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JAMES SHIELDS   +

MLB  Kansas City Royals   40-man Roster
Positions
P-335
Born
December 20, 1981  (32.272)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-3 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Hart  (Newhall,CA)
College:
 
Drafted:
Tampa Bay Rays:  2000-16-466 (June-Reg) 
Signed by
Full Name
James Anthony Shields 
TBC Player ID
44665
MLB Debut
May 31, 2006  (24.162)

Pitch Repertoire

2014SpeedShareStrike%#
Fastball92.4629.865.391017
Cutter86.3525.369.76863
Changeup85.2221.762.99743
2-Seam Fastball92.0711.862.19402
unknown79.1411.458.57391
Slider84.500.00.001
Control
83
K-Rating
66
Efficiency
74
vsPower
46

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OFF THE FIELD
Salary data is available for Major Leaguers since 1985. Players not on opening day roster, for the most part, are assumed to have earned the minimum salary for that year. Team payrolls are based on opening day rosters and the player's listed team is the first team he played for during a given season. Career earnings are estimates and based only on available data.
YearTeamSalaryRankTeam PayrollPct of Tm Payroll 
2006Tampa Bay Rays$327,000$ 35,417,9670.9% 
2007Tampa Bay Rays$394,900$ 24,123,5001.6% 
2008Tampa Bay Rays$1,000,000$ 43,820,5972.3% 
2009Tampa Bay Rays$1,500,000$ 63,313,0342.4% 
2010Tampa Bay Rays$2,500,000$ 71,923,4713.5% 
2011Tampa Bay Rays$4,250,000$ 41,053,57110.4% 
2012Tampa Bay Rays$8,000,000$ 64,173,50012.5% 
2013Kansas City Royals$11,000,00082$ 80,491,72513.7% 
2014Kansas City Royals$13,500,00066$ 91,490,57514.8% 
Career Earnings:$ 42,471,900 



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