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Paxton Hits DL, M's Call Up Luetge

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by Seattle Mariners Media Relations

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced today that left-handed pitcher Lucas Luetge has been recalled from AAA Tacoma and left-handed pitcher James Paxton has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left latissimus dorsi muscle strain.

Luetge will be in uniform (#44) for tonight’s game vs. the Los Angeles Angels (7:10 pm) at Safeco Field.

Luetge, 27, began the season in Tacoma where he made just one appearance, allowing two runs in his lone inning on Sunday. He was 1-3 with a 4.86 ERA (20 ER, 37.0 IP) in 35 games over three stints with the Mariners last season. In two Major League seasons with Seattle, is 3-5 with a 4.40 ERA (38 ER, 77.2 IP) in 98 relief appearances.

Paxton, 25, left yesterday’s game in the sixth inning with a left latissimus dorsi muscle strain after allowing three runs in 5.0+ innings to get the win. He improved to 5-0 with a 1.75 ERA (7 ER, 36.0 IP) in the first 6 starts of his Major League career (debuted 9/7/13 vs. TB), the lowest ERA by a Mariners pitcher through the first 6 career starts (no relief appearances) in club history, bettering the 1.84 ERA by Felix Hernandez in 2005.

PAXTON’s PLAYING RECORD

YEAR CLUB W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR HB BB SO WP BK

2010 Grand Prairie 1-2 4.08 4 4 0 0 0 17.2 15 9 8 1 0 7 18 1 0

2011 Clinton 3-3 2.73 10 10 0 0 0 56.0 45 21 17 1 1 30 80 6 0

Jackson 3-0 1.85 7 7 0 0 0 39.0 28 10 8 2 1 13 51 3 1

2012 Jackson 9-4 3.05 21 21 0 0 0 106.1 96 43 36 5 1 54 110 13 1

2013 Tacoma 8-11 4.45 28 26 2 1 0 145.2 158 84 72 10 3 58 131 14 0

SEATTLE 3-0 1.50 4 4 0 0 0 24.0 15 5 4 2 0 7 21 0 0

2014 SEATTLE 2-0 2.25 2 2 0 0 0 12.0 6 3 3 2 0 2 13 0 0

Minor Lg Totals 24-20 3.48 70 68 2 1 0 364.2 342 167 141 19 6 162 390 37 2

ML Totals 5-0 1.72 6 6 0 0 0 36.0 21 8 7 4 0 9 34 0 0

LUETGE’s PLAYING RECORD

YEAR CLUB W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR HB BB SO WP BK

2008 Helena 4-0 0.00 5 1 0 0 0 14.0 5 2 0 0 1 5 13 4 0

West Virginia 2-1 3.72 8 6 0 0 0 36.1 35 16 15 2 0 10 33 4 1

2009 Brevard County 6-7 4.48 27 7 0 0 2 92.1 93 55 46 6 9 38 75 5 0

2010 Brevard County 1-1 2.29 16 1 0 0 0 35.1 36 10 9 1 1 10 21 6 0

Huntsville 3-2 3.48 23 2 0 0 0 44.0 52 25 17 4 2 17 47 6 0

2011 Huntsville 1-3 3.13 46 1 0 0 3 69.0 63 29 24 3 1 23 69 6 0

2012 SEATTLE 2-2 3.98 63 0 0 0 2 40.2 37 20 18 3 1 24 38 5 0

2013 SEATTLE 1-3 4.86 35 0 0 0 0 37.0 42 22 20 2 2 16 27 4 0

Tacoma 0-0 4.35 22 0 0 0 1 31.0 28 16 15 4 0 16 45 2 0

2014 Tacoma 0-0 18.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0

Minor Lg Totals 17-14 3.57 148 18 0 0 6 323.0 314 155 128 20 14 120 303 34 1

ML Totals 3-5 4.40 98 0 0 0 2 77.2 79 42 38 5 3 40 65 9 0




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