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James Shields
ERA W-L K
4.53 7-16 147
Team: Chi White SoxHt / Wt: 6-3 / 210
Position: SPBorn: 12/20/1981 Birthplace: Newhall, California
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 16th Round by Devil Rays (2000)


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Sep. 14 7:49 PM PT8:49 PM MT9:49 PM CT10:49 PM ET22:49 ET2:49 GMT10:49 7:49 PM MST9:49 PM EST8:49 PM CST10:19 PM VEN6:49 UAE (+1)9:49 PM CT-James Shields improved to 7-16, allowing two runs on four hits and one walk in 6.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Friday. Shields struck out five, ending the game with a 4.53 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
Sep. 8 8:04 PM PT9:04 PM MT10:04 PM CT11:04 PM ET23:04 ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST9:04 PM CST10:34 PM VEN7:04 UAE (+1)10:04 PM CT-James Shields fell to 6-16, allowing six runs on nine hits and one walk in 4.1 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Los Angeles Angels 12-3 on Saturday. Shields struck out one, ending the game with a 4.58 ERA and 1.31 WHIP on the season.
Sep. 2 2:59 PM PT3:59 PM MT4:59 PM CT5:59 PM ET17:59 ET21:59 GMT5:59 2:59 PM MST4:59 PM EST3:59 PM CST5:29 PM VEN1:59 UAE (+1)4:59 PM CT-James Shields improved to 6-15, allowing four hits and two walks over 6.0 scoreless innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Boston Red Sox 8-0 on Sunday. Shields struck out six, ending the game with a 4.39 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 28 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET22:18 ET2:18 GMT10:18 7:18 PM MST9:18 PM EST8:18 PM CST9:48 PM VEN6:18 UAE (+1)9:18 PM CT-James Shields allowed two runs on four hits and four walks in 5.2 innings as the Chicago White Sox lost to the New York Yankees 5-4 on Tuesday. Shields struck out three, ending the game with a 4.54 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 23 1:01 PM PT2:01 PM MT3:01 PM CT4:01 PM ET16:01 ET20:01 GMT4:01 1:01 PM MST3:01 PM EST2:01 PM CST3:31 PM VEN0:01 UAE (+1)3:01 PM CT-James Shields fell to 5-15, allowing seven runs on 10 hits and one walk in 6.2 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Detroit Tigers 7-2 on Thursday. Shields struck out five, ending the game with a 4.59 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 17 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET23:11 ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST9:11 PM CST10:41 PM VEN7:11 UAE (+1)10:11 PM CT-James Shields improved to 5-14, allowing three runs on six hits and two walks in 7.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 9-3 on Friday. Shields struck out five, ending the game with a 4.39 ERA and 1.28 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 11 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET22:22 ET2:22 GMT10:22 7:22 PM MST9:22 PM EST8:22 PM CST9:52 PM VEN6:22 UAE (+1)9:22 PM CT-James Shields fell to 4-14, allowing three runs - two earned - on seven hits in 7.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Saturday. Shields struck out four, ending the game with a 4.41 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 5 1:51 PM PT2:51 PM MT3:51 PM CT4:51 PM ET16:51 ET20:51 GMT4:51 1:51 PM MST3:51 PM EST2:51 PM CST4:21 PM VEN0:51 UAE (+1)3:51 PM CT-James Shields allowed four runs - two earned - on five hits and four walks in 6.0 innings as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 8-7 on Sunday. Shields struck out six, ending the game with a 4.50 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
July 31 8:25 PM PT9:25 PM MT10:25 PM CT11:25 PM ET23:25 ET3:25 GMT11:25 8:25 PM MST10:25 PM EST9:25 PM CST10:55 PM VEN7:25 UAE (+1)10:25 PM CT-James Shields fell to 4-13, allowing four runs on five hits and three walks in 7.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Tuesday. Shields struck out eight, ending the game with a 4.56 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
July 26 10:15 PM PT11:15 PM MT12:15 AM CT1:15 AM ET1:15 ET5:15 GMT13:15 10:15 PM MST12:15 AM EST11:15 PM CST12:45 AM VEN9:15 UAE12:15 AM CT-James Shields fell to 4-12, allowing six runs on seven hits and three walks in 4.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Los Angeles Angels 11-3 on Wednesday. Shields struck out seven, ending the game with a 4.53 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
July 21 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET0:53 ET4:53 GMT12:53 9:53 PM MST11:53 PM EST10:53 PM CST12:23 AM VEN8:53 UAE11:53 PM CT-James Shields fell to 4-11, allowing two runs - one earned - on seven hits and one walk in 7.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Friday. Shields struck out five, ending the game with a 4.26 ERA and 1.26 WHIP on the season.
July 13 8:48 PM PT9:48 PM MT10:48 PM CT11:48 PM ET23:48 ET3:48 GMT11:48 8:48 PM MST10:48 PM EST9:48 PM CST11:18 PM VEN7:48 UAE (+1)10:48 PM CT-James Shields improved to 4-10, allowing four runs - two earned - on five hits and two walks in 6.2 innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 9-6 on Friday. Shields struck out seven, ending the game with a 4.43 ERA and 1.27 WHIP on the season.
July 7 4:34 PM PT5:34 PM MT6:34 PM CT7:34 PM ET19:34 ET23:34 GMT7:34 4:34 PM MST6:34 PM EST5:34 PM CST7:04 PM VEN3:34 UAE (+1)6:34 PM CT-James Shields fell to 3-10, allowing eight runs on 10 hits and two walks in 5.2 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Houston Astros 12-6 on Saturday. Shields struck out nine, ending the game with a 4.53 ERA and 1.28 WHIP on the season.
July 2 7:33 PM PT8:33 PM MT9:33 PM CT10:33 PM ET22:33 ET2:33 GMT10:33 7:33 PM MST9:33 PM EST8:33 PM CST10:03 PM VEN6:33 UAE (+1)9:33 PM CT-James Shields allowed one run on four hits and four walks in 6.2 innings as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 on Monday. Shields struck out three, ending the game with a 4.12 ERA and 1.24 WHIP on the season.
June 27 8:12 PM PT9:12 PM MT10:12 PM CT11:12 PM ET23:12 ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST9:12 PM CST10:42 PM VEN7:12 UAE (+1)10:12 PM CT-James Shields improved to 3-9, allowing four hits and two walks over 7.0 scoreless innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Wednesday. Shields struck out five, ending the game with a 4.29 ERA and 1.24 WHIP on the season.
June 22 4:19 PM PT5:19 PM MT6:19 PM CT7:19 PM ET19:19 ET23:19 GMT7:19 4:19 PM MST6:19 PM EST5:19 PM CST6:49 PM VEN3:19 UAE (+1)6:19 PM CT-James Shields fell to 2-9, allowing eight runs - two earned - on five hits and two walks in 4.2 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Oakland Athletics 11-2 on Friday. Shields struck out four, ending the game with a 4.59 ERA and 1.27 WHIP on the season.
June 17 2:14 PM PT3:14 PM MT4:14 PM CT5:14 PM ET17:14 ET21:14 GMT5:14 2:14 PM MST4:14 PM EST3:14 PM CST4:44 PM VEN1:14 UAE (+1)4:14 PM CT-James Shields fell to 2-8, allowing three runs on six hits and four walks in 6.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Sunday. Shields struck out five, ending the game with a 4.63 ERA and 1.26 WHIP on the season.
June 12 8:12 PM PT9:12 PM MT10:12 PM CT11:12 PM ET23:12 ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST9:12 PM CST10:42 PM VEN7:12 UAE (+1)10:12 PM CT-James Shields improved to 2-7, allowing one run on four hits in 7.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Tuesday. Shields struck out two, ending the game with a 4.63 ERA and 1.23 WHIP on the season.
June 7 12:28 PM PT1:28 PM MT2:28 PM CT3:28 PM ET15:28 ET19:28 GMT3:28 12:28 PM MST2:28 PM EST1:28 PM CST2:58 PM VEN23:28 UAE2:28 PM CT-James Shields fell to 1-7, allowing seven runs on eight hits and two walks in 6.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Thursday. Shields struck out six, ending the game with a 4.92 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
June 2 2:05 PM PT3:05 PM MT4:05 PM CT5:05 PM ET17:05 ET21:05 GMT5:05 2:05 PM MST4:05 PM EST3:05 PM CST4:35 PM VEN1:05 UAE (+1)4:05 PM CT-James Shields fell to 1-6, allowing three runs on eight hits and one walk in 7.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Saturday. Shields struck out six, ending the game with a 4.48 ERA and 1.26 WHIP on the season.
May 27 12:30 PM PT1:30 PM MT2:30 PM CT3:30 PM ET15:30 ET19:30 GMT3:30 12:30 PM MST2:30 PM EST1:30 PM CST3:00 PM VEN23:30 UAE2:30 PM CT-James Shields fell to 1-5, allowing three runs on five hits and three walks in 7.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Sunday. Shields struck out four, ending the game with a 4.54 ERA and 1.25 WHIP on the season.
May 22 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET23:16 ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST9:16 PM CST10:46 PM VEN7:16 UAE (+1)10:16 PM CT-James Shields allowed two runs on five hits and two walks in 7.0 innings as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Tuesday. Shields struck out five, ending the game with a 4.62 ERA and 1.27 WHIP on the season.
May 17 8:08 PM PT9:08 PM MT10:08 PM CT11:08 PM ET23:08 ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST9:08 PM CST10:38 PM VEN7:08 UAE (+1)10:08 PM CT-James Shields allowed one run on three hits and three walks in 7.1 innings as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Thursday. Shields struck out eight, ending the game with a 4.88 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Shields set season highs in strikeouts and innings for Chicago, but remains winless in nine appearances since he beat Kansas City on opening day on March 29.
May 12 4:58 PM PT5:58 PM MT6:58 PM CT7:58 PM ET19:58 ET23:58 GMT7:58 4:58 PM MST6:58 PM EST5:58 PM CST7:28 PM VEN3:58 UAE (+1)6:58 PM CT-James Shields fell to 1-4, allowing five runs on seven hits and three walks in 6.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Saturday. Shields struck out four, ending the game with a 5.44 ERA and 1.38 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: The veteran right-hander is winless in seven starts and eight appearances since a season-opening victory at Kansas City.
May 6 2:10 PM PT3:10 PM MT4:10 PM CT5:10 PM ET17:10 ET21:10 GMT5:10 2:10 PM MST4:10 PM EST3:10 PM CST4:40 PM VEN1:10 UAE (+1)4:10 PM CT-James Shields allowed three runs on two hits and two walks in 6.2 innings as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Sunday. Shields struck out five, ending the game with a 5.14 ERA and 1.33 WHIP on the season.
May 1 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET23:16 ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST9:16 PM CST10:46 PM VEN7:16 UAE (+1)10:16 PM CT-James Shields allowed one run on two hits in 6.0 innings as the Chicago White Sox lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Tuesday. Shields struck out four, ending the game with a 5.35 ERA and 1.47 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 25 2:12 PM PT3:12 PM MT4:12 PM CT5:12 PM ET17:12 ET21:12 GMT5:12 2:12 PM MST4:12 PM EST3:12 PM CST4:42 PM VEN1:12 UAE (+1)4:12 PM CT-James Shields fell to 1-3, allowing four runs on six hits and four walks in 6.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Wednesday. Shields struck out four, ending the game with a 6.14 ERA and 1.70 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 20 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET23:18 ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST9:18 PM CST10:48 PM VEN7:18 UAE (+1)10:18 PM CT-James Shields fell to 1-2, allowing seven runs on eight hits and four walks in 5.1 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Houston Astros 10-0 on Friday. Shields struck out four, ending the game with a 6.17 ERA and 1.71 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 18 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET21:29 ET1:29 GMT9:29 6:29 PM MST8:29 PM EST7:29 PM CST8:59 PM VEN5:29 UAE (+1)8:29 PM CT-James Shields fell to 1-1, allowing one run on two hits and two walks in 0.2 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Oakland Athletics 12-11 on Wednesday. Shields did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 4.50 ERA and 1.56 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 11 2:16 PM PT3:16 PM MT4:16 PM CT5:16 PM ET17:16 ET21:16 GMT5:16 2:16 PM MST4:16 PM EST3:16 PM CST4:46 PM VEN1:16 UAE (+1)4:16 PM CT-James Shields allowed one run on four hits and five walks in 6.1 innings as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Wednesday. Shields struck out six, ending the game with a 4.15 ERA and 1.38 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 5 5:21 PM PT6:21 PM MT7:21 PM CT8:21 PM ET20:21 ET0:21 GMT8:21 5:21 PM MST7:21 PM EST6:21 PM CST7:51 PM VEN4:21 UAE (+1)7:21 PM CT-James Shields allowed three runs on eight hits and one walk in 5.0 innings as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Detroit Tigers 9-7 on Thursday. Shields struck out one, ending the game with a 5.73 ERA and 1.36 WHIP on the season.
Mar. 29 4:45 PM PT5:45 PM MT6:45 PM CT7:45 PM ET19:45 ET23:45 GMT7:45 4:45 PM MST6:45 PM EST5:45 PM CST7:15 PM VEN3:45 UAE (+1)6:45 PM CT-James Shields improved to 1-0, allowing four runs on five hits and one walk in 6.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 14-7 on Thursday. Shields did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 6.00 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2006 TB 6 8 0 - 0 21 21 1 124.2 141 69 67 18 38 5 104 1.44 4.84
2007 TB 12 8 0 - 0 31 31 1 215.0 202 98 92 28 36 0 184 1.11 3.85
2008 TB 14 8 0 - 0 33 33 3 215.0 208 94 85 24 40 0 160 1.15 3.56
2009 TB 11 12 0 - 0 33 33 0 219.2 239 113 101 29 52 1 167 1.32 4.14
2010 TB 13 15 0 - 0 34 33 0 203.1 246 128 117 34 51 2 187 1.46 5.18
2011 TB 16 12 0 - 0 33 33 11 249.1 195 83 78 26 65 1 225 1.04 2.82
2012 TB 15 10 0 - 0 33 33 3 227.2 208 103 89 25 58 2 223 1.17 3.52
2013 KC 13 9 0 - 0 34 34 2 228.2 215 82 80 20 68 0 196 1.24 3.15
2014 KC 14 8 0 - 0 34 34 1 227.0 224 95 81 23 44 0 180 1.18 3.21
2015 SD 13 7 0 - 0 33 33 0 202.1 189 93 88 33 81 5 216 1.33 3.91
2016 SD 2 7 0 - 0 11 11 0 67.1 69 33 32 9 27 2 57 1.43 4.28
2016 CWS 4 12 0 - 0 22 22 1 114.1 139 89 86 31 55 1 78 1.70 6.77
2016 Tot 6 19 0 - 0 33 33 1 181.2 208 122 118 40 82 3 135 1.60 5.85
2017 CWS 5 7 0 - 0 21 21 0 117.0 116 72 68 27 53 3 103 1.44 5.23
2018 CWS 7 16 0 - 0 33 32 0 198.2 184 111 99 33 74 0 148 1.30 4.48
Career 145 139 0 - 0 406 404 23 2610.0 2575 1263 1163 360 742 22 2228 1.27 4.01

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2006 TB 21 8 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .375 .375 .375
2007 TB 31 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167
2008 TB 34 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250
2009 TB 33 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000
2010 TB 34 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500
2011 TB 33 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2012 TB 33 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200
2013 KC 34 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333
2014 KC 34 7 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .429
2015 SD 36 68 7 9 2 0 0 2 1 28 0 0 .132 .145 .162
2016 SD 11 17 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 .176 .176 .176
2016 CWS 22 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250
2016 Tot 33 21 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 .190 .190 .190
2018 CWS 33 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .167 .167 .167
Career 410 142 15 24 3 0 0 6 3 56 0 0 .169 .186 .190

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2008 TB Total 2 2 0 - 0 4 4 0 25.0 28 9 8 3 8 0 17 2.81
    LDS 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.1 6 3 3 1 1 0 4 4.26
    LCS 0 2 0 - 0 2 2 0 13.0 15 6 5 2 5 0 9 3.46
    WS 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.2 7 0 0 0 2 0 4 0.00
2010 TB Total 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.1 4 4 4 1 0 0 2 8.31
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.1 4 4 4 1 0 0 2 8.31
2011 TB Total 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.0 8 7 7 0 0 0 6 12.60
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.0 8 7 7 0 0 0 6 12.60
2014 KC Total 1 2 0 - 0 5 5 0 25.0 36 17 17 4 7 0 20 6.12
    WC 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.0 5 4 4 1 2 0 6 7.20
    LDS 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 6 3.00
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.0 10 4 4 0 1 0 3 7.20
    WS 0 2 0 - 0 2 2 0 9.0 15 7 7 1 2 0 5 7.00
Career 3 6 0 - 0 11 11 0 59.1 76 37 36 8 15 0 45 5.46

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 KC Total 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WS 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 1153 94 86 89.4 36.14
Curveball 717 82 63 76.7 22.48
Changeup 577 87 81 83.5 18.09
Cut Fastball 743 91 82 86.3 23.29

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