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James Paxton
Birthdate: 11/6/1988 (26 y, 6 m, 23 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)
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 (finger) was placed on the 15-day DL on Friday with a strained middle finger tendon, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports. (5/29/2015)
Injury: Finger, 15-Day DL



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
2015Depth Charts111102929170.07.263.390.78.30171.4 %  3.913.89 1.5
2015Steamer101002929171.07.283.510.77.29670.4 %  3.993.88 1.5
2015Fans (22)12802828169.07.883.090.64.30074.4 %  3.343.44 2.5
2015ZiPS88 2322113.07.253.270.80.29972.4 %  3.823.89 1.0
2015Mariners330101058.16.943.391.08.26672.5 %48.6 %10.8 %3.704.274.270.4
2015ZiPS (R)56 181790.07.233.330.88.30370.8 %  4.064.00 0.9
2015Steamer (R)7702121121.07.103.490.86.29570.2 %  4.144.03 1.2
2015Depth Charts (R)7802121121.07.163.410.87.30370.5 %  4.104.01 1.3
Total- - -12702727156.17.203.340.69.25973.6 %53.0 %9.4 %3.053.653.742.1

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
2015Depth Charts11113.912929  00 170.0 16280741564 6  137
2015Steamer10103.992929  00 171.073116583761567 5  138
2015Fans (22)1283.342828  0  169.0 15368631258 6  148
2015ZiPS883.822322     113.0 107514810412512091
2015Mariners333.7010100000058.1251542824722103045
2015ZiPS (R)564.061817     90.0 884441933 3  73
2015Steamer (R)774.142121  0  121.052111961561247 3  96
2015Depth Charts (R)784.102121  00 121.0 11860551246 3  96
Total- - -1273.05272700000156.16481296253125851100125

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 %82883.28
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Depth Charts7.263.392.140.78   .2531.33.30171.4 %  3.89
2015Steamer7.283.512.070.7718.9 %9.1 %9.8 %.2491.35.29670.4 %  3.88
2015Fans (22)7.883.092.550.64   .2431.25.30074.4 %  3.44
2015ZiPS7.253.272.220.80   .2511.31.29972.4 %  3.89
2015Mariners6.943.392.051.0817.9 %8.8 %9.2 %.2361.30.26672.5 %971094.27
2015Average7.642.942.600.9620.1 %7.7 %12.4 %.2481.28.29372.6 %  3.97
2015ZiPS (R)7.233.332.170.88   .2571.34.30370.8 %  4.00
2015Steamer (R)7.103.492.030.86   .2531.37.29570.2 %  4.03
2015Depth Charts (R)7.163.412.100.87   .2581.36.30370.5 %  4.01
Total- - -7.203.342.160.6919.3 %9.0 %10.3 %.2191.20.25973.6 %81963.65

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
2015Mariners1.3515.5 %48.6 %35.9 %7.7 %10.8 %10.2 %66.7 %38.6 %34.2 %27.2 %18.5 %51.1 %30.4 %4.321074.27
Total- - -1.8818.9 %53.0 %28.1 %7.8 %9.4 %7.9 %55.6 %42.7 %32.3 %25.0 %17.5 %54.1 %28.4 %3.92963.74

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Mariners391611130016139245384
2014Mariners11447474763404657171182
2015Mariners886528593231358566924
Total- - -241128861019958796215282490

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013Mariners0.78-0.811.596.390.700.860.940.881.0140.690.2200
2014Mariners0.37-4.985.347.370.841.020.890.871.08130.73-0.3700
2015Mariners-0.70-4.714.01-4.00-0.531.031.030.880.8510-0.59-0.1000
Total- - -0.44-10.5010.949.771.011.000.990.880.99270.83-0.3900

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%
2015Mariners72.1% (94.0) 2.4% (89.0)13.2% (81.2)12.3% (86.0)  9.1%
Total- - -69.0% (94.5) 4.3% (89.8)16.3% (81.8)10.4% (86.5)  3.9%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Mariners73.0 %2.4 %    0.3 %16.0 %  6.4 %   
2014Mariners71.2 % 2.9 %    2.1 %16.0 % 7.5 %   
2015Mariners73.4 %0.1 %2.0 %     13.5 % 11.0 %   
Total- - -72.3 %0.4 %2.1 %   0.0 %3.4 %12.7 % 8.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Mariners94.393.0    87.782.3  86.5  
2014Mariners94.4 89.2    81.981.9 86.2  
2015Mariners94.094.888.5     81.2 85.8  
Total- - -94.293.288.9   87.782.281.6 86.0  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Mariners1.4 1.01.51.1  0.52 7.242.452.72  
2014Mariners9.8 0.00.1-2.6  1.25 -0.060.06-2.40  
2015Mariners0.6 -1.61.80.6  0.10 -8.051.650.54  
Total- - -11.8 -0.63.5-1.0  0.72 -0.610.89-0.38  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Mariners2.6-0.3    -0.12.4  1.0  
2014Mariners12.7 -1.1    1.0-0.5 -3.2  
2015Mariners-1.80.0-0.8     1.6 1.3  
Total- - -13.5-0.3-1.9   -0.13.41.1 -0.9  

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-0.27-1.03-4.56     1.30 1.29  
Total- - -0.75-2.74-3.72   -5.614.050.35 -0.42  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Mariners33.3 %63.6 %47.6 %63.6 %89.3 %79.8 %47.1 %54.3 %9.4 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.4 %
2014Mariners27.0 %65.4 %43.5 %59.4 %93.3 %81.4 %43.1 %54.8 %8.0 %
2014Average31.3 %65.7 %46.7 %65.8 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Mariners21.7 %67.1 %42.3 %64.7 %92.5 %84.7 %45.3 %54.2 %6.6 %
2015Average30.5 %66.1 %46.9 %65.3 %86.8 %79.3 %46.1 %60.9 %9.6 %
Total- - -26.1 %65.7 %43.7 %61.7 %92.4 %82.2 %44.5 %54.5 %7.7 %

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
2015Mariners27.6 %58.5 %41.9 %66.2 %94.0 %84.2 %46.4 %18.4
2015Average30.1 %63.8 %46.4 %63.2 %87.2 %79.1 %48.2 %21.9
Total- - -27.7 %61.6 %43.4 %61.8 %92.5 %82.0 %46.4 %19.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013MarinersP4424.0030000000 0   1.000 
2014MarinersP131374.0173031100 7   .727 
2015MarinersP101058.1060000000 2   1.000 
Total- - -P2727156.11163031100 9   .850 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013MarinersP24.00  000              
2014MarinersP74.0-1  -1-2-5              
2015MarinersP58.10  00-1              
Total- - -P156.1-1  -1-2-6              

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)
2015MarinersP58.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (6)
Total- - -P156.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)66.7%     (3)66.7%      (3)100.0%    (11)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Mariners1.10.60.10.64.10.4$3.3 
2014Mariners1.40.5-0.30.210.91.2$9.2 
2015Mariners0.60.4-0.30.14.20.4$3.5 
Total- - -3.01.5-0.50.919.12.1$15.9 

  • $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