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33 James Shields SP

Kansas City Royals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
96%80%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
227.014-803.2118044
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014KC1483.2134341100227.02249581232344180

Player Updates

1411941738
Jon Lester, James Shields to meet Tuesday in Wild Card game
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Athletics will travel to Kansas City to face the Royals Tuesday in the AL Wild Card game, with Jon Lester facing James Shields in the single-elimination game.

Lester (16-11) has delivered 19 straight quality starts, with 11 coming since his trade to Oakland, and he delivered a 2.18 ERA and 86:19 K:BB ratio in 90 2/3 innings after the All-Star break. Shields (14-8) has turned in six straight quality starts, and he posted a 2.31 ERA, 0.96 WHIP and 30:4 K:BB ratio in 35 innings over five September outings. The winner will face the Angels in the AL Division Series.

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1411705246
James Shields settles for no-decision
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher James Shields wasn't a factor into the decision Thursday night against the White Sox. He allowed three runs on five hits and two walks while striking out four over six innings of a 6-3 win.

Shields allowed three earned runs in each of his final three regular season starts. He owns a 3.21 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP over 34 starts (227 innings). He is a candidate to pitch in the AL Wild Card Game on Tuesday.

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1411245397
James Shields surrenders three runs in loss vs. Tigers
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher James Shields took a loss Saturday, allowing three earned runs on six hits and one walk in 6 2/3 innings while striking out six in his team's 3-2 defeat against the Tigers.

Shields (14-8) entered the seventh inning with the team's locked up 1-1 in the cruicial AL Central battle, but the Tigers recorded three singles and a walk in the inning to bring home two runs and chase the starter from the game. Shields owns a 3.18 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 176:42 K:BB ratio in 221 innings. He'll make his last start of the regular season Thursday hoping his team is still alive in the race for the division crown.

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1410895839
Royals move Jeremy Guthrie back in rotation; Jason Vargas, James Shields up
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

The Royals have shuffled their rotation for an upcoming series against the Tigers, as The Kansas City Star reports Jeremy Guthrie has been moved back from Friday to Sunday. That means Jason Vargas will pitch Friday to open the series, followed by James Shields Saturday. 

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James Shields allows three runs over seven innings in a no-decision
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher James Shields posted a quality start in a no-decision Monday night against the White Sox. He allowed three runs on 10 hits and no walks while striking out six over seven innings of a 4-3 victory.

Over his last four starts covering 29 1/3 innings, Shields has allowed only four earned runs. He owns a 3.15 ERA and a 1.19 WHIP over 32 starts (214 1/3 innings). His next start will come Sunday at home against Detroit.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Starting Pitchers 23 88 63.12
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Oakland 14.010 3.21017
vs LHB 119.100 3.0202996
vs RHB 107.200 3.4301584
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
8/30CLE0007.05114
8/31CLE00000000
9/5@NYY1008.13006
9/10@DET1007.02018
9/15CHW0007.010306
9/20DET0106.26316
9/25@CHW0006.05324
Two Week Schedule
SEPTEMBER /OCTOBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28
@CHW
W6-4
29
30
Oak
8:07 pm
Tickets
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
28

4

33

50

-5

23

47

5

10

22

15

8

9

-2

45

6

19

35

34

12

18

16

34

32

25

13

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006TB68 4.8421211000 124.2141696718538104
2007TB128 3.8531311000 215.02029892281036184
2008TB148 3.5633333200 215.02089485241240160
2009TB1112 4.1433330000 219.223911310129152167
2010TB1315 5.1834330000 203.124612811734551187
2011TB1612 2.82333311400 249.1195837826565225
2012TB1510 3.5233333200 227.220810389251158223
2013KC139 3.1534342000 228.2215828020868196
2014KC148 3.2134341100 227.02249581231144180
Total 11490 3.72286285229001910.11878865790227684521626
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2006TB21823000300 .375 .375 .375
2007TB31611000000 .167 .167 .167
2008TB34421011000 .400 .250 .250
2009TB33400001200 .200 .000 .000
2010TB34201000000 .500 .500 .500
2011TB33800010500 .000 .000 .000
2012TB33501010100 .200 .200 .200
2013KC34311000100 .333 .333 .333
2014KC34712010100 .286 .429 .286
Total 287477100421300 .245 .234 .213
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2006TBP2121291415011.000
2007TBP313155302413 .982
2008TBP333339191913 .974
2009TBP333343162525 .953
2010TBP343339181742 .897
2011TBP333354193232 .944
2012TBP333342162150 .881
2013KCP343435112132 .914
2014KCP343452183040 .923
Total  2862853881612042318 .941
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2006TB5130122 1.1474409 .288540 13.3 .4650
2007TB0226216 1.1196009 .247874 10.4 .4110
2008TB0246211 1.2776106 .254877 10.9 .4090
2009TB1226245 1.0052113 .275930 12.0 .4520
2010TB2203207 1.051032213 .294899 13.4 .4900
2011TB1249236 1.14651304 .217975 9.6 .3500
2012TB2267176 1.63142317 .239944 11.0 .3830
2013KC0214245 0.96553211 .251946 11.5 .3690
2014KC0246234 1.12654212 .256939 11.1 .4040
Total 1120071892 1.14693831874 .2567924 11.3 .4120
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2008TB22 2.88440000 25.0289831817
2010TB01 8.31110000 4.14441202
2011TB01 12.60110000 5.08770206
Total 24 4.98660000 34.140201945825
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2001 A-Chston-Sc45 2.651010210 71.1632421721060
2001 A-Hudson Val21 2.3055000 27.1278711525
2002-Injured00 ---00000 0.00000000
2003 A-Bakersfield1010 4.452624001143.21618571191238119
2004 AA-Montgomery03 7.8544000 18.124161640814
2004 A-Bakersfield85 4.232020110117.011961551393392
2005 AA-Montgomery75 2.801716000109.19536346631104
2005AAA-Durham10 6.0011000 6.09440036
2006AAA-Durham32 2.641010000 61.160241832664
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/215
Birthdate:
12/20/1981
Age:
32
Hometown:
Newhall, CA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Kansas City Royals
College:
No College
MLB Experience:
9
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