James Paxton had his first 1-2-3 innings but left the game before the end of the season (Getty)
SEATTLE (AP) – Left-hander James Paxton has left the first start of his second stint with the Mariners due to elbow discomfort in his pitching after throwing just 24 pitches against the White Sox squad on the night. Tuesday
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The Mariners announced a preliminary diagnosis on Paxton two innings after he left the game. Paxton was still in a dugout to watch after he left the mound.
Paxton grimaced after throwing a fast 92 mph to Chicago̵7;s Andrew Vaughn, on one second inning, Marines manager and coach Scott Servais immediately entered the slopes as Paxton bent over with his hands on his knees. After some talk, Paxton walked away and was replaced by Nick Margevicius.
Paxton, who spent the past two seasons with the New York Yankees after playing his first six years in Seattle, returned to Mariners in February on a one-year, $ 8.5 million deal.
He had surgery in February 2020 to repair a herniated disc and removed a few cysts from his back with a 6.64 ERA in five startups in New York last year before being shut down by stress. On the left forearm
Paxton was able to receive an additional $ 1.5 million in bonuses to start games: $ 150,000 per game for six to 10 and another $ 750,000 at start 11-22.
Game 1: The Mariners limited their attacks three times in a 6-0 loss to the White Sox.