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James Shields News & Advice

news | Oct 22nd, 6:40pm
If the World Series reaches Game 5, Royals manager Ned Yost must give the ball to James Shields. The right-hander has struggled this postseason, but Shields not starting Game 5 would send the wrong message to his teammates and the fans who've waited so long for this World Series.
news | Oct 22nd, 7:25am
Yordano Ventura, the 23-year-old with the triple-digit fastball is perfectly positioned to do what No. 1 starter James Shields could not as the Royals' rookie right-hander gets the ball for Game 2 of the World Series against the Giants tonight.
news | Oct 22nd, 5:39am
Kauffman Stadium was awash in blue-towel-waving cacophony for Game 1 on Tuesday night -- until Hunter Pence silenced everything but his own emotions with a homer off James Shields in the first inning.
Rotoworld | Oct 22nd, 3:55am
James Shields lasted just three-plus innings Tuesday against the Giants, allowing five runs on seven hits and a walk in the World Series Game 1 loss.
news | Oct 22nd, 2:06am
A day before he was to throw the first World Series pitch in Kansas City since 1985, James Shields spoke about his propensity for amnesia. The Royals' ace will want to tap into that after a forgettable -- and relatively brief -- Game 1 start on Tuesday night.
news | Oct 21st, 9:47pm
James Shields went into tonight's Game 1 World Series start for the Royals with the effects of a kidney stone apparently behind him.
Sports Injury Alert | Oct 21st, 4:45pm
Right hander James Shields, who is scheduled to start Game 1 of the World Series, struggled for several days with a health problem that was only revealed in a press conference after the Royals swept the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS, according to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star.Shields began to feel back pain on Sunday, Oct 5, and it continued through the ALCS, with a CT scan revealing he...
news | Oct 21st, 1:35am
James Shields will take the ball opposite Giants ace Madison Bumgarner in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night. It lined up that way because Shields was skipped on normal rest for Game 4 of the AL Championship Series, partly because, as The Kansas City Star reported, the 32-year-old right-hander passed a kidney stone.
news | Oct 21st, 12:46am
Here's a breakdown of the pitchers for Game 1 of the World Series: the the Giants' Madison Bumgarner and the Royals' James Shields.
news | Oct 19th, 9:38pm
By the time James Shields delivers the first pitch of the 2014 World Series on Tuesday night (6:30 p.m. CT air time on FOX, 7:07 p.m. first pitch), his Kansas City Royals will have had five full days of rest since Greg Holland delivered the final pitch of the American League Championship Series.
news | Oct 18th, 8:26pm
James Shields will start for the Royals in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night, while rookie Yordano Ventura will get the ball for Game 2 on Wednesday.