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Mariners' Taijuan Walker (shoulder) ready for first start of 2014

After making a second rehab start, Seattle Mariners top prospect Taijuan Walker (RHP) is ready for his 2014 debut. Jonathan Mayo of Mariners.com speculates that, with LHP James Paxton on the DL for a lat strain, the Mariners could "finagle" their rotation so that debut comes in Texas on Monday April 14. Wednesday night for Double-A Jackson, Walker allowed three hits...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners place pitcher James Paxton on 15-day disabled list

Seattle Mariners left-hander James Paxton has been a revelation during his short time in the Major Leagues, but unfortunately, his fantastic run on the mound has been cut short (for now) with a trip to the 15-day disabled list. Paxton left his second start early as a result of the newly diagnosed strained lat muscle, but prior to the exit, the 25-year-old threw 12 innings with a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

James Paxton placed on disabled list with left lat strain

Mariners left-handed starter James Paxton owns a ridiculous 1.75 ERA and 0.83 WHIP through his first 36 innings at the major league level. But it’s going to be a while before he gets to add to that stat line. According to MLB.com’s Greg Johns, the Mariners officially placed Paxton on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of a strained left latissimus dorsi muscle that he...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels vs. Mariners Series Recap 4/8-4/9

Following a 3-1 series victory over the Houston Astros to begin their six game road trip, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim faced the Seattle Mariners in a two game series at Safeco Field.On Tuesday night, the Angels faced James Paxton in the Mariners’ home opener.The Halos would strike for a 3-0 lead early as Albert Pujols hit his first home-run of the season (493rd of this career...
Via In The Neutral Zone
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown Game #8: False start – Mariners 5, Angels 3

It started so well, both offensively and on the mound, but it ended so much worse in just about every regard. Run Expectancy Rundown A whole lot of Albert Pujols, a little bit of David Freese (including his first ever extra-base hit as an Angels, yay!) and… nothing. Just nothing else. Damn you, James Paxton. If only Corey Hart had been trying to hit with sunglasses at night,...
Via Monkey with a Halo
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle puts lefty James Paxton on 15-day DL

SEATTLE (AP) The Mariners will be without left-hander James Paxton after he was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained muscle on the left side of his back.
Via FOXSports.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners' James Paxton likely for DL

According to Greg John of MLB.com James Paxton is likely headed to the Disabled List after leaving Tuesday's game with a left lat strain as SportsInjuryAlert reported last night.McClendon still waiting to learn results of MRI results on Paxton. Asked if it could be a DL situation: "Most likely, yes."— Greg Johns (@GregJohnsMLB) April 9, 2014Paxton, 25, went 7 innings in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Fantasy Baseball Waiver Adds for Week 2

The waiver wire is the second-hand store of the fantasy world. Everyone is up for grabs, and occasionally you find a $130 million stock certificate. Obviously ownership percentages vary by league, but in the next few hundred words I’ll pick some players in shallow, deep, and deeper leagues that you should have you eye on after Week 1. Note: Ownership shown as (Yahoo!, ESPN) Available...
Via Baseball Professor
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners' James Paxton leaves game with a left lat strain

Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Angels, Mariners’ left hander James Paxton left the game with a left lat strain. The severity of the injury is unknown at this time..@James_Paxton left today's game with a left lat strain. Re-evaluated tomorrow.— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) April 9, 2014 Paxton, 25, in his first start this year went 7 innings without giving up a run...
Via MLB Injury News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners starter Paxton leaves with muscle strain

SEATTLE (AP) Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton has left Seattle's home opener against the Los Angeles Angels after straining a muscle in his left side.
Via FOXSports.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels vs. Mariners Preview 4/8-4/9

After taking a 3-1 series victory over the Houston Astros to begin their six game road trip, the Los Angeles Angels will face the Seattle Mariners in a short two game series at Safeco Field in Seattle.Probable Pitching Match Ups:The probable starters for Tuesday’s game at 7:10 pm PDT, are the LHP James Paxton (1-0 0.00 ERA) of the Mariners and Hector Santiago (0-1 7.20 ERA), another...
Via In The Neutral Zone
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Angels vs. Mariners vs. Do-over

OK, let’s try this again. The Angels season got off on the wrong foot after getting swept in their home opener series by the Mariners. That wasn’t supposed to happen, but now they at least get a chance to rectify that misstep and maybe even return the favor. HISTORY LESSON Well, this is awkward. Just last week a wrote a preview for a series between these teams and went on and...
Via Monkey with a Halo
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball Week 2 Waiver Wire: 3 to Catch, 3 to Cut, 3 to Keep

In the Week 2 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re scooping up James Paxton, holding on tight to Angel Pagan, and strongly considering new scenery for Billy Hamilton. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the most added players in fantasy leagues. This isn’t one of them. Here, we’ll run down a few lesser-known, lesser-considered...
Via The Fantasy Fix
10 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gray, Cingrani, Paxton: Young Pitchers Impressing in 2014

Young players stole the show in 2013, and just four days into the 2014 season, several young pitchers are already making their mark. Youthful hurlers Michael Wacha, Jose Fernandez, and Chris Archer have turned in strong outings after making good showings in 2014. In addition, Sonny Gray, Tony Cingrani, and James Paxton had excellent first outings. Here’s a more in-depth look at...
Via Baseball News Source
14 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown Game #3: Where’s the panic button? – Mariners 8, Angels 2

Has anyone seen the panic button? Asking for a friend. Nothing to do with the Angels getting swept at home by the Mariners. Nope. Not related at all. Run Expectancy Rundown Wow, a great job from the top two guys in the order creating runs, surely that must be the recipe for offensive success. The only way it wouldn’t work is if the #3 hitter completely fuc- Oh, he did. Thanks...
Via Monkey with a Halo
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball News & Notes Update: April 2nd, 2014 – Walk Off Wednesday

Fantasy Sports Locker Room takes a closer look at last night’s Fantasy Baseball News and Notes from around the majors – Twitter style. The hottest waiver wire pick up in the early season will be James Paxton of the Seattle Mariners. I’m happy to own him in most leagues as you can see, I was pretty high on him heading into 2014. .@James_Paxton‘s last seven batters: strikeout...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Scorecard: Angels vs Mariners, April 2, 2014

The Angels managed only two hits off Mariners starter James Paxton, who dominated the game for seven innings, striking out nine and retiring the last 11 batters he faced. Meanwhile, Angels pitchers allowed eight runs on 13 hits for a combined three game series ERA of 9.64 and a .309 opposing batting average.Click here to download the scorecard.If your new to scoring baseball or...
Via Angelswin
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cano gets 1st RBI with Mariners in win over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) James Paxton pitched seven scoreless innings of two-hit ball, Robinson Cano drove in his first run for the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night in an 8-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels, completing a three-game sweep in the team's first series under new manager Lloyd McClendon.
Via FOXSports.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ladies & Gents!!! Your 2014 Seattle Mariners!!!!!

A Couple Of Surprises  With just an hour before the regular season gets underway lets look at the Seattle Mariners finalized 25 man roster.  Here’s a quick run down of who made the cut, who’s headed to AAA and who the surprises are. Starting Pitchers Felix Hernandez, Erasmo Ramirez, James Paxton, Roenis Elias, and Chris Young.  It’s no surprise to see Felix listed first...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
17 days ago  |  Discuss

45 Prospects in 45 Days: Seattle’s James Paxton – Draft

Over the next 45 days the staff here at The Fix will profile and predict the fantasy fates of prospects that could – should, in some cases – be closely monitored on the waiver wire or even in the draft room. For the projection portion of the article, we will try our best to give you projections from all three major projection systems. Those projection systems are: ZiPS, Steamer...
Via The Fantasy Fix
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Zduriencik and the Mariners brass suddenly get cheap

Randy Wolf shown the door over $1 million There was an interesting series of events that took place on Tuesday evening in regards to what was likely the final rotation spot behind Felix Hernandez, Erasmo Ramirez, James Paxton, and Roenis Elias. Randy Wolf had been pitching fairly well.  He’d had a few HR issues, and a few too many walks but had pulled ahead of Blake Beavan for...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
22 days ago  |  3 Comments

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