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Nate Karns

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Tampa Bay Rays

2015 Stats

W-L

6-5

ERA

3.37

WHIP

1.21

K

106

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 Dur...

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2015 ADP:  533.06

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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   

July 27, 2015  –  Nate Karns News

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Karns picked up his sixth win behind six strong innings Monday against Detroit, as he allowed one run on three hits and no walks. He struck out three.

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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 20 20 0 115.0 99 43 12 106 40 6 5 0 0 0 3.37 1.21
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3-Year Averages     2 2 0 12.0 12 8 4 12 5 0 1 0 0 0 6.00 1.42

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats

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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
Jul. 27 Det 6.0 3 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.37 1.21
Jul. 21 @Phi 5.0 3 0 0 0 2 4 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.47 1.25
Jul. 9 @KC 6.0 9 7 7 2 0 5 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.63 1.26
Jul. 4 @NYY 7.0 5 2 2 0 2 10 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.21 1.24
Jun. 29 Cle 6.0 9 2 2 0 2 7 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.26 1.26
Jun. 24 Tor 6.0 3 0 0 0 3 5 0 2 0 - 0 0 0 3.28 1.22
Jun. 19 @Cle 5.3 6 1 1 0 1 4 0 2 0 W 0 0 0 3.53 1.24
Jun. 14 CWS 6.0 7 1 1 0 1 8 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.67 1.24
Jun. 9 LAA 5.7 9 5 4 1 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.86 1.23
Jun. 3 @LAA 5.0 5 4 4 2 3 3 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.63 1.16
May. 29 @Bal 6.0 1 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.32 1.12
May. 23 Oak 5.7 7 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.71 1.20
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
11.0 6 1 1 1 2 7 1 0 0 2-0 0 0 0 0.82 0.73
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
36.0 32 12 12 3 9 34 2 4 0 2-2 0 0 0 3.00 1.14
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
69.7 67 25 24 6 19 62 2 8 0 3-4 0 0 0 3.10 1.23

Nate Karns Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20152626929571012.251
201422742000.111
2013314410303.370

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20152173711427110.209
201427605103.200
201330727002.269

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201569.0340622683.521.32
20145.001052310.801.40
20137.30005538.592.05

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201546.0310441443.131.04
20147.01008200.000.57
20134.70106125.791.71
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 20 20 115.0 8.30 3.13 2.65 0.94 1.38 75.6% 91.6 MPH 3.37 3.86 .285
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.4 8.57 3.62 2.37 1.00 71.8% 3.92 3.94 .286
Rest Of Season     0 11 62.5 8.57 3.50 2.45 1.06 71.9% 3.92 3.99 .284
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3-Year Averages     2 2 12.0 9.00 3.75 2.40 3.00 69.2% 6.00 6.78 .268

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2015 Stat Review for Nate Karns    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.65 K/BB
WEAK
8.30 K/9
GOOD
3.13 BB/9
WEAK
91.6 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
0.9 HR/9
WEAK
1.38 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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3.37 ERA
GOOD
1.21 WHIP
GOOD
3.86 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.285 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
75.6% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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

Karns was ambushed in Thursday's loss to the Royals, allowing seven runs on nine hits in six innings.

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Karns pitched well in a no-decision Saturday, giving up two runs on five hits and two walks over seven innings while striking out 10.

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Karns lost despite a quality start Monday against Cleveland, as he allowed two runs on nine hits and two walks over six innings with seven strikeouts.

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Karns pitched six shutout innings Wednesday against the vising Blue Jays, allowing three hits and three walks while striking out five.

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Karns allowed one run on six hits, walking one and striking out four over 5.1 innings of a 4-1 win against Cleveland on Friday night.

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Karns looked strong Sunday, throwing six innings of one-run ball with eight strikeouts and one walk.

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Karns fell to 3-3 with a loss Tuesday against the Angels. He allowed five runs (four earned) on nine hits and two walks with four strikeouts.

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Karns gave up four runs on five hits and three walks to go with three strikeouts in five innings Wednesday against the Angels.

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Karns turned in a strong performance Friday night, tossing six shutout innings against the Orioles. He allowed just one hit and two walks while striking out seven, but came away with a no-decision in a 2-1 loss.

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Karns (3-2) allowed two runs on seven hits and one walk, with two strikeouts over 5.2 innings, in a loss to the A's on Saturday.

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Karns will receive extra rest and have his next start pushed back to Saturday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.