James Shields
Birthdate: 12/20/1981 (35 y, 2 m, 1 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/220     Position: P
Drafted: 2000 June Amateur Draft - Round: 16, Pick: 6, Overall: 466, Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Contract: $75M / 4 Years (2015 - 2018) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Shields recognizes that he pitched poorly in 22 starts with the White Sox last season, but maintains confidence that be can bounce back in 2017. "That's not the first time I've had a rough season," Shields said. "I've been in the game a long time, and I know how to combat that. I worked real hard in the offseason, worked on some things in the gym, and I'm ready to go." (2/17/2017)
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SeasonHandednessIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007vs L101.2- - -41394204464310190281.240.280.393.292
2007vs R113.1- - -4611082115249181708103.248.290.428.311
SeasonHome / AwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007Home119.23.534871112635147142104104.240.280.405.297
2007Away95.14.2538791152474514150680.249.292.420.309
2007Home vs L58.1- - -2425513224226130151.241.286.400.298
2007Home vs R61.1- - -245561312725880353.239.273.409.295
2007Away vs L43.1- - -17139722221460130.238.271.383.284
2007Away vs R52.0- - -216528025241090550.257.308.450.330
SeasonMonthlyIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007Mar/Apr36.03.7514226511615770137.194.239.403.276
2007May47.12.66189408114142100332.227.280.322.269
2007Jun32.15.5713535312020920231.267.293.519.345
2007Jul35.16.62158451312826570328.304.350.514.372
2007Aug42.02.7916941911313470140.255.290.400.300
2007Sept/Oct22.01.6481153074130016.192.225.276.222
20071st Half129.23.825231142035755191908116.230.271.401.291
20072nd Half85.13.903518821241379170268.265.307.427.319
SeasonLeverageIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007Low Leverage98.2- - -40692201202010140696.238.276.373.285
2007Medium Leverage102.1- - -414100214585514190375.255.297.445.319
2007High Leverage14.0- - -5410002017430113.200.264.449.307
SeasonSituationalIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007Bases Empty135.2- - -5531222831515151805131.230.262.379.279
2007Men on Base79.1- - -32180132837713180553.269.325.471.342
2007Men In Scoring45.2- - -186385066607120334.222.290.393.297
SeasonThrough CountIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007Through 3 - 03.2- - -2851055113003.333.643.600.542
2007Through 3 - 18.0- - -51142077314008.378.549.676.520
2007Through 3 - 218.0- - -921710662220023.243.424.348.364
2007Through 2 - 019.1- - -95237010103150018.288.400.494.390
2007Through 1 - 080.1- - -34679192413813240459.248.310.448.328
2007Through 2 - 136.1- - -159367113135130143.248.314.417.320
2007Through 1 - 189.0- - -35069152383510170483.210.257.360.270
2007Through 0 - 1109.0- - -412851614341101202125.214.240.336.251
2007Through 2 - 246.0- - -180255014124140276.152.228.258.222
2007Through 1 - 261.0- - -229368120186100298.166.210.295.223
2007Through 0 - 245.1- - -16628301111440083.173.193.267.201
SeasonSP / RPIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007As Starter215.03.8587420241598922836010184.244.285.411.302
SeasonTTOIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
20071st Through Order as SP69.12.472796216219196100369.233.270.380.283
20072nd Through Order as SP68.04.3727968112363312110465.258.299.456.325
20073rd Through Order as SP63.24.102555612132298110240.231.273.392.290
20074th Through Order as SP14.07.076116201111240110.286.344.436.342

SeasonHandednessK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007vs L7.171.684.260.8919.6 %4.6 %15.0 %- - -1.11.27968.3 %3.543.72
2007vs R8.181.356.061.4322.3 %3.7 %18.6 %- - -1.10.28675.1 %4.153.58
SeasonHome / AwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007Home7.821.584.951.0521.4 %4.3 %17.0 %.2401.10.28273.0 %3.653.56
2007Away7.551.425.331.3220.7 %3.9 %16.8 %.2491.11.28370.4 %4.133.75
2007Home vs L7.872.013.920.9321.1 %5.4 %15.7 %.2411.17.28774.3 %3.553.59
2007Home vs R7.781.176.631.1721.6 %3.3 %18.4 %.2391.04.27871.7 %3.753.54
2007Away vs L6.231.255.000.8317.5 %3.5 %14.0 %.2381.04.26959.4 %3.543.90
2007Away vs R8.651.565.561.7323.2 %4.2 %19.0 %.2571.17.29678.9 %4.623.62
SeasonMonthlyK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007Mar/Apr9.251.755.291.7526.1 %4.9 %21.1 %.1940.92.21174.4 %4.383.24
2007May6.081.903.200.3816.9 %5.3 %11.6 %.2271.06.26877.7 %3.264.46
2007Jun8.630.5615.502.5123.0 %1.5 %21.5 %.2671.14.28672.0 %5.313.13
2007Jul7.131.784.001.2717.7 %4.4 %13.3 %.3041.47.34856.3 %4.343.89
2007Aug8.571.505.710.8623.7 %4.1 %19.5 %.2551.14.31683.0 %3.143.31
2007Sept/Oct6.551.235.330.4119.8 %3.7 %16.1 %.1920.82.23066.3 %2.793.56
20071st Half8.051.326.111.3222.2 %3.6 %18.5 %.2301.03.26373.4 %3.983.56
20072nd Half7.171.794.000.9519.4 %4.8 %14.5 %.2651.23.31069.9 %3.683.78
SeasonLeverageK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007Low Leverage8.761.286.860.9123.7 %3.5 %20.2 %- - -1.07.29393.9 %3.223.24
2007Medium Leverage6.601.673.951.2318.1 %4.6 %13.5 %- - -1.16.28462.5 %4.204.01
2007High Leverage8.361.934.332.5724.1 %5.6 %18.5 %- - -0.93.182-71.4 %5.953.85
SeasonSituationalK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007Bases Empty8.691.197.281.0023.7 %3.3 %20.4 %- - -1.03.279100.0 %3.253.30
2007Men on Base6.012.042.941.4716.5 %5.6 %10.9 %- - -1.24.28923.6 %4.904.24
2007Men In Scoring6.702.362.831.3818.3 %6.5 %11.8 %- - -1.09.239-30.1 %4.734.05
SeasonThrough CountK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007Through 3 - 07.3631.910.232.4510.7 %46.4 %-35.7 %- - -4.91.36478.3 %15.7913.95
2007Through 3 - 19.0015.750.573.3815.7 %27.5 %-11.8 %- - -3.50.42388.2 %11.368.53
2007Through 3 - 211.5011.001.051.0025.0 %23.9 %1.1 %- - -2.17.33391.2 %5.805.47
2007Through 2 - 08.386.981.201.4019.0 %15.8 %3.2 %- - -1.97.33982.8 %5.725.46
2007Through 1 - 06.612.692.461.4617.1 %6.9 %10.1 %- - -1.28.26874.3 %4.924.53
2007Through 2 - 110.653.223.311.2427.0 %8.2 %18.9 %- - -1.35.32086.1 %3.823.41
2007Through 1 - 18.391.724.881.0123.7 %4.9 %18.9 %- - -0.97.25068.4 %3.543.39
2007Through 0 - 110.320.9910.420.8330.3 %2.9 %27.4 %- - -0.89.28565.9 %2.522.41
2007Through 2 - 214.872.745.430.7842.2 %7.8 %34.4 %- - -0.85.25076.3 %2.111.74
2007Through 1 - 214.461.489.800.8942.8 %4.4 %38.4 %- - -0.75.26670.7 %1.901.34
2007Through 0 - 216.480.7920.750.7950.0 %2.4 %47.6 %- - -0.71.32079.6 %0.990.40
SeasonSP / RPK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007As Starter7.701.515.111.1721.1 %4.1 %16.9 %.2441.11.28371.8 %3.863.65
SeasonTTOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
20071st Through Order as SP8.961.306.900.7824.7 %3.6 %21.2 %.2331.04.29384.1 %2.943.39
20072nd Through Order as SP8.601.465.911.5923.3 %3.9 %19.4 %.2581.16.30071.0 %4.283.21
20073rd Through Order as SP5.651.553.641.1315.7 %4.3 %11.4 %.2311.05.24764.0 %4.234.13
20074th Through Order as SP6.432.572.501.2916.4 %6.6 %9.8 %.2861.43.31855.0 %4.744.85

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007vs L1.1914.8 %46.4 %38.8 %5.9 %8.5 %4.3 %71.4 %42.8 %31.8 %25.4 %19.0 %51.1 %29.9 %1474512962
2007vs R0.9717.6 %40.6 %41.8 %12.6 %13.3 %3.1 %44.4 %49.7 %26.5 %23.8 %17.2 %48.8 %34.0 %16955821113
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Home1.1017.0 %43.5 %39.5 %8.8 %10.2 %4.6 %70.0 %44.0 %28.9 %27.2 %21.9 %47.6 %30.5 %17615971164
2007Away1.0415.4 %43.2 %41.4 %10.3 %12.1 %2.5 %33.3 %49.3 %29.4 %21.3 %13.3 %52.8 %33.9 %1408497911
2007Home vs L1.2515.8 %46.8 %37.4 %6.3 %9.4 %5.0 %83.3 %42.9 %27.7 %29.4 %22.0 %49.7 %28.3 %883307576
2007Home vs R0.9718.2 %40.3 %41.5 %11.0 %11.0 %4.2 %50.0 %45.0 %30.0 %25.0 %21.7 %45.6 %32.8 %878290588
2007Away vs L1.1313.5 %45.9 %40.6 %5.6 %7.4 %3.3 %0.0 %42.5 %37.3 %20.2 %14.9 %53.0 %32.1 %591205386
2007Away vs R0.9717.0 %40.8 %42.2 %14.5 %16.1 %1.7 %40.0 %55.3 %22.4 %22.4 %11.8 %52.6 %35.5 %817292525
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Mar/Apr1.1310.5 %47.4 %42.1 %12.5 %17.5 %2.2 %50.0 %47.4 %28.9 %23.7 %12.4 %61.9 %25.8 %520180340
2007May0.7916.3 %36.9 %46.8 %12.1 %3.0 %3.8 %66.7 %44.4 %27.1 %28.5 %16.7 %56.3 %27.1 %629229400
2007Jun1.1914.7 %46.3 %38.9 %10.8 %24.3 %4.5 %25.0 %51.5 %17.2 %31.3 %17.2 %44.4 %38.4 %489162327
2007Jul1.4119.7 %47.0 %33.3 %10.3 %12.8 %5.5 %100.0 %46.7 %30.8 %22.5 %19.2 %48.3 %32.5 %583198385
2007Aug1.0419.3 %41.2 %39.5 %4.3 %8.5 %2.0 %50.0 %48.8 %33.1 %18.2 %15.7 %43.8 %40.5 %646222424
2007Sept/Oct1.1315.0 %45.0 %40.0 %4.2 %4.2 %3.7 %50.0 %35.5 %41.9 %22.6 %33.9 %40.3 %25.8 %302103199
20071st Half1.0515.1 %43.5 %41.4 %12.4 %12.4 %3.7 %44.4 %48.8 %25.3 %25.9 %15.6 %54.1 %30.3 %18586411217
20072nd Half1.1117.9 %43.2 %38.9 %5.0 %9.0 %3.6 %71.4 %42.8 %34.5 %22.7 %21.6 %43.9 %34.5 %1311453858
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Low Leverage1.1519.9 %42.9 %37.2 %10.5 %9.5 %2.5 %50.0 %48.6 %28.6 %22.8 %21.0 %47.9 %31.0 %1446485961
2007Medium Leverage1.0613.3 %44.7 %42.1 %9.2 %10.8 %3.6 %71.4 %44.9 %29.4 %25.6 %16.1 %51.0 %32.9 %1522536986
2007High Leverage0.7213.9 %36.1 %50.0 %5.6 %22.2 %15.4 %0.0 %40.5 %29.7 %29.7 %10.8 %56.8 %32.4 %20173128
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Bases Empty1.0316.9 %42.1 %41.0 %10.0 %9.4 %3.7 %50.0 %47.2 %29.7 %23.1 %18.8 %49.0 %32.2 %20366881348
2007Men on Base1.1615.2 %45.6 %39.2 %8.6 %14.0 %3.7 %62.5 %44.9 %28.2 %26.9 %16.7 %51.4 %31.8 %1133406727
2007Men In Scoring1.3514.4 %49.2 %36.4 %8.3 %14.6 %4.6 %60.0 %46.0 %26.3 %27.7 %16.8 %56.9 %26.3 %685247438
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Through 3 - 01.0016.7 %41.7 %41.7 %0.0 %20.0 %20.0 %0.0 %41.7 %41.7 %16.7 %25.0 %33.3 %41.7 %1449747
2007Through 3 - 10.9213.8 %41.4 %44.8 %0.0 %23.1 %8.3 %0.0 %41.4 %41.4 %17.2 %13.8 %41.4 %44.8 %298167131
2007Through 3 - 21.3819.1 %46.8 %34.0 %6.3 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %53.2 %27.7 %19.2 %21.3 %44.7 %34.0 %628298330
2007Through 2 - 00.7424.2 %32.3 %43.5 %14.8 %11.1 %10.0 %0.0 %46.8 %29.0 %24.2 %14.5 %54.8 %30.7 %437244193
2007Through 1 - 00.9417.4 %39.9 %42.6 %9.1 %11.8 %6.8 %0.0 %48.3 %23.9 %27.8 %17.8 %49.4 %32.8 %1400635765
2007Through 2 - 11.1316.7 %44.1 %39.2 %7.5 %12.5 %6.7 %0.0 %47.1 %28.4 %24.5 %9.8 %59.8 %30.4 %848393455
2007Through 1 - 11.3013.0 %49.2 %37.8 %5.4 %10.8 %5.0 %0.0 %45.1 %30.5 %24.4 %18.7 %49.6 %31.7 %1609614995
2007Through 0 - 11.4515.1 %50.2 %34.7 %5.3 %10.6 %2.2 %100.0 %46.7 %34.2 %19.1 %17.7 %52.2 %30.2 %16534551198
2007Through 2 - 21.5020.5 %47.7 %31.8 %10.7 %14.3 %7.1 %0.0 %55.7 %23.9 %20.5 %15.9 %53.4 %30.7 %1091439652
2007Through 1 - 21.8915.1 %55.5 %29.4 %5.7 %17.1 %4.5 %0.0 %56.3 %24.4 %19.3 %17.7 %47.9 %34.5 %1172374798
2007Through 0 - 22.1020.5 %53.8 %25.6 %5.0 %20.0 %4.8 %0.0 %55.1 %29.5 %15.4 %21.8 %46.2 %32.1 %713154559
SeasonSP / RPGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007As Starter1.0816.3 %43.4 %40.4 %9.5 %11.1 %3.7 %56.3 %46.4 %29.1 %24.6 %18.0 %49.9 %32.0 %316910942075
SeasonTTOGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
20071st Through Order as SP0.9511.9 %43.0 %45.1 %10.3 %6.9 %4.8 %75.0 %44.7 %27.9 %27.4 %16.8 %50.3 %33.0 %1061368693
20072nd Through Order as SP1.2721.5 %44.0 %34.6 %9.1 %18.2 %1.2 %42.9 %48.0 %32.3 %19.7 %17.7 %47.0 %35.4 %1013349664
20073rd Through Order as SP1.1216.2 %44.2 %39.6 %11.5 %10.3 %5.7 %60.0 %48.0 %25.7 %26.2 %21.3 %49.0 %29.7 %871294577
20074th Through Order as SP0.8213.0 %39.1 %47.8 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %0.0 %39.1 %34.8 %26.1 %10.9 %65.2 %23.9 %22483141