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It's time for the Dodgers to go after James Shields
It's time for the Dodgers to go after James Shields

Hmmm, are things getting interesting enough for the Dodgers to take a serious run at right-hander James Shields? Certainly looks like it. In which case, they absolutely should. Shields never appealed to me as the great ace he was being marketed as early in the off-season and looking for a $100-million deal. Only now it’s February, he’s still unsigned and looking plenty less expensive. History says it’s very difficult for a player to sign a significant deal this late in the off-season, when most teams have filled in the blanks and exhausted their winter spending budget. The Dodgers, too, are done with their heavy lifting. Their rotation is set and they most...

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