May’s Break Away Player: James Shields

San Diego Padres SP James Shields

One of the San Diego Padre’s biggest offseason signings was James Shields, fresh off his appearance in the World Series with the Kansas City Royals. Upon signing, he immediately became the ace of the Padres’ pitching staff, and has become one of the team’s most vocal veteran leaders in the clubhouse.

James Shields’ May Stats:

4-0 (6 games), 37.1 IP, 47 strikeouts, 4.34 ERA

James Shields talks with Darren Smith

James Shields talks with Dan Sileo

Meet the Padres – James Shields:

James Shields on accountability in the clubhouse:

James Shields on why he’s not concerned by high HR or strikeout numbers:

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