The first half of his career (and the better half) was as a Tampa Bay Ray. As a Ray, he would win at least 11 Games annually from 2007 to 2012, with his best year there being 2011. That year he would go to the All-Star Game, had a 16-12 record, and had an ERA of 2.82, which was good enough for third overall in the American League. Shields would also help Tampa win the Pennant in 2008.Shields' second-half highlights included helping the Kansas City Royals reached the World Series in 2014, and the year before he led the AL in Innings Pitched. He would also play for San Diego and the Chicago White Sox. Over his career, Shields won 145 Games with 2,234 Strikeouts.