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.
James Shields was slaughtered in Thursday’s loss to the Giants, surrendering seven runs on nine hits in his four-plus innings of work.
James Shields was handed his first loss of the season Friday against the Diamondbacks after giving up four runs in six innings.
James Shields allowed five runs -- four earned -- over 5 1/3 innings in Tuesday's no-decision against the Braves.
James Shields held the Mets to two runs on six hits and struck out four over seven innings in Wednesday's 7-3 victory.
James Shields pitched well in a win over the Dodgers on Sunday, striking out seven and allowing three runs over seven innings.