Jeff Karstens
Birthdate: 9/24/1982 (35 y, 2 m, 22 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/185     Position: P
Drafted: 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 19, Pick: 27, Overall: 574, Team: New York Yankees
Contract: $2.5M / 1 Years (2013)
RotoWire News: Karstens (shoulder) announced his retirement from professional baseball Sunday on his personal Twitter account. (5/4/2015)
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  (Click Year to Expand / Close)




SeasonPitchPitchesABPAH1B2B3BHRBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPAVGminVelmaxVelVel
2007Fourseam (FA)1533101000000000.33385.788.987.8
2007Curveball (CU)2111100000000001.00067.968.868.3
2007Changeup (CH)200000000000000.00074.077.075.5
2007Slider (SL)100000000000000.00076.576.576.5
2008Fourseam (FA)393829020113155090123.24486.593.690.1
2008Changeup (CH)15550541292013060100.24076.183.779.6
2008Slider (SL)13335371182102040003.31475.384.280.8
2008Curveball (CU)782022641010040200.30068.477.474.0
2008Sinker (SI)651214440002000000.33385.792.589.6
2009Fourseam (FA)4949812128121222190111121.28685.093.289.5
2009Sinker (SI)4711181354022112513050134.33985.893.289.2
2009Slider (SL)2828893211251320160303.23972.182.678.2
2009Curveball (CU)227515412920120161000.23566.674.571.2
2009Changeup (CH)20852561484112040112.26975.084.278.9
2009Cutter (FC)1323000001000000.00080.183.782.2
2010Sinker (SI)48613614648349059030013.35383.493.189.0
2010Fourseam (FA)45892105281481580120414.30483.293.689.9
2010Slider (SL)329114119332170510260402.28973.086.480.4
2010Curveball (CU)2787881151022110261102.19264.479.472.3
2010Changeup (CH)17552541593032040000.28875.984.080.0
2010Cutter (FC)381415741021010000.50083.990.187.3
2011Sinker (SI)76420221762411803110161126.30782.092.688.7
2011Fourseam (FA)5101191353018309110231132.25285.093.590.1
2011Slider (SL)362128133302350220242107.23474.084.379.4
2011Curveball (CU)3408283141030100270011.17165.878.871.1
2011Changeup (CH)314768022151063060103.28976.086.980.7
2011Cutter (FC)441314531010000100.38581.988.986.2
2012Fourseam (FA)3397077181620050151010.25784.994.390.5
2012Sinker (SI)310758424176015060041.32082.393.489.5
2012Curveball (CU)2388183181230300260111.22258.076.371.2
2012Slider (SL)163505313451320120013.26073.484.679.7
2012Changeup (CH)16246471191011040001.23975.786.781.6
2012Cutter (FC)833000000000000.00084.287.786.1
TotalFourseam (FA)220946453112571294214807037910.26983.294.390.0
TotalSinker (SI)20965435961781184421440030121014.32882.093.489.0
TotalSlider (SL)12704154351086824313908228118.26072.186.479.6
TotalCurveball (CU)11633133246646112730992424.21158.079.471.6
TotalChangeup (CH)1016276291745011112110240316.26874.086.980.2
TotalCutter (FC)10332351272032010100.37580.190.186.1

SeasonPitchPitchesBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Fourseam (FA)150.0 %0.0 %0.00.333.333.6671.000.333.3330.60.2.418172
2007Curveball (CU)20.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0001.0002.000.0001.0000.60.5.896477
2007Changeup (CH)20.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.0.000 
2007Slider (SL)10.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.0.000 
2008Fourseam (FA)3935.6 %10.0 %0.56.244.284.488.772.244.21710.80.0.328105
2008Changeup (CH)1555.6 %11.1 %0.50.240.278.340.618.100.2504.0-2.5.27374
2008Slider (SL)1335.4 %10.8 %0.50.314.351.429.780.114.3554.90.4.343119
2008Curveball (CU)780.0 %18.2 %0.00.300.273.500.773.200.2942.4-0.3.312100
2008Sinker (SI)6514.3 %0.0 %2.00.333.429.333.762.000.3332.00.3.357127
2009Fourseam (FA)49415.7 %9.1 %1.73.286.403.510.914.224.30221.36.8.397153
2009Sinker (SI)4719.6 %3.7 %2.60.339.402.593.995.254.32126.810.7.424170
2009Slider (SL)2822.2 %17.2 %0.13.239.247.420.668.182.2507.4-3.7.28183
2009Curveball (CU)2273.7 %29.6 %0.13.235.278.333.611.098.3244.0-2.5.27377
2009Changeup (CH)2083.6 %7.1 %0.50.269.291.442.733.173.2716.0-0.7.313100
2009Cutter (FC)1333.3 %0.0 %1.00.000.333.000.333.000.0000.1-0.2.23651
2010Sinker (SI)4866.2 %2.1 %3.00.353.393.529.923.176.33626.49.7.404161
2010Fourseam (FA)4587.6 %11.4 %0.67.304.346.576.922.272.29117.65.6.387151
2010Slider (SL)3290.8 %21.8 %0.04.289.286.482.768.193.32214.10.4.326113
2010Curveball (CU)2781.2 %32.1 %0.04.192.210.308.518.115.2693.1-6.2.22547
2010Changeup (CH)1753.7 %7.4 %0.50.288.315.519.834.231.2677.91.7.361136
2010Cutter (FC)386.7 %6.7 %1.00.500.5331.0001.533.500.4555.63.9.646323
2011Sinker (SI)7645.1 %7.4 %0.69.307.344.441.785.134.32129.24.8.344128
2011Fourseam (FA)5108.1 %17.0 %0.48.252.318.504.822.252.23919.44.3.356133
2011Slider (SL)3621.5 %18.0 %0.08.234.256.320.576.086.2728.5-6.5.25470
2011Curveball (CU)3400.0 %32.5 %0.00.171.171.244.415.073.2410.4-8.9.18019
2011Changeup (CH)3143.8 %7.5 %0.50.289.313.539.852.250.24612.13.1.365145
2011Cutter (FC)440.0 %0.0 %0.00.385.357.6921.049.308.3082.81.3.430189
2012Fourseam (FA)3396.5 %19.5 %0.33.257.316.286.602.029.3276.3-2.5.27478
2012Sinker (SI)3106.0 %7.1 %0.83.320.363.440.803.120.33812.02.4.351120
2012Curveball (CU)2380.0 %31.3 %0.00.222.220.370.590.148.2835.2-4.3.25164
2012Slider (SL)1633.8 %22.6 %0.17.260.288.580.868.320.2868.22.1.365137
2012Changeup (CH)1622.1 %8.5 %0.25.239.255.326.581.087.2443.1-2.3.25468
2012Cutter (FC)80.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.000-0.4-0.8.000-100
TotalFourseam (FA)22099.0 %13.2 %0.69.269.337.485.822.216.27476.014.3.355129
TotalSinker (SI)20966.7 %5.0 %1.33.328.374.494.867.166.32796.327.7.378145
TotalSlider (SL)12702.1 %18.9 %0.11.260.274.427.701.166.29043.0-7.2.30097
TotalCurveball (CU)11630.9 %30.6 %0.03.211.220.326.546.115.28015.5-21.8.23654
TotalChangeup (CH)10163.8 %8.2 %0.46.268.293.446.739.178.25533.3-0.5.319109
TotalCutter (FC)1035.7 %2.9 %2.00.375.400.7191.119.344.3108.24.2.469210

SeasonPitchPitchesLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBStrikesBallsPitchesxMovzMovMov
2007Fourseam (FA)150.0 %0.0 %100.0 %33.3 %0.0 %13215-5.110.611.8
2007Curveball (CU)2100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %1125.7-5.58.0
2007Changeup (CH)20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %022-6.05.78.5
2007Slider (SL)10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %1014.91.15.0
2008Fourseam (FA)39315.1 %42.5 %42.5 %16.1 %16.1 %253140393-4.79.610.8
2008Changeup (CH)15511.4 %40.9 %47.7 %33.3 %4.8 %10451155-6.75.99.0
2008Slider (SL)13316.1 %54.8 %29.0 %0.0 %0.0 %89441334.92.25.5
2008Curveball (CU)7811.8 %35.3 %52.9 %0.0 %11.1 %4830785.7-4.07.1
2008Sinker (SI)659.1 %54.5 %36.4 %0.0 %0.0 %362965-7.38.010.9
2009Fourseam (FA)49410.3 %29.9 %59.8 %17.3 %3.8 %301193494-4.59.810.9
2009Sinker (SI)47115.9 %45.1 %38.9 %13.6 %11.4 %329142471-7.67.210.6
2009Slider (SL)28214.9 %50.0 %35.1 %23.1 %11.5 %197852825.40.25.7
2009Curveball (CU)22720.0 %31.4 %48.6 %23.5 %5.9 %1271002278.3-5.39.9
2009Changeup (CH)20818.8 %35.4 %45.8 %13.6 %4.5 %11989208-7.65.79.7
2009Cutter (FC)130.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %31013-1.87.88.5
2010Sinker (SI)48616.7 %53.8 %29.5 %5.1 %12.8 %319167486-8.65.310.3
2010Fourseam (FA)45822.9 %28.9 %48.2 %20.0 %12.5 %316142458-5.38.810.4
2010Slider (SL)32913.2 %44.0 %42.9 %23.1 %12.8 %239903294.70.35.2
2010Curveball (CU)27815.7 %35.3 %49.0 %36.0 %4.0 %189892787.6-5.39.4
2010Changeup (CH)17517.0 %44.7 %38.3 %44.4 %16.7 %10768175-8.14.89.7
2010Cutter (FC)3830.8 %23.1 %46.2 %33.3 %33.3 %2711380.86.76.9
2011Sinker (SI)76419.5 %52.4 %28.1 %21.2 %5.8 %537227764-8.55.110.1
2011Fourseam (FA)51016.5 %38.1 %45.4 %18.2 %20.5 %344166510-4.98.19.6
2011Slider (SL)36212.5 %53.8 %33.7 %14.3 %5.7 %268943625.2-0.75.5
2011Curveball (CU)34020.0 %36.4 %43.6 %29.2 %4.2 %2201203409.1-5.510.8
2011Changeup (CH)31412.7 %52.1 %35.2 %20.0 %24.0 %171143314-6.62.87.4
2011Cutter (FC)4428.6 %21.4 %50.0 %0.0 %14.3 %3410441.06.26.6
2012Fourseam (FA)33924.1 %27.8 %48.1 %19.2 %0.0 %218121339-6.28.911.0
2012Sinker (SI)31024.6 %40.6 %34.8 %12.5 %4.2 %22189310-9.35.611.0
2012Curveball (CU)23821.8 %38.2 %40.0 %13.6 %13.6 %166722388.6-6.010.6
2012Slider (SL)16328.9 %28.9 %42.1 %18.8 %18.8 %109541634.4-0.84.9
2012Changeup (CH)16217.1 %43.9 %39.0 %12.5 %6.3 %10557162-6.63.98.0
2012Cutter (FC)80.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %6280.95.76.1
TotalFourseam (FA)220917.1 %33.5 %49.4 %18.4 %10.7 %14457642209-5.09.010.5
TotalSinker (SI)209618.4 %49.6 %32.0 %13.5 %8.6 %14426542096-8.45.810.4
TotalSlider (SL)127015.4 %47.6 %37.0 %18.4 %10.4 %90336712705.00.05.4
TotalCurveball (CU)116319.2 %35.5 %45.3 %23.7 %7.2 %75141211638.3-5.410.0
TotalChangeup (CH)101615.1 %44.2 %40.6 %24.5 %11.8 %6064101016-7.14.48.6
TotalCutter (FC)10325.0 %21.9 %53.1 %11.8 %17.6 %70331030.66.56.9

SeasonPitchPitchesO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%SwStr%pVALpVAL/C
2007Fourseam (FA)1550.0 %72.7 %66.7 %100.0 %87.5 %90.0 %73.3 %6.7 %0.0-0.2
2007Curveball (CU)20.0 %100.0 %50.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %50.0 %0.0 %-0.6-29.5
2007Changeup (CH)20.0 % 0.0 %   0.0 %0.0 %-0.1-3.8
2007Slider (SL)1 100.0 %100.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.00.0
2008Fourseam (FA)39321.4 %55.6 %41.7 %88.2 %92.3 %91.5 %59.5 %3.6 %2.20.6
2008Changeup (CH)15535.6 %73.2 %55.5 %65.4 %78.3 %74.4 %52.9 %14.2 %1.00.6
2008Slider (SL)13340.9 %71.0 %54.9 %44.8 %90.9 %72.6 %46.6 %15.0 %-0.9-0.7
2008Curveball (CU)7830.2 %74.3 %50.0 %76.9 %84.6 %82.1 %44.9 %9.0 %-2.0-2.6
2008Sinker (SI)6526.3 %48.2 %35.4 %90.0 %100.0 %95.7 %41.5 %1.5 %-1.0-1.5
2009Fourseam (FA)49419.5 %54.5 %38.5 %81.8 %96.6 %93.2 %54.3 %2.6 %-4.8-1.0
2009Sinker (SI)47129.7 %63.6 %50.3 %83.6 %94.5 %92.0 %60.7 %4.0 %-2.9-0.6
2009Slider (SL)28241.2 %62.3 %52.5 %55.6 %86.2 %75.0 %53.6 %13.1 %2.10.8
2009Curveball (CU)22730.2 %50.0 %38.8 %61.5 %81.6 %72.7 %43.2 %10.6 %-1.1-0.5
2009Changeup (CH)20825.7 %71.6 %46.6 %82.8 %77.9 %79.4 %45.7 %9.6 %-1.8-0.9
2009Cutter (FC)1310.0 %33.3 %15.4 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %23.1 %0.0 %-0.3-2.2
2010Sinker (SI)48620.8 %62.3 %45.1 %88.1 %96.6 %95.0 %58.4 %2.3 %-6.0-1.2
2010Fourseam (FA)45821.0 %54.0 %41.9 %71.4 %91.7 %88.0 %63.5 %5.0 %-0.7-0.2
2010Slider (SL)32944.7 %69.5 %58.1 %58.8 %87.8 %77.5 %53.8 %13.1 %-4.7-1.4
2010Curveball (CU)27840.9 %52.2 %46.4 %56.9 %84.5 %72.1 %48.9 %13.0 %3.71.3
2010Changeup (CH)17529.6 %80.5 %52.0 %72.4 %79.0 %76.9 %44.0 %12.0 %-3.7-2.1
2010Cutter (FC)3828.6 %79.2 %60.5 %100.0 %94.7 %95.7 %63.2 %2.6 %-4.2-11.0
2011Sinker (SI)76425.7 %56.1 %44.6 %91.9 %94.4 %93.8 %62.3 %2.8 %3.50.5
2011Fourseam (FA)51024.6 %62.1 %47.5 %71.4 %90.7 %86.8 %61.0 %6.3 %-3.1-0.6
2011Slider (SL)36242.7 %66.0 %55.0 %63.0 %90.5 %80.4 %52.8 %10.8 %5.71.6
2011Curveball (CU)34041.1 %58.7 %49.1 %64.5 %72.5 %68.9 %45.6 %15.3 %5.01.5
2011Changeup (CH)31428.1 %75.4 %45.9 %60.0 %82.0 %73.6 %37.6 %12.1 %-3.6-1.2
2011Cutter (FC)4421.4 %76.7 %59.1 %66.7 %91.3 %88.5 %68.2 %6.8 %-1.2-2.7
2012Fourseam (FA)33921.2 %57.4 %42.8 %58.6 %87.1 %81.4 %59.6 %8.0 %1.90.6
2012Sinker (SI)31028.5 %54.6 %44.8 %93.9 %91.5 %92.1 %62.6 %3.6 %3.71.2
2012Curveball (CU)23849.2 %57.3 %52.9 %46.0 %84.1 %65.1 %46.2 %18.5 %0.30.1
2012Slider (SL)16343.3 %68.5 %54.6 %56.4 %84.0 %71.9 %44.8 %15.3 %-1.6-1.0
2012Changeup (CH)16242.4 %72.9 %55.6 %56.4 %90.2 %75.6 %43.2 %13.6 %0.60.4
2012Cutter (FC)8100.0 %71.4 %75.0 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %87.5 %0.0 %0.810.1
TotalFourseam (FA)220921.6 %57.0 %42.7 %75.1 %91.7 %88.3 %59.6 %5.0 %-4.5-0.2
TotalSinker (SI)209625.8 %58.8 %45.8 %89.3 %94.6 %93.4 %60.5 %3.0 %-2.6-0.1
TotalSlider (SL)127042.8 %66.9 %55.2 %57.4 %88.1 %76.6 %51.6 %12.9 %0.60.0
TotalCurveball (CU)116339.7 %56.3 %47.3 %58.2 %80.4 %70.4 %46.0 %14.0 %5.20.4
TotalChangeup (CH)101631.0 %74.7 %50.0 %65.7 %81.2 %75.8 %43.5 %12.1 %-7.6-0.7
TotalCutter (FC)10323.1 %75.0 %55.3 %88.9 %93.8 %93.0 %62.1 %3.9 %-4.8-4.7