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James Paxton

James Alston Paxton (twitter: @James_Paxton)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: November 6, 1988 in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
High School: Delta SS (Ladner, BC)
School: University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
Drafted
by the Seattle Mariners in the 4th round of the 2010 amateur draft.
Signed March 4, 2011. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 7, 2013 (Age 24.305)   vs. TBR 6.0 IP, 4 H, 3 SO, 1 BB, 1 ER, W
Rookie Status: Still Intact [*]
Team: Mariners 2013-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$504k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 0.027, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
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Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2013 24 SEA AL 3 0 1.000 1.50 4 4 0 0 0 0 24.0 15 5 4 2 7 2 21 0 0 0 94 252 3.26 0.917 5.6 0.8 2.6 7.9 3.00
2014 25 SEA AL 2 0 1.000 2.25 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.0 6 3 3 2 2 0 13 0 0 0 43 172 3.62 0.667 4.5 1.5 1.5 9.8 6.50
2 Yrs 5 0 1.000 1.75 6 6 0 0 0 0 36.0 21 8 7 4 9 2 34 0 0 0 137 217 3.38 0.833 5.3 1.0 2.3 8.5 3.78
162 Game Avg. 28 0 1.000 1.75 34 34 0 0 0 0 204 119 45 40 23 51 11 193 0 0 0 776 217 3.38 0.833 5.3 1.0 2.3 8.5 3.78
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2013 24 SEA AL 24.0 4 4 5 1.88 4.45 -0.55 0.17 93.0 4.81 7 0.9 -0.0 1.1 10 .727 .506
2014 25 SEA AL 12.0 2 2 3 2.25 5.03 0.04 0.19 91.1 4.73 3 0.4 -0.0 0.5 4 .690 .502 $503,500
2 Seasons 36.0 6 6 8 2.00 4.64 -0.35 0.18 92.4 4.78 11 1.3 -0.0 1.6 15 .714 .505 $503,500

Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2013 24 SEA AL 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
2014 25 SEA AL 2 0 /1
2 Yrs 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 61 0 0 0 0 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 54 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 27 .000 .500 .000 .500 61 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2013 24 SEA AL 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .509 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
1 Season 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .509 .500 0.0 0.0 0

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2013 SEA AL 24 P 4 4 0 24.0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.12 0.75 .957 1.54 1.52 0 0 0
2014 SEA AL 25 P 2 2 0 12.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.50 1.00 .955 1.50 1.50 0 0 0
2 Seasons P 6 6 0 36.0 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.25 0.83 .956 1.52 1.52 0 0 0
2 Seasons TOT 6 6 0 36.0 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.25 0.83 .956 1.52 1.52 0 0 0
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2014 25 Seattle Mariners $503,500 0.027
2014 StatusPre-Arb Eligible, Earliest Arb Eligible: 2017, Earliest Free Agent: 2020
Career to date (may be incomplete)$503,500
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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