James Shields
Starting Pitcher
Drafted: Round 16 (#466 overall), 2000
Experience: 11.125 Years
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus 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
14 seasons $115,894,900 $200,000 - $116,094,900
  • Oct 29 2018

    Chicago (CHW) declined a $16M club option for 2019

  • Jun 4 2016

    Traded to Chicago (CHW) from San Diego (SD) with cash considerations for Erik Johnson and Fernando Tatis Jr.

  • Feb 9 2015

    Signed a 4 year $75 million contract with San Diego (SD)

  • Oct 31 2013

    Exercised a $12 million option for 2014 with Kansas City (KC)

  • Dec 10 2012

    Traded to Kansas City (KC) from Tampa Bay (TB) with Wade Davis for Wil Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard

  • Oct 30 2012

    Tampa Bay (TB) exercised $10.25 million option for 2013

  • Oct 31 2011

    Tampa Bay (TB) exercised $7.5 million option for 2012

  • Jan 23 2008

    Signed a 4 year $11.25 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Mar 1 2007

    Signed a 1 year $394k contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Jun 16 2000

    Signed a contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Jun 5 2000

    Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 16 (#466 overall)