James Shields Stats

James Shields was born on Sunday, December 20, 1981, in Newhall, California. Shields was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 31, 2006, with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive James Shields baseball stats page.

James Shields

James Shields Autograph on a 2007 Upper Deck Elements (#AU-SH)
James Shields Autograph on a 2007 Upper Deck Elements (#AU-SH)

Birth Name:
James Anthony Shields
Nickname:
Big Game James or Shieldsy
Born On:
12-20-1981  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Newhall, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
William S. Hart High School (Newhall, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
210
First Game:
05-31-2006 (Age 24)
Last Game:
Still Active
Draft:
2000 : 16th Round (466th)
James Shields

James Shields Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
2006 25 Devil Rays 21 21 0 6 8 .429 4.84 1 0 0 124.2 540 141 67 69 18 38 5 104 9 5 0 0
2007 26 Devil Rays 31 31 0 12 8 .600 3.85 1 0 0 215.0 874 202 92 98 28 36 0 184 9 10 0 0
2008 27 Rays 33 33 0 14 8 .636 3.56 3 2 0 215.0 877 208 85 94 24 40 0 160 6 12 0 0
2009 28 Rays 33 33 0 11 12 .478 4.14 0 0 0 219.2 930 239 101 113 29 52 1 167 3 1 1 0
2010 29 Rays 34 33 0 13 15 .464 5.18 0 0 0 203.1 899 246 117 128 34 51 2 187 13 5 2 0
2011 30 Rays 33 33 0 16 12 .571 2.82 11 4 0 249.1 975 195 78 83 26 65 1 225 4 5 0 0
2012 31 Rays 33 33 0 15 10 .600 3.52 3 2 0 227.2 944 208 89 103 25 58 2 223 7 11 1 0
2013 32 Royals 34 34 0 13 9 .591 3.15 2 0 0 228.2 946 215 80 82 20 68 0 196 11 8 2 0
2014 33 Royals 34 34 0 14 8 .636 3.21 1 1 0 227.0 939 224 81 95 23 44 0 180 12 11 2 0
2015 34 Padres 33 33 0 13 7 .650 3.91 0 0 0 202.1 860 189 88 93 33 81 5 216 7 9 1 0
2016 35 Padres 11 11 0 2 7 .222 4.28 0 0 0 67.1 284 69 32 33 9 27 2 57 3 1 0 0
2016 35 White Sox 22 22 0 4 12 .250 6.77 1 0 0 114.1 538 139 86 89 31 55 1 78 7 7 0 0
2017 36 White Sox 21 21 0 5 7 .417 5.23 0 0 0 117.0 516 116 68 72 27 53 3 103 5 3 0 0
2018 37 White Sox 34 33 1 7 16 .304 4.53 0 0 0 204.2 871 190 103 115 34 78 0 154 11 9 1 0
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
13 Years 407 405 1 145 139 .511 4.01 23 9 0 2,616.0 10,993 2,581 1,167 1,267 361 746 22 2,234 107 97 10 0
James Shields

James Shields Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
2006 25 Devil Rays 21 8 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .375
2007 26 Devil Rays 31 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167
2008 27 Rays 34 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250
2009 28 Rays 33 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000
2010 29 Rays 34 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500
2011 30 Rays 33 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2012 31 Rays 33 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200
2013 32 Royals 34 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333
2014 33 Royals 34 7 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .429
2015 34 Padres 36 68 7 9 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 28 5 0 0 0 .132 .145 .162
2016 35 Padres 11 17 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 2 0 0 0 .176 .176 .176
2016 35 White Sox 22 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
2017 36 White Sox 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2018 37 White Sox 34 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
13 Years 411 142 15 24 3 0 0 0 6 3 0 56 9 0 0 1 .169 .186 .190
James Shields

James Shields Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
2006 Devil Rays P 21 21 375 29 1.4 29 14 15 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.09
2007 Devil Rays P 31 31 645 55 1.8 54 30 24 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.26
2008 Rays P 33 33 645 39 1.2 38 19 19 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .974 1.59
2009 Rays P 33 33 660 43 1.3 41 16 25 2 5 n/a n/a n/a .953 1.68
2010 Rays P 34 33 609 39 1.1 35 18 17 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .897 1.55
2011 Rays P 33 33 747 54 1.6 51 19 32 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .944 1.84
2012 Rays P 33 33 683 42 1.3 37 16 21 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .881 1.46
2013 Royals P 34 34 687 35 1.0 32 11 21 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .914 1.26
2014 Royals P 34 34 681 52 1.5 48 18 30 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .923 1.90
2015 Padres P 33 33 607 43 1.3 40 10 30 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .930 1.78
2016 Padres P 11 11 202 8 0.7 8 2 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.07
2016 White Sox P 22 22 343 22 1.0 18 6 12 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .818 1.42
2017 White Sox P 21 21 351 17 0.8 17 5 12 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.31
2018 White Sox P 34 33 614 22 0.6 22 3 19 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.97
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 407 405 7,849 500 1.2 470 187 283 30 22 n/a n/a n/a .940 1.62
13 Years 407 405 7,849 500 1.2 470 187 283 30 22 n/a n/a n/a .940 1.62
James Shields

James Shields Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
2006 Devil Rays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 2.7 0.0 2.74 7.51 2.74
2007 Devil Rays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.11 7.70 1.51
2008 Rays 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 4.0 4.00 6.70 1.67
2009 Rays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 2.0 0.0 3.21 6.84 2.13
2010 Rays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.67 8.28 2.26
2011 Rays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.6 8.0 3.46 8.12 2.35
2012 Rays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 5.0 5.0 3.84 8.82 2.29
2013 Royals 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 3.0 0.0 2.88 7.71 2.68
2014 Royals 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 7.0 7.0 4.09 7.14 1.74
2015 Padres 0 0 .000 3 0 0 0.0 2.4 34.0 2.67 9.61 3.60
2016 Padres 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.5 0.0 2.11 7.62 3.61
2016 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 4.0 0.0 1.42 6.14 4.33
2017 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.94 7.92 4.08
2018 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.97 6.77 3.43
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
13 Years 0 0 .000 4 0 0 0.0 2.5 23.7 2.99 7.69 2.57
James Shields

James Shields Miscellaneous Items of Interest

2006 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 50 $327,000.00 - -
2007 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 33 $394,900.00 - -
2008 Tampa Bay Rays 33 $1,000,000.00 - Stats
2009 Tampa Bay Rays 33 $1,500,000.00 - -
2010 Tampa Bay Rays 33 $2,500,000.00 - -
2011 Tampa Bay Rays 33 $4,250,000.00 Stats 42500
2012 Tampa Bay Rays 33 $7,000,000.00 - -
2013 Kansas City Royals 33 $11,250,000.00 - -
2014 Kansas City Royals 33 $13,500,000.00 - Stats
2015 San Diego Padres 33 $10,000,000.00 - -
2016 San Diego Padres 33 "     " - -
2016 Chicago White Sox 25 $21,000,000.00 - -
2017 Chicago White Sox 33 $21,000,000.00 - -
2018 Chicago White Sox 33 $21,000,000.00 - -


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Last-Modified: November 26, 2018 7:26 AM EST

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