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Friars on Base Sep 29, 2015

Padres News: James Shields Hits 200 Innings, Padres Lose

James Shields pushed past 200 innings pitched once again for the year but the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the San Diego Padres 4-2 Sunday afternoon on the strength of three home runs. Ender Inciarte was the star for the Diamondbacks as he hit two home runs with David Peralta hitting the other one for the D’backs. […] Padres News: James Shields Hits 200 Innings, Padres Lose - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Gaslamp Ball Sep 27, 2015

Diamondbacks 4, Padres 2: Shields snakebit by homers

James Shields was doing okay for the first six innings this afternoon, but when he gave up his third home run of the day in the seventh inning, it was more than the Padres offense could overcome. Shields gave up his first solo shot to David Peralta in the fourth, and then Ender Inciarte hit him for another in the fifth. He helped his own cause in the bottom of the fifth with a one-out double deep into the left-center field gap. Travis Jankowski followed that with a triple. The speedy centerfielder looked like he was seriously considering going for the inside-the-park home run, but he...

On deck: Zack Godley vs. James Shields

Padres right-hander set for final start at Petco Park for 2015.
DRaysBay Sep 21, 2015

Rays Tank: The arc of the season bends toward last place

Could be worse. Could be Alabama fans. Welcome to the first post-elimination Rays Tank, where the wild cards and tamed and the playoffs are -- wait, what's that? The Rays have not technically been eliminated yet? Are...are you kidding me? How is that possible? So now I have to shoehorn my clips into some fake storyline? You know, instead of the fake storyline I had planned? How is that fair? Oh well, in the spirit of this season, let's go with fleeting hope and short-lived successes. Ladies, gents, and garfooses, put your hands together for September 21st: *** This is James Shields from...
Gaslamp Ball Sep 20, 2015

Game 150 Preview: 09/20 Padres @ Rockies

The Padres will try to avoid a sweep in their final game against the Rockies this season. The Padres and Rockies conclude their season series this afternoon with the finale of their three-game set at Coors Field. San Diego will turn to James Shields to try to salvage a win and avoid a sweep by Colorado. He'll be opposed by Kyle Kendrick, who is making his fourth start since coming back from the disabled list. Shields is 3-0 in his last four starts, posting a 3.24 ERA through 25 innings in that stretch. The Padres ace is also 3-0 in four starts against the Rockies this season, and 5-1 in...

On deck: James Shields vs. Kyle Kendrick

Two homer-prone pitchers facing off in Padres final game of year at Coors Field.

On deck: Chris Rusin vs. James Shields

Rockies left-hander shut out the Padres last month; Shields 2-0 vs. Colorado this year.

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