Report: Kyle Seager, Mariners agree to $100M deal

            Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports The Seattle Mariners are close to signing third baseman Kyle Seager to a seven-year, $100 million deal that would keep him in with the club through 2021, reports Yahoo Sports. Seager deal is 7/$100M and includes 8th-year club option for up to $20M with escalators. Contract will be official once he passes physical...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 Minor League Preview: Seattle Mariners

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2014 (25) | 2013 (2) | 2012 (9) | 2011 (18) | 2010 (12) 2014 Affiliate Records MLB: [87-75] AL West AAA: [74-70] Pacific Coast League - Tacoma AA: [63-76] Southern League - Jackson A+: [78-62] California League - Bakersfield (former Reds' affiliate) A: [61-77] Midwest League - Clinton A(ss): [28-48] Northwest League - Everett ...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mariners interested in Hanley Ramirez

            Last offseason, the Seattle Mariners made the biggest splash of any team, signing second baseman Robinson Cano to a massive ten-year, $240 million deal. It sounds like they’ll be a team to watch again this offseason. Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported on Sunday that the Mariners have interest in free agent shortstop Hanley Ramirez, although...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The Seattle Mariners Pitching Staff Last Another Week Or Two?

With 10 games left in the season the pennant race has turned into a sprint for the two Wild Card spots in the American League. The Seattle Mariners have found themselves in unfamiliar territory. They trail the Oakland Athletics and the Kansas City Royals by a game for the second wild card spot and have a legitimate shot at making the playoffs for the first time since 2001. The pitching...
Via Oregon Sports News
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Paxton takes shutout into 8th, Mariners stop A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) James Paxton pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Seattle Mariners held off a late rally by Oakland for a 6-5 win Tuesday night, handing the Athletics their fifth loss in six games. Paxton (5-1) gave up three hits before getting chased in Oakland's three-run eighth. Seattle closer Fernando Rodney took over to begin the ninth with a 6-3 lead...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

M's send starter James Paxton to Triple-A, recall Erasmo Ramirez

  The Seattle Mariners optioned starter James Paxton to Triple-A Tacoma on Wednesday. The team recalled Erasmo Ramirez to join the club in order to start against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday. Paxton, a rookie who moved to 4-1 on the season after throwing 6-2/3 scoreless innings on Tuesday, will rejoin the Mariners when rosters expand on Sept. 1. He is scheduled to make his next...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers can't handle Paxton, Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) -- Texas ran into one of the baseball's emerging young pitchers on Tuesday, and the Rangers had no answers. James Paxton pitched into the seventh in a bounce-back start to lower his career ERA to 1.71 and the Seattle Mariners topped the Texas Rangers 5-0. "I feel like I'm getting closer with each start," said Paxton, who missed almost four months with...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cano homers, Mariners beat Rangers 5-0

SEATTLE (AP) James Paxton pitched into the seventh in a bounce-back start, Robinson Cano hit his 12th home run of the season, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 5-0 on Tuesday night. Paxton threw a career-high 118 pitches and came an out away from tying his career high with seven innings pitched. The rookie lowered his ERA to 1.71, the best mark for a pitcher in his...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Scouting James Paxton

Photo: USATSI Since coming off the DL James Paxton has put up really good numbers (in three starts): 2.16 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 16.7% strikeout rate, and a low 6.1% walk rate. For his Major League career (nine starts) he has a 1.88 ERA, 0.93 WHIP, 22.2% strikeout rate and 6.4% walk rate. Those career numbers suggest he should be owned in every format. However, I have major concerns about...
Via Baseball Professor
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 127: Phillies vs Mariners

Philadelphia Phillies (55-71) vs Seattle Mariners (68-57) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Cole Hamels (6-6, 2.44 ERA) vs. SEA: James Paxton (3-0, 2.20 ERA) Time: 1:05 ET, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Low 80′s, Partly cloudy Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today: The Mariners got their first ever win at Citizens Bank Park last night, and will go for a series win today...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pax the Destroyer Can Guardian Your Fantasy Galaxy

James Paxton continued to pitch well last night versus the ferocious Tigers tossing six innings, allowing five hits, one run, walking one and striking out a pair to move to 3-0 on the year. We shall call you, Pax the Detroyer! Pax is also one of Guardians of the Galaxy, believe it or not. No, not the tree or the raccoon. No, he's not Scott Hatteberg from Moneyball or...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cano, Paxton lead Mariners to 7-2 win over Tigers

DETROIT (AP) Robinson Cano homered, James Paxton won his sixth consecutive decision to start his career and the surging Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 Friday night in a matchup of American League playoff contenders. Paxton (3-0) pitched six innings, allowing one run and five hits, to help Seattle win its fifth straight and ninth in 11 games. Cano and Logan Morrison...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitcher Profile: Wade Miley Still K-ing Like A Wrecking Ball

Man it was a crazy weekend!  I think the biggest event was I saw a dude with a Fangraphs shirt on.  Way to wear your heart on your sleeve!  With a 79.8% confidence.  Then my boy James Paxton was straight up nasty, striking out the White Sox in order in the first inning and turning in a good start.  Pour the syrup, hoser!  Oh, and I got engaged... But despite all that hooplah...
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August 11, 2014  |  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...
Via Razzball
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Trade Deadline Analysis for the Seattle Mariners

M’s Make Two Deadline Deals As a whole, the 2014 MLB trade deadline will likely be talked about as one of the most active days of trading in baseball history. Several teams like the A’s and Tigers went into “All In” mode and made some serious waves with their acquisitions. Did Jack make the right moves? The Seattle Mariners, on the other hand, made some moves that might not...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 03, 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, Michael Saunders, Roenis Elias

The Seattle Mariners entered a weekend series against the Baltimore Orioles with a record of 53-48, third in the American League West. The Mariners are in good position heading into the final two months of the season for a wild card spot, lead by a pitching staff that leads the Major Leagues in ERA. One pitcher who could add to the pitching depth is James Paxton, who is making...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Update: James Paxton rehab results

The Seattle Mariners are headed in the right direction. They begin the second half of the season with a record of 51-44. They have been guided by a strong pitching staff with a 3.16 overall ERA which will be key for the Mariners to obtain a wild card spot because the offense has been sub-par this season. One pitcher who would improve the wild card chances is James Paxton. He made...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Update: James Paxton to start rehab next week

The Seattle Mariners entered Saturday night's game against the Oakland A's with a 50-43 record, third in the American League West. Although only 17th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Mariners are staying within striking distance of the A's due to a pitching staff that is third in ERA at 3.16. The Mariners pitching staff may get even stronger with the return...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Update: Justin Smoak, James Paxton

The Seattle Mariners look to bounce back on Saturday following a 7-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Friday, which snapped a four-game winning streak. The loss cropped the Mariners to 47-39, six game behind the Oakland A's in the American League West. There is some mixed news on the injury front, as James Paxton is ready for a simulated game, but questions remain whether or...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Updates: Logan Morrison, James Paxton

The Seattle Mariners defeated the San Diego Padres on Monday by the score of 5-1. The win improved the Mariners to 36-34 on the season, third in the American League West. The Mariners jumped out to a 5-0 lead after two innings with the help of home runs by Kyle Seager and Brad Miller. That was all the offense they needed behind Chris Young, who went six shutout innings. On the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Updates: Michael Saunders, Justin Smoak, James Paxton

The Seattle Mariners entered Monday's contest against the Tampa Bay Rays at 33-29, third in the American League West. Although only 16th in the league in runs scored, the Mariners are staying in the mix with a strong pitching staff that is eighth in the Major Leagues in ERA. The Mariners have good news on the injury front concerning Michael Saunders and Justin Smoak, but have...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Updates: Justin Smoak, Taijuan Walker, James Paxton

The Seattle Mariners (31-28) are tied for second place in the AL West despite injuries to Justin Smoak, Taijuan Walker and James Paxton.  Struggling first baseman Justin Smoak is still out of the lineup with a sore left quadriceps muscle according to Bob Dutton of the News Tribune.   Smoak, who is batting .211 with seven homeruns and 29 RBI, is expected to start Friday night...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

With Maurer Struggling, M’s Need Walker & Paxton Back

Walker & Paxton Still Fighting To Return The Seattle Mariners‘ starting rotation is beginning to jell with the return of Hisashi Iwakuma.  You have to like what Felix Hernandez, Iwakuma, Chris Young and Roenis Elias have done so far. Brandon Maurer, on the other hand, has really struggled.   The numbers speak for themselves. Maurer has six starts with just 28 innings...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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