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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)
College:
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

DateStatusNotes
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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Pitching Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Batter Stadium

YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
2001Hudson ValleyNYPLA--tba19212.3355000027.1278715251101.199.000.331.678.335.00--
2001 Charleston (Sc)SALA-tba19452.661010210071.1632421710602101.037.990.891.277.616.00--
2003BakersfieldCalifA+33tba2110104.4426240011143.2161857119381196401.3810.061.192.387.443.13--
2004BakersfieldCalifA+-tba22854.23202011001171196155133392601.309.151.002.547.082.79--
2004 MontgomerySouAA33tba22038.0044000018.12416164814001.7812.002.004.007.001.75--
2005MontgomerySouAA24tba23752.8117160010109.19536346311047001.167.840.502.568.593.35--
2005 DurhamILAAA-tba23106.0011000069440361002.0013.500.004.509.002.00--
2006DurhamILAAA33tba24322.661010000061.160241836644101.088.850.440.899.4410.67--
2006 Tampa Bay RaysALMLB50tba24684.821000124.2141696718381049051.4310.151.302.747.492.74.334
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33,50tba251283.8510002152029892283618490101.118.461.171.517.705.11.287
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33tba261483.5632002152089485244016060121.158.711.001.676.704.00.290
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33tba2711124.130000219.223911310129521673111.329.781.192.136.833.21.312
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33tba2813155.190000203.1246128117345118713251.4610.911.512.268.293.67.345
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33tba2916122.8211400249.1195837826652254051.047.050.942.358.133.46.262
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33tba3015103.513200227.220810389255822371111.178.210.992.298.803.84.306
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33kca311393.142000228.22158280206819611281.248.450.792.677.702.88.304
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33kca321483.21110022722495812344180122111.188.880.911.747.144.09.299
MLB Totals114903.7228628522900191018788657902274521626748681.228.851.072.137.663.60.303
AAA Totals422.96111100006769282239705101.169.270.401.219.407.78--
AA Totals783.5221200010128119525010391187001.238.370.702.748.303.03--
A+ Totals18154.3446441111261280146126327121112401.349.661.102.457.282.97--
A Totals452.661010210071632421710602101.037.990.891.277.616.00--
A- Totals212.3355000027278715251101.199.000.331.678.335.00--
Tampa Bay Rays (7 seasons)87733.8921821719800145514396886291843401250514491.228.901.142.107.733.68--
Kansas City Royals (2 seasons)27173.186868310045643917716143112376234191.218.660.852.217.423.36--
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLB50tbap248
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23
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00000003
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00000.375.375.375750.000.000.600----38
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33,50tbap256
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11
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00000000001
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00.167.167.167334.000.000.167----17
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33tbap264
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21
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0001001
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000000.250.400.250650.000.250.2500.00--15
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33tbap274
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000000001
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2
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00000.000.200.000200.000.250.0002.00--05
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33tbap282
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01
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33tbap298
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0000010005
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00000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLB33tbap305
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01
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00010001
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00001
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.200.200.200400.000.000.250----15
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33kcap313
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11
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00000001
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00000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33kcap327
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12
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1
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0010001
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00000.286.286.429715.143.143.333----37
MLB Totals1344771010040021300101.213.245.234479.021.064.2946.50--1150
Tampa Bay Rays (7 seasons)66375700030021100101.189.231.189420.000.054.2695.50--740
Kansas City Royals (2 seasons)6810231001000200000.300.300.400700.100.100.375----410
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Other Pitching Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
2005Phoenix Desert Dogs211.746600003123663229000.816.680.870.588.42
2006Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training003.003000006322204000.504.503.000.006.00
2007Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training223.3877000029.13113112830001.339.510.612.459.20
2008Tampa BayDivisional Series104.261100006.163311400121.118.531.421.425.68
2008Tampa BayWorld Series100.001100005.270002410121.5911.120.003.186.35
2008Tampa BayChampionship Series023.4622000013156525900121.5410.381.383.466.23
2008Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training312.4155000018.220751511001.349.640.482.415.30
2009Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training218.1644000014.11913133510201.6711.931.883.146.28
2010Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training202.1155000021.119553510001.138.021.272.114.22
2010Tampa BayDivisional Series018.311100004.14441020050.928.312.080.004.15
2011Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training101.8844000014.11133227000.916.911.261.264.40
2011Tampa BayDivisional Series0112.6011000058770062051.6014.400.000.0010.80
2012Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training302.0850000021.219754523011.117.891.662.089.55
2013Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring Training216.7565000018.22315140415201.4511.090.001.937.23
2014KC RoyalsDivisional Series103.00110000662222610111.339.003.003.009.00
2014KC RoyalsWorld Series027.002200009157712520111.8915.001.002.005.00
2014Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring Training224.7466000024.22014133226100.897.301.090.739.49
2014KC RoyalsChampionship Series007.201100005104401300112.2018.000.001.805.40
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
2001Hudson ValleyNYPLA-P5 11001.000--3.60
2001Charleston (sc)SALAP10 66011.000--10.80
 
2003BakersfieldCalifA+P26 81221.909--6.92
 
2004BakersfieldCalifA+P20 1415001.000--13.05
2004MontgomerySouAAP4 04001.000--9.00
 
2005MontgomerySouAAP17 62310.967--15.35
2005DurhamILAAAP1 01001.000--9.00
 
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP211241416011.0002.1812.86
 
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP31215302413.9822.2615.68
 
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP33215191913.9741.5910.36
 
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP33219162525.9531.6811.18
 
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP34203181742.8971.559.26
 
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP33249193232.9441.8413.91
 
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP33227162150.8811.4710.09
 
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBP34228112132.9141.268.47
 
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBP34227183040.9231.9012.71
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLBP28619071612052318.9411.7311.52
 AAAP1001001.000--9.00
 AAP21062710.971--14.14
 A+P460222721.961--9.59
 AP10066011.000--10.80
 A-P5011001.000--3.60


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