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In-Game Live: Phillies vs. Royals
Follow along live as Cole Hamels and the Phillies close out their series with James Shields and the Royals at Citizens Bank Park.
AL Central preview: Kansas City Royals
The Royals made a splash this winter by dealing top prospect Wil Myers for rotation help in James Shields and Wade Davis, but will it be enough to help end a 27-year playoff drought?
Rosenthal: the Rangers, Diamondbacks, Indians and Rays are discussing a potential mega deal
mutli-team, multi-player trade that could involve Arizona, Cleveland, Texas and Tampa Bay with Justin Upton, James Shields and Asdrubal Cabrera being the biggest names involved. Rosenthal – while cautioning that a deal is not imminent
Is Haren the missing piece for the Nats?
could gone out and spend more money for somebody like Zack Greinke or they could have gone and traded for someone like James Shields . And given up a lot of players who return. In the end Mike Rizzo felt like Dan Haren made the most sense for thisZack Greinke or they could have gone and traded for someone like James Shields . And given up a lot of players who return. In the end Mike Rizzo felt like Dan Haren made the most sense
The Rangers: still trying for Justin Upton, talking to the Rays about James Shields
Expect the Rays to talk to everyone given that they are the rare team willing to part with starting pitching. But the latest conversation they’ve had, Ken Rosenthanl reports, is with the Texas Rangers: On one hand, the Rangers are trying to sign free-agent right-hander Zack Greinke. On the other ...
Shields among Nats' top targets
He would command a hefty haul, but Rays right-hander James Shields is an obvious trade target for the Nationals.
Competing executive thinks Rays will trade James Shields
Jayson Stark of ESPN.com provides the quote: “Just look at the contract,” one AL exec said. “He’s got this year and next year left. So he’s got more value now than he’ll have a year from now. They’re very analytical about everything they do. It just makes sense that now’s the time.” The Rays owe…