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Nate Karns

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Seattle Mariners

2015 Stats

W-L

7-5

ERA

3.67

WHIP

1.28

K

145

SV

0

2016 RotoWire Projections

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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:  303.58

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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   

November 5, 2015  –  Nate Karns News

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Karns (forearm) was dealt to the Mariners as part of a six-player trade, Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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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
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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

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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
Sep. 8 Tex 3.0 4 1 1 1 1 4 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.67 1.28
Aug. 30 @CWS 5.0 6 2 2 0 1 5 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.69 1.27
Aug. 25 Oak 3.0 4 5 5 1 4 3 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.69 1.27
Aug. 19 @Tex 6.0 6 1 1 1 1 8 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.44 1.24
Aug. 14 @Bos 4.7 2 2 2 1 5 4 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.53 1.24
Aug. 8 Tex 5.0 8 4 4 2 2 8 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.52 1.23
Aug. 3 @Col 5.3 3 2 2 1 2 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.37 1.20
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 3.0 IP/G
3.0 4 1 1 1 1 4 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 3.00 1.67
Last 60 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 4.6 IP/G
32.0 33 17 17 7 16 39 1 3 0 1-0 0 0 0 4.78 1.53

Nate Karns Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20153268538701215.248
201422742000.111
2013314410303.370

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20152956018629114.229
201427605103.200
201330727002.269

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201582.04407833114.171.41
20145.001052310.801.40
20137.30005538.592.05

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201565.0310672383.051.11
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 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 RotoWire Projections     Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Nate Karns
3-Year Averages     10 10 57.0 8.84 3.47 2.55 1.42 75.4% 3.95 4.45 .291

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2015 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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2.59 K/BB
WEAK
8.88 K/9
GOOD
3.43 BB/9
POOR
91.6 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.2 HR/9
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1.27 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.67 ERA
GOOD
1.28 WHIP
AVERAGE
4.15 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.295 BABIP
AVERAGE
75.7% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Nate Karns

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

Karns (forearm) has been shut down for the remainder of the season, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Karns has been replaced in the Rays' rotation by Matt Moore, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.

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Karns could lose his spot in the Rays' rotation following Matt Moore's call-up Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Times' Marc Topkin reports.

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Karns did not factor into the decision Sunday against the Royals, as he allowed two runs on six hits and a walk in five innings. He struck out five.

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Karns gave up five runs on four hits and four walks in just three innings in a no decision Tuesday against the Twins. He struck out three.

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The Rays have no plans to shut down Karns to limit the rookie's workload, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Karns tossed six excellent innings Wednesday in Houston, striking out eight while allowing one run on six hits and a walk, but he was long gone by the time the Astros won in 13 innings.

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Karns came away with no decision after allowing two runs on two hits, walking five and striking out four over 4.2 innings in a game the Rays would lose 5-3 to Texas on Friday night.

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Karns picked up his seventh win of the season Saturday, allowing four runs on eight hits and two walks over five innings while striking out eight.

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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.