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James PaxtonHigh Level: MLB Current Team: Seattle Mariners MLB Years: 2013-2017
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PositionsP-159Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Alston Paxton
Height6-3Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 6,1988 [29.108]PlaceRichmond,British Columbia
High SchoolDelta Secondary School (Ladner,BC)
CollegeUniversity of Kentucky (Lexington,KY)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners in the 4th round (132nd overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1st round (37th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$942,500Signing ScoutsBrian WilliamsJesse KapelluschService Time3.151 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2012-MLB-#52 ... 2012-SEA-#4 ... 2013-MLB-#87 ... 2013-SEA-#4 ... 2014-MLB-#99 ... 2014-SEA-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 7,2013 [24.305]
OrganizationsSEA [7] Awards3
TBC Player ID24328Retrosheet IDpaxtj001MLBAM ID572020
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts68Walks59Hittable62SO/BB67vsPower62Hitting0Durability42Team.499Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007KentuckySECNCAA-1Fr22Rel18206.6225025000117.2202313216103002.0410.191.028.155.090.631.000-
2008KentuckySECNCAA-1So22S/R19422.9217116110152.0462117425433001.367.910.694.307.391.72.667-
2009KentuckySECNCAA-1Jr22ST20535.8613130000078.0835251112011512001.319.541.262.3013.215.75.625-
2010Grand Prairie AirHogsAmerAssocInd-99ST21124.08440000017.2159817181001.257.640.513.579.172.57.333-
2011Clinton LumberKingsMidwAsea47ST22332.7310100000056.0452117130806001.347.230.164.8212.862.67.500-
2011Jackson GeneralsSouAAsea25ST22301.85770000039.028108213513101.056.460.463.0011.773.921.000-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0632.3717170000095.07331253431319101.226.920.284.0712.413.05.667-
2012Jackson GeneralsSouAAsea19ST23943.05212100000106.096433655411013101.418.130.424.579.312.04.692-
2013Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea25ST248114.45282622100145.21588472105813114001.489.760.623.588.092.26.421-
2013Seattle MarinersALMLBsea65ST24301.50440000024.0155427210000.925.630.752.637.883.001.0003.26
2014Everett Aqua SoxNwstA-sea65ST25016.7511000002.22221121001.126.753.373.376.752.00.000-
2014Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea25ST25014.35330000010.0137526140001.8411.321.745.2312.192.33.000-
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0024.85440000012.1159737161001.6910.382.084.8511.082.29.000-
2014Seattle MarinersALMLBsea65ST25643.0413130000074.0602925329597011.207.300.363.537.182.03.6003.28
2015Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea34ST26018.1033000006.212660342002.2516.20--4.055.401.33.000-
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea65ST26343.9013130000067.0673429829565001.439.001.073.907.521.93.4294.31
2016Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea28ST27433.7311110000050.2432421615534001.147.641.072.669.413.53.571-
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea65ST27673.79202000000121.013462519241175011.319.970.671.798.704.88.4622.80
2017Arkansas TravelersTexAAsea38ST28004.5011000004.05221051001.2511.252.25--11.250.00--
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea65ST281252.98242400000136.0113474593715615131.107.480.602.4510.324.22.7062.61
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter30203.28747400000422.03891771543112640932151.228.300.662.698.723.25.600-0.05
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter27243.61858322100419.04021991692818045044201.388.590.603.849.612.50.529-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter12164.39454322100211.0226121104188220220001.449.530.763.468.522.46.429-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1242.77292900000149.0129554686716617201.317.770.484.0410.002.48.750-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter332.7310100000056.0452117130806001.347.230.164.8212.862.67.500-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter016.7511000002.22221121001.126.753.373.376.752.00.000-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124.08440000017.2159817181001.257.640.513.579.172.57.333-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1154.915524311102147.01499681176116818001.429.041.033.7010.192.75.688-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter30203.28747400000422.03891771543112640932151.228.300.662.698.723.25.600-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16103.28393900000220.02039280166621317131.228.300.662.698.723.25.615-0.05
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14133.61444311100220.021010488159423523101.388.590.603.849.612.50.519-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Seattle MarinersALMLBsea65p2441100000001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.34550.0050.001.000.000.000.00
2014Seattle MarinersALMLBsea65p25131000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea65p26132000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea65p2723000000001300000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17325.0075.003.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter327100000002701000.000.222.000.2220010.000.000.286.00020.0070.003.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623550000000103505000.000.222.000.2220051.000.000.286.00020.0070.003.500.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011Clinton LumberKings MidwAsea22P10--1121-1413.9291.30------10100.07.2
2011Jackson Generals SouAAsea22P7---4--441.0000.57------7100.05.0
2012Jackson Generals SouAAsea23P21--211521813.7220.62------21100.015.0
2013Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea24P28--217422319.8260.68------28100.019.4
2013Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24P4424-3--331.0000.750.13-----4100.02.5
2014Everett Aqua Sox NwstA-sea25P1---------------1100.01.3
2014Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2014Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25P1313741731118.7270.620.117277.8-13100.08.0
2015Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea26P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26P131367-6--661.0000.460.094-100.0-13100.08.0
2016Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea27P11--141-65.8330.45------11100.07.7
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27P2020121-12311512.8000.600.103175.0-20100.012.3
2017Arkansas Travelers TexAAsea28P1---------------1100.01.4
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28P242413646--10101.0000.420.074357.1-24100.014.8
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P7474422534624539.8670.530.0918675.0-740.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P45--323523126.8390.58------450.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P29--215522217.7730.59------290.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--1121-1413.9291.30------100.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011Clinton LumberKings MidwAsea2210----------
2011Jackson Generals SouAAsea227----------
2012Jackson Generals SouAAsea2321----------
2013Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea2428----------
2013Seattle MarinersALMLBsea244----------
2014Everett Aqua Sox NwstA-sea251----------
2014Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea253----------
2014Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2513----------
2015Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea263----------
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2613----------
2016Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea2711----------
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2720----------
2017Arkansas Travelers TexAAsea281----------
2017Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2824----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2012Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor23115.68550000012.214881616001.649.950.714.2611.372.675.68.500
2012Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB23004.5010100002.0111024101.504.500.009.0018.002.004.50.000
2013Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB240014.7331200003.2666141003.1214.732.459.822.450.2514.73.000
2014Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25013.18550000017.017761312301.189.000.531.596.354.003.71.000
2015Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor26244.60770000029.13717153829001.5511.350.922.458.903.635.22.333
2015Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26127.84330000010.119129156202.3816.550.874.355.231.2010.45.333
2016San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB272110.80550000015.0251918586102.2015.003.004.803.600.7511.40.667
2017Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28103.00431000012.010443215001.007.502.251.5011.257.503.001.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs354.9312120000042.051252341445001.5510.930.863.009.643.215.36.375
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs446.6021174000060.0784944112444701.7011.701.653.606.601.837.35.500

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2017American League Player of the Week (April 10–April 16) ... American League Player of the Week (July 24–July 30) ... AL Pitcher of the Month (July)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2018-01-12SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($4.9m) [Avoids arbitration]Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2017-09-15SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2017-09-15
2017-08-11SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained left pectoral muscleTeam Roster on 2017-08-11
2017-05-30SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2017-05-30
2017-05-26SPSeattle MarinersArkansas (AA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Arkansas (AA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2017-05-26
2017-05-05SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained left forearmTeam Roster on 2017-05-05
2017-01-12SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2.35m) [Avoids arbitration]Team Roster on 2017-01-12
2016-08-25SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2016-08-25
2016-08-16PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left elbow contusionTeam Roster on 2016-08-16
2016-06-02PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Tacoma (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-06-02
2016-03-28PSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-03-28
2015-09-13PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2015-09-13
2015-05-30PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained tendon in left middle fingerTeam Roster on 2015-05-30
2014-09-02PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Tacoma (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-09-02
2014-08-27PSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-08-27
2014-08-02PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2014-08-02
2014-06-09PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DLTeam Roster on 2014-06-09
2014-05-27PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from minor league rehab assignmentTeam Roster on 2014-05-27
2014-05-23PSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2014-05-23
2014-04-09PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left lat strainTeam Roster on 2014-04-09
2013-09-03PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Tacoma (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-09-03
2013-04-08PSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-04-08
2012-07-03PSeattle MarinersJackson (AA)-Minors--Team Roster on 2012-07-03
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-03-04ContractSigned by Mariners 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2010Seattle Mariners-21942,500-------942,500Signing Bonus out of 2010 Draft (4th round - 132nd overall)
2013Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll24490,000-77530-3,021,531490,0001,432,500
2014Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll25503,500-72428203,256,497500,0001,936,000
2015Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll26519,0002.02762723313,571,283507,5002,455,000
2016Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll27507,5002.15177131-3,498,245507,5002,962,500
2017Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll282,350,000-37720593,582,271535,0005,312,5002017-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2.35m) [Avoids arbitration]
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red