James Paxton is heating up

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James Paxton is heating up
James Paxton is heating up

Maybe James Paxton was the key starter the Yankees acquired at the deadline. His five starts since the deadline passed have been in line with the results many Yankee fans expected of the Big Maple and are hands-down the best he's produced since his knee injury earlier this year. Paxton's success has a lot to do with his altered pitch usage, and with the playoffs right around the corner, his successes couldn't have come at a better time. James Paxton's fastball has been -- and probably always will be -- his bread and butter pitch, In 2019, he throws the pitch just over 60% of the time. No starter in the league throws more fastballs by percentage (minimum 2,000 pitches). What makes that fact shocking

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