James Paxton
Birthdate: 11/6/1988 (28 y, 29 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/220     Position: P
Drafted: 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 4, Pick: 17, Overall: 132, Team: Seattle Mariners
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2014)
Extension: $0.5M / 1 Years (2015)
Reported: 2/7/2015  Risk: 3  ETA: 2015  Team Rank: NA  Positional Rank: NA  Overall Rank: NA
FastballCurveballChangeupCutterCommandFuture Value
60 / 6550 / 5545 / 5050 / 5545 / 5055
RotoWire News: Paxton (6-7) allowed three runs on six hits, struck out eight and walked one over five innings in a victory over the Astros on Wednesday. (9/28/2016)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2011Mariners (A)330101056.012.864.820.16.35873.7 %  2.732.40  
2011Mariners (AA)3007739.011.773.000.46.30281.6 %  1.852.44  
2012Javelinas (R)1105512.211.374.260.71.38264.5 %  5.683.84  
2012Mariners (AA)9402121106.19.314.570.42.32275.0 %  3.053.24  
2013Mariners (AAA)81102826145.28.093.580.62.33865.9 %  4.453.92  
2013Mariners3004424.07.882.630.75.20388.5 %59.1 %12.5 %1.503.263.080.4
2014Mariners (A-)010112.26.753.383.38.16762.5 %  6.758.32  
2014Mariners (AAA)0103310.112.195.231.74.39374.1 %  4.355.25  
2014Mariners640131374.07.183.530.36.27071.1 %54.8 %6.4 %3.043.283.541.2
2015Javelinas (R)2407729.18.902.450.92.37868.6 %  4.603.75  
2015Mariners (AAA)010336.25.404.050.00.48060.0 %  8.103.75  
2015Mariners340131367.07.523.901.07.28973.1 %48.3 %11.1 %3.904.314.350.5
2016Mariners (AAA)430111150.29.412.661.07.28568.6 %  3.734.06  
2016Mariners6702020121.08.701.790.67.34766.3 %48.1 %8.2 %3.792.803.353.5
2017Depth Charts121003131180.08.512.690.88.30173.2 %  3.453.49 3.6
2017Steamer121003131180.08.512.690.88.28973.2 %48.7 % 3.453.493.713.6
Total- - -181505050286.07.962.800.69.30370.5 %50.6 %9.0 %3.433.323.615.7

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2011Mariners (A)332.731010000  56.0235452117130016080
2011Mariners (AA)301.8577000  39.015328108213013151
2012Javelinas (R)115.6855000  12.257148816001016
2012Mariners (AA)943.052121000  106.145396433655401131110
2013Mariners (AAA)8114.452826210  145.26401588472105803140131
2013Mariners301.50440000024.094155427200021
2014Mariners (A-)016.7511000  2.2102221100102
2014Mariners (AAA)014.3533000  10.150137526000014
2014Mariners643.0413130000074.0303602925329217059
2015Javelinas (R)244.6077000  29.113037171538002029
2015Mariners (AAA)018.1033000  6.23212660300204
2015Mariners343.9013130000067.0297673429829105056
2016Mariners (AAA)433.731111000  50.2204432421615004053
2016Mariners673.79202000000121.051113462519243150117
2017Depth Charts12103.453131  00 180.0 16376691854 4  171
2017Steamer12103.4531310000 180.075116376691854 4  171
Total- - -18153.43505000000286.01205276130109228982170253

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2011Mariners (A)12.864.822.670.1634.0 %12.8 %21.3 %.2211.34.35873.7 %  2.40
2011Mariners (AA)11.773.003.920.4633.3 %8.5 %24.8 %.2011.05.30281.6 %  2.44
2012Javelinas (R)11.374.262.670.7128.1 %10.5 %17.5 %.2751.58.38264.5 %  3.84
2012Mariners (AA)9.314.572.040.4224.3 %11.9 %12.4 %.2411.41.32275.0 %  3.24
2013Mariners (AAA)8.093.582.260.6220.5 %9.1 %11.4 %.2731.48.33865.9 %  3.92
2013Mariners7.882.633.000.7522.3 %7.5 %14.9 %.1720.92.20388.5 %39843.26
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Mariners (A-)6.753.382.003.3820.0 %10.0 %10.0 %.2221.13.16762.5 %  8.32
2014Mariners (AAA)12.195.232.331.7428.0 %12.0 %16.0 %.2961.84.39374.1 %  5.25
2014Mariners7.183.532.030.3619.5 %9.6 %9.9 %.2201.20.27071.1 %83883.28
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Javelinas (R)8.902.453.630.9222.3 %6.2 %16.2 %.3031.53.37868.6 %  3.75
2015Mariners (AAA)5.404.051.330.0012.5 %9.4 %3.1 %.4142.25.48060.0 %  3.75
2015Mariners7.523.901.931.0718.9 %9.8 %9.1 %.2501.43.28973.1 %1011094.31
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Mariners (AAA)9.412.663.531.0726.0 %7.4 %18.6 %.2281.14.28568.6 %  4.06
2016Mariners8.701.794.880.6722.9 %4.7 %18.2 %.2761.31.34766.3 %94672.80
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts8.512.693.170.88   .2431.20.30173.2 %  3.49
2017Steamer8.512.693.170.8822.7 %7.2 %15.5 %.2361.20.28973.2 %  3.49
Total- - -7.962.802.840.6921.0 %7.4 %13.6 %.2481.28.30370.5 %88833.32

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2013Mariners2.4416.7 %59.1 %24.2 %6.3 %12.5 %7.7 %0.0 %45.5 %28.8 %25.8 %15.2 %56.1 %28.8 %3.17783.08
2014Mariners2.4322.6 %54.8 %22.6 %8.5 %6.4 %6.1 %50.0 %45.3 %31.8 %22.9 %17.3 %56.1 %26.6 %3.80933.54
2015Mariners1.4017.2 %48.3 %34.4 %8.3 %11.1 %9.9 %66.7 %39.6 %34.4 %25.9 %18.4 %51.9 %29.7 %4.441084.35
2016Mariners1.6021.9 %48.1 %30.1 %8.2 %8.2 %11.9 %33.3 %36.3 %33.3 %30.4 %14.1 %52.8 %33.1 %3.54793.35
Total- - -1.7620.5 %50.6 %28.9 %8.2 %9.0 %9.5 %50.0 %40.1 %32.9 %27.1 %16.0 %53.7 %30.3 %3.79893.61

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Mariners391611130016139245384
2014Mariners11447474763404657171182
2015Mariners101723661032354426691111
2016Mariners17611080921317266112891950
Total- - -4302451742041126163170729204627

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013Mariners0.74-0.821.565.790.650.850.850.880.9940.630.2300
2014Mariners0.51-4.855.378.380.971.011.010.871.07130.88-0.3700
2015Mariners-0.72-5.614.88-4.34-0.491.051.050.881.2413-0.68-0.0100
2016Mariners-0.16-9.819.65-6.07-0.721.061.060.871.1220-0.12-0.0300
Total- - -0.36-21.0921.453.760.421.031.030.871.13500.71-0.3500

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Mariners69.4% (94.9) 3.7% (90.1)16.5% (82.4)10.4% (87.1)  2.1%
2014Mariners66.6% (94.8) 5.9% (89.9)18.4% (82.0)9.1% (86.7)  0.3%
2015Mariners70.8% (94.2) 3.9% (88.7)14.2% (81.3)11.1% (86.0)  0.1%
2016Mariners62.4% (96.8) 15.7% (89.9)13.7% (81.9)8.2% (88.1)  0.5%
Total- - -66.1% (95.4) 9.4% (89.8)15.2% (81.8)9.3% (87.0)  0.5%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Mariners74.4 %2.5 %    0.3 %16.4 %  6.5 %   
2014Mariners71.5 % 2.9 %    2.1 %16.1 % 7.5 %   
2015Mariners71.9 %0.1 %2.6 %     14.3 % 11.1 %   
2016Mariners62.6 %0.6 %16.8 %     13.7 % 6.4 %   
Total- - -68.0 %0.5 %8.5 %   0.0 %1.9 %13.3 % 7.8 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Mariners94.393.0    87.782.3  86.5  
2014Mariners94.4 89.2    81.981.9 86.2  
2015Mariners94.194.888.8     81.2 85.8  
2016Mariners96.796.689.5     81.9 88.2  
Total- - -95.295.089.4   87.782.281.7 86.8  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Mariners1.4 1.01.51.1  0.52 7.262.442.73  
2014Mariners9.8 0.00.1-2.6  1.25 -0.060.06-2.40  
2015Mariners-2.4 -2.90.80.5  -0.30 -6.740.510.42  
2016Mariners0.5 9.60.9-5.8  0.04 3.170.34-3.60  
Total- - -9.3 7.73.3-6.7  0.31 1.790.48-1.57  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Mariners2.6-0.3    -0.12.4  1.0  
2014Mariners12.7 -1.1    1.0-0.5 -3.2  
2015Mariners-3.70.0-0.2     0.7 0.5  
2016Mariners0.20.38.1     1.7 -3.6  
Total- - -11.80.06.8   -0.13.41.9 -5.2  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Mariners0.96-2.93    -5.614.01  4.26  
2014Mariners1.51 -3.27    4.16-0.28 -3.66  
2015Mariners-0.46-1.59-0.68     0.45 0.42  
2016Mariners0.022.312.50     0.66 -2.86  
Total- - -0.38-0.011.75   -5.614.050.31 -1.46  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Mariners33.0 %63.6 %47.3 %63.6 %89.3 %79.8 %46.8 %54.3 %9.4 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Mariners26.8 %65.4 %43.3 %59.4 %93.3 %81.4 %42.9 %54.8 %8.0 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Mariners21.3 %66.0 %40.8 %63.2 %90.3 %82.3 %43.7 %53.5 %7.2 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Mariners32.0 %69.9 %50.0 %58.6 %85.4 %76.4 %47.5 %62.4 %11.7 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -28.0 %67.4 %45.9 %60.1 %88.7 %79.2 %45.3 %57.7 %9.5 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Mariners29.9 %65.6 %47.7 %56.4 %90.0 %79.4 %49.9 %19.4
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Mariners27.2 %62.7 %43.3 %60.0 %92.2 %81.2 %45.4 %21.1
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Mariners26.6 %58.1 %40.9 %65.8 %91.4 %82.3 %45.3 %18.7
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Mariners32.6 %66.6 %50.0 %56.2 %85.8 %76.4 %51.2 %19.8
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -29.4 %63.7 %45.9 %59.4 %88.9 %79.1 %48.2 %19.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013MarinersP4424.0030000000 0   1.000 
2014MarinersP131374.0173031100 7   .727 
2015MarinersP131367.0060000000 4   1.000 
2016MarinersP2020121.00123121100 3   .800 
Total- - -P5050286.01286152200 14   .829 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013MarinersP24.00  000              
2014MarinersP74.0-1  -1-2-5              
2015MarinersP67.0-1  00-2              
2016MarinersP121.00  00-1              
Total- - -P286.0-2  -1-2-8              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013MarinersP24.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)50.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)
2014MarinersP74.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (4)
2015MarinersP67.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (6)
2016MarinersP121.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (3)80.0%    (10)
Total- - -P286.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (4)0.0%      (3)50.0%     (4)83.3%      (6)90.5%    (21)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Mariners1.10.60.00.64.10.4$3.3 
2014Mariners1.30.5-0.40.111.01.2$9.3 
2015Mariners0.50.1-0.10.05.30.5$4.4 
2016Mariners1.2-1.6-0.8-2.331.93.5$27.9 
Total- - -4.1-0.4-1.2-1.652.35.7$44.9 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Seattle Mariners on 3/3/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Agent / Agency: Scott Boras
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Seattle Mariners on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Agent / Agency: Scott Boras
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
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  • 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 4, Pick: 17, Overall: 132
    • Team: Seattle Mariners
  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 5, Overall: 37
    • Team: Toronto Blue Jays
    • School: U Kentucky