1. Boston Red Sox's Guide to the 2014-2015 Free-Agent Pitching Market

    The Boston Red Sox need to acquire starting pitching help this offseason if they want to compete in 2015, and they need to acquire a lot of it. Fortunately, according to WEEI ...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 7 months ago 2,338 reads 5 comments

  2. James Shields' Ongoing Struggles Create World Series Dilemma for Royals

    The Kansas City Royals began their October run with their share of question marks, but not atop their starting rotation. In James Shields , they had a guy who could match up with anybody...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 14,385 reads 10 comments

  3. James Shields Comments on Passing Kidney Stone During ALCS

    Kansas City Royals ace James Shields is gearing up to start Game 1 of the 2014 World Series against the San Francisco Giants. However, he didn't exactly get to savor the Royals' first American League pennant run since 1985 in ideal fashion...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 7 months ago 16,871 reads 6 comments

  4. Scott Miller's Starting 9 (+9): Who Has Edge in Giants-Royals World Series?

    KANSAS CITY — Matching 'em up, from top to bottom, left to right, north to south and right-side-up to upside-down: The teams, the cities, the drama. First pitch, Tuesday night at 8:07 p...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 7 months ago 59,817 reads 175 comments

  5. James Shields Must Earn Back 'Big Game James' Reputation in World Series

    Returning to the postseason for the first time since 1985, the Kansas City Royals were a force of nature in ripping through the Oakland A's, Los Angeles Angels and Baltimore Orioles to get to the World Series...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 5,712 reads 5 comments

  6. World Series 2014: Shields vs. Bumgarner Is David vs. Goliath

    After a short league-championship round, this year's World Series is a matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. That might as well read Madison Bumgarner vs...

    Andrew Petyak Written by Andrew Petyak about 7 months ago 1,179 reads 0 comments

  7. 2015 MLB Free Agents: Rumors, Predictions on James Shields, Russell Martin, More

    While two teams are still competing in the MLB postseason, the vast majority of the league has moved on to the offseason. Hot stove season is imminent, with several big free-agent names set to shape the complexion of the league next season...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 7 months ago 5,699 reads 0 comments

  8. Three Reasons James Shields Is a Worse Fit for the Red Sox Than Jon Lester

    If the Boston Red Sox are going to compete in 2015, they're badly in need of an overhaul to their pitching staff...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 7 months ago 8,026 reads 32 comments

  9. 2015 MLB Free Agents: Rumors and Predictions for Top Potential Targets

    October postseason baseball is one of the most entertaining parts of each year, but the talk about the 2015 MLB free-agent class has already begun for the majority of the teams in the league that didn ’t make the playoffs...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 7 months ago 16,456 reads 1 comments

  10. MLB Playoffs 2014: Complete ALCS Schedule and Series Predictions

    Prior to the 2014 MLB season, hardly anyone would have predicted the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles to be playing for the American League pennant. Now, just four wins separate both teams from the World Series...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 8 months ago 1,567 reads 0 comments

  11. 2014 MLB Free Agents: Rumors, Predictions for Yasmany Tomas and More Top Targets

    Although the World Series hunt is just starting to heat up, a majority of organizations around baseball are already looking forward to the offseason. Every front office is examining potential moves that could put its team in the mix for the 2015 season.

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 3,741 reads 2 comments

  12. MLB Playoffs 2014: Full Schedule and Predictions for AL and NL Wild Card Games

    Just a handful of games remain in the 2014 MLB season, and nearly every team knows its fate at this point. A few franchises are still holding out hope to make a late charge into the postseason, but the bubble has popped for others...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 8 months ago 21,541 reads 0 comments

  13. What It Would Take for the Boston Red Sox to Land James Shields

    As the lost 2014 season comes to a close for the Boston Red Sox , the attention of their fans has drifted toward next year...

    Mark Vandeusen Written by Mark Vandeusen about 8 months ago 5,710 reads 14 comments

  14. 3 Potential New Starters for Atlanta Braves in 2015

    The season got away from Atlanta late in the year. With a poor second half and terrible September, the Braves are out of the playoff chase. However, a sour ending to the season does not mean there's nothing to build on for 2015...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 8 months ago 12,953 reads 33 comments

  15. Royals Counting on James Shields' 'Big Game' Experience to Lead the Way

    The last time the Kansas City Royals made the playoffs, Back to the Future was the No. 1 movie in America. Looking back, KC fans probably wish they'd shoved Marty McFly aside, hopped in Doc Brown's DeLorean and set the coordinates for 2014...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 2,785 reads 8 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs: An Early Offseason and Free-Agency Primer

    Heading into 2015, there is actually reason for optimism among the Chicago Cubs fanbase. While this year has been similar to others, it has also seen top prospects such as Javier ...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 9 months ago 6,039 reads 8 comments

  17. James Shields Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Royals Star

    As one of the most consistent pitchers in the game, it is no wonder that teams will be trying to figure out ways to acquire James Shields before the trade deadline...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 months ago 6,391 reads 15 comments