Tag Archives: James Shields

Across the AL: Opening Day Recap


The date is April 2, 2013, which means Opening Day has come and gone.  The 2013 Major League Baseball season has finally begun and is already off to an exciting start.  To lessen the blow of the rival Red Sox defeating the Yankees, 8-2, this article will not even mention the soon-to-be-forgotten game any more ...

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Rumor: Yankees among teams scouting James Shields

The Yankees main attention throughout the next few days leading up to the trade deadline is likely to be on finding a Brett Gardner replacement in the outfield, but that won't keep Brian Cashman from considering upgrades to the rotation. On that note, Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports reported over the weekend that the Yankees ...

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10 Pitchers the Yankees can target after losing Darvish

With reports that the Yankees are "not getting" Japanese starting pitcher Yu Darvish it is probably a good time to take a look at what's left on the starting pitching market and discuss if any of those starters fit in with the Yankees plans. Here are to best 10 starters still available: Gio Gonzalez (traded to ...

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Yankees Trade Rumors: 10 Starting Pitchers Expected to be Available

The Yankees have been talking to just about every free agent starting pitcher, but interested in almost none of them it seems. So I thought it was a good time to take a look at the top 10 pitchers that are rumored to be on the trading block. John Danks, White Sox - Danks has the ...

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Trade Rumors: Rays Will Not Deal Shields to Yankees


Via Buster Olney of ESPN: The Yankees called the Rays about James Shields and were told he is not available -- presumably to NYY, and BOS. Not sure if that means he's unavailable or unavailable to the Yankees, but either way he is not coming to the Bronx. Sometimes it seems shortsighted for teams to not ...

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MLB Trade Rumors: James Shields Likely Available to Highest Bidder


In this morning's column by Buster Olney of ESPN, Olney discusses the Rays and how they are willing to discuss trade proposals for any players on their roster and one name that has begun coming up in trade talks is righty James Shields. Olney reports that the Rays aren't holding out hope of making the ...

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10 Starters Yankees Could Trade For After Missing Lee

Last night Cliff Lee dropped a bombshell on the Yankees - he was taking his talents to Philadelphia. With Andy Pettitte possibly retiring the rotation as of right now is CC Sabathia, Phil Hughes, A.J. Burnett, Ivan Nova, and Sergio Mitre. Not exactly inspiring. So whom could the ...

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