MLB

James Paxton #65 - SP

Seattle

  • Age: 25
  • DOB: 1988/11/06
  • POB: Richmond, B.C., Canada
  • Height: 6-4 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 1
  • Drafted by Seattle in 2010 (4th round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Paxton is hot (3-2, 1.91 in last 33IP).
GPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
Year to date11116300065.2491915320541.052.06
On Pace12126300070.052201632157-2.06

Scouting Report

AssetsHas great size (6-4, 220 pounds) and plenty of strikeout ability, thanks to a devastating fastball-curve combination. Is deceptive and a little intimidating when on the hill.
FlawsNeeds to prove he can develop his changeup as a quality third pitch, or risk becoming a late-inning reliever at the highest level. Must also continue to work on his command.
Career potentialBig, talented left-hander with upside.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/09/02Recalled from Tacoma (AAA).
2014/08/27Optioned to Tacoma (AAA).
2014/08/02Missed 102 games (strained lat muscle).
2014/06/09Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (strained lat muscle).
2014/04/09Strained lat muscle, 15-day DL.
2014/02/20Re-signed by the Seattle Mariners to a one-year contract.
2013/09/03Contract purchased from Tacoma (AAA).
2013/03/14Assigned by the Seattle Mariners to their minor league camp.
2011/03/04Signed by the Seattle Mariners.

Trades

2010/06/07Drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 4th round (132nd overall) in 2010.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2014SeattleAL11116300065.2491915320541.052.06
2014TacomaAAA330100010.1137526141.844.35
2014EverettA11010002.22221121.126.75
2013SeattleAL443000024.0155427210.921.50
2013TacomaAAA2826811021145.2158847210581311.484.45
2012JacksonAA212194000106.19643365541101.413.05
2011JacksonAA773000039.028108213511.051.85
2011ClintonA10103300056.0452117130801.342.73
2010KentuckyNCAA13135300078.3835251-201151.325.86
2009KentuckyNCAA17114211152.3462117-25431.362.93
2008KentuckyNCAA2502010017.3202313-16102.086.76
TotalAL15159300089.2642419527751.011.91
TotalAAA3129812021156.0171917712641451.514.44
TotalAA2828124000145.112453447671611.312.72
TotalA11113400058.2472319231821.332.91
TotalNCAA5524115211150.01499681-611681.404.86

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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