Pitcher James Paxton, who went 6-0 in July, is being celebrated for his brilliant month, and the Seattle Mariners are marking the feat with a special ticket offer.
Paxton was named American League Pitcher of the Month by Major League Baseball after going 6-0 with a 1.37 ERA (6 ER, 39.1 IP), 46 strikeout and 6 walks. Paxton is the first pitcher in Mariners history to earn six wins in a single month.
In honor of Paxton's incredible run, fans can purchase select View Level tickets to Paxton's next projected Safeco Field start, Thursday, August 10, against the Los Angeles Angels, for just $6. The flash sale is Friday, August 4, from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, and is available at Mariners.com/Tickets.
Paxton's July puts him among American League leaders for the month: he ranked 1st in wins (1st in MLB); 2nd in ERA (3rd in MLB); is tied for 2nd in innings (tied for 3rd in MLB); and tied for 3rd in strikeouts (tied for 4th in MLB).
His 1.37 ERA for the month of July is the lowest in a calendar month by a Mariners pitcher since Felix Hernandez posted a 1.22 ERA (6 ER, 44.1 IP) in June of 2014.
Earlier this week, Paxton was named the American League Co-Player of the Week, sharing the honors with Texas Rangers 3rd baseman Adrian Beltre, who tallied his 3,000th career hit on July 30.
Overall this season, Paxton is 11-3 with a 2.68 ERA (32 ER, 107.1 IP) with 125 strikeouts.