PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- James Paxton allowed two hits in three scoreless innings and Nick Franklin drove in two runs Wednesday in the Seattle Mariners' 8-5 loss to the Cleveland Indians.
Cleveland starter Travis Banwart lasted just two-thirds of an inning and allowed four runs and three hits, including a leadoff homer by Abraham Almonte. Banwart left with the bases loaded, and...
When James Paxton and Taijuan Walker were included in the Seattle Mariners' major league camp last spring, it served as a reward for their performance in the minors with no real expectation that their major league debuts were imminent.
This year, the top two pitching prospects in the organization aren't just in camp to get experience throwing against a major league roster...
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9 days ago
Walker and Paxton are ready, 3rd rookie possible too.
I’ve received a few emails and tweets about my support of the idea that Taijuan Walker and James Paxton are both likely to be in the Seattle Mariners’ rotation to start the 2014 season.
Most of them have been, shall we say, less than enthusiastic about the idea.
Sorry folks, I don’t get the fear some of you have...
James Paxton isn’t done staking his claim to a rotation spot for the start of next season.
On a day the Mariners announced that top mound prospect Danny Hultzen has potentially serious shoulder damage Paxton fanned 10 hitters in dealing a major blow to the Kansas City Royals’ playoff hopes. Paxton blanked the Royals on four hits over seven innings Tuesday night in a 4-0 win...
Young Gun II
In just his second major league start, James Paxton was faced with the task of heading off the powerful St. Louis Cardinals at the new Busch Stadium.
No pressure right? Well if you ask this kid that’s the answer you will receive.
How on earth could he follow-up his debut, which was just a stellar as the one pitched a week earlier by Taijuan Walker who was also...
Anyone expecting James Paxton to be intimidated by a huge crowd and playoff-type environment would have been sorely disappointed.
It turns out Paxton in only his second career start Saturday night didn’t even realize how big the Busch Stadium crowd actually was. Not that anyone heard much cheering from the 41374 fans during a 4-1 win by Paxton and a Mariners squad that held the...
James Paxton woke up Saturday morning to a text message from his father and the news that his grandfather, Lawrie, had unexpectedly passed away.
Suddenly Paxton's first major league start for the Seattle Mariners took on more personal meaning.
''That wasn't easy. A very close family and he was kind of the glue,'' Paxton said. ''So it was great my...
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September 08, 2013
One of the Seattle Mariners top prospects and one of the most highly thought of young left-handed pitching prospects in baseball, James Paxton talked with SeattleClubhouse's Rick Randall about his favorite team, favorite pitchers, his draft story and his minor league career.
Seattle Mariners prospect James Paxton joins Field Reporter Inna Lazarev to discuss the details of his experience at the Arizona Fall League.
Editor's note: SeaTown Sports correspondent Kevin Neuzil is living in Tennessee for the summer, and put on the scouting hat on Tuesday while he watched the Mariners Double-A affiliate, the Jackson Generals face the Montgomery Biscuits. Neuzil kept his eyes on prized Mariners prospect, pitcher James Paxton. What follows are his observations and notes while he watched Paxton on...