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Unlocking James Paxton

Theory: the Mariners want to be good soon. I haven’t talked about that with anyone in the industry, so I might be way off, but it’s the assumption I’m going to work with. Another assumption follows: if the Mariners want to be good soon, they probably figure James Paxton could and should be a part of it. The Mariners, probably, want Paxton to become a major contributor as soon...
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Insider Scouting: James Paxton AFL Update

Scout Adam McInturff saw James Paxton’s outing Wednesday night in the Arizona Fall League. He provides scouting notes from the game, while weighing in on trade rumors surrounding the Mariners southpaw.  James Paxton’s season was officially over on September 29, when then-manager Lloyd McClendon confirmed that lingering left hand and finger issues would shut down […]
Via Baseball Essential
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitcher Profile: James Paxton’s Back Baby!

The big fellah is back!  And um, I don't mean me... In one of my most anticipated starts in the past few months, James Paxton returned from the DL, immediately unleashed back into the Mariners rotation.  No Taijuan Walker waffling for you!  Paxton looked dreamier than my Andrew Heaney [what turned out to be] nightmare in his first two starts way back in April, flashing high...
Via Razzball
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Update: Danny Farquhar, James Paxton

The Seattle Mariners (56-52) dodged a bullet last night when Danny Farquhar was hit with a comebacker during a relief appearance in the Mariners 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians (53-55).  Also, it appears that starting pitcher James Paxton is finally healthy after a long stint on the disabled list.Mariners right handed reliever Danny Farquhar, 27, said that he was doing well...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Update: James Paxton completes third rehab start

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton completed his third rehab start with Triple-A Tacoma on Sunday night, according to a releaseon the team’s website:#483823761 / gettyimages.comPaxton hasn’t pitched in the majors since April 8 after straining his left lat. He has suffered a few setbacks since and was shut downin late May after an MRI revealed shoulder inflammation...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Update: James Paxton being evaluated after soreness

The return of James Paxton to the Mariners’ rotation is still up in the air after he pitched three innings on Saturday in a rehab assignment for Triple-A Tacoma. According to Bob Dutton, after Paxton’s 62-pitch performance he said he had some “typical” tightness in his triceps. Paxton explained that this was from “upping the intensity.” He also noted that it had been...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Preaching patience: Weather the storm with James Paxton’s lat injury

Yes, he’d given up three runs through five innings but with just four hits allowed, in line for the win, and throwing 40 strikes on 59 pitches James Paxton was more or less cruising through another start. Then, the injury imp reared its ugly head. In the days since Tuesday’s start, the rookie (four starts last year) has been placed on the 15 day disabled list with a lat strain...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

James Paxton headlines available fantasy baseball Two-Start Pitchers for Week 2

James Paxton (36% owned) – Seattle Mariners (1-0, 0.00 ERA) vs LAA (Hector Santiago) & vs OAK (Scott Kazmir) Paxton was brilliant against the Angels in his fist start of 2014 allowing only two hits while striking out nine over seven shutout innings. He gets the Angels in Week 2 and they will have to adjust because Paxton made them look silly at the plate. In five big league...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners-Oakland A’s preview

ON DECK:  After a successful visit to Anaheim, the Seattle Mariners head to Oakland for a four game series vs. the A.L. West preseason favorite, the A’s.  The Mariners will go to the back end of the rotation, Roenis Elias and Chris Young, before going back to Opening Day starter Felix Hernandez and Erasmo Ramirez.  The A’s have already juggled their rotation due to some early...
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Get To Know Him - James Paxton

James Paxton made his 1st start of the 2014 MLB season last night, the 5th of his career, and shutout the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim over 7 strong innings. Paxton struck out 9 Angels, walked just 2 and surrendered just 2 hits, en route to his first W of the season. Paxton made 4 starts for the Mariners in 2013, striking out 21 batters in 24 innings pitched, winning 3 starts and...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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