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Royals | James Shields moves up a day

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:40:40 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP James Shields will move up a day to pitch Thursday, April 17, against the Houston Astros rather than Friday, April 18, against the Minnesota Twins. It's because SP Bruce Chen (gluteus) was scratched for Thursday.

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Royals | Bruce Chen scratched for Thursday

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:32:32 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Bruce Chen (gluteus) has been nursing a right left gluteus muscle, and manager Ned Yost has scratched him from his scheduled start Thursday, April 17, against the Houston Astros. SP James Shields moves up a day to start Thursday, with SP James Shields working Friday, April 18. Chen will attempt to make his next scheduled start Saturday, April 19, against the Minnesota Twins.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Kansas City Star - Andy McCullough

Tigers | Rajai Davis likely to start in LF in opener

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:23:46 -0700

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus hinted Tuesday, March 25, that OF Rajai Davis will get the start in left field on opening day, noting that Kansas City Royals SP James Shields fares better against left-handed hitters.

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Royals | James Shields to start opener

Sat, 08 Mar 2014 08:22:52 -0800

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost said SP James Shields will receive the opening day start. SP Jason Vargas will pitch the second game of the season, and SP Jeremy Guthrie will pitch the home opener.

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Royals | No talks with James Shields

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:21:52 -0800

The Kansas City Royals are not currently involved in contract talks with SP James Shields.

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Royals | Expect Yordano Ventura to make roster

Sat, 08 Feb 2014 09:42:42 -0800

Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore said SPs James Shields, Jason Vargas, Jeremy Guthrie and Bruce Chen are penciled into the rotation to start the year. Moore suggested that SP Yordano Ventura may have a leg up on the competition for the fifth and final rotation spot this spring. Moore also said they won't hesitate to use Ventura in the bullpen "if that's how it unfolds." "We think he's ready for the major leagues. Certainly spring training will help validate that opinion," Moore said, adding, "We expect him to be one of our 12 pitchers when we break camp unless something unforeseen happens." Ps Luke Hochevar, Wade Davis, Danny Duffy and Chris Dwyer are all a notch behind Ventura heading into spring training.

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Royals | James Shields willing to stay with team

Sun, 02 Feb 2014 20:51:07 -0800

Kansas City Royals SP James Shields said he would be willing to talk with the team about a contract extension. "Yeah, I'd definitely be open-minded to it, for sure," Shields said. "A player in my position, when I have one more year left before free agency, I'm definitely open to it. I mean, I like Kansas City, I like the organization and I like the direction we're going."

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Royals | Not extension talks with James Shields

Sat, 16 Nov 2013 17:14:37 -0800

Kansas City Royals SP James Shields said he has not had any contract extension talks with the team but is open to signing one at some point.

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Royals | James Shields option exercised

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:23:50 -0700

The Kansas City Royals exercised the option on SP James Shields for the 2014 season Thursday, Oct. 31. He'll make $13.5 million next season after going 13-9 with a 3.15 ERA and an American League-leading 228 2/3 innings pitched.

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Royals | James Shields collects 100th win

Sat, 28 Sep 2013 11:49:11 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP James Shields (13-9) earned his 100th career victory against the Chicago White Sox Friday, Sept. 27. He allowed one run on four hits over seven innings, with one walk and 10 strikeouts.

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