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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Mariners get the news on James Paxton and it’s pretty much what they expected | The News Tribune

Great, brittle talent.

Club officials hinted at the seriousness of the injury Thursday in characterizing it as a strained muscle, which indicated they suspected it was torn to some degree. A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam Friday confirmed the strain.

“I was talking to Dr. (Edward) Khalfayan,” Paxton said, “and he said it’s a very rare injury to see in pitchers. I feel like I’ve had enough of those.”

Paxton spent time on the disabled list in each of the past four years and has yet to make more than 20 big-league starts in any season. He missed nearly four weeks in May because a strained forearm muscle.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 12, 2017 at 10:21 AM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: james paxton, mariners

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   1. Infinite Yost (Voxter) Posted: August 13, 2017 at 09:18 AM (#5512275)
pbbbbbbst
   2. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 13, 2017 at 10:13 AM (#5512284)
This has been a bad weekend for the Mariners.
   3. Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB) Posted: August 13, 2017 at 05:51 PM (#5512460)
Game over, man! Game over!

Wait, wrong Paxton.
   4. bookbook Posted: August 13, 2017 at 08:14 PM (#5512499)
Losing 4 to the Angels--when the starting pitching did fine!--is even more devastating than this injury. The M's look toasty.

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