1. James Shields Would Legitimize the Blue Jays' Attempt to End Playoff Drought

    The drought needs to end. The Toronto Blue Jays have not made the postseason since winning the World Series in 1993, the longest dry spell in Major League Baseball...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 15 hours ago 7,979 reads 25 comments

  2. James Shields and the Kansas City Royals Are a Pairing That Sill Makes Sense

    The Kansas City Royals made a big splash in 2012 when they traded away top-rated prospect Wil Myers, Jake Odorizzi , Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for James Shields and Wade Davis...

    Bill Ivie Jr Written by Bill Ivie Jr about 3 days ago 2,634 reads 0 comments

  3. As James Shields' Suitors Drop Out, Who Is Still Left Fighting It Out?

    There has been no greater riddle this offseason than James Shields , the marquee free agent nobody wants. OK, "nobody" is an overstatement...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 days ago 35,718 reads 122 comments

  4. MLB Fact or Fiction: Strasburg Leaving, Shields Near Deal, Cubs Win Offseason?

    The Washington Nationals' recent signing of Max Scherzer , per The Associated Press (via ESPN.com ), has sent a ripple effect through the baseball world. With spring training just weeks away, there are many questions that remain unanswered...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 days ago 18,362 reads 16 comments

  5. Trading Away David Price Makes No Sense for the Win-Now Tigers

    The Detroit Tigers can afford to wait. Literally. They have enough money to hold their current line and enough to add to its length. David Price is going to anchor Detroit's rotation next season...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 5 days ago 8,648 reads 12 comments

  6. Top Offseason Options for Pittsburgh Pirates to Finish off Winter Plans

    This winter has been one of the busiest of Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington's career, as a number of offseason transactions have rounded out his team's roster...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 5 days ago 2,323 reads 5 comments

  7. MLB's 10 Most Valuable Free Agents Still on the Market

    The MLB free-agent market now consists of Max Scherzer, James Shields and everyone else. But beyond Scherzer and Shields, there are still a handful of valuable players to be had...

    Aaron Leibowitz Written by Aaron Leibowitz about 9 days ago 2,544 reads 0 comments

  8. MLB Rumors: Latest on James Shields, Yoan Moncada and More

    The calendar has changed over to 2015, yet there are still several noticeable names remaining in the MLB free-agent pool...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 11 days ago 2,109 reads 0 comments

  9. Scott Miller's Starting 9: January to Deliver Scherzer, Shields and More

    1. January Will Bring the Max Scherzer Thaw Spring training is little more than a month away, which means the biggest marquee free agent this side of Jon Lester is about to sign with… "The two sleepers all along for me were St...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 14 days ago 31,254 reads 39 comments

  10. James Shields Poised to Benefit Greatly from Max Scherzer's Huge Demands

    As you'd expect from a Cy Young-caliber pitcher with baseball's most powerful agent, Max Scherzer has some rather large contract demands that he doesn't seem interested in backing down from...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 14 days ago 6,738 reads 4 comments

  11. 2015 MLB Hot Stove: How Much Is James Shields Worth?

    Max Scherzer is the biggest pitching prize still on the free-agent market, but there is another starter still without a team who is due for a big payday soon...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Heath Clary about 16 days ago 727 reads 0 comments

  12. One More Key Piece Can Legitimize These World Series Hopefuls

    Well over two months have peeled off Major League Baseball’s offseason calendar, a hot-stove season that has been as active and stunning as any in recent memory. Yet, it is not finished...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 17 days ago 6,415 reads 29 comments

  13. Teams with the Need, Resources to Meet James Shields' $100M Demands

    The calendar's about to turn —another baseball season and spin 'round the sun in the books —and still James Shields sits, unsigned. That's not an utter surprise; this offseason was ridiculously pitching-rich...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 29 days ago 41,201 reads 41 comments

  14. 2014 MLB Free Agents: Rumors and Predictions for Remaining Available Aces

    Max Scherzer and James Shields still need homes for 2015 and beyond. The two starting pitchers remain untouched on MLB 's free-agent market, waiting to select a new employer before Opening Day...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 42,905 reads 66 comments

  15. 2014 MLB Free Agents: Predictions for Latest Rumors Surrounding Biggest Stars

    Although the winter meetings allowed numerous MLB teams to cross some names off their holiday shopping lists, plenty of big gifts still await...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 1 month ago 4,178 reads 0 comments

  16. What Is James Shields Truly Worth in Today's MLB Pitching Market?

    With the calendar ready to flip to 2015, two big-name, big-money free agents remain on the market in Max Scherzer and James Shields , both of whom are proven, highly regarded right-handed starting pitchers looking to score massive contracts...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 34,201 reads 73 comments