James Shields was handed the loss on Tuesday after serving up five runs in 5 2/3 innings to the Nationals.
James Shields picked up the win on Tuesday, hurling six shutout innings in Tuesday's 9-0 trampling of the Braves.
James Shields surrendered five earned runs over 6 1/3 innings Wednesday in a loss to the Reds.
James Shields gave up three runs -- all coming on solo homers -- over 6 2/3 innings Friday against the Phillies.
James Shields pitched well in earning a no-decision against the Marlins on Sunday, yielding two runs on five hits over six innings.
James Shields allowed three runs in seven innings, taking a loss on Tuesday versus the Mets.
According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, some teams believe James Shields would go unclaimed on waivers in August.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Padres are pushing hard to deal some of their large contracts before the trade deadline.
ESPN's Jayson Stark was told by rival clubs that the Padres "really want to move" James Shields and Andrew Cashner.
James Shields struck out seven over five scoreless innings but didn't factor in the decision Wednesday against the Giants.
James Shields held the Rockies to one run over five innings in improving to 8-3 on Friday.
According to Peter Gammons, the Padres have spoken to other clubs to gauge the possible trade interest in James Shields.
James Shields allowed only two hits and a lone unearned run in seven innings, but took a no-decision as the Padres lost a pitcher's duel to the Pirates on Monday.
James Shields allowed two earned runs over 6 2/3 innings Wednesday in a loss to the Mariners.