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James Paxton
current status: Off season (on 40-man roster)
Birth Date:November 6, 1988 (26 years old)
Place of Birth:Richmond, B.C.
Hometown:Ladner, B.C.
Bats:L
Throws:L
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by Seattle in 2010 (4th round).
Season Stats
G GS W L CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB K ERA
YTD 13 13 6 4 0 0 0 74 60 29 25 3 29 59 3.04
Scouting Report
Assets: Has great size (6-4, 220 pounds) and plenty of strikeout ability, thanks to a devastating fastball-curve combination. Is deceptive and a little intimidating when on the hill.
Flaws: Needs to prove he can develop his changeup as a quality third pitch, or risk becoming a late-inning reliever at the highest level. Must also continue to work on his command.
Career Potential: Big, talented left-hander with upside.