James Paxton RUMORS & NEWS

  • CC Sabathia and James Paxton reminded us why the Yankees need another starting pitcher

    New York Daily News "Monday when CC Sabathia took the mound at Target Field it was another reminder of the urgency that faces the Yankees front office in this final nine days until the trade deadline. Over the last month, Sabathia, who had knee surgery and emergency angioplasty this winter, has been consistent and..." July 23

  • Yankees Can't Rely on James Paxton When They'll Need Him Most

    12 Up "This wasn't how Yankees fans envisioned their big offseason trade panning out. New York acquired James Paxton and sent a couple of top prospects to the Seattle Mariners with hopes that the veteran left-hander would vie for the staff ace job or at the very least solidify himself as..." July 21

  • How Yankees are trying to get James Paxton out of his funk

    New York Post "Pitching coaches are asked to work on every aspect of a big-league hurler, but some view their best abilities as being able to teach and correct. With the latter in mind, Larry Rothschild tinkered with James Paxton’s setup on the mound this past week in order to help the lefty..." July 02

  • James Paxton won’t use knee as excuse after getting booed off mound

    New York Post "James Paxton entered Tuesday night with a 0.34 ERA at Yankee Stadium this season. He ended it by being booed off the mound when he was knocked out in the third inning of the Yankees’ 10-4 loss to the Mets in the nightcap of a split doubleheader. It was the..." June 12

  • How Yankees’ James Paxton hopes small change saves his troubled knee

    Newark Star-Ledger "The brace Yankees lefty starting pitcher James Paxton will be wearing on his left knee isn’t the only thing he hopes saves him from having more trouble with it this season. Paxton has also made a slight adjustment on the mound, he said, that’s designed..." June 11

  • James Paxton may return to start Wednesday vs. SD

    MLB.com "James Paxton is nearing a return from the injured list and could pitch on Wednesday for the Yankees against the Padres. The team doctor on Monday cleared him to return, according to manager Aaron Boone, but the team hasn’t finalized which day he will pitch. “We certainly..." May 28

  • James Paxton Hoping for Return to Yankees on Wednesday

    New York Post "James Paxton’s troublesome left knee isn’t 100 percent. But the left-hander isn’t concerned about it anymore. He’s ready to rejoin the rotation, and the Yankees are planning for him to return Wednesday, manager Aaron Boone said Monday. “We want..." May 27

  • James Paxton could rejoin Yankees rotation by Wednesday after positive workout

    Yardbarker "After experiencing a scare following a Friday start during an extended spring training game, New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton is on the mend. Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Yankees manager Aaron Boone said that Paxton had a good workout, that he will fly to New York Sunday..." May 26

  • James Paxton (knee) hurts after extended spring training start

    Sporting News "Yankees left-hander James Paxton said he felt some discomfort in his left knee during an extended spring training start Friday. The 30-year-old veteran, who hasn't pitched since May 3 because of inflammation around his MCL, pitched four innings in the outing, striking out seven..." May 25

  • Yankees Keep Letting James Paxton Pitch With Knee Pain for Some Reason

    12 Up "New York Yankees left-hander James Paxton has been out since early-May after leaving a start with a left knee injury. It appeared he was trending in the right direction and would be pitching in the Bronx soon, but he didn't sound optimistic after his latest..." May 24

  • James Paxton encouraged by latest 'pen session

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "James Paxton threw a bullpen session on Friday night as he works to return from his left knee injury. Manager Aaron Boone said Friday that the real test would be to see how Paxton felt on Saturday in the aftermath. Paxton said Saturday that he still felt something during the session, but that..." May 18

  • Yankees place James Paxton on injured list due to left knee inflammation

    North Jersey "Yankees lefty James Paxton was placed on the 10-day injured list due to left knee inflammation. The club announced the move on Saturday morning, following the results of an MRI. A total of 13 current Yankees remain on the injured list; the team activated Miguel Andujar..." May 04

  • James Paxton to undergo MRI after leaving game with knee soreness

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Yankees provided some clarity on the injury James Paxton is facing. Paxton left his start after three innings on Friday despite not allowing an earned run, surprisingly giving way to Jonathan Holder. The Yankees later announced that Paxton exited due to soreness in his..." May 03

  • James Paxton just tied a club strikeout record

    Hardball Talk "Yankees hurler James Paxton is off to a red-hot start this season, one that might even be called historic. The southpaw pitched his way to a 2-2 record last week, firing eight scoreless innings of two-hit, 12-strikeout ball in an impressive 8-0 victory over the Red Sox. On Sunday, he racked up..." April 21

  • Paxton believes he tipped pitches vs. Astros

    MLB.com "James Paxton was seated in the players' dining area this weekend when he was approached by Carlos Beltran. The long-time big leaguer had made a discovery while reviewing video of the pitcher's most recent start, part of his new role as a special advisor to general manager Brian..." April 14

  • James Paxton optimistic on what the Yankees' rotation is capable of

    SNY TV "James Paxton understands being a Yankee carries high expectations, and he believes New York's rotation can live up to the hype. Paxton was perhaps the Yankees' biggest offseason move, coming to New York in a trade with the Mariners, and is expected to be one of the..." February 08