James Shields

Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Padres

Jason Hammel opposes James Shields tonight at Petco Park.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Preview: Padres-Cubs

James Shields opposes Jason Hammel this afternoon at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2015

James Shields. (Getty Images)

Cubs Were Runners-Up In James Shields Sweepstakes

Shields instead signed a four-year deal with the Padres.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2015

Cole Hamels. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Levine: After James Shields Chase, Could Cubs Pursue Cole Hamels?

Ace left-hander Hamels remains on the trade block for the Phillies, Bruce Levine writes.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 10: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Report: Padres Sign James Shields To 4-Year Deal

The Cubs reportedly offered Shields a three-year deal.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

James Shields. (Getty Images)

Levine: Shields, Cubs Could Be A Match If Padres Offer Fails

Will the James Shields free agent drama end soon?

CBS Chicago–02/08/2015

James Shields. (Getty Images)

Heyman: James Shields’ Market Has Really Cooled

The Cubs remain in the Shields sweepstakes, but there are many suitors.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2015

James Shields. (Getty Images)

Levine: James Shields Could Be A Fit With Cubs

For the past eight years, Shields has averaged nearly 224 innings pitched.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2015

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Report: White Sox Eyeing Top Right-Handed Starting Pitcher

Chicago is doing its due diligence on Max Scherzer, James Shields and Ervin Santana.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Still In Hunt For Jon Lester

The bidding for Lester could easily reach $25 million-per.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

Cole Hamels. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Wisch: For Cubs, Acquiring Cole Hamels Is A Loaded Issue

As much as we think of the Cubs’ future, we still don’t really know much at all.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2014

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9 Notable MLB Free Agents To Keep Tabs On

With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.

10/31/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 26: Madison Bumgarner #40 celebrates with Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants after defeating the Kansas City Royals 5-0 in Game Five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 5

The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner pitched a complete-game shutout in World Series Game 5 to put the Royals down 3-2. Here are 5 things you missed.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2014

Juan Perez #2 of the San Francisco Giants scores in the eighth inning off a hit by Brandon Crawford #35 against the Kansas City Royals during Game Five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Giants Blank Royals For 3-2 Series Lead

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats. The long, tall lefty kept slinging away and put the San Francisco Giants just one win from yet […]

10/27/2014

The Royals celebrate their trip to the World Series. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Baffoe: 2014 Royals Show How 2015 Cubs Might End Up

A larger mentality is shared by the front offices of the Royals and Cubs.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game One of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 21, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Giants Stop Royals 7-1 In Series Opener

By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead. It might as well have been 100 with the way MadBum and this orange-and-black bunch play in the World Series.

10/22/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 10: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: James Shields-Wil Myers Trade A Success For Royals

The Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: ALCS Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

The Kansas City Royals celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 to sweep the series in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Royals Beat Angels 8-3 To Finish Off ALDS Sweep

Almost an hour had passed, and the postgame party had moved from the field to the Kansas City clubhouse, where victory champagne was once again flowing. Yet as sheets of rain fell at Kauffman Stadium, thousands of celebrating Royals fans refused to leave. They had waited 29 years to soak in moments like these.

10/06/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: C.J. Cron #20 of the Los Angeles Angels looks on from the dugout in the eleventh inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s Do Or Die For Tigers And Angels On Sunday

The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each find themselves in an 0-2 hole. Can either team recover?

10/05/2014

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