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James Shields

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  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    The Times' Kevin Baxter shares his take on how baseball's 30 teams rank: 1. OAKLAND: Foes hitting only .217 against A’s, who are allowing fewer runners per inning (1.11) than any other team. (2) 2. SAN FRANCISCO: It’s 24-1 when leading...
  • Josh Beckett unable to duplicate gem in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to Pirates

    Josh Beckett unable to duplicate gem in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to Pirates
    The once-in-a-lifetime performance remained a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Five days removed from the first no-hitter of his career, Josh Beckett didn't throw a second. Beckett looked considerably more human in the 2-1 defeat to the Pittsburgh...
  • Reaction around MLB on Don Zimmer's passing

    Reaction around MLB on Don Zimmer's passing
    Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement this evening regarding the passing of longtime Major League player, manager, coach and Tampa Bay Rays senior advisor Don Zimmer, who was 83: "Like everyone in Major League...
  • Series preview: Royals at White Sox

    Series preview: Royals at White Sox
    All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: 3-3. Friday: 7:10 p.m. CSN. RH Jeremy Guthrie (2-6, 4.10) vs. LH Jose Quintana (3-6, 3.59). Saturday: 1:10 p.m. WGN-9. LH Danny Duffy (3-5, 3.26) vs. RH Hector Noesi (2-4, 5.40). Sunday: 1:10 p.m. CSN....
  • Angels are involved in another play involving instant replay

    Angels are involved in another play involving instant replay
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Another day, another lengthy postgame meeting between Angels Manager Mike Scioscia and the umpires. The topic: once again, instant replay. The discussion Tuesday was sparked by an eighth-inning call that was overturned, the first of...
  • Two plans for Cubs

    Two plans for Cubs
    I love the way the Cubs stories are about the fifth starter’s job, like this one about James McDonald’s injury or this one about Chris Rusin’s four good innings. Here’s the question: Aren’t all Cubs pitchers No. 5...
  • Scott Brown may bet his shirt on New Hampshire seat

    Republicans are feeling so heady about running against Obamacare that they're thrilled that Scott Brown is all but certain to run for a U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire. Yes, you heard right, the former one-term senator from Massachusetts who lost to...
  • How Cubs might be forced to win arms race

    How Cubs might be forced to win arms race
    In their season-opening series, the Cubs improved from 1-for-lordtheystink with runners in scoring position to 3-for-omigawd. In the final game of a series they just lost to the Phillies at home, they improved from 4-for-lordtheystink to 8-for-omigawd...
  • Tampa Bay Rays' Wil Myers wins AL rookie of year award

    Tampa Bay Rays' Wil Myers wins AL rookie of year award
    Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays spotted the rest of the American League rookies almost half a season. Myers, who did not make his major league debut until June 18, was announced Tuesday as winner of the AL rookie of the year award. Myers got 23 of...
  • Royals gain ground over Cleveland

    Royals gain ground over Cleveland
    Alex Gordon homered on the game's first pitch, James Shields dominated after a shaky first inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 6-2 on Wednesday in a matchup of teams fighting for an American League playoff spot.     Kansas...
  • Maxwell's slam in 10th lifts Royals over Rangers

    Maxwell's slam in 10th lifts Royals over Rangers
    Justin Maxwell hit a grand slam with two outs in the 10th inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-0 Sunday in a matchup of AL wild-card contenders.     The Oakland Athletics clinched the AL West with the Rangers' loss.     Texas...
  • Royals take down White Sox 3-2

    Royals take down White Sox 3-2
    Jeremy Guthrie pitched seven strong innings, and David Lough hit a two-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.     One day after being eliminated from the postseason, the Royals earned their...