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James Paxton

James Paxton

SP - SEA

Age: 32College: KentuckyBats: LThrows: L

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #79
Best / Worst #47 / #101
ADP #297

Ownership

 
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63%
 
ESPN
57%

Eligibility

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Paxton missed almost the entire 2020 season after straining a flexor in his pitching forearm. Any forearm injury is worrisome because of the connection to the elbow, and Paxton has hardly been the picture of health in his career. He'll try to jumpstart his career again back with the Mariners, and the reports from his workout, where he reportedly touched 94 MPH, were encouraging after his velocity drop last year. When he pitches, he's almost always effective, so he's worth a late-round pick for the potential upside. But the injury history should keep him relatively low on your draft board.

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James Paxton throws first bullpen on Saturday

Mariners LHP James Paxton threw his first bullpen on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact

The 32-year-old returned to the Mariners on a one-year deal this offseason. Paxton was limited to just five starts last season and his stock is down following the injury-riddled campaign. He could make for an interesting late-round flyer if he shows that he's healthy throughout the spring.

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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#204#134#27121
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #266#274#3833
Projections
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Projections (2021 Season)
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
242486000130.01195821441474.011.25
Stats
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2018SEA28281160160.1134676723426.5120832.253.761.10
2019NYY29291560150.2138716423558.6918629.383.821.28
2020NYY5511020.1231715477.782628.896.641.48
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Thu, Aug 20vs. TB--5.01330485.401.00
Sat, Aug 15vs. BOS-W5.06331125.401.40
Sun, Aug 9@ TB--6.143321114.260.79
Sun, Aug 2vs. BOS--3.07531049.002.33
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Thu, Apr 1stvs SF10:10pm
Fri, Apr 2ndvs SF10:10pm
Sat, Apr 3rdvs SF9:10pm
Mon, Apr 5thvs CWS10:10pm
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