James Paxton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Five Yankees who will benefit the most from short MLB schedule

    New York Post "In between tracking the talks between the owners and players about what a possible 2020 season could deliver, The Post is looking at five Yankees who could benefit from a shortened schedule and the possibility of rosters expanding from 26 to 30. When it was apparent the season..." June 04

  • Yankees' James Paxton Calls Out His Own White Privilege

    WFAN Sports Radio "Many athletes participated in #BlackoutTuesday on social media as a symbol to stand up to racism, but Yankees pitcher James Paxton shared an introspective message on the matter. The 31-year-old southpaw acknowledged his past silence on the issue and how that was a byproduct of his..." June 02

  • James Paxton confirms he'll be ready to pitch when baseball returns

    The Score "New York Yankees left-hander James Paxton is healthy and will be ready to pitch whenever baseball resumes. Paxton confirmed Friday he's been throwing regular bullpens after recovering from February back surgery. "I think I've thrown probably 12-14..." May 22

  • James Paxton’s Yankees fortunes completely changed amid break

    New York Post "There is no denying if the season gets underway in July the Yankees will have benefited from the delayed start by virtue of having Giancarlo Stanton and possibly Aaron Judge, who each wouldn’t have been ready for Opening Day on March 26. Since Stanton and Judge have..." May 15

  • Aaron Boone provides an injury update on four key players

    Empire Sports Media "New York Yankees skipper Aaron Boone gave us an injury update on four key players in a recent radio interview. Giancarlo Stanton Stanton was diagnosed with a grade one calf strain in spring training. He had just two plate appearances and was expected to miss an extended..." May 05

  • Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and James Paxton ‘continue to heal’

    New York Post "There’s no telling when the Yankees and the rest of baseball might start playing again, but in the meantime, Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton are among those who have remained in Tampa, trying to make sure they are healthy if and when the sport resumes this..." April 25

  • James Paxton Could Get Screwed by Reported Service-Time Agreement Between MLB and MLBPA

    12 Up "Pitchers are some of the more valuable assets on the MLB free agent market. Year after year, massive deals are handed out to free agent hurler, even those not classified as an "ace", simply because they are dependable. Much of the basis for paying a pitcher depends on the..." March 25

  • James Paxton Suggests Best Case Scenario Would Be Mid-May Return to Yankees Rotation

    12 Up "The New York Yankees have been butchered with injuries early on in Spring Training. Fortunately for manager Aaron Boone, his team boasts the necessary depth to overcome the list of players currently shelved. One of the first players to go under the knife this offseason was..." March 11

  • James Paxton expected to be ready to pitch in May

    Yardbarker "James Paxton may be slightly ahead of schedule in his recovery. New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said on Saturday that he thinks that the veteran lefty will be ready to pitch in May. “[He] is on track to start throwing in the next 10 days or so,”..." February 22

  • How Yankees protected themselves from badly timed James Paxton blow

    New York Post "The decision to buy an ace and retain a sturdy No. 5 starter looks even better for the Yankees upon the revelation that James Paxton will miss at least April, possibly more, after undergoing back surgery Wednesday. The Yanks announced Paxton underwent a microscopic lumbar..." February 06

  • James Paxton Out 3-4 Months After Surgery on Back Injury

    Bleacher Report "James Paxton will miss the start of the 2020 MLB season after the New York Yankees announced Wednesday he underwent a "microscopic lumbar discectomy with removal of a peridiscal cyst." The Yankees expect the veteran left-hander to return in..." February 05

  • Brian Cashman's Timeline of James Paxton's Injury Sounds Like Same Old Yankees Nonsense From 2019

    12 Up "This was supposed to be a happy offseason for Yankees fans. Mookie Betts was just traded out of the division, Gerrit Cole signed a massive contract to play in pinstripes, and all the momentum was pointing towards the team cruising into the playoffs in 2020. Well no good thing..." February 05

  • James Paxton Agrees to $12.5M Contract to Avoid Arbitration

    Bleacher Report "James Paxton reportedly will return to the New York Yankees without having to deal with arbitration.  MLB Network's Jon Heyman reported the two sides settled on a one-year, $12.5 million deal to keep Paxton in pinstripes.  It's an..." January 10