- Cutter (11.76%) -- Curveball (11.45%) -- Slider (8.82%)
Fastball Velocity: [2014] - 92.49 - [2013] - 92.14 - [2012] - 92.03 - [2011] - 90.9 - [2010] - 91.31

Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
82.69 66.08 74.23 46.23
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Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

2014-10-31FAGranted free agency
2013-10-31ARoyals exercised option for 2014
2012-12-10ATraded from Rays with Wade Davis and PTNBL to Royals for Will Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard
2012-10-31ARays exercised option for 2013 ($9m)

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  • Awards for James Shields
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    2008MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekApril 21-April 27Award History
    2011MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJune 13-June 19Award History
    2011MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekApril 18-April 24Award History
    2011MLBMajor League 2nd All-Star (end of season)SPAward History
    2012MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekSeptember 3-September 9Award History

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