The rust is starting to come off for Paxton, and the rest of the American League might want to take note
James Paxton (3-1) took the first loss of his 10th career start
Felix Hernandez has set the pace for a pitching staff that’s on a record pace not seen from an American League team in 40 years and is the reason that Seattle is playing meaningful baseball in August for the first time in seven years.
The Seattle Mariners have reached the midway point in the 2014 season. That means it’s time for report cards.
The Seattle Mariners selected No. 6 in this June’s draft and Jason A. Churchill says it’s time the club drafts a player with more upside.
Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show before Tuesday’s home opener at Safeco Field.
James Paxton was placed on the 15-day DL on Wednesday with a strained muscle on the left side of his back. The move was made after an MRI earlier in the day confirmed the original diagnosis of a strained latissimus dorsi muscle.
After a loud top of the first from the Angels’ offense, the Mariners came back to top the Halos 5-3.
Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton has left Seattle’s home opener against the Los Angeles Angels after straining a muscle in his left side.
Lost in the hoopla of Robinson Cano making his debut at Safeco Field as a member of the Seattle Mariners is the fact that James Paxton will be making arguably the most important start of his young career Tuesday night.