• Shields $13.5M option exercised by Royals

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Oct 31, 2013
    The Kansas City Royals have exercised their $13.5 million option on right-hander James Shields for 2014 after he anchored one of the league's best starting rotations last season. The Royals' front office took the occasion to exercise the club option on Shields' contract for $13.5 million next year. Shields was especially strong after the All-Star break, going 9-3 with a 3.06 ERA to help the Royals get into playoff contention. Shields, who earlier Thursday won the Joe Burke Special Achievement Awarded pres...
    • Royals pick up option on Burke Award winner Shields

      The Royals exercised their club option on right-hander James Shields, who was also named winner of the 2013 Joe Burke Special Achievement Award by the Kansas City chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
      Source: MLB.com

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