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Nate Karns

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Tampa Bay Rays

2014 Stats

W-L

1-1

ERA

4.50

WHIP

0.92

K

13

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 b...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 229   DOB: 11/25/1987   BORN: Franklin, PA   COLLEGE: Texas Tech   DRAFTED: 12th Rd   

September 21, 2014  –  Nate Karns News

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Karns worked into the sixth inning of Sunday's loss to the White Sox, allowing six earned runs on five hits and two walks while collecting five strikeouts.

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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 POT 13 13 0 71.2 47 18 1 87 26 8 4 0 0 0 2.26 1.03
2012 24 A HAG 13 5 0 44.1 23 10 1 61 21 3 0 2 0 0 2.03 1.00
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
3-Year Averages     3 3 0 12.0 17 10 5 11 6 0 1 0 0 0 7.50 1.92

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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. 21 CWS 5.0 5 6 6 3 2 5 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.50 0.92
Sep. 12 @Tor 7.0 2 0 0 0 2 8 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.00 0.57
Last 14 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
5.0 5 6 6 3 2 5 1 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 10.80 1.40
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
12.0 7 6 6 3 4 13 2 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 4.50 0.92
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
12.0 7 6 6 3 4 13 2 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 4.50 0.92

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Nate Karns Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

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

Vs. Right

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

Home

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

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
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 POT 13 13 71.2 11.00 3.29 3.35 0.13 76.4% 2.26 2.20 .288
2012 24 A HAG 13 5 44.1 12.45 4.29 2.90 0.20 79.1% 2.03 2.36 .258
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
3-Year Averages     3 3 12.0 8.25 4.50 1.83 3.75 72.2% 7.50 8.28 .344

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2014 Stat Review for Nate Karns    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.25 K/BB
GOOD
9.75 K/9
ELITE
3.00 BB/9
WEAK
93.2 MPH Fastball
GREAT
2.3 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.27 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.50 ERA
POOR
0.92 WHIP
ELITE
5.78 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.161 BABIP
LOW
62.5% Strand Rate
LOW

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

Karns logged seven scoreless frames versus the Blue Jays on Friday night, surrendering just two hits and a couple of walks while striking out eight en route to his first major league victory.

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Karns was recalled by the Rays on Wednesday.

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Karns will be recalled to start Friday's game for the Rays, the Tampa Tribune's R. Mooney reports.

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Karns was optioned to Triple-A Durham following Sunday's game, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Karns was recalled from Triple-A Durham on Sunday.

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Karns was optioned to minor league camp Thursday, the Rays' official site reports.

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Karns gave up no earned runs and three hits with one strikeout across 3.1 innings of work on Wednesday versus the Blue Jays.

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The Nationals traded Karns to the Rays on Thursday for Jose Lobaton and two minor leaguers, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Karns struck out seven in seven innings of one-run ball for Double-A Harrisburg on Tuesday.

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Karns will be optioned to Double-A Harrisburg, the Washington Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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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.