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James
Paxton
College Kentucky
Team New York Yankees
65SP
6'4"Height
227Weight
31Age
7Exp
L/LBats/Throws
James Paxton's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect James Paxton to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 11.11 projected fantasy points puts him at #38 behind Zack Wheeler and ahead of Sean Manaea. He has averaged 3.05 fantasy points in his past 52 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.27 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#47) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #21 most highly owned starting pitcher. James Paxton is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #39 fantasy position rank.

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WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

James Paxton is projected for 2.71 fantasy points in one game in week 24 which ranks him as the #35 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Cole Hamels but behind Kenta Maeda. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 3.73 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIPCGSO
2019NYY2929150.71560186551383.821.2800
2018SEA2828160.31160208421343.761.0921
2017SEA2424136.01250156371132.971.1000
2016SEA2020121.0670117241343.791.3000
2015SEA131367.03405629673.891.4300
2014SEA131374.06405929603.041.2000
2013SEA4424.0300217151.500.9100
Career (8 Seasons)131131733.0563208032236613.491.2021
YEARTEAMRAERHRAHBIBBIGOAOGDAOPKOBWPRD9BS
2019NYY71642320991530.611711.650
2018SEA676723101121480.81089.940
2017SEA47459311151280.9111510.120
2016SEA62519131261091.200511.830
2015SEA342980178671.200512.900
2014SEA292531297571.700710.950
2013SEA5420234172.00008.250
Career (8 Seasons)31528577896616791.0324710.950
2018 Situational Stats
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
March0111.571100004.266620440000104.300
April104550000272412123111400102502.233
May301.67662100432188309512101617.144
June314.9755000029341616506392103484.293
July222.7844000022.21577303291000307.181
August115.54330000131788204130001234.327
September115.4330000151099505230001264.182
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Home543.4913131000805931311201910331041259.202
Away624.241414110074.1683535111239622041253.240
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Day234.4488000048.24324248112643102826.228
Night933.5819192100105.28442421503013522061686.218
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
vs. Balt.102.57110000762210110010092.250
vs. Bos.0023.141100002.17661014100274.467
vs. Clev.016.7522000010.21188307140000204.256
vs. Col.015.1411000077441019100098.250
vs. Det.10322100015955201122000221.173
vs. Hou.402.0544000026.12266107260000412.224
vs. K.C.101.2922000014822013210100212.163
vs. LA-AL0140.51100000.23332001000017.600
vs. Minn.102.2522000012733201180001201.159
vs. NY-AL026.55220000111288404170001202.273
vs. Oak.103.3144000016.11266405320001287.194
vs. T.B.103.861100007533100101000103.192
vs. Texas00722000091077007110102185.294
vs. Tor.111.6922110016833104140001204.157
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Angel Stadium of Anaheim0140.51100000.23332001000017.600
Progressive Field0031100006522103100000100.217
Kauffman Stadium0031100006622011100100102.261
Oakland Coliseum106.752200005.1444204110001111.190
Oriole Park at Camden Yards102.57110000762210110010092.250
Target Field003.611000054221017000198.200
Safeco Field543.4913131000805931311201910331041259.202
Rogers Centre10011110090000037000099.000
Tropicana Field103.861100007533100101000103.192
Yankee Stadium017.2110000574420390001107.318
Comerica Park004.5110000663310041000104.250
Minute Maid Park203.3822000013.11655004110000224.302
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Turf201.6922110016533103171000202.096
Grass964.125251000138.112263632213918243082310.233
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Post All-Star324.3777000035301717709440002580.229
Pre All-Star843.720202100119.19749491613315553061932.218
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
RISP0011.672300000272135353015350105464.221
RISP w/Two out008.74220000011.151111108170001206.128
Runners on Base008.74260000056.252555512020665307902.255
Bases Empty001.01270000097.27511111112213300011610.202
Bases Loaded00278000003.1310101004000045.273
Late Inning Pressure004.266000006.1433102100000103.174
LIP-Runners On002730000012331012000021.400
with 0 outs003.5727000005353212114114670004882.254
with 1 out004.05270000053.14324243013674203824.223
with 2 outs003.942600000483121216015651101806.179
w/Bases Full 2 Out005450000012661002000026.400
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Last 7 Appearances324.3777000035301717709440002580.229
SVO (incl. Holds)00---0000000000000000000.000
As Starter1163.8527272100154.112766662314219953082512.221
> 5 Days Rest632.61212210079.25323231011610721021185.186
5 Days Rest524.761414000070683737110228832061223.252
< 5 Days Rest00---0000000000000000000.000
Globe Life Park in Arlington0011.2511000046550036000196.375
2018 Game Log
MARCH
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
03/31vsL0-1013.501004.7666244000104
APRIL
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
04/05@L0-108.001005.042211701098
04/11@L0-106.001006.06220110100102
04/16vsW1-104.711006.0311137000106
04/21@L1-105.761004.065503601096
04/26@L1-105.231006.05221310000100
MAY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
05/02vsL1-104.261007.05000116000105
05/08@W2-103.451119.000003700099
05/13@L2-103.571006.0633104000104
05/19vsW3-103.341109.0322118000117
05/25vsW4-103.131007.03111011000103
05/30vsL4-103.161005.042204501089
JUNE
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
06/05@W5-103.001007.7911016000108
06/10@W6-103.071007.05331010000103
06/15vsL6-103.601002.376611402074
06/21@L6-203.791005.0744239010107
06/26@W7-203.711007.0622111000092
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
07/01vsW8-203.441008.02000211000110
07/07vsL8-303.541007.074411900098
07/12@L8-403.771000.733320100017
07/30vsW9-403.561007.030000800082
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
08/04vsL9-503.571007.0833117010105
08/09@W10-503.711005.7744035000116
08/14@L10-503.771000.321110100013
SEPTEMBER
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
09/01@W11-503.831005.0233141001098
09/07vsL11-603.921006.054421800095
09/24vsL11-603.931004.032220500071
09/29vsL11-603.841006.071100900091