James Shields
Birthdate: 12/20/1981 (36 y, 27 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/215     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 (knee) could be the White Sox's starter Opening Day at Kansas City, Scott Merkin of the White Sox's official site reports. (1/9/2018)
Injury: Knee, Day-to-Day
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonHandednessIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2017vs L54.1- - -2576281383417313343.278.375.554.388
2017vs R62.2- - -25954142343410220060.228.293.430.309
SeasonHome / AwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2017Home63.05.0027256102383513280255.231.316.450.328
2017Away54.05.5024460121343314253148.275.354.535.371
2017Home vs L29.0- - -135323120178150221.271.363.517.374
2017Home vs R34.0- - -137247118185130034.194.270.387.283
2017Away vs L25.1- - -122305018179163122.286.388.596.405
2017Away vs R28.2- - -12230711616590026.266.320.478.338
SeasonMonthlyIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2017Mar/Apr16.21.6269920333101016.153.275.339.267
2017Jun15.06.607219211211470310.307.403.565.409
2017Jul25.09.00124369127258131018.324.395.640.427
2017Aug28.14.76119254116156121029.234.314.462.327
2017Sept/Oct32.03.94132275014146110030.223.288.413.301
20171st Half36.14.951633442212010191330.241.344.511.360
20172nd Half80.25.3635382181514817342073.257.330.481.343
SeasonLeverageIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2017Low Leverage54.2- - -25157101181714281351.259.351.505.362
2017Medium Leverage59.2- - -2485182413812231050.227.300.442.315
2017High Leverage2.2- - -17840131312102.533.5881.000.639
SeasonSituationalIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2017Bases Empty69.2- - -31269131181818320260.248.330.496.350
2017Men on Base47.1- - -204479254509213143.258.340.481.344
2017Men In Scoring26.1- - -113237139362133125.232.330.388.304
SeasonThrough CountIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2017Through 3 - 03.2- - -2930011115300.214.621.429.463
2017Through 3 - 18.0- - -56134098420003.361.589.806.555
2017Through 3 - 212.1- - -771030873300014.213.519.468.441
2017Through 2 - 016.1- - -9220501310425307.299.489.552.438
2017Through 1 - 042.0- - -21657132423811373031.318.437.601.432
2017Through 2 - 122.1- - -114258016135240023.278.430.533.411
2017Through 1 - 144.0- - -19848121373616230049.274.360.632.409
2017Through 0 - 161.0- - -2444581202012160272.199.258.403.282
2017Through 2 - 230.1- - -130186113125210051.165.300.376.297
2017Through 1 - 237.2- - -143185114147140058.140.224.357.249
2017Through 0 - 229.2- - -10392033250147.093.146.175.146
SeasonSP / RPIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2017As Starter117.05.235161162237268275333103.252.334.490.348
SeasonShiftsIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2017No Shift43.0- - -173401330000000.231.231.341.241
2017Shift - All35.0- - -15749900000000.312.314.372.296
2017Shift - Traditional32.2- - -14143900000000.305.307.371.292
2017Shift - Non Traditional2.1- - -166000000000.375.375.375.329
SeasonTTOIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
20171st Through Order as SP44.03.681893910120189210045.232.319.467.335
20172nd Through Order as SP43.15.401894421262612160234.257.328.491.348
20173rd Through Order as SP29.07.451363310126246163122.277.368.529.372
20174th Through Order as SP0.20.0020000000002.000.000.000.000

SeasonHandednessK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2017vs L7.125.131.392.8216.7 %12.1 %4.7 %- - -1.71.27680.3 %7.525.97
2017vs R8.623.162.731.4423.2 %8.5 %14.7 %- - -1.21.26467.7 %4.374.51
SeasonHome / AwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2017Home7.864.001.961.8620.2 %10.3 %9.9 %.2311.33.24770.8 %5.525.24
2017Away8.004.171.922.3319.7 %10.3 %9.4 %.2751.57.29578.3 %6.195.13
2017Home vs L6.524.661.402.4815.6 %11.1 %4.4 %.2711.62.27076.7 %7.056.04
2017Home vs R9.003.442.621.3224.8 %9.5 %15.3 %.1941.09.22463.3 %4.224.55
2017Away vs L7.825.681.383.2018.0 %13.1 %4.9 %.2861.82.28484.3 %8.055.89
2017Away vs R8.162.832.891.5721.3 %7.4 %13.9 %.2661.36.30571.9 %4.554.46
SeasonMonthlyK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2017Mar/Apr8.645.401.601.6223.2 %14.5 %8.7 %.1531.14.150100.0 %5.385.71
2017Jun6.004.201.432.4013.9 %9.7 %4.2 %.3071.73.31372.7 %7.296.55
2017Jul6.484.681.382.8814.5 %10.5 %4.0 %.3241.96.32958.2 %7.446.27
2017Aug9.213.812.421.9124.4 %10.1 %14.3 %.2341.31.26473.4 %5.134.08
2017Sept/Oct8.443.092.731.6922.7 %8.3 %14.4 %.2231.19.24781.1 %4.754.43
20171st Half7.434.711.582.4818.4 %11.7 %6.7 %.2411.46.23883.3 %6.906.11
20172nd Half8.143.792.151.9020.7 %9.6 %11.1 %.2571.44.28470.5 %5.354.77
SeasonLeverageK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2017Low Leverage8.404.611.822.3020.3 %11.2 %9.2 %- - -1.55.277100.0 %6.325.34
2017Medium Leverage7.543.472.171.8120.2 %9.3 %10.9 %- - -1.24.23957.7 %5.254.87
2017High Leverage6.756.751.003.3811.8 %11.8 %0.0 %- - -3.75.583-34.9 %8.789.24
SeasonSituationalK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2017Bases Empty7.754.131.882.3319.2 %10.3 %9.0 %- - -1.45.255100.0 %6.265.32
2017Men on Base8.183.992.051.7121.1 %10.3 %10.8 %- - -1.44.29226.6 %5.214.99
2017Men In Scoring8.544.441.920.6822.1 %11.5 %10.6 %- - -1.37.292-5.9 %3.844.81
SeasonThrough CountK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2017Through 3 - 00.0036.820.002.450.0 %51.7 %-51.7 %- - -4.91.154100.0 %18.9818.83
2017Through 3 - 13.3822.500.154.505.4 %35.7 %-30.4 %- - -4.13.31087.6 %16.4113.47
2017Through 3 - 210.2221.890.472.1918.2 %39.0 %-20.8 %- - -3.24.23389.4 %11.3510.78
2017Through 2 - 03.8613.780.282.207.6 %27.2 %-19.6 %- - -2.76.28681.2 %10.0810.38
2017Through 1 - 06.647.930.842.3614.4 %17.1 %-2.8 %- - -2.24.33666.2 %7.737.25
2017Through 2 - 19.279.670.962.0120.2 %21.1 %-0.9 %- - -2.19.32378.6 %7.236.87
2017Through 1 - 110.024.702.133.2724.8 %11.6 %13.1 %- - -1.61.29170.0 %7.234.64
2017Through 0 - 110.622.364.501.7729.5 %6.6 %23.0 %- - -1.00.23293.1 %4.243.43
2017Through 2 - 215.136.232.431.4839.2 %16.2 %23.1 %- - -1.29.24581.3 %4.013.63
2017Through 1 - 213.863.354.141.6740.6 %9.8 %30.8 %- - -0.85.17281.1 %3.612.66
2017Through 0 - 214.261.529.400.6145.6 %4.9 %40.8 %- - -0.47.14698.4 %1.471.80
SeasonSP / RPK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2017As Starter7.924.081.942.0820.0 %10.3 %9.7 %.2521.44.27074.5 %5.835.19
SeasonShiftsK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2017No Shift0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.93.231100.0 %3.165.85
2017Shift - All0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.40.312100.0 %3.166.36
2017Shift - Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.32.305100.0 %3.166.37
2017Shift - Non Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -2.57.375100.0 %3.166.21
SeasonTTOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
20171st Through Order as SP9.204.302.141.8423.8 %11.1 %12.7 %.2321.36.26384.4 %5.204.57
20172nd Through Order as SP7.063.322.132.4918.0 %8.5 %9.5 %.2571.38.25679.7 %6.435.50
20173rd Through Order as SP6.834.971.381.8616.2 %11.8 %4.4 %.2771.69.29757.7 %6.095.85
20174th Through Order as SP27.000.002.000.00100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %.0000.00.000100.0 %-2.84-2.84

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2017vs L0.9615.6 %41.3 %43.0 %6.5 %22.1 %4.1 %0.0 %43.9 %33.9 %22.2 %22.2 %45.0 %32.8 %989402587
2017vs R0.7920.9 %35.0 %44.1 %7.7 %12.8 %8.1 %0.0 %42.9 %39.6 %17.5 %16.4 %49.7 %33.9 %1036392644
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2017Home0.8516.0 %38.5 %45.5 %5.9 %15.3 %5.6 %0.0 %46.5 %36.4 %17.1 %16.6 %49.7 %33.7 %1077416661
2017Away0.9120.7 %37.9 %41.4 %8.6 %20.0 %6.3 %0.0 %40.0 %37.1 %22.9 %22.4 %44.7 %32.9 %948378570
2017Home vs L0.9515.5 %41.2 %43.3 %4.8 %19.0 %5.0 %0.0 %47.4 %36.1 %16.5 %18.6 %48.5 %33.0 %514201313
2017Home vs R0.7416.7 %35.6 %47.8 %7.0 %11.6 %6.3 %0.0 %45.6 %36.7 %17.8 %14.4 %51.1 %34.4 %563215348
2017Away vs L0.9715.9 %41.5 %42.7 %8.6 %25.7 %2.9 %0.0 %39.8 %31.3 %28.9 %26.5 %41.0 %32.5 %475201274
2017Away vs R0.8625.3 %34.5 %40.2 %8.6 %14.3 %10.0 %0.0 %40.2 %42.5 %17.2 %18.4 %48.3 %33.3 %473177296
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2017Mar/Apr0.4814.0 %27.9 %58.1 %12.0 %12.0 %0.0 %0.0 %41.9 %30.2 %27.9 %27.9 %44.2 %27.9 %294128166
2017Jun0.8319.2 %36.5 %44.2 %4.3 %17.4 %15.8 %0.0 %42.3 %42.3 %15.4 %17.3 %44.2 %38.5 %25297155
2017Jul0.8815.1 %39.8 %45.2 %2.4 %19.0 %8.1 %0.0 %40.9 %37.6 %21.5 %16.1 %47.3 %36.6 %487202285
2017Aug1.2620.8 %44.2 %35.1 %11.1 %22.2 %2.9 %0.0 %44.9 %35.9 %19.2 %14.1 %57.7 %28.2 %480180300
2017Sept/Oct0.8920.9 %37.4 %41.8 %7.9 %15.8 %2.9 %0.0 %46.2 %36.3 %17.6 %24.2 %41.8 %34.1 %512187325
20171st Half0.6316.2 %32.4 %51.4 %7.0 %17.5 %11.1 %0.0 %41.4 %37.8 %20.7 %20.7 %45.1 %34.2 %637263374
20172nd Half1.0219.2 %40.8 %40.0 %7.1 %17.3 %4.0 %0.0 %44.3 %36.2 %19.5 %18.7 %48.4 %32.9 %1388531857
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2017Low Leverage0.9616.6 %40.8 %42.6 %5.6 %19.4 %5.8 %0.0 %49.1 %32.0 %18.9 %17.8 %46.8 %35.5 %1014402612
2017Medium Leverage0.8520.1 %36.8 %43.1 %8.0 %16.0 %4.7 %0.0 %38.3 %42.3 %19.4 %20.6 %48.6 %30.9 %949365584
2017High Leverage0.3815.4 %23.1 %61.5 %12.5 %12.5 %33.3 %0.0 %38.5 %23.1 %38.5 %23.1 %38.5 %38.5 %622735
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2017Bases Empty0.9117.0 %39.4 %43.6 %7.4 %18.9 %5.8 %0.0 %47.3 %36.2 %16.5 %18.8 %46.3 %34.9 %1254485769
2017Men on Base0.8320.3 %36.2 %43.5 %6.7 %15.0 %6.0 %0.0 %37.4 %37.4 %25.2 %20.1 %48.9 %30.9 %771309462
2017Men In Scoring1.0020.5 %39.7 %39.7 %13.8 %6.9 %10.3 %0.0 %47.3 %29.7 %23.0 %21.6 %54.1 %24.3 %440181259
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2017Through 3 - 00.5721.4 %28.6 %50.0 %0.0 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %21.4 %57.1 %21.4 %21.4 %42.9 %35.7 %14810246
2017Through 3 - 10.5624.2 %27.3 %48.5 %6.3 %25.0 %22.2 %0.0 %45.5 %33.3 %21.2 %18.2 %48.5 %33.3 %320188132
2017Through 3 - 20.5615.2 %30.3 %54.5 %5.6 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %45.5 %21.2 %12.1 %42.4 %45.5 %519261258
2017Through 2 - 00.5616.7 %30.0 %53.3 %9.4 %12.5 %16.7 %0.0 %50.0 %31.7 %18.3 %21.7 %40.0 %38.3 %437256181
2017Through 1 - 00.7119.7 %33.3 %46.9 %7.2 %15.9 %8.2 %0.0 %43.9 %35.8 %20.3 %23.0 %43.2 %33.8 %935479456
2017Through 2 - 10.6322.4 %29.9 %47.8 %9.4 %15.6 %15.0 %0.0 %53.7 %26.9 %19.4 %20.9 %38.8 %40.3 %618313305
2017Through 1 - 10.8920.0 %37.6 %42.4 %9.4 %30.2 %2.1 %0.0 %48.4 %33.3 %18.3 %20.6 %44.4 %34.9 %946397549
2017Through 0 - 11.0719.5 %41.6 %39.0 %8.3 %20.0 %4.7 %0.0 %46.8 %33.8 %19.5 %17.5 %50.7 %31.8 %1034314720
2017Through 2 - 20.5719.0 %29.3 %51.7 %3.3 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %46.6 %41.4 %12.1 %19.0 %37.9 %43.1 %773332441
2017Through 1 - 20.9016.9 %39.4 %43.7 %6.5 %22.6 %3.6 %0.0 %52.1 %33.8 %14.1 %16.9 %46.5 %36.6 %739264475
2017Through 0 - 21.1514.0 %46.0 %40.0 %10.0 %10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %32.0 %18.0 %16.0 %58.0 %26.0 %458109349
SeasonSP / RPGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2017As Starter0.8818.3 %38.2 %43.5 %7.1 %17.4 %5.9 %0.0 %43.4 %36.7 %19.9 %19.3 %47.3 %33.3 %20257941231
SeasonShiftsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2017No Shift1.1220.2 %42.2 %37.6 %10.8 %0.0 %8.2 %0.0 %45.1 %34.7 %20.2 %19.7 %53.2 %27.2 %603200403
2017Shift - All1.0019.2 %40.4 %40.4 %6.3 %0.0 %3.2 %0.0 %37.6 %40.1 %22.3 %22.3 %49.0 %28.7 %529190339
2017Shift - Traditional0.9219.3 %38.6 %42.1 %6.8 %0.0 %3.7 %0.0 %41.1 %36.9 %22.0 %20.6 %51.1 %28.4 %497181316
2017Shift - Non Traditional2.2518.8 %56.3 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %6.3 %68.8 %25.0 %37.5 %31.3 %31.3 %32923
SeasonTTOGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
20171st Through Order as SP1.0416.4 %42.6 %41.0 %2.0 %18.0 %7.7 %0.0 %48.0 %30.9 %21.1 %16.3 %53.7 %30.1 %744290454
20172nd Through Order as SP0.7417.5 %35.0 %47.4 %10.8 %18.5 %0.0 %0.0 %38.7 %42.3 %19.0 %24.8 %39.4 %35.8 %728277451
20173rd Through Order as SP0.9021.6 %37.1 %41.2 %7.5 %15.0 %11.1 %0.0 %44.3 %36.1 %19.6 %15.5 %50.5 %34.0 %543223320
20174th Through Order as SP0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %1046