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James Paxton
Birthdate: 11/6/1988 (27 y, 8 m, 19 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 (3-4) struck out nine Blue Jays while giving up just one earned run on three hits and a walk over seven innings in Friday's 2-1 victory over Toronto. (7/23/2016)
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
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)430101047.29.442.641.13.28566.5 %  3.974.20  
2016Mariners340101060.18.202.390.75.37465.5 %51.1 %9.8 %4.183.193.521.3
2016ZiPS (R)33 7741.07.573.000.76.30769.4 %  3.963.65 0.7
2016Steamer (R)440121266.08.423.150.84.29272.4 %  3.643.61 1.2
2016Depth Charts (R)440121266.07.993.080.80.30570.9 %  3.803.63 1.1
Total- - -151204040225.17.633.240.72.29971.2 %52.2 %9.7 %3.433.563.733.5

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)433.971010000  47.2193412421614004050
2016Mariners344.1810100000060.1263753628516204055
2016ZiPS (R)333.9677     41.0 392018314 1  34
2016Steamer (R)443.6412120000 66.0276602927623 1  61
2016Depth Charts (R)443.801212  00 66.0 623128623 2  59
Total- - -15123.43404000000225.195721710486188171160191

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 %1011104.31
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)9.442.643.571.1325.9 %7.3 %18.7 %.2291.15.28566.5 %  4.20
2016Mariners8.202.393.440.7520.9 %6.1 %14.8 %.3041.51.37465.5 %102773.19
2016Average8.053.122.581.1621.0 %8.1 %12.9 %.2521.32.29773.0 %  4.24
2016ZiPS (R)7.573.002.520.76   .2541.30.30769.4 %  3.65
2016Steamer (R)8.423.152.670.84   .2381.26.29272.4 %  3.61
2016Depth Charts (R)7.993.082.600.80   .2501.28.30570.9 %  3.63
Total- - -7.633.242.360.7220.0 %8.5 %11.5 %.2481.32.29971.2 %89913.56

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
2016Mariners1.9022.1 %51.1 %26.8 %2.0 %9.8 %13.4 %0.0 %34.4 %36.5 %29.2 %9.9 %57.8 %32.3 %3.78833.52
Total- - -1.8920.2 %52.2 %27.6 %6.5 %9.7 %9.4 %45.5 %40.5 %33.6 %25.9 %15.4 %55.3 %29.4 %3.94933.73

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Mariners391611130016139245384
2014Mariners11447474763404657171182
2015Mariners101723661032354426691111
2016Mariners9751421132032343638981
Total- - -3511861361233115123138922693658

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-0.44-5.675.23-8.16-0.961.131.130.861.2210-0.930.5400
Total- - -0.09-16.9517.041.670.181.041.040.871.1540-0.100.1800

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%
2016Mariners61.1% (97.2) 21.3% (90.0)7.8% (82.6)9.7% (88.3)  0.6%
Total- - -66.7% (95.2) 9.2% (89.8)14.1% (81.9)10.0% (86.9)  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 %   
2016Mariners61.6 %1.2 %21.6 %     7.8 % 7.7 %   
Total- - -69.2 %0.6 %7.6 %   0.0 %2.3 %11.7 % 8.6 %   

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  
2016Mariners97.096.689.7     82.6 88.3  
Total- - -94.995.089.5   87.782.281.8 86.6  

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-4.3 7.3-1.8-3.5  -0.72 3.51-2.38-3.70  
Total- - -4.5 5.40.6-4.5  0.19 1.600.12-1.23  

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-4.90.35.7     -1.5 -1.2  
Total- - -6.70.04.4   -0.13.4-1.3 -2.9  

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-0.822.292.72     -2.01 -1.64  
Total- - -0.27-0.021.62   -5.614.05-0.32 -0.94  

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 %
2016Mariners32.4 %70.0 %50.4 %57.6 %85.0 %75.8 %47.8 %63.1 %12.1 %
2016Average29.7 %66.5 %46.4 %63.5 %86.3 %78.3 %45.4 %60.2 %10.0 %
Total- - -27.1 %66.7 %44.9 %60.3 %89.5 %79.8 %44.9 %56.6 %9.0 %

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
2016Mariners30.8 %68.4 %50.4 %52.8 %85.3 %75.8 %52.0 %20.0
2016Average30.4 %63.8 %46.4 %62.4 %86.5 %78.3 %48.0 %22.6
Total- - -28.2 %63.4 %44.9 %59.4 %89.6 %79.7 %47.6 %19.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013MarinersP4424.0030000000 0   1.000 
2014MarinersP131374.0173031100 7   .727 
2015MarinersP131367.0060000000 4   1.000 
2016MarinersP101060.1091010000 2   .900 
Total- - -P4040225.11254041100 13   .867 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013MarinersP24.00  000              
2014MarinersP74.0-1  -1-2-5              
2015MarinersP67.0-1  00-2              
2016MarinersP60.10  000              
Total- - -P225.1-2  -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)
2016MarinersP60.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)87.5%      (8)
Total- - -P225.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)50.0%     (4)80.0%      (5)94.7%    (19)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Mariners1.10.60.10.64.00.4$3.2 
2014Mariners1.30.5-0.40.210.71.2$9.0 
2015Mariners0.50.1-0.10.04.90.5$4.1 
2016Mariners0.1-1.20.0-1.212.41.3$10.5 
Total- - -3.00.0-0.4-0.432.13.5$26.9 

  • $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