James Shields RUMORS & NEWS

  • Shields: Padres owner didn't respect me as a player

    CSN Chicago "James Shields has once again taken exception with the comments of his former team’s owner. While he understands that San Diego Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler is frustrated by his team’s poor performance, the White Sox pitcher said Thursday his effort should never have been called into..." August 05

  • White Sox make James Shields available for trade

    Larry Brown Sports "A matter of weeks after acquiring him, the Chicago White Sox are reportedly willing to move James Shields. Jon Morosi of Fox Sports reported Thursday that the starting pitcher is available, and that a recent string of good starts could boost his value significantly. Shields was acquired by..." July 27

  • James Shields has completely imploded for White Sox

    Larry Brown Sports "James Shields was rocked by the Cleveland Indians on Saturday, marking the fourth straight start where he has struggled. His poor pitching since joining the Chicago White Sox has to leave them feeling completely unsatisfied over their trade. Shields allowed seven hits and was charged with eight..." June 19

  • Are the White Sox in Trouble with James Shields

    South Side Sox "Well, three starts, if we want to peel back the moldering basement tile and see what’s underneath James Shields‘ last start in San Diego. But from Sabermetrics pre-school, when we were all playing and stacking building blocks and learning to only count them if they represented a statistically..." June 14

  • Slumping White Sox excited by Shields acquisition

    The Score "The Chicago White Sox play at the corner of 35th and Shields. On Saturday, they traded for James Shields, who will turn 35 in December. A natural fit if there ever was one. When you move beyond the weird coincidence part of the trade, though, the acquisition of Shields and the $56 million..." June 05

  • White Sox GM not ruling out more moves after Shields

    MLB.com "The White Sox acquired right-handed starter James Shields from San Diego in exchange for Minor League starter Erik Johnson and infielder Fernando Tatis Jr., as announced by the teams on Saturday. San Diego also provided significant cash considerations with $58 million still owed to Shields. The..." June 05

  • Reports: White Sox nearing deal with Padres to acquire James Shields

    Chicago Tribune "General manager Rick Hahn said nearly a month ago that he was looking to add to the White Sox in order to fuel their bid to stay in contention in the American League Central, and reports indicate he could be close to a deal. The San Diego Union-Tribune was among the outlets reporting that the..." June 04

  • Padres trade James Shields to White Sox for prospects

    SI "The San Diego Padres traded pitcher James Shields to the Chicago White Sox, the team announced Saturday. Jon Heyman of MLB Network first reported the two sides had agreed in principle on a trade. The Padres will receive minor league shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. and pitcher Erik Johnson in..." June 04

  • Tigers said no to James Shields asking price

    Detroit News "Maybe he didn't have a clue, but the larger-than-your-average smirk suggested he might. "Yeah?" White Sox catcher -- and former Tiger Alex Avila -- said Saturday, when told the James Shields-to-Chicago rumors were heating up. "We'll see." It seems, indeed, we will. Shields, the big..." June 04

  • James Shields talks 'heating up' with White Sox, two others involved

    MLB Daily Dish "Trade talks involving Padres right-hander James Shields are "heating up," according to a report from Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com. San Diego has received a "compelling offer" from an unknown team, with the White Sox and at least two other clubs in the mix at this time. Bob Nightengale of USA..." June 04

  • Padres discussing potential Shields trade with White Sox

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Padres are discussing a potential trade of right-hander James Shields with the Chicago White Sox, and it appears those talks have significant momentum, sources familiar with the discussions said Saturday. It is unclear if a deal is imminent, but one source described the discussions as..." May 28

  • Shields at peace with Colon HR: 'I'd be trotting pretty slow myself'

    San Diego Union-Tribune "For the record, James Shields cared about the loss – not home run that trended on social media well into the night. Bartolo Colon’s slow trot around the bases didn’t bother the 34-year-old right-hander in the least, either. “Absolutely not,” Shields said while chuckling Sunday morning. “I think..." May 09