Shields had an average fastball velocity of 92.4 mph last season, the highest of his nine seasons.
His walks and strikeouts were down slightly. The right-hander has averaged 223 innings over the last eight seasons.
Miguel Cabrera Unlikely To Be Ready For Spring Training - RealGM Wiretap
The Detroit Tigers don't think Miguel Cabrera, who is coming off right foot surgery nike air max 90 hyperfuse womens pink , will be ready for the start of Spring Training.
The franchise is hopeful that Cabrera will be in the Opening Day lineup.
The slugger is doing partial weight-bearing activities with help from a walking boot. He has been doing that since mid-December, as well as some
upper-body weight work that doesn't require much mobility.
He is scheduled to wear the walking boot until a mid-February follow-up.
Hernandez Mariners Discuss Long Term Contract - RealGM Wiretap
The Mariners continue to talk to Felix Hernandez about a possible contract extension, according to Major League sources.
Nothing is close, but Seattle is weighing a four-year nike air max 90 hyperfuse for sale , $100 million offer.
A $100 million extension added to the final two years of Hernandez's current contract would amount to six years, $139.5 million.
Hernandez, who turns 27 on April 8, is two years away from free agency.
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The Tigers are in need of a closer and Jim Leyland hasn't shot down the idea of Rick Porcello in the role.
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Porcello has been mentioned in trade rumors, which he has brushed off.
"I've said it before -- I'm an established starter in the big leagues," he said. "I believe that I'm going to go win the job, and that's it. I'll leave it
Cespedes Initiated Change In Contract That Will Help Mets Re Sign Him - RealGM Wiretap
Yoenis Cespedes told the New York Post that he was the one who initiated the process that led to his agents and the New York Mets altering the language in
his contract to make it easier for the club to re-sign him this winter.
The Mets would have essentially been unable to re-sign Cespedes if they didn't come to an agreement on a new deal within five days of the end of the
"I'm actually the person who told them to change it nike air max 90 sale ," the slugger said. "It only gave me five days for the Mets to sign me after the World Series [at which point Cespedes couldn't return
to the Mets until next May 15], so I wanted it changed so that it's not just
within those five days. So even during the offseason, they can sign me if that's
what they want."
Cespedes, who will turn 30 next month cheap nike air max 90 , has hit .295.345.661 in 197 plate appearances since the Mets acquired him from the Detroit Tigers.