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Nate Karns

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Tampa Bay Rays

2015 Stats

W-L

7-5

ERA

3.69

WHIP

1.27

K

141

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   

September 1, 2015  –  Nate Karns News

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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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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
2015 27 MAJ TB 26 26 0 144.0 128 59 18 141 55 7 5 0 0 0 3.69 1.27
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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
Aug. 30 KC 5.0 6 2 2 0 1 5 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.69 1.27
Aug. 25 Min 3.0 4 5 5 1 4 3 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.69 1.27
Aug. 19 @Hou 6.0 6 1 1 1 1 8 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.44 1.24
Aug. 14 @Tex 4.7 2 2 2 1 5 4 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.53 1.24
Aug. 8 NYM 5.0 8 4 4 2 2 8 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.52 1.23
Aug. 3 @CWS 5.3 3 2 2 1 2 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.37 1.20
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
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 4.7 IP/G
14.0 16 8 8 2 6 16 0 2 0 0-0 0 0 0 5.14 1.57
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 4.8 IP/G
29.0 29 16 16 6 15 35 1 2 0 1-0 0 0 0 4.97 1.52
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 5.4 IP/G
65.0 61 28 28 9 24 69 3 6 0 3-2 0 0 0 3.88 1.31

Nate Karns Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20153148337671215.247
201422742000.111
2013314410303.370

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20152725317559113.221
201427605103.200
201330727002.269

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201577.04407332114.211.42
20145.001052310.801.40
20137.30005538.592.05

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201562.0310632273.051.08
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
2015 27 MAJ TB 26 26 144.0 8.81 3.44 2.56 1.13 1.29 75.2% 91.6 MPH 3.69 4.12 .293
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 8.76 3.50 2.50 1.00 70.9% 4.00 3.87 .292
Rest Of Season     0 5 29.0 8.76 3.60 2.43 1.12 72.1% 4.00 4.08 .288
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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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2.56 K/BB
WEAK
8.81 K/9
GOOD
3.44 BB/9
POOR
91.6 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.1 HR/9
POOR
1.29 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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3.69 ERA
WEAK
1.27 WHIP
WEAK
4.12 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.293 BABIP
AVERAGE
75.2% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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

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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Karns took a no decision after allowing two runs on three hits and two walks over 5.1 innings Monday against the White Sox. He struck out seven.

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Karns will pitch Monday against the White Sox, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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

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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.