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James Paxton

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New York Yankees Starting Pitcher Age: 31 Exp: 5.15 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Left
Drafted: Round 4 (#132 overall), 2010 College: Kentucky Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)

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Yankees – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    James Paxton signed a 1 year / $12,500,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $12,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,500,000. In 2020, Paxton will earn a base salary of $12,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $12,500,000. Paxton's adjusted salary with the New York Yankees is $4,629,630

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $12,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $4,629,630 $4,629,630($4,629,630)
    2021 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:

     

    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,575,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,575,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,900,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,350,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,350,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $519,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $519,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $503,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $503,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $490,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $490,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $942,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $942,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings - $942,500 - $942,500
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $13,230 - - $13,230
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $74,286 - - $74,286
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $519,000 - - $519,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $507,500 - - $507,500
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,350,000 - - $2,350,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,900,000 - - $4,900,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $8,575,000 - - $8,575,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,629,630 - - $4,629,630
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $21,568,646 $942,500 - $22,511,146
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,364,016 $942,500 - $9,306,516
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,204,630 - - $13,204,630
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Jan 10 2020Signed a 1 year $12.5 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 11 2019Signed a 1 year $8.575 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
    Nov 19 2018Traded to New York (NYY) from Seattle (SEA) for Justus Sheffield, Dom Thompson-Williams and Erik Swanson
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $4.9 million contract with Seattle (SEA), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 13 2017Signed a 1 year $2.35 million contract with Seattle (SEA), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 3 2015Signed a 1 year $519,000 contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $503,500 contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Jun 15 2010Signed a contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Jun 8 2010Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 4 (#132 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for James Paxton, and the financial implications.

  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how James Paxton ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2020 NYY 5 5 20.1 23 17 15 7 26 4 1 1 0 6.64 1.475 1
    2019 NYY 29 29 150.2 138 71 64 55 186 23 15 6 0 3.82 1.281 2.24
    2018 SEA 28 28 160.1 134 67 67 42 208 23 11 6 0 3.76 1.098 2.94
    2017 SEA 24 24 136.0 113 47 45 37 156 9 12 5 0 2.98 1.103 3.78
    2016 SEA 20 20 121.0 134 62 51 24 117 9 6 7 0 3.79 1.306 1.06
    2015 SEA 13 13 67.0 67 34 29 29 56 8 3 4 0 3.90 1.433 0.65
    2014 SEA 13 13 74.0 60 29 25 29 59 3 6 4 0 3.04 1.203 1.33
    2013 SEA 4 4 24.0 15 5 4 7 21 2 3 0 0 1.50 0.917 1.16
    Totals 136 136 753.1 684 332 300 230 829 81 57 33 0 3.58 1.213 14.16
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