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In fact, trading Shields could either bring back a much-needed bat, or give the Rays enough...

In fact, trading Shields could either bring back a much-needed bat, or give the Rays enough financial flexibility to find a bat elsewhere. Shields has struggled recently, giving up double-digit hits in each of his last four starts. But some scouts who have watched him recently believe that he'll be a better pitcher if he gets away from Tampa Bay. "He'll be fine," one scout said. "To me, he just needs a different environment."

CBSSports.com's Danny Knobler on the chances of the Rays trading James Shields.
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