NFL | MLB | NBA |

Kansas City Royals

 
James Shields
current status: On roster
Birth Date:December 20, 1981 (32 years old)
Place of Birth:Newhall, CA
Hometown:Newhall, CA
Bats:R
Throws:R
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Drafted by Tampa Bay in 2000 (16th round).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Tampa Bay in 2012.
HOT
2-1, 1.75 in last 36IP
Season Stats
G GS W L CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB K ERA
YTD 33 33 14 8 1 1 0 221 219 92 78 22 42 176 3.18
On Pace 34 34 15 8 1 1 0 229 227 96 81 23 44 183 3.18
Scouting Report
Assets: Is a workhorse starter with tremendous durability and stamina. His arsenal includes a great changeup and solid curve. Loves to challenge hitters and throws a lot of strikes. Owns a great pickoff move. Is a big-game pitcher.
Flaws: Can at times be too much around the plate, leading to a high hit counts against him. Must find a way to keep the ball in the park more often. Tends to rely too much on his changeup. Right-handed batters hit him pretty well.
Career Potential: Excellent workhorse starter.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Named to the All-Star Game 2011