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Nate Karns

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Seattle Mariners

2016 Stats

W-L

4-1

ERA

3.53

WHIP

1.29

K

51

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There were 90 pitchers with at least 26 starts like Karns and they averaged 203 batters faced the third time through the lineup. Karns’ 132 batters faced were the fewest of the group. The Rays knew th...

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2016 ADP:  313.59

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 225   DOB: 11/25/1987   BORN: Franklin, PA   COLLEGE: Texas Tech   DRAFTED: 12th Rd   

May 25, 2016  –  Nate Karns News

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Karns gave up three runs on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts over five innings in a no-decision Tuesday against Oakland.

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Nate Karns Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2011 23 R GUL 8 5 0 18.2 2 0 0 26 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.44
2011 23 A AUB 8 8 0 36.2 27 14 1 33 27 3 2 0 0 0 3.44 1.49
2012 24 A HAG 13 5 0 44.1 23 10 1 61 21 3 0 2 0 0 2.03 1.00
2012 24 A POT 13 13 0 71.2 47 18 1 87 26 8 4 0 0 0 2.26 1.03
2013 25 AA HAR 23 23 0 132.2 109 48 14 155 48 10 6 0 0 0 3.26 1.19
2013 25 MAJ WAS 3 3 0 12.0 17 10 5 11 6 0 1 0 0 0 7.50 1.92
2014 26 AAA DUR 27 27 0 145.1 142 82 16 153 62 9 9 0 0 0 5.08 1.41
2014 26 MAJ TB 2 2 0 12.0 7 6 3 13 4 1 1 0 0 0 4.50 0.92
2015 27 MAJ TB 27 26 0 147.0 132 60 19 145 56 7 5 0 0 0 3.67 1.28
2016 28 MAJ SEA 9 9 0 51.0 46 20 6 51 20 4 1 0 0 0 3.53 1.29
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3-Year Averages     10 10 0 57.0 52 25 9 56 22 2 2 0 0 0 3.95 1.30
Career  (View All)     41 40 0 222.0 202 96 33 220 86 12 8 0 3.89 1.30

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Nate Karns Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
May. 24 Oak 5.0 5 3 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.53 1.29
May. 19 @Bal 5.0 4 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.33 1.28
May. 13 LAA 6.3 6 3 3 0 3 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.51 1.34
May. 7 @Hou 6.3 6 1 1 0 2 9 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.38 1.33
May. 2 @Oak 6.0 6 3 3 2 1 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.81 1.34
Apr. 26 Hou 7.0 2 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.63 1.39
Apr. 21 @Cle 5.3 5 5 4 1 4 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.28 1.70
Apr. 15 @NYY 5.0 5 1 1 1 4 7 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.50 1.70
Apr. 9 Oak 5.0 7 4 4 1 1 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 7.20 1.60
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 5.4 IP/G
16.3 15 7 7 1 5 13 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 3.86 1.22
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.9 IP/G
35.7 29 11 11 3 11 33 0 0 0 3-0 0 0 0 2.78 1.12
Last 60 Days
9 Games:  Avg. 5.7 IP/G
51.0 46 21 20 6 20 51 0 1 0 4-1 0 0 0 3.53 1.29

Nate Karns Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016120311125403.229
20153268538701215.248
201422742000.111

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20169320921403.250
20152956018629114.229
201427605103.200

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201623.311020923.861.24
201582.04407833114.171.41
20145.001052310.801.40

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201627.7300311143.251.34
201565.0310672383.051.11
20147.01008200.000.57
Nate Karns Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2011 23 R GUL 8 5 18.2 12.86 2.97 4.33 0.00 100% 0.00 1.66 .073
2011 23 A AUB 8 8 36.2 8.20 6.71 1.22 0.25 75.5% 3.44 4.30 .273
2012 24 A HAG 13 5 44.1 12.45 4.29 2.90 0.20 79.1% 2.03 2.36 .258
2012 24 A POT 13 13 71.2 11.00 3.29 3.35 0.13 76.4% 2.26 2.20 .288
2013 25 AA HAR 23 23 132.2 10.55 3.27 3.23 0.95 76.2% 3.26 3.48 .304
2013 25 MAJ WAS 3 3 12.0 8.25 4.50 1.83 3.75 1.15 72.2% 93.4 MPH 7.50 8.53 .344
2014 26 AAA DUR 27 27 145.1 9.49 3.85 2.47 0.99 64.9% 5.08 3.87 .330
2014 26 MAJ TB 2 2 12.0 9.75 3.00 3.25 2.25 1.27 62.5% 93.2 MPH 4.50 5.78 .161
2015 27 MAJ TB 27 26 147.0 8.88 3.43 2.59 1.16 1.27 75.7% 91.6 MPH 3.67 4.15 .295
2016 28 MAJ SEA 9 9 51.0 9.00 3.53 2.55 1.06 1.32 76.7% 92.8 MPH 3.53 3.91 .301
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 11.6 7.21 3.59 2.01 1.20 69.4% 4.37 4.52 .271
Rest Of Season     0 23 131.5 7.14 3.85 1.86 1.44 70.6% 4.48 4.97 .263
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3-Year Averages     10 10 57.0 8.84 3.47 2.55 1.42 75.4% 3.95 4.45 .291
Career     41 40 222.0 8.92 3.49 2.56 1.34 75.3% 3.89 4.35 .294

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2016 Stat Review for Nate Karns    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.55 K/BB
WEAK
9.00 K/9
GOOD
3.53 BB/9
TERRIBLE
92.8 MPH Fastball
GOOD
1.1 HR/9
WEAK
1.32 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.53 ERA
GOOD
1.29 WHIP
WEAK
3.91 FIP
AVERAGE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.301 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
76.7% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Nate Karns: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Karns (4-1) pitched five innings in Thursday's win over the Orioles, allowing one run on four hits while not issuing a walk and striking out five.

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Karns allowed three runs with five strikeouts and three walks across 6.1 innings in a no-decision against the Angels on Friday.

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Karns allowed one run on six hits and two walks while striking out nine over 6.1 innings in a no-decision against the Astros on Saturday.

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Karns (3-1) beat the Athletics on Monday by allowing three runs on six hits over six innings. He struck out five while walking just one.

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Karns (2-1) tied his career high of seven innings pitched in Tuesday’s win. He held the Astros scoreless, allowing just two hits and three walks while striking out six.

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Karns was charged with five runs (four earned) on five hits and four walks over 5.1 innings in a no-decision against the Indians on Thursday. He struck out five batters.

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Karns (1-1) allowed just one run on five hits, walking four and striking out seven over five innings as the Mariners downed the Yankees on Friday night.

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Karns (0-1) allowed four runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out six over five innings, taking the loss Saturday against the Athletics.

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Karns was named the Mariners' fifth starter Monday over James Paxton, who was demoted, MLB.com's Greg Johns reports.

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Karns' start Friday was better than James Paxton's last start, but he hasn't necessarily taken the lead in the battle for the last spot in the rotation, the Seattle Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Karns has made five starts in his major league career. He has struck out 24 batters in 24 innings, but he has also walked 10 batter and given up eight homers in that time. Last season for Triple-A Durham, Karns struck out 153 in 145.1 innings while walking 62 batters and allowing 16 home runs. Karns is primarily a two-pitch pitcher whose best pitch is a hammer curveball. His command is inconsistent, but the potential is there for him to be an effective back-end starter. With the trade of Jeremy Hellickson, Karns has a chance to earn the last spot in the rotation that needs to be kept warm while Matt Moore works his way back. Karns will provide strikeouts, but the ratios are risky.

2014

Karns put up an impressive strikeout rate at Double-A, but his control needs some work and he got hit hard in a brief major league trial while Dan Haren was on the DL. Other young pitchers appear to be ahead of him on the Nationals' depth chart, so if he continues to perform well at Triple-A this season, it wouldn't be a surprise to see him dealt to an organization with better opportunities for advancement.

2013

Karns lost the first two seasons of his pro career to shoulder woes, but after getting his feet wet in rookie ball in 2011, he exploded onto the prospect scene last year with a 148:47 K:BB ratio in 116 innings between Low-A and High-A. He has a fastball that can creep up to 95 mph, a curve so sharp it gets mistaken for a slider every now and then, and the makings of a pretty good changeup, but his high-effort delivery and intermittent control could see him eventually ticketed for the bullpen in the majors. Having any kind of future at all is a huge step though, and given how hard he has had to work just to get where he is now it is clear Karns has the necessary drive to succeed. Further improvement would move him close to the top of the Nationals' pitching prospect lists.