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Nathan Karns
Birthdate: 11/25/1987 (29 y, 7 m, 3 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/225     Position: P
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 12, Pick: 1, Overall: 352, Team: Washington Nationals
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Karns (forearm) was moved to the 60-day disabled list Monday, Rustin Dodd of The Kansas City Star reports. (6/26/2017)
Injury: Forearm, 60-Day DL
Profiles:  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2011Nationals (R)0005518.212.542.890.00.065100.0 %48.4 %0.0 %0.001.922.36 
2011Nationals (A-)3208836.28.106.630.25.27777.7 %45.7 %2.6 %3.444.464.79 
2012Nationals (A)30211544.112.384.260.20.23779.0 %49.5 %3.2 %2.032.743.09 
2012Nationals (A+)840131371.210.933.270.13.28871.4 %51.6 %1.7 %2.262.392.96 
2013Nationals (AA)10602323132.210.523.260.95.28976.2 %44.8 %10.4 %3.263.603.21 
2013Nationals0103312.08.254.503.75.31676.5 %35.7 %35.7 %7.508.384.56-0.4
2014Rays (AAA)9902727145.19.473.840.99.32363.9 %45.6 %11.6 %5.084.033.55 
2014Rays1102212.09.753.002.25.14879.6 %43.3 %23.1 %4.505.723.80-0.1
2015Rays7502726147.08.883.431.16.28578.7 %41.9 %12.8 %3.674.093.901.5
2016Mariners621221594.19.644.291.05.32769.0 %40.3 %11.5 %5.154.054.231.2
2017Depth Charts8802626148.08.523.691.18.30872.1 %  4.324.30 1.6
2017Steamer8902626145.08.293.691.15.29371.3 %42.1 % 4.344.304.461.6
2017ZiPS6612421119.38.753.701.21.31272.9 %  4.304.30 1.3
2017Royals2209845.110.132.581.79.28380.7 %49.6 %19.6 %4.174.473.710.4
2017ZiPS (R)33 121162.09.123.481.34.31772.0 %  4.434.35 0.7
2017Steamer (R)3309949.08.883.591.16.29471.7 %  4.234.15 0.6
2017Depth Charts (R)3309950.09.013.541.25.31171.9 %  4.334.25 0.6
Total- - -161116354310.29.303.591.36.29575.4 %42.2 %14.8 %4.374.363.992.6

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2011Nationals (R)000.00550000018.26520006023026
2011Nationals (A-)323.44880000036.2159271414127047033
2012Nationals (A)302.031151020044.1179231110121035061
2012Nationals (A+)842.2613131000071.2278472318126044087
2013Nationals (AA)1063.26232330000132.25531095448144817131155
2013Nationals017.50330000012.06117111056010011
2014Rays (AAA)995.08272700000145.1624142898216620370153
2014Rays114.50220000012.04976634020013
2015Rays753.67272600000147.06211326260195615150145
2016Mariners625.1522150010094.141795555411451351101
2017Depth Charts884.322626  00 148.0 14376711961 6  140
2017Steamer894.3426260000 145.062813976701860 5  134
2017ZiPS664.302421  1  119.3 116615716491580116
2017Royals224.17980000045.1188412121913122051
2017ZiPS (R)334.431211     62.0 613330924 3  62
2017Steamer (R)334.23990000 49.0212462523620 2  49
2017Depth Charts (R)334.3399  00 50.0 482624720 2  50
Total- - -16114.37635400100310.2133629215515147124313221321

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2011Nationals (R)12.542.894.330.0040.0 %9.2 %30.8 %.0350.43.065100.0 %  1.92
2011Nationals (A-)8.106.631.220.2520.8 %17.0 %3.8 %.2111.47.27777.7 %  4.46
2012Nationals (A)12.384.262.900.2034.1 %11.7 %22.3 %.1480.99.23779.0 %  2.74
2012Nationals (A+)10.933.273.350.1331.3 %9.4 %21.9 %.1901.02.28871.4 %  2.39
2013Nationals (AA)10.523.263.230.9528.0 %8.7 %19.3 %.2191.18.28976.2 %  3.60
2013Nationals8.254.501.833.7518.0 %9.8 %8.2 %.3151.92.31676.5 %2002268.38
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Rays (AAA)9.473.842.470.9924.5 %9.9 %14.6 %.2541.40.32363.9 %  4.03
2014Rays9.753.003.252.2526.5 %8.2 %18.4 %.1630.92.14879.6 %1211545.72
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Rays8.883.432.591.1623.4 %9.0 %14.3 %.2361.28.28578.7 %941044.09
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Mariners9.644.292.241.0524.2 %10.8 %13.4 %.2571.48.32769.0 %127974.05
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts8.523.692.311.18   .2551.38.30872.1 %  4.30
2017Steamer8.293.692.251.1521.3 %9.5 %11.8 %.2471.37.29371.3 %  4.30
2017ZiPS8.753.702.371.21   .2561.38.31272.9 %  4.30
2017Royals10.132.583.921.7927.1 %6.9 %20.2 %.2371.19.28380.7 %931034.47
2017Average8.293.292.521.2821.5 %8.5 %13.0 %.2521.34.29772.5 %  4.42
2017ZiPS (R)9.123.482.621.34   .2591.37.31772.0 %  4.35
2017Steamer (R)8.883.592.481.16   .2421.33.29471.7 %  4.15
2017Depth Charts (R)9.013.542.551.25   .2541.35.31171.9 %  4.25
Total- - -9.303.592.591.3624.0 %9.3 %14.8 %.2441.34.29575.4 %1091084.36

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2011Nationals (R)1.159.7 %48.4 %41.9 %23.1 %0.0 %  41.9 %19.4 %38.7 %     2.36
2011Nationals (A-)1.0812.0 %45.7 %42.4 %33.3 %2.6 %  31.6 %25.3 %43.2 %     4.79
2012Nationals (A)1.4817.2 %49.5 %33.3 %25.8 %3.2 %  46.8 %25.5 %27.7 %     3.09
2012Nationals (A+)1.3710.8 %51.6 %37.6 %32.2 %1.7 %  40.4 %28.6 %31.1 %     2.96
2013Nationals (AA)1.0914.0 %44.8 %41.2 %15.6 %10.4 %  49.1 %21.1 %29.8 %     3.21
2013Nationals1.0731.0 %35.7 %33.3 %14.3 %35.7 %6.7 %0.0 %46.5 %37.2 %16.3 %9.3 %58.1 %32.6 %4.461214.56
2014Rays (AAA)1.3119.6 %45.6 %34.8 %23.9 %11.6 %  47.3 %21.7 %31.0 %     3.55
2014Rays1.0013.3 %43.3 %43.3 %15.4 %23.1 %7.7 %0.0 %33.3 %36.7 %30.0 %30.0 %43.3 %26.7 %3.241003.80
2015Rays1.1521.6 %41.9 %36.5 %9.4 %12.8 %8.2 %42.9 %38.6 %35.2 %26.3 %19.5 %46.0 %34.5 %3.90973.90
2016Mariners1.1023.2 %40.3 %36.5 %8.3 %11.5 %5.7 %80.0 %36.9 %35.8 %27.2 %18.7 %50.7 %30.6 %4.23994.23
2017Royals1.3012.4 %49.6 %38.0 %2.2 %19.6 %8.3 %0.0 %41.0 %34.4 %24.6 %23.0 %45.1 %32.0 %3.58853.71
Total- - -1.1520.9 %42.2 %36.8 %8.5 %14.8 %7.4 %50.0 %38.6 %35.4 %26.0 %19.6 %47.8 %32.6 %3.95973.99

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2011Nationals (R)151333    28109137
2011Nationals (A-)42391113    121195316
2012Nationals (A)4631168    98278376
2012Nationals (A+)81591719    125441566
2013Nationals (AA)1471354621    75413282082
2013Nationals15141321101196151247
2014Rays (AAA)1811387833    86014902350
2014Rays131342100173132205
2015Rays171149881414736489615452441
2016Mariners106966186546364110381679
2017Royals604615151024275474749
Total- - -3653181812727147163198133405321

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013Nationals-0.62-1.600.97-5.45-0.601.011.010.871.253-0.920.3100
2014Rays0.19-0.600.790.12-0.010.810.810.871.3320.110.1300
2015Rays0.78-10.4811.267.730.761.021.020.911.46270.040.7300
2016Mariners-0.08-6.996.91-8.32-0.830.930.930.701.4020-0.160.0800
2017Royals0.61-2.923.533.600.390.970.970.830.909-0.040.6601
Total- - -0.88-22.5823.46-2.32-0.300.980.980.821.3461-0.971.8801

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Nationals67.2% (93.4)  21.9% (84.3)10.9% (85.8)   
2014Rays65.9% (93.2)  28.8% (83.1)5.4% (85.5)   
2015Rays58.1% (91.6)  29.4% (80.7)12.5% (85.2)  0.2%
2016Mariners52.7% (93.0)  36.4% (81.4)10.9% (86.3)  0.2%
2017Royals49.4% (92.9)  36.2% (83.7)14.4% (86.0)  0.4%
Total- - -55.9% (92.4)  32.2% (81.6)11.9% (85.7)  0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Nationals67.1 %       22.4 % 10.6 %   
2014Rays65.9 %       28.8 % 5.4 %   
2015Rays58.4 %       29.3 % 12.3 %   
2016Mariners53.4 %       36.4 % 10.2 %   
2017Royals49.3 %       36.0 % 14.6 %   
Total- - -56.2 %       32.2 % 11.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Nationals93.4       84.3 85.7  
2014Rays93.1       83.1 85.4  
2015Rays91.6       80.7 85.0  
2016Mariners92.9       81.4 86.2  
2017Royals93.0       83.7 86.0  
Total- - -92.3       81.6 85.6  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2013Nationals42.3 %0.4 % 24.8 %10.6 % 22.0 %    
2014Rays45.9 %  20.0 %5.4 % 28.8 %    
2015Rays40.9 %  17.2 %12.7 % 29.2 %    
2016Mariners42.3 %  10.5 %10.7 % 36.5 %    
2017Royals41.5 %  7.9 %14.3 % 36.4 %    
Total- - -41.7 %0.0 % 14.2 %11.9 % 32.2 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2013Nationals94.087.1 94.386.3 84.9   
2014Rays93.8  93.586.7 83.9   
2015Rays92.9  92.886.2 81.8   
2016Mariners93.7  93.887.1 82.1   
2017Royals93.7  93.186.7 84.2   
Total- - -93.487.1 93.286.6 82.5   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Nationals-6.9  -0.40.3  -4.15  -0.751.08  
2014Rays0.1  -0.10.1  0.08  -0.190.46  
2015Rays-8.1  10.4-0.9  -0.57  1.45-0.30  
2016Mariners-3.8  1.4-1.8  -0.43  0.23-0.97  
2017Royals-4.9  4.20.6  -1.31  1.550.59  
Total- - --23.6  15.5-1.7  -0.79  0.91-0.27  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Nationals-6.7       -0.2 0.1  
2014Rays0.3       -0.1 0.0  
2015Rays-7.6       9.2 -0.2  
2016Mariners-2.6       1.5 -2.3  
2017Royals-5.5       4.7 0.6  
Total- - --22.1       15.1 -1.8  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Nationals-4.08       -0.31 0.37  
2014Rays0.19       -0.09 0.45  
2015Rays-0.54       1.30 -0.08  
2016Mariners-0.29       0.25 -1.36  
2017Royals-1.50       1.75 0.53  
Total- - --0.75       0.89 -0.30  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2013Nationals-3.50.2 -3.30.1 -0.4   
2014Rays2.4  -2.10.1 -0.1   
2015Rays-10.9  3.4-0.8 9.5   
2016Mariners-2.2  -1.3-1.7 1.5   
2017Royals-5.5  -0.20.1 4.9   
Total- - --19.70.2 -3.5-2.2 15.4   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2013Nationals-3.3319.61 -5.350.37 -0.69   
2014Rays2.51  -5.180.46 -0.09   
2015Rays-1.11  0.82-0.26 1.35   
2016Mariners-0.31  -0.74-0.96 0.25   
2017Royals-1.78  -0.390.09 1.81   
Total- - --0.9019.61 -0.47-0.36 0.91   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Nationals25.6 %62.7 %44.5 %77.4 %78.5 %78.2 %51.0 %63.9 %9.7 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Rays29.7 %62.8 %44.9 %57.6 %89.8 %78.3 %45.9 %49.0 %9.8 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Rays28.8 %64.4 %44.5 %65.8 %87.0 %79.3 %44.1 %57.7 %9.2 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Mariners28.2 %62.8 %43.6 %55.7 %85.7 %74.9 %44.5 %57.6 %10.9 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
2017Royals31.1 %65.6 %46.2 %53.4 %84.7 %72.8 %43.8 %58.0 %12.5 %
2017Average29.6 %66.7 %46.4 %62.6 %85.5 %77.5 %45.2 %60.3 %10.4 %
Total- - -28.8 %63.9 %44.5 %60.9 %85.9 %76.9 %44.6 %57.6 %10.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Nationals24.6 %66.4 %44.3 %68.8 %81.8 %78.0 %47.2 %22.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Rays30.8 %60.2 %44.9 %69.7 %83.1 %78.3 %47.8 %23.9
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Rays28.6 %62.0 %44.4 %64.9 %86.9 %79.4 %47.4 %22.1
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Mariners29.6 %58.3 %43.6 %55.9 %85.3 %75.1 %48.8 %23.6
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
2017Royals30.6 %63.9 %46.2 %49.2 %84.2 %71.9 %46.9 %25.2
2017Average30.2 %64.1 %46.4 %61.4 %85.8 %77.5 %47.6 %23.9
Total- - -29.1 %61.2 %44.4 %60.1 %85.6 %76.9 %47.8 %23.1

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Nationals23.9 %67.2 %44.3 %71.0 %80.8 %78.0 %47.2 %22.4
2014Rays32.1 %58.6 %44.9 %67.7 %84.5 %78.3 %48.3 %24.6
2015Rays28.5 %62.2 %44.4 %63.4 %87.7 %79.4 %47.1 %22.5
2016Mariners29.7 %58.1 %43.6 %55.5 %85.3 %74.9 %49.0 %24.3
2017Royals31.4 %62.7 %46.3 %48.8 %84.6 %71.9 %47.6 %25.1
Total- - -29.2 %61.0 %44.4 %59.2 %86.0 %76.8 %47.8 %23.5

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011Nationals (R)P5518.2020  0          
2011Nationals (A-)P8836.2261  2          
2012Nationals (A)P11544.1240  0          
2012Nationals (A+)P131371.22111  0          
2013Nationals (AA)P2323132.2282  0          
2013NationalsP3312.0300000000 2   1.000 
2014Rays (AAA)P2727145.14101  1          
2014RaysP2212.0000000000 1   .000 
2015RaysP2726147.05131100000 17   .947 
2016MarinersP221594.1852110000 12   .867 
2017RoyalsP9845.1081100000 6   .889 
Total- - -P6354310.216264310000 38   .913 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013NationalsP12.00  000              
2014RaysP12.00  000              
2015RaysP147.0-2  00-2              
2016MarinersP94.1-1  00-3              
2017RoyalsP45.1-1  00-1              
Total- - -P310.2-4  00-6              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2015RaysP147.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)33.3%     (3)100.0%      (2)90.0%    (10)
2016MarinersP94.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (2)80.0%      (5)
2017RoyalsP45.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)75.0%      (4)100.0%      (4)
Total- - -P310.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)40.0%     (5)62.5%      (8)89.5%    (19)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Nationals-0.4-0.10.10.0-4.5-0.4($3.1) 
2014Rays0.10.3-0.10.2-1.1-0.1($0.8) 
2015Rays2.60.30.81.114.31.5$11.9 
2016Mariners0.3-0.6-0.3-0.911.71.2$9.7 
2017Royals1.10.20.50.74.20.4$3.3 
Total- - -3.70.11.11.124.52.6$20.9 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Seattle Mariners on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Agent / Agency: Kevin Hubbard
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Tampa Bay Rays on 3/3/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 12, Pick: 1, Overall: 352
    • Team: Washington Nationals
    • School: Texas Tech U
  • 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 10, Pick: 23, Overall: 309
    • Team: Houston Astros
    • School: James Martin Senior HS