Jeff Karstens

Age: 35
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 3" / 185
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RotoWire News: Karstens (shoulder) announced his retirement from professional baseball Sunday on his personal Twitter account. (5/4/2015)

11/2/2012
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Assessing Jeff Karstens's Value by Jack Moore
7/3/2012
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Jeff Karstens: Afro'd Robot by Robert J. Baumann
4/3/2012
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NL Starting Pitcher Tiered Rankings by Dan Wade
10/3/2011
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FanGraphs Power Rankings - 10/3/11 by Paul Swydan
7/23/2011
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Potential K/9 Surgers by Mike Podhorzer




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