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Mariners Moose Tracks 4/16: James Paxton, Ryan Braun, and Lorenzo Romar

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How about that outing from James Paxton last night? It sure was a dandy. That makes three scoreless starts for the big lefty to begin the season. While we all day dream about what the rest of this season holds for Pax, here’s a list of pitcher stats that are relevant this early in the year.

Around the league...

  • Earlier this week, the Orioles acquired two relief pitcher in exchange for international signing bonus in consecutive days. One was former Rainier Paul Fry. The other has one of the best names I’ve ever seen:
  • Eric Gagne appears to be working towards a comeback to professional baseball:

In Mariners news...

  • James Paxton broke a Mariners record last night:
  • James Paxton has enjoyed a lot of success at home dating back to the end of last season:
  • Here’s another James Paxton tweet.
  • Okay, last Paxton thing I promise. His curveball has been very good this year.
  • Fantasy Baseball writers are taking note of Mitch Haniger’s hot start.
  • Take a look at Bryon Brigman’s impressive start to the season:

Luke’s Pick

  • Lorenzo Romar is now the associate head coach for the University of Arizona. The Wildcats added a fantastic recruiter that will help them sign prospects from the Seattle area in the years to come.