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James Paxton
Birthdate: 11/6/1988 (27 y, 9 m, 18 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/235     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 (elbow) will likely slot back into the Mariners' rotation later this week, MLB.com's Greg Johns reports. (8/21/2016)
Injury: Elbow, 15-Day DL
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
2016Depth Charts550131374.07.473.370.83.30270.4 %  4.033.89 0.9
2016Steamer450131372.07.443.390.86.29170.6 %  4.003.94 0.9
2016Fans (9)7602020116.07.603.340.93.30074.9 %  3.754.00 1.4
2016ZiPS78 2020102.07.503.350.79.30370.3 %  4.063.85 1.4
2016Mariners (AAA)430111150.29.412.661.07.28568.6 %  3.734.08  
2016Mariners450131381.28.041.980.66.34067.6 %48.6 %8.0 %3.533.013.602.1
2016ZiPS (R)22 4424.07.612.810.74.30769.7 %  3.853.55 0.4
2016Steamer (R)2206637.08.383.010.87.29172.9 %  3.593.62 0.7
2016Depth Charts (R)2206636.08.002.920.81.30571.3 %  3.713.59 0.7
Total- - -161304343246.27.633.030.69.29371.6 %51.2 %9.0 %3.283.473.744.2

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
2016Depth Charts554.031313  00 74.0 703633728 2  61
2016Steamer454.0013130000 72.0310693532727 2  60
2016Fans (9)763.752020  0  116.0 11052481243 4  98
2016ZiPS784.062020     102.0 9749469382411085
2016Mariners (AAA)433.731111000  50.2204432421615004053
2016Mariners453.5313130000081.2345904132618214073
2016ZiPS (R)223.8544     24.0 23111027 1  20
2016Steamer (R)223.59660000 37.0156341615412 1  34
2016Depth Charts (R)223.7166  00 36.0 341615312 1  32
Total- - -16133.28434300000246.2103923210990198372160209

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 %83893.28
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
2016Depth Charts7.473.372.220.83   .2531.33.30270.4 %  3.89
2016Steamer7.443.392.190.8619.3 %8.8 %10.5 %.2461.33.29170.6 %  3.94
2016Fans (9)7.603.342.280.93   .2521.32.30074.9 %  4.00
2016ZiPS7.503.352.240.79   .2521.32.30370.3 %  3.85
2016Mariners (AAA)9.412.663.531.0726.0 %7.4 %18.6 %.2281.14.28568.6 %  4.08
2016Mariners8.041.984.060.6621.2 %5.2 %15.9 %.2761.32.34067.6 %87723.01
2016Average8.053.122.581.1721.0 %8.1 %12.9 %.2521.33.29772.9 %  4.26
2016ZiPS (R)7.612.812.700.74   .2531.27.30769.7 %  3.55
2016Steamer (R)8.383.012.780.87   .2381.25.29172.9 %  3.62
2016Depth Charts (R)8.002.922.750.81   .2491.26.30571.3 %  3.59
Total- - -7.633.032.520.6920.1 %8.0 %12.1 %.2431.28.29371.6 %85883.47

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
2016Mariners1.6321.5 %48.6 %29.9 %5.3 %8.0 %12.3 %0.0 %37.2 %33.6 %29.2 %11.5 %57.3 %31.2 %3.78843.60
Total- - -1.7920.2 %51.2 %28.6 %7.1 %9.0 %9.3 %45.5 %40.9 %32.9 %26.2 %15.4 %55.3 %29.3 %3.92933.74

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Mariners391611130016139245384
2014Mariners11447474763404657171182
2015Mariners101723661032354426691111
2016Mariners122755441520374438551298
Total- - -3762101481535115128148924863975

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-0.04-6.916.87-3.92-0.491.111.110.861.2913-0.370.3300
Total- - -0.49-18.1918.685.910.651.041.040.871.18430.460.0100

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%
2016Mariners62.2% (97.2) 20.1% (90.1)9.1% (82.7)8.6% (88.3)  0.5%
Total- - -66.6% (95.4) 9.8% (89.9)14.0% (82.0)9.6% (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 %0.9 %20.7 %     9.1 % 6.7 %   
Total- - -69.0 %0.6 %8.4 %   0.0 %2.2 %11.8 % 8.2 %   

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  
2016Mariners97.196.689.7     82.7 88.4  
Total- - -95.195.089.6   87.782.281.9 86.7  

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  
2016Mariners-0.2 8.1-1.3-3.4  -0.03 3.10-1.07-3.03  
Total- - -8.6 6.11.2-4.3  0.33 1.590.21-1.14  

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  
2016Mariners-0.80.36.4     -1.0 -0.9  
Total- - -10.80.05.1   -0.13.4-0.8 -2.6  

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  
2016Mariners-0.102.322.38     -0.87 -1.08  
Total- - -0.400.001.53   -5.614.05-0.18 -0.81  

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 %
2016Mariners32.5 %68.8 %49.9 %58.9 %86.2 %76.9 %47.9 %64.6 %11.5 %
2016Average30.0 %66.6 %46.5 %63.8 %86.4 %78.3 %44.9 %60.2 %10.0 %
Total- - -27.5 %66.6 %45.2 %60.5 %89.6 %79.8 %45.1 %57.7 %9.1 %

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
2016Mariners32.1 %66.8 %49.9 %55.2 %86.7 %76.9 %51.5 %20.1
2016Average30.4 %63.9 %46.5 %62.2 %86.6 %78.3 %48.0 %22.6
Total- - -28.8 %63.2 %45.2 %59.6 %89.8 %79.7 %47.8 %19.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013MarinersP4424.0030000000 0   1.000 
2014MarinersP131374.0173031100 7   .727 
2015MarinersP131367.0060000000 4   1.000 
2016MarinersP131381.2091010000 3   .900 
Total- - -P4343246.21254041100 14   .867 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013MarinersP24.00  000              
2014MarinersP74.0-1  -1-2-5              
2015MarinersP67.0-1  00-2              
2016MarinersP81.20  000              
Total- - -P246.2-2  -1-2-7              

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)
2016MarinersP81.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)87.5%      (8)
Total- - -P246.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)50.0%     (4)80.0%      (5)94.7%    (19)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Mariners1.00.60.00.64.00.4$3.3 
2014Mariners1.30.5-0.40.110.81.2$9.2 
2015Mariners0.50.1-0.10.05.10.5$4.2 
2016Mariners0.8-0.9-0.3-1.219.22.1$16.5 
Total- - -3.80.3-0.7-0.539.14.2$33.1 

  • $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