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UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019

Yankees’ James Paxton to start opener vs Minnesota Twins; CC Sabathia off roster

James Paxton will start the New York Yankees’ AL Division Series opener against the Minnesota Twins, and CC Sabathia will not be on the roster because of a sore pitching …

James Paxton still has knee issue; Didi Gregorius to start 20-day clock for New York Yankees

Paxton allowed one hit in four innings and struck out seven against Detroit in extended spring training.

UPDATED: Sat., May 4, 2019

Yankees activate Miguel Andujar lose James Paxton to injured list

Miguel Andujar was activated by Yankees and New York lost pitcher James Paxton to the 10-day injury list. Andujar, who missed 28 games because of a small labrum tear in …

MLB roundup: Yankees beat Red Sox 8-0 in matchup of struggling AL East foes

James Paxton struck out 12 in his first stab at baseball’s biggest rivalry, Red Sox ace Chris Sale found his fastball but not better results, and the New York Yankees …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018

Mariners move ahead after flurry of trades, roster overhaul

Seattle manager Scott Servais hopes his team can find success rebuilding with youth much the way the AL West rival Oakland Athletics have done

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018

Out of Right Field: Mariners are faced with complete rebuild with trade of James Paxton

On Monday, Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto signaled to all in baseball that the M’s aren’t competing to end the longest playoff drought in American professional team sports for …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

Yankees get James Paxton from Mariners for Justus Sheffield, 2 others

Imagine a Mariners starting rotation without its most talented pitcher going into the 2019 season. As part of general manager Jerry Dipoto’s offseason of change, which isn’t a teardown, a …

Mariners will give Marco Gonzales one more start, still deciding on James Paxton

Marco Gonzales prodded enough to get the Seattle Mariners to commit to starting him one more time before the season ends on Sunday.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018

A’s clinch then party at Mariners’ expense

The deciding moment came just about two minutes after the first pitch had been thrown Monday night at Safeco Field. A result from a game 3,000 miles away — a …

Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with forearm bruise

The Seattle Mariners have placed ace James Paxton on the disabled list with a forearm bruise, one day after the left-hander was struck by a line drive. Right-hander Christian Bergman …

Mariners ace James Paxton hit by liner, replaced by Felix Hernandez vs. A’s

Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was pulled in the first inning after being hit by a line drive and replaced by Felix Hernandez. Paxton allowed a leadoff home run to …

No no-hitter this time as Blue Jays send James Paxton, Mariners to defeat

The unrealistic possibility of James Paxton throwing another no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays this season was realized just one batter into Saturday night when Devon Travis yanked a curveball …

Nelson Cruz, James Paxton power Mariners over Astros

James Paxton excelled in his return from the disabled list, Nelson Cruz had a two-run double in the sixth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 2-0 on …

UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018

James Paxton scratched for Mariners, hopes to make next start

Seattle Mariners left-hander James Paxton suffered a setback in his recovery from a lower back injury but hopes to be back on the mound for his next turn in the …

Out of Right Field: The time is now for Jerry Dipoto to act

With James Paxton’s and Felix Hernandez’ status in doubt at the moment, Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto should not drag his feet in acquiring proven rotation help.

UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018

Mariners place James Paxton on the 10-day disabled list with lower back inflammation

Seattle also brought up three right-handed pitchers from Triple-A Tacoma – Christian Bergman, Casey Lawrence and Mike Morin.

UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018

James Paxton forced out with injury as Mariners routed by Angels 11-2

After allowing a two-run homer to Albert Pujols, James Paxton began to fidget on the mound, moving his body, obviously feeling discomfort somewhere on his 6-5 frame. In an instant, …

UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018

Two snubbed Mariners worthy of spots in All-Star Game

The excitement of who was selected was tempered by the disappointment for who was snubbed.

UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018

Mariners beat Royals 1-0 for 7th straight victory

James Paxton limited Kansas City to two hits and struck out 11 in eight innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Royals 1-0 on Sunday for their season-best seventh consecutive …

Joey Votto: Sorry for comments after James Paxton’s no-hitter in Canada

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto has apologized for saying he doesn’t care about Canadian baseball after being asked about James Paxton’s recent no-hitter.

UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018

Larry Stone: Greatness has always been in James Paxton – this is his breakthrough moment

With James Paxton, it always seemed to be about unfulfilled potential, fueled by tantalizing glimpses of greatness amid maddening injuries that stymied him.

MLB capsules: James Paxton pitches no-hitter as Mariners beat Blue Jays 5-0

James Paxton of the Seattle Mariners became the first Canadian to pitch a no-hitter in his home country, shutting down the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 Tuesday night. Paxton, who’s from …

UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018

Out of Right Field: Some fun facts about James Paxton’s no-hitter

The Mariners’ James Paxton became the first Canadian-born pitcher to throw a no-hitter in his native country Tuesday night when he beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0.

Out of Right Field: The eagle has landed

M’s starter James Paxton, whose nickname is Big Maple for his 6-foot-4 frame and Canadian ancestry, was standing in left field Thursday as the national anthem was being played when …

UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018

James Paxton, Carlos Carrasco matchup worthy of opening day

Saturday afternoon at Safeco Field will see Cleveland right-hander Carlos Carrasco go up against Mariners left-hander James Paxton.

UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018

Pitching staff will likely determine the success of Mariners’ season

The Mariners have the longest playoff drought in the four major sports, meaning there is an urgency to finally end the skid. They appear to be an average ballclub at …

UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018

Analysis: Poor past decisions could come back to haunt Seattle Mariners this season

As another major-league baseball season draws near, it is past time for Seattle Mariners fans and readers to face some unpleasant facts.

James Paxton aims for repeat performance, only longer

If people want to say James Paxton is a pitch away from landing on the disabled list, the Seattle Mariners lefty won’t argue with them.

Matt Calkins: Mediocre Mariners have no room for error when calculating 2018 hopes

The good news is that it’s baseball, and you don’t have to be the best team to hoist a trophy.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017

Mariners end season with 6-2 loss to Los Angeles Angels

Parker Bridwell pitched seven scoreless innings in a duel with James Paxton, Eric Young Jr. hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 in …