M's put James Paxton on 15-day DL

Updated: April 10, 2014, 12:15 PM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- James Paxton is the latest arm in the Seattle Mariners' rotation to find his way to the disabled list.

Paxton was placed on the 15-day DL on Wednesday with a strained muscle on the left side of his back. The move was made after an MRI earlier in the day confirmed the original diagnosis of a strained latissimus dorsi muscle.

Paxton joins fellow starters Hisashi Iwakuma and Taijuan Walker as spectators for the surprising early leaders of the AL West.

"It's tough. ...

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