MLB

#65
James Paxton
ERA W-L K
3.30 3-1 79
Team: SeattleHt / Wt: 6-4 / 220
Position: SPBorn: 11/6/1988 Birthplace: Ladner, Canada
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 4th Round by Mariners (2010)


Latest News
May 19 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET23:47 ET3:47 GMT11:47 8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST11:17 PM VEN7:47 UAE (+1)10:47 PM CT-James Paxton improved to 3-1, allowing two runs on three hits and one walk in 9.0 innings, as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Detroit Tigers 7-2 on Saturday. Paxton struck out eight, ending the game with a 3.30 ERA and 1.02 WHIP on the season.
May 13 1:12 PM PT2:12 PM MT3:12 PM CT4:12 PM ET16:12 ET20:12 GMT4:12 1:12 PM MST3:12 PM EST3:42 PM VEN0:12 UAE (+1)3:12 PM CT-James Paxton allowed three runs on six hits in 6.0 innings as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Sunday. Paxton struck out four, ending the game with a 3.52 ERA and 1.12 WHIP on the season.
May 8 6:31 PM PT7:31 PM MT8:31 PM CT9:31 PM ET21:31 ET1:31 GMT9:31 6:31 PM MST8:31 PM EST9:01 PM VEN5:31 UAE (+1)8:31 PM CT-James Paxton improved to 2-1, allowing zero hits and three walks in a complete-game shutout, as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 on Tuesday. Paxton struck out seven, ending the game with a 3.40 ERA and 1.13 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: He's 2-0 with a 2.51 ERA over seven starts since the bird stuck its talons into his back before the Minnesota Twins' home opener. This was the sixth no-hitter for the Mariners franchise, and the first since Hisashi Iwakuma did it against Baltimore in 2015. Felix Hernandez threw a perfect game in 2012, and Randy Johnson tossed Seattle's first no-hitter in 1990.
May 3 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET0:39 ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST12:09 AM VEN8:39 UAE11:39 PM CT-James Paxton allowed five hits and one walk without giving up a run in 7.0 innings as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Wednesday. Paxton struck out 16, ending the game with a 4.19 ERA and 1.32 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Paxton was overpowering in arguably the finest performance of his career, posting the highest strikeout total by a Seattle pitcher since Randy Johnson fanned 19 on Aug. 8, 1997. He got 14 A's on swinging strikeouts.
Apr. 26 5:59 PM PT6:59 PM MT7:59 PM CT8:59 PM ET20:59 ET0:59 GMT8:59 5:59 PM MST7:59 PM EST8:29 PM VEN4:59 UAE (+1)7:59 PM CT-James Paxton allowed two runs on five hits and three walks in 6.0 innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-4 on Thursday. Paxton struck out 10, ending the game with a 5.12 ERA and 1.42 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 22 10:03 PM PT11:03 PM MT12:03 AM CT1:03 AM ET1:03 ET5:03 GMT13:03 10:03 PM MST12:03 AM EST12:33 AM VEN9:03 UAE12:03 AM CT-James Paxton allowed five runs on six hits and three walks in 4.0 innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Texas Rangers 9-7 on Saturday. Paxton struck out six, ending the game with a 5.61 ERA and 1.44 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 17 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET0:34 ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST12:04 AM VEN8:34 UAE11:34 PM CT-James Paxton improved to 1-1, allowing one run on three hits and three walks in 6.0 innings, as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Houston Astros 2-1 on Monday. Paxton struck out seven, ending the game with a 4.57 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 11 2:05 PM PT3:05 PM MT4:05 PM CT5:05 PM ET17:05 ET21:05 GMT5:05 2:05 PM MST4:05 PM EST4:35 PM VEN1:05 UAE (+1)4:05 PM CT-James Paxton allowed two runs on six hits and one walk in 6.0 innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Wednesday. Paxton struck out 10, ending the game with a 5.74 ERA and 1.40 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 5 4:27 PM PT5:27 PM MT6:27 PM CT7:27 PM ET19:27 ET23:27 GMT7:27 4:27 PM MST6:27 PM EST6:57 PM VEN3:27 UAE (+1)6:27 PM CT-James Paxton allowed two runs on four hits and one walk in 5.0 innings as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Thursday. Paxton struck out seven, ending the game with a 7.45 ERA and 1.55 WHIP on the season.
Mar. 31 4:01 PM PT5:01 PM MT6:01 PM CT7:01 PM ET19:01 ET23:01 GMT7:01 4:01 PM MST6:01 PM EST6:31 PM VEN3:01 UAE (+1)6:01 PM CT-James Paxton fell to 0-1, allowing six runs on six hits and four walks in 4.2 innings, as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Cleveland Indians 6-5 on Saturday. Paxton struck out four, ending the game with an 11.57 ERA and 2.14 WHIP on the season.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2013 Sea 3 0 0 - 0 4 4 0 24.0 15 5 4 2 7 2 21 0.92 1.50
2014 Sea 6 4 0 - 0 13 13 0 74.0 60 29 25 3 29 2 59 1.20 3.04
2015 Sea 3 4 0 - 0 13 13 0 67.0 67 34 29 8 29 1 56 1.43 3.90
2016 Sea 6 7 0 - 0 20 20 0 121.0 134 62 51 9 24 3 117 1.31 3.79
2017 Sea 12 5 0 - 0 24 24 0 136.0 113 47 45 9 37 1 156 1.10 2.98
2018 Sea 3 1 0 - 0 10 10 2 62.2 44 23 23 7 20 0 79 1.02 3.30
Career 33 21 0 - 0 84 84 2 484.2 433 200 177 38 146 9 488 1.19 3.29

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Sea 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000
2014 Sea 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2015 Sea 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 Sea 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .000 .250 .000
Career 84 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 .000 .222 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 660 100 91 95.5 64.02
Curveball 197 84 77 80.6 19.11
Slider 166 91 86 88.7 16.1
Changeup 8 89 84 86.3 .78


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