Nathan Karns

SP / Seattle Mariners / EXP: 3YRS Height: 6-5 Weight: 225 lb Age: 28 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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      Mariners' Nate Karns: Dealt to Mariners

      Karns (forearm) was dealt to the Mariners as part of a six-player trade, Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports. Karns, along with C.J Riefenhauser and Boog Powell, has been sent to Seattle in exchange for Danny Farquhar, Brad Miller, and Logan Morrison. In 27 starts in 2015, Karns notched a 3.67 ERA to go with 145 strikeouts and 56 walks. He lost his spot in the rotation late in the season before being shut down with a mild forearm strain. Karns had trouble keeping the ball in the yard in 2015, giving up 19 home runs, so a move to spacious Safeco Field could help deflate those HR/9 numbers.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

      Rays' Nathan Karns to miss rest of season due to forearm issue

      Rays pitcher Nathan Karns (forearm) has been shut down for the remainder of the season, Roger Mooney of The Tampa Tribune reports. He made just one relief appearance for the Rays after being bumped from the rotation earlier this month, pitching three innings against Detroit back on Sept. 8. This is the first word of an injury - he's reportedly dealing with a mild forearm strain - but it's at least possible it played a part in Karns' minimal usage over the past several weeks. It remains to be seen whether Karns will be able to go through his normal offseason routine.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Rays move P Nathan Karns from rotation to bullpen

      The Rays have dispatched young starter Nathan Karns to the bullpen, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The team is trying to limit his innings, which is up to 144 this season. Karns has not performed as well of late, posting a 4.97 ERA in August. He has four consecutive no-decisions and has allowed 14 earned runs in his last 23 2/3 innings. He is 7-5 with a respectable 3.69 ERA on the year.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Rays SP Nathan Karns saddled with no-decision Sunday

      One more inning and perhaps Rays starter Nathan Karns would have celebrated his eighth win Sunday. As it was, he could at least celebrate keeping his team in the game long enough for his team to win. Karns, whose pitch count has been limited a bit, tossed 91 in five innings and allowed two runs on six hits. He walked one and fanned five. The right-hander struggled only in the third, when four singles, including RBI hits by Ben Zobrist and Matt Cain, tuned a 1-0 lead into a 2-1 deficit. He yielded only one hit the rest of the way. Due greatly to an inability to go deep into games, Karns has just one quality start over the last six outings.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Rays SP Nathan Karns gets ousted early in no-decision Tuesday

      Rays starter Nathan Karns did not have a good night on the mound on Tuesday. The right-hander allowed five runs on four hits over three innings, as the Rays fell to the Twins 11-7. Karns walked four and struck out three on the night, and he did not factor in the final decision. Karns gave up three runs in the first inning, thanks to a three-run bomb by young Miguel Sano. After the Rays scored a pair of runs in the second, Karns gave up a two-run single to Torii Hunter in the third inning, putting himself in a deeper hole. The Rays rallied to tie the game, but weren't able to overcome another rally by the Twins. This was the first time Karns gave up more than four runs in a start since July 9. He is 1-0 with a 5.25 ERA over his last five starts.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Rays SP Nathan Karns strikes out eight in no-decision

      Rays starting pitcher Nathan Karns struck out eight batters in his start against the Astros on Wednesday. Karns allowed just one run on six hits in six innings. He struck out eight batters while allowing only one walk. Karns' lone mistake came on a home run to Carlos Correa in the first inning. Karns remains at 7-5 on the season with the no-decision. His ERA dropped to 3.44 in 136 innings this year.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Rays' Nathan Karns extends unbeaten streak with no-decision

      Rays starter Nathan Karns extended his unbeaten streak to five straight starts after earning a no-decision Friday against Texas. Karns hasn't lost since July 9. He's 3-0 with two no-decisions since. Karns matched a season low by lasting only 4 2/3 innings. Karns only allowed two hits, his fewest since May, but he set a season high with five walks.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Rays SP Nathan Karns receives win in Saturday's start

      Despite allowing four runs on eight hits over five innings of work, Rays pitcher Nathan Karns was able earn his seventh win of the season during the 5-4 win over the Mets. Karns also struck out eight and walked two. He allowed two solo home runs to Curtis Granderson in the first and and second inning. He has won three of his last four starts.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Rays' Nathan Karns takes no-decision on Monday

      Rays starter Nathan Karns allowed two runs in 5 1/3 innings and left with the score tied, taking a no-decision against the White Sox. Karns has completed seven innings just once in the last 14 starts. He allowed three hits. Over his last three starts, Karns has allowed three runs on nine hits over 16 1/3 innings. He struck out seven, the most since July 4.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Rays flip-flop Jake Odorizzi, Nathan Karns for next starts

      The Rays have made changes to their rotation, flip-flopping Jake Odorizzi and Nathan Karns, per the Tampa Bay Times. Odorizzi will now start Sunday in Boston with Karns going Monday against the host White Sox.

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