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James Shields
current status: On roster
Birth Date:December 20, 1981 (33 years old)
Place of Birth:Newhall, CA
Hometown:Newhall, CA
Bats:R
Throws:R
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Tampa Bay in 2000 (16th round).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2015.
HOT
1-1, 2.12 in last 17IP
Season Stats
G GS W L CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB K ERA
YTD 22 22 8 4 0 0 0 133.2 127 61 56 21 47 148 3.77
On Pace 36 36 13 6 0 0 0 246 206 99 91 34 76 240 3.77
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