Shields instead signed a four-year deal with the Padres.
Ace left-hander Hamels remains on the trade block for the Phillies, Bruce Levine writes.
The Cubs reportedly offered Shields a three-year deal.
Will the James Shields free agent drama end soon?
The Cubs remain in the Shields sweepstakes, but there are many suitors.
For the past eight years, Shields has averaged nearly 224 innings pitched.
Chicago is doing its due diligence on Max Scherzer, James Shields and Ervin Santana.
The bidding for Lester could easily reach $25 million-per.
As much as we think of the Cubs’ future, we still don’t really know much at all.
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.
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.
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 […]
A larger mentality is shared by the front offices of the Royals and Cubs.
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.
The Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.
The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.
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.
The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each find themselves in an 0-2 hole. Can either team recover?
Chicago will keep an eye on the likes of Victor Martinez and James Shields.
It had been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals had last been to the postseason — nearly three decades spent mostly in baseball’s backwater, a small-market organization on a shoe-string budget trying in vain to compete with the big boys. On Tuesday night, they returned to the game’s grand stage in dramatic fashion.