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Current Status
Free Agent since 2018-10-29 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
James Anthony Shields
Stat Years
2001-2018  [mlb] 2006-2018
Height/Weight
6-3 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (503)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Hart (Newhall,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in Round #16 (#466 overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Fred Repke
MLB Debut
2006-05-31 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.162)
Service Time
12.125 (2018)
Organizations
TBA [11] CHA [3] KCA [2] SDN [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 44665 ... retro id: shiej002 ... mlbam id: 448306
Relations
Cousin of Anthony Hutting
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2001Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-tba-191---212.30550000027.1278715251111.178.890.331.658.232.635.00.667
    2001Charleston (sc) RiverdogsSALAtba-191---452.6510102100071.1632421710602121.027.950.881.267.573.036.00.444
    2001Minor Totals: TBAbyYearA-/A----192---662.5715152100098.7903228815853231.078.250.731.377.792.935.67.500
    2003Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+tba33212---10104.45262400121143.2161857119381196401.3910.091.192.387.455.323.13.500
    2003Minor Totals: TBAbyYearA+----211---10104.46262400121143.7161857119381196401.3910.121.192.397.485.343.13.500
    2004Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+tba-223---854.23202011000117.011961551333926091.309.151.002.547.084.692.79.615
    2004Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba33223---037.85440000018.124161648140001.7511.781.963.936.877.851.75.000
    2004Minor Totals: TBAbyYearAA/A+----222---884.73242411000135.3143777117411066091.369.531.132.737.065.132.59.500
    2005Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba24234---752.80171600110109.19536346311047061.157.820.492.558.562.963.35.583
    2005Durham BullsILAAAtba-234---106.0011000006.09440361002.0013.500.004.509.006.002.001.000
    2005Minor Totals: TBAbyYearAAA/AA----232---852.97181700110115.310440386341108061.208.130.472.668.603.133.24.615
    2006Durham BullsILAAAtba33245---322.6410100000061.160241836644101.088.800.440.889.393.5210.67.600
    2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba50245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf684.84212110000124.2141696718381049001.4410.181.302.747.514.982.74.429
    2006Minor Totals: TBAbyYearAAA----241---322.6510100000061.360241836644101.088.840.440.889.433.5410.67.600
    2006MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf684.86212110000124.7141696718381049001.4410.221.302.757.545.002.74.429
    2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba33,50256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1283.85313110000215.02029892283618490101.118.461.171.517.704.105.11.600
    2007MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1283.85313110000215.02029892283618490101.118.461.171.517.704.105.11.600
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba33267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.56333332000215.02089485244016060121.158.711.001.676.703.934.00.636
    2008MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.56333332000215.02089485244016060121.158.711.001.676.703.934.00.636
    2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba33278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11124.14333300000219.223911310129521673111.329.791.192.136.844.633.21.478
    2009MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11124.15333300000219.723911310129521673101.339.811.192.146.864.643.21.478
    2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba33289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13155.18343300010203.1246128117345118713251.4610.891.502.268.285.673.67.464
    2010MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13155.18343300010203.3246128117345118713201.4610.901.512.268.295.673.67.464
    2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba332910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16122.823333114000249.1195837826652254051.047.040.942.358.123.003.46.571
    2011MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16122.823333114000249.3195837826652254051.047.050.942.358.133.003.46.571
    2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba333011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.52333332000227.220810389255822371111.178.220.992.298.824.073.84.600
    2012MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.53333332000227.720810389255822371111.178.240.992.308.834.083.84.600
    2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca333112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1393.15343420000228.22158280206819611281.248.460.792.687.713.232.88.591
    2013MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1393.16343420000228.72158280206819611281.248.480.792.687.733.232.88.591
    2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca333213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.21343411000227.022495812344180122111.188.880.911.747.143.774.09.636
    2014MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.21343411000227.022495812344180122111.188.880.911.747.143.774.09.636
    2015San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn333314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1373.91333300000202.1189938833812167191.338.411.473.609.614.142.67.650
    2015MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1373.92333300000202.3189938833812167191.348.421.473.619.624.142.67.650
    2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn333415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf274.2811110000067.1693332927573011.439.221.203.617.624.412.11.222
    2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha253415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4126.77222210000114.113989863155787071.7010.942.444.336.147.011.42.250
    2016MLB Totals: SDN-CHAbyYearMLB----342Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6195.86333310000181.7208122118408213510081.6010.331.994.076.716.061.65.240
    2017Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha333516---033.21330000014.0137503140001.148.360.001.939.004.504.67.000
    2017Chicago White SoxALMLBcha333516Log - Sp - Ext - Perf575.23212100000117.0116726827531035031.448.922.084.087.925.541.94.417
    2017Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----351---033.21330000014.0137503140001.148.360.001.939.004.504.67.000
    2017MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf575.23212100000117.0116726827531035031.448.922.084.087.925.541.94.417
    2018Chicago White SoxALMLBcha333617Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7164.53343300110204.2190115103347815411191.318.361.503.436.775.061.97.304
    2018MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7164.54343300110204.7190115103347815411191.318.371.503.446.795.071.97.304
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)1451394.014074052391202,616.0258112671167361746223410710861.278.881.242.577.694.362.99.511
    American League Totals (12 yrs)1301254.023633612391202,346.32323114110473196381961979761.268.911.222.457.524.383.07.510
    National League Totals (2 yrs)15144.01444400000269.725812612042108273101101.368.631.403.619.134.212.53.517
    Minor League Totals35343.66969332231568.357126523153137498277181.259.050.842.177.894.203.64.507
    Minor: A- Totals212.32550000027.3278715251111.188.970.331.668.302.665.00.667
    Minor: A Totals452.6610102100071.3632421710602121.037.970.891.277.593.046.00.444
    Minor: A+ Totals18154.36464411121260.7280146126327121112491.359.681.112.467.305.052.97.545
    Minor: AA Totals783.54212000110127.7119525010391187061.248.420.712.768.353.683.03.467
    Minor: AAA Totals453.0014140000081.3823527312845101.169.100.331.339.323.887.00.444
    Tampa Bay Rays Totals (5 yrs)69573.791661651780101,115.01096521470138266962334281.228.851.112.157.774.213.62.548
    Chicago White Sox Totals (3 yrs)16355.31777610110436.044527625792186335231191.459.191.903.846.925.701.80.314
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)27173.18686831000455.743917716143112376234191.218.680.852.217.433.503.36.614
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays Totals (2 yrs)18164.22525220000339.73431671594674288180101.239.101.221.967.644.433.89.529
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)15144.01444400000269.725812612042108273101101.368.631.403.619.134.212.53.517
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba5024pL-S-E-P1218230000000300000.375.375.375.750830.000.000.6000.0037.500.000.00.000.0
    2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba33,5025pL-S-E-P236110000000001000.167.167.167.334710.000.000.1670.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3326pL-S-E-P324210001001000000.250.400.250.650510.250.000.25020.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3327pL-S-E-P424000000001200000.000.200.000.200500.250.000.00020.0040.002.000.00.000.0
    2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3328pL-S-E-P522010000000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3329pL-S-E-P638000001000500000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0062.500.000.00.000.0
    2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3330pL-S-E-P7335010001000100001.200.200.200.400510.000.000.2500.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3331pL-S-E-P8343110000000100000.333.333.333.666310.000.000.5000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3332pL-S-E-P9347121001000100000.286.286.429.715731.143.143.3330.0014.290.000.00.0050.0
    2015San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3333pL-S-E-P1036687920020012805000.132.145.162.30774112.044.030.2251.3537.8428.000.00.0022.2
    2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3334pL-S-E-P1110171300000001100200.176.158.176.3341930.000.000.3750.0057.890.000.00.000.0
    2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2534pL-S-E-P1124010000000100000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.3330.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    2018Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3336pL-S-E-P1236010000000301000.167.167.167.334710.000.000.3330.0042.860.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)185142152430060035607201.169.184.190.374154273.042.021.2731.9536.3618.670.00.0012.5
    American League Totals (11 yrs)1395771210040021702001.211.237.228.46561131.053.017.3003.2827.878.500.00.008.3
    National League Totals (2 yrs)468581220020013905200.141.148.165.31393142.035.024.2501.0841.9439.000.00.0016.7
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)6810231001000200000.300.300.400.7001041.100.100.3750.0020.000.000.00.0033.3
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)468581220020013905200.141.148.165.31393142.035.024.2501.0841.9439.000.00.0016.7
    Tampa Bay Rays Totals (5 yrs)4223230003002800001.130.200.130.3302530.087.000.2008.0032.004.000.00.000.0
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays Totals (2 yrs)2414340000000301000.286.286.286.5721540.000.000.3640.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (2 yrs)510020000000401000.200.200.200.4001120.000.000.3330.0036.360.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2001Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-19P500.01100221.0000.400.006.6100.015
    2001Charleston (Sc) RiverdogsSALA19P1000.0660112121.0001.200.007.1100.014
    2003Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+21P2600.0812212220.9090.800.0018.6100.06
    2004Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+22P2000.014150029291.0001.500.0014.3100.011
    2004Montgomery BiscuitsSouAA22P400.00400441.0001.000.002.9100.024
    2005Montgomery BiscuitsSouAA23P1700.0623103029.9671.700.0012.4100.010
    2005Durham BullsILAAA23P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.026
    2006Durham BullsILAAA24P1000.0460110101.0001.000.007.0100.018
    2006Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB24P2121124.214160130301.0001.400.2413.0100.013
    2007Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB25P3131215.03024135554.9821.700.2519.1100.09
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLB26P3333215.01919133938.9741.200.1820.4100.07
    2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLB27P3333219.21625254341.9531.200.1920.4100.08
    2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLB28P3433203.11817423935.8971.000.1721.0100.08
    2011Tampa BayALMLB29p3333249.11932325451.9441.500.2020.4100.010
    2012Tampa BayALMLB30P3333227.21621504237.8811.100.1620.4100.08
    2013KC RoyalsALMLB31P3434228.21121323532.9140.900.1421.0100.06
    2014KC RoyalsALMLB32P3434227.01830405248.9231.400.2121.0100.05
    2015San DiegoNLMLB33P3333202.11030324340.9301.200.2020.491.79
    2016Chi White SoxALMLB34P2222114.1612402218.8180.800.1613.6100.014
    2016San DiegoNLMLB34P111167.12600881.0000.700.126.8100.019
    2017Charlotte KnightsILAAA35P300.00300331.0001.000.002.1100.028
    2017Chi White SoxALMLB35P2121117.05120017171.0000.800.1513.0100.015
    2018Chi White SoxALMLB36P3433204.23190222221.0000.600.1121.0100.08
    MLB Totals - (P)4074052,6121872843022501471.9401.200.180.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)14004100114141.0001.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)2100627103433.9711.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)46002227215149.9611.100.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)1000660112121.0001.200.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)5001100221.0000.400.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2001Minor15----------
    2003Minor26----------
    2004Minor24----------
    2005Minor18----------
    2006MLB21----------
    2006Minor10----------
    2007MLB31----------
    2008MLB33----------
    2009MLB33----------
    2010MLB34----------
    2011MLB33----------
    2012MLB33----------
    2013MLB34----------
    2014MLB34----------
    2015MLB33----------
    2016MLB33----------
    2017MLB21----------
    2017Minor3----------
    2018MLB34----------
    Totals503----------