The Seattle Mariners have signed slugger Nelson Cruz to a four-year deal, adding a needed right-handed power hitter to their lineup.
Seager is the first Mariner to win the award since 2010.
“I probably just wanted it a bit too much,” Paxton said. “It all seemed like a blur there for a moment.”
Robbie Ross failed to get through two innings, and two more pitchers made their major league debuts as Texas lost its sixth consecutive game, 10-2 to the wild card-contending Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
The rust is starting to come off for Paxton, and the rest of the American League might want to take note
Roenis Elias labored through five innings, struggling to find his command, and Seattle dropped the opener of a three-game set against the Texas Rangers on Monday night, 2-0.
James Paxton (3-1) took the first loss of his 10th career start
Mariners rookie Roenis Elias (9-10) gave up one run and three hits in four innings
For all that Felix Hernandez has done in his career, pitching meaningful games in the final two months of the season has been a rarity
The Seattle Mariners received good news on all fronts Thursday