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Boston Red Sox AL East
James Paxton • P
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'4", 227 lbs.
Born:Nov 6, 1988 (33 yrs) in Richmond, B.C.
Hometown:Ladner, B.C.
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Seattle in 2010 (4/132).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2021.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has great size (6-4, 235 pounds) and plenty of strikeout ability, thanks to a devastating fastball-curve combination. Is deceptive and a little intimidating.
Flaws: His changeup is a little lacking as a quality third pitch. Also, injuries can be a big factor here so he needs to develop greater stamina and endurance.
Career Potential: Quality left-hander, when healthy.
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