|June 22 8:23 AM PT9:23 AM MT10:23 AM CT11:23 AM ET11:23 ET15:23 GMT23:23 8:23 AM MST10:23 AM EST10:53 AM VEN19:23 UAE10:23 AM CT-James Paxton allowed four runs - three earned - on nine hits and two walks in 5.1 innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Detroit Tigers 7-5 on Wednesday. Paxton struck out eight, ending the game with a 3.39 ERA and 1.31 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Paxton is still trying to find his way after missing nearly a month with a forearm strain. The left-hander owns an 8.50 ERA over his past four starts and is averaging less than five innings per outing during that period.
|June 16 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET23:50 ET3:50 GMT11:50 8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST11:20 PM VEN7:50 UAE (+1)10:50 PM CT-James Paxton fell to 5-2, allowing seven runs on seven hits and three walks in 3.2 innings, as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Texas Rangers 10-4 on Friday. Paxton struck out four, ending the game with a 3.23 ERA and 1.24 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Paxton has a 9.95 ERA in his last three starts after posting a 1.26 mark in his first seven.
|June 11 4:54 PM PT5:54 PM MT6:54 PM CT7:54 PM ET19:54 ET23:54 GMT7:54 4:54 PM MST6:54 PM EST7:24 PM VEN3:54 UAE (+1)6:54 PM CT-James Paxton fell to 5-1, allowing four runs on eight hits and three walks in 4.0 innings, as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 on Sunday. Paxton struck out three, ending the game with a 2.25 ERA and 1.13 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Paxton failed to become the eighth starting pitcher in club history to win his first six decisions of the season. He has pitched more than 5 1/3 innings just once since April 15.
|June 7 9:52 AM PT10:52 AM MT11:52 AM CT12:52 PM ET12:52 ET16:52 GMT0:52 9:52 AM MST11:52 AM EST12:22 PM VEN20:52 UAE11:52 AM CT-James Paxton improved to 5-0, allowing three runs on five hits and three walks in 5.0 innings, as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Minnesota Twins 12-3 on Tuesday. Paxton struck out four, ending the game with a 1.69 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Paxton, who missed most of May with a left forearm strain, admitted he "wasn't as sharp" in his second start since coming off the disabled list. He hadn't allowed a run in five of his previous seven starts.
|June 1 10:51 PM PT11:51 PM MT12:51 AM CT1:51 AM ET1:51 ET5:51 GMT13:51 10:51 PM MST12:51 AM EST1:21 AM VEN9:51 UAE12:51 AM CT-James Paxton improved to 4-0, allowing three hits over 5.1 scoreless innings, as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Colorado Rockies 5-0 on Wednesday. Paxton struck out six, ending the game with a 1.26 ERA and 0.93 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Paxton showed absolutely no rust in his first start in nearly a month, keeping the opposition off the scoreboard for the fifth time in his seven outings this season. Though the left-hander remains an injury risk, he may be on the verge of putting together a long-awaited breakthrough season if he can stay healthy.
|May 5 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Paxton (left forearm strain) has been activated from the disabled list and will return to the rotation on Wednesday night.
Analysis: The left-hander has pitched extremely well this season, posting a 3-0 record and 1.45 ERA through six starts and striking out 45 batters in 37 2/3 innings.
|May 3 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-James Paxton allowed two runs - one earned - on five hits and five walks in 5.1 innings as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Los Angeles Angels 6-4 on Tuesday. Paxton struck out six, ending the game with a 1.43 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Paxton allowed just one less walk than he did over his first five starts, but still limited the damage.
|Apr. 26 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET23:13 ET3:13 GMT11:13 8:13 PM MST10:13 PM EST10:43 PM VEN7:13 UAE (+1)10:13 PM CT-After struggling in his last start, Paxton got back on track in a big way Wednesday at Detroit. He allowed four hits over seven scoreless innings with one walk and nine strikeouts.
Analysis: Paxton has held opponents scoreless in four of his five starts, and boasts a 1.39 ERA and a 0.84 WHIP with 39 strikeouts in 32 1/3 innings.
|Apr. 21 9:21 AM PT10:21 AM MT11:21 AM CT12:21 PM ET12:21 ET16:21 GMT0:21 9:21 AM MST11:21 AM EST11:51 AM VEN20:21 UAE11:21 AM CT-Paxton hadn't allowed a run all season before giving up five in 4 1/3 innings on Thursday in Oakland, giving up nine hits with one walk and eight strikeouts.
Analysis: Paxton's scoreless innings streak to begin the year ended at 23 when the A's got on the board in the third. He had allowed just eight hits in his first three starts combined. ''Just didn't have it today,'' said Paxton, who had been 2-0 with a 2.75 ERA in three previous starts against Oakland. He'll try to bounce back Wednesday in Detroit, where he's 1-1 with a 3.86 ERA in three outings.
|Apr. 16 8:17 AM PT9:17 AM MT10:17 AM CT11:17 AM ET11:17 ET15:17 GMT23:17 8:17 AM MST10:17 AM EST10:47 AM VEN19:17 UAE10:17 AM CT-Paxton extended his season-opening scoreless streak to 21 innings, shutting down the Texas Rangers with eight innings of two-hit ball in Seattle's 5-0 win Saturday night.
Analysis: Paxton struck out nine and his only walk was to the first batter he faced. He hasn't allowed a run yet in three starts this year, and his scoreless stretch is a team record to open a season. He's the 10th pitcher in the majors ever to open a season with three scoreless starts of at least six innings.
|Apr. 11 9:45 AM PT10:45 AM MT11:45 AM CT12:45 PM ET12:45 ET16:45 GMT0:45 9:45 AM MST11:45 AM EST12:15 PM VEN20:45 UAE11:45 AM CT-Paxton pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, striking out eight and leading the Mariners past the Houston Astros 6-0 on Monday in Seattle's home opener.
Analysis: Paxton shut down Houston for the second time in a week, helping the Mariners rebound from Sunday's ugly ninth-inning collapse against the Angels. In 13 innings against the Astros this season, Paxton has not allowed a run and scattered six hits.
|Apr. 6 7:55 AM PT8:55 AM MT9:55 AM CT10:55 AM ET10:55 ET14:55 GMT22:55 7:55 AM MST9:55 AM EST10:25 AM VEN18:55 UAE9:55 AM CT-Paxton allowed just two hits, one walk and no runs in six innings, while striking out five in the Mariners' 5-3, 13-inning loss to the Astros on Wednesday.
Analysis: Paxton was really impressive after the All-Star break last season and this was a good early indication that he's poised to take the next step in Seattle's rotation.
|Mar. 4 3:50 PM PT4:50 PM MT5:50 PM CT6:50 PM ET18:50 ET23:50 GMT7:50 4:50 PM MST6:50 PM EST7:20 PM VEN3:50 UAE (+1)5:50 PM CT-Paxton threw 40 pitches Saturday against Colorado in his spring training debut.
Analysis: Paxton, a projected part of the Mariners' starting rotation along with Felix Hernandez, Drew Smyly, Hisashi Iwakuma and Yovani Gallardo, went two innings. He gave up two runs, those coming on a home run by Ian Desmond, and three hits. Paxton went 6-7 with a 3.79 ERA in 20 starts last season, spending almost three weeks on the disabled list with an elbow injury in August.
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