• James Paxton, the Mariners' No. 4 prospect, threw a five-hit complete game shutout for Triple-A Tacoma on Monday as Tacoma beat Tucson 7-0. Paxton walked two and struck out four while throwing 104 pitches for his first shutout in pro ball. The lefty is 6-6 with a 4.63 ERA in 18 starts this season.
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