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Nate Karns

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Tampa Bay Rays

2015 Stats

W-L

1-1

ERA

5.32

WHIP

1.27

K

20

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

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (SP): Hidden

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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   

April 22, 2015  –  Nate Karns News

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Karns struggled Wednesday against visiting Boston, giving up five runs on seven hits and four walks while striking out only three in six innings.

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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 4 4 0 23.7 16 14 5 20 14 1 1 0 0 0 5.32 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

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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
Apr. 22 Bos 6.0 7 5 5 2 4 3 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 5.32 1.27
Apr. 17 NYY 5.0 2 2 2 2 4 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.58 1.08
Apr. 12 @Mia 7.0 2 2 1 0 2 6 0 2 0 W 0 0 0 4.97 1.03
Apr. 7 Bal 5.7 5 6 6 1 4 4 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 9.53 1.59
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
18.0 11 9 8 4 10 16 1 3 0 1-0 0 0 0 4.00 1.17
Last 30 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 5.9 IP/G
23.7 16 15 14 5 14 20 2 4 0 1-1 0 0 0 5.32 1.27
Last 60 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 5.9 IP/G
23.7 16 15 14 5 14 20 2 4 0 1-1 0 0 0 5.32 1.27

Nate Karns Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015471286012.162
201422742000.111
2013314410303.370

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015548610303.222
201427605103.200
201330727002.269

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201516.7010141257.021.56
20145.001052310.801.40
20137.30005538.592.05

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20157.01006201.290.57
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 4 4 23.7 7.61 5.32 1.43 1.90 1.24 64% 92.1 MPH 5.32 6.28 .191
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 5.3 8.42 4.03 2.09 1.19 67.1% 4.52 4.39 .265
Rest Of Season     0 18 102.5 8.43 4.12 2.05 1.35 68.6% 4.51 4.64 .259
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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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1.43 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.61 K/9
AVERAGE
5.32 BB/9
TERRIBLE
92.1 MPH Fastball
GOOD
1.9 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.24 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.32 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.27 WHIP
WEAK
6.28 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.191 BABIP
LOW
64.0% Strand Rate
LOW

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

Karns allowed two runs on two hits, walking four and striking out seven over five innings, but was left with a no-decision in the Rays' 5-4 loss to the Yankees on Friday night.

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Karns pitched well Sunday and held the Marlins to two runs on two hits over seven innings while striking out six.

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Karns gave up six earned runs on five hits and four walks with four strikeouts in 5.2 innings Tuesday against the Orioles.

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Updating a previous report, Karns will start the Rays' second regular-season game against the Orioles, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Karns will start the third game of the regular season for the Rays, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Karns appears to be in position to open the season with a temporary place in the Rays' rotation following the injuries to Alex Cobb, Drew Smyly, and Alex Colome, the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Karns threw 21 pitches over two scoreless frames in Thursday's spring training opener versus the Orioles, allowing just one and a walk while recording one strikeout.

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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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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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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.