James Shields

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Chicago White Sox Starting Pitcher Age: 40-166d Exp: 11.125 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 16 (#466 overall), 2000 Country: United States Agent(s): (PSI Sports Management)

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  • Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2016-2018Retained

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $30,885,245
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,295,082
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2018

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $75,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $18,750,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2008-2014

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $11,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,812,500
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $394,900
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $394,900
    Free Agent: 2008 / UFA

    2000-2000Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $200,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2000 Player Cash Earnings - $200,000 - $200,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $394,900 - - $394,900
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 - - $4,250,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $10,250,000 - - $10,250,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,114,755 - - $12,114,755
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $8,885,245 - - $8,885,245
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $115,894,900 $200,000 - $116,094,900
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $17,144,900 $200,000 - $17,344,900
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,750,000 - - $23,750,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $42,885,245 - - $42,885,245
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $32,114,755 - - $32,114,755
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Oct 29 2018Chicago (CHW) declined a $16M club option for 2019
    Jun 4 2016Traded to Chicago (CHW) from San Diego (SD) with cash considerations for Erik Johnson and Fernando Tatis Jr.
    Feb 9 2015Signed a 4 year $75 million contract with San Diego (SD)
    Oct 31 2013Exercised a $12 million option for 2014 with Kansas City (KC)
    Dec 10 2012Traded to Kansas City (KC) from Tampa Bay (TB) with Wade Davis for Wil Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard
    Oct 30 2012Tampa Bay (TB) exercised $10.25 million option for 2013
    Oct 31 2011Tampa Bay (TB) exercised $7.5 million option for 2012
    Jan 23 2008Signed a 4 year $11.25 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Mar 1 2007Signed a 1 year $394k contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Jun 16 2000Signed a contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Jun 5 2000Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 16 (#466 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for James Shields, and the financial implications.

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2018 CHW 34 33 204.2 190 115 103 78 154 34 7 16 0 4.53 1.309 1.35
    2017 CHW 21 21 117.0 116 72 68 53 103 27 5 7 0 5.23 1.444 0.3
    2016 SD 33 33 181.2 208 122 118 82 135 40 6 19 0 5.85 1.596 -1.83
    2015 SD 36 33 202.1 189 93 88 81 216 33 13 7 0 3.91 1.334 2.17
    2014 KC 34 34 227.0 224 95 81 44 180 23 14 8 0 3.21 1.181 3.47
    2013 KC 34 34 228.2 215 82 80 68 196 20 13 9 0 3.15 1.238 4.32
    2012 TB 33 33 227.2 209 103 89 58 223 25 15 10 0 3.52 1.173 2.55
    2011 TB 33 33 249.1 195 83 78 65 225 26 16 12 0 2.82 1.043 5.78
    2010 TB 34 33 203.1 246 128 117 51 187 34 13 15 0 5.18 1.461 -1.46
    2009 TB 33 33 219.2 239 113 101 52 167 29 11 12 0 4.14 1.325 1.83
    2008 TB 34 33 215.0 208 94 85 40 160 24 14 8 0 3.56 1.153 3.82
    Totals 390 384 2492.2 2,441 1,198 1,100 708 2,130 343 139 131 0 3.97 1.263 22.30