James Shields pitched very well in a losing effort against the Yankees on Saturday, allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits over eight innings of work.
James Shields allowed just two hits in eight scoreless innings against the White Sox on Monday, but got stuck with a no-decision in Kansas City's 2-1, 10-inning loss.
James Shields allowed only two runs in seven innings, leading the Royals to a 8-2 win over the Rays on Tuesday.
James Shields pitched eight strong innings Thursday, holding the Tigers to three runs on five hits and three walks in the 8-3 extra innings victory.
James Shields tossed six innings of one-run ball Saturday in a no-decision against the Red Sox.
James Shields went nine innings but took the loss Saturday night against the Blue Jays.
James Shields lost Monday despite holding the White Sox to one run in six innings.
James Shields was absolutely hammered by the Angels on Friday, but still managed to earn a victory despite allowing nine runs (eight earned) on 11 hits over his five frames.
James Shields struck out six but allowed four runs on six hits over 4 2/3 innings against the Athletics Tuesday.
James Shields tossed three scoreless frames in Wednesday's win over the Diamondbacks.
James Shields struck out one over a scoreless inning in Thursday's win over the Padres.
Royals manager Ned Yost has named James Shields the team's Opening Day starter.
Royals acquired RHPs James Shields and Wade Davis and a player to be named later from the Rays for OF Wil Myers, RHP Jake Odorizzi, LHP Mike Montgomery and 3B Patrick Leonard.
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Rays have traded James Shields and Wade Davis to the Royals.