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Nate KarnsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2013-2017
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PositionsP-150Position when DraftedRHPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNathan Karns
Height6-5Weight230BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 25,1987 [31.017]PlaceFranklin,Pennsylvania
High SchoolJames Martin (Arlington,TX)
CollegeTexas Tech University (Lubbock,TX), North Carolina State University (Raleigh,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Washington Nationals [Team Picks] in the 12th round (352nd overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 10th round (309th overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$225,000Signing ScoutsBob LaurieService Time3.033 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2013-WAS-#6 ... 2014-WAS-#9 ... 2015-TBA-#5
MLB DebutMay 28,2013 [25.185]
OrganizationsWAS [3] TBA [2] KCA [1] SEA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID122634Retrosheet IDkarnn001MLBAM ID501992
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (82.89%) -- Changeup (17.11%)
Fastball Velocity [2017] - 92.96 - [2016] - 92.88 - [2015] - 91.58 - [2014] - 93.13 - [2013] - 93.39
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts79Walks41Hittable64SO/BB59vsPower64Hitting.489Durability54Team.514Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007NC StateACCNCAA-1Fr-ST19322.67981000030.018119217246001.155.340.595.047.121.41.600-
2008Texas TechBig12NCAA-1So24ST20368.4612120000050.0635047439488102.0411.340.727.028.641.23.333-
2009Texas TechBig12NCAA-1Jr24ST21455.4713130000054.0534033730578101.538.781.164.979.441.90.444-
2011Gulf Coast NationalsGCLRkwas-ST23000.00550000018.220006263000.430.96--2.8912.544.33--
2011Auburn DoubledaysNYPLA-was37ST23323.44880000036.2271414127337001.476.630.256.638.101.22.600-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0322.2813130000054.02914141335910001.124.720.165.379.601.79.600-
2012Hagerstown SunsSALAwas18S/R24302.031156105244.0231110121615000.994.670.204.2612.382.901.000-
2012Potomac NationalsCaroA+was13ST24842.2613130100071.2472318126874001.025.900.133.2710.933.35.667-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R01142.17241862052115.17034282471489001.015.430.163.6511.483.15.733-
2013Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas13ST251063.26232303000132.21095448144815513101.187.390.953.2610.523.23.625-
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas57ST25017.50330000012.017111056110001.9212.753.754.508.251.83.0008.13
2014Durham BullsILAAAtba24ST26995.08272700000145.0142898216621537001.408.790.993.849.472.47.500-
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba51ST26114.50220000012.076634130000.925.252.253.009.753.25.5005.22
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba51ST27753.67272610000147.01326260195614515001.288.081.163.438.882.59.5833.98
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea13S/R28625.1522157002194.095555411451015101.489.061.054.299.642.24.7503.95
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca55ST29224.17981000045.0412121913512001.198.141.792.5810.133.92.5004.35
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter16114.37635490021310.22921551514712432122101.348.461.363.599.302.59.5931.10
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter33213.45878165052447.03501911723319051539101.207.010.663.8110.322.71.611-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter995.08272700000145.0142898216621537001.408.790.993.849.472.47.500-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1063.26232303000132.21095448144815513101.187.390.953.2610.523.23.625-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter842.2613130100071.2472318126874001.025.900.133.2710.933.35.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter302.031156105244.0231110121615000.994.670.204.2612.382.901.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter323.44880000036.2271414127337001.476.630.256.638.101.22.600-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.00550000018.220006263000.430.96--2.8912.544.33--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10135.95343310000134.213410189138612922201.638.960.875.758.621.50.435-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter863.74292810000159.01396866226015815001.257.871.253.408.942.63.571-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter625.1522157002194.095555411451015101.489.061.054.299.642.24.750-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter224.17981000045.0412121913512001.198.141.792.5810.133.92.500-
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter017.50330000012.017111056110001.9212.753.754.508.251.83.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1184.37453870011220.0207110107338822716101.348.461.363.599.302.59.5791.10
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16103.45434032021220.01719484169325219001.207.010.663.8110.322.71.615-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas13p251020210001000803000.050.050.050.1001023.083.000.000.0440.0034.780.000.000.000.00
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas57p2533000000000102001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba51p27274110011000301000.250.2501.0001.250415.000.750.750.5160.0060.000.0020.004.00100.00
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea13p2821000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter328110011000403001.125.125.500.6254111.000.375.375.0000.0036.360.009.098.00100.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1020210001000803000.050.050.050.1001023.083.000.000.0000.0034.780.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1020210001000803000.050.050.050.1001023.083.000.000.0000.0034.780.000.000.000.00
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter274110011000301000.250.2501.0001.250415.000.750.750.0000.0060.000.0020.004.00100.00
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33000000000102001.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624155005500020015005.125.125.500.62520556.000.375.375.0000.0036.360.009.098.00100.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162324321600016000130049000.050.050.050.100160373.083.000.000.0000.0034.780.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas23P5---2--221.0000.40------5100.09.4
2011Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-was23P8--261298.8891.00------8100.010.7
2012Hagerstown Suns SALAwas24P11--24--661.0000.55------11100.07.9
2012Potomac Nationals CaroA+was24P13--2111-1413.9291.00------13100.09.4
2013Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas25P23--282-1210.8330.43------23100.016.2
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25P33123---331.0001.000.252-100.0-3100.01.9
2014Durham Bulls ILAAAtba26P27--410111514.9330.52------27100.018.8
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26P2212--------1-100.0-2100.01.2
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27P27261475131-1918.9470.670.1217577.3-27100.016.7
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28P221594852-1513.8670.590.1412285.7-22100.013.6
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29P9845-81-98.8890.890.186185.7-9100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P635431016264-4642.9130.670.1438882.6-630.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--410111514.9330.52------270.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P23--282-1210.8330.43------230.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--2111-1413.9291.00------130.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--24--661.0000.55------110.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--261298.8891.00------80.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---2--221.0000.40------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011Gulf Coast Nationals GCLRkwas235----------
2011Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-was238----------
2012Hagerstown Suns SALAwas2411----------
2012Potomac Nationals CaroA+was2413----------
2013Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas2523----------
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas253----------
2014Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2627----------
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba262----------
2015Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2727----------
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2822----------
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca299----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Falmouth CommodoresCape Cod LeagueCollege20023.13880000037.125151302234401.276.030.005.308.201.553.62.000
2013Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25002.4530300003.2671144003.1214.732.459.829.821.0017.18.000
2014Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.0031200006.1400023000.985.680.002.844.261.500.00.000
2015Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB27223.86651000023.11911102819101.177.330.773.097.332.384.24.500
2016San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28215.46770000028.02922173925401.369.320.962.898.042.787.07.667
2017Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29323.91660000023.02311101630101.269.000.392.3511.745.004.30.600
2018Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30121.98440000013.213332618001.448.561.323.9511.853.001.98.333
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs023.13880000037.325151302234401.266.030.005.308.201.553.62.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs873.7729236000098.094544193599601.328.630.833.219.092.834.96.533

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2015Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2712000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs12000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-10-31SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.341  
2018-06-02SPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL30.190Team Roster on 2018-06-02
2018-03-29SPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right elbow inflammation30.125Team Roster on 2018-03-29
2018-01-12SPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($1.375m) [Avoids arbitration]30.048Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2017-11-01SPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.342Team Roster on 2017-11-01
2017-06-26SPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL29.214Team Roster on 2017-06-26
2017-05-24SPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Nerve irritation, right arm29.181Team Roster on 2017-05-24
2017-01-05SPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Mariners to Royals for Jarrod Dyson29.041Team Roster on 2017-01-05
2016-11-02SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.343Team Roster on 2016-11-02
2016-09-01SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL28.281Team Roster on 2016-09-01
2016-07-31SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Lower back strain28.249Team Roster on 2016-07-31
2015-11-06SPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Rays with C.J. Riefenhauser and Boog Powell to Mariners for Brad Miller, Logan Morrison and Danny Farquhar27.347Team Roster on 2015-11-06
2014-09-12SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)26.292Team Roster on 2014-09-12
2014-05-06SPTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)26.163Team Roster on 2014-05-06
2014-05-04SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Durham (AAA)26.161Team Roster on 2014-05-04
2014-04-12SPTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)26.139Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-14SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors26.110Team Roster on 2014-03-14
2014-02-13SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Nationals to Rays for Jose Lobaton, Drew Vettleson and Felipe Rivero26.080Team Roster on 2014-02-13
2013-10-08SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Harrisburg (AA)25.318Team Roster on 2013-10-08
2013-06-12SPWashington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Harrisburg (AA)25.200Team Roster on 2013-06-12
2013-05-28SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Harrisburg (AA)25.185Team Roster on 2013-05-28
2013-03-14PWashington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Harrisburg (AA)25.110Team Roster on 2013-03-14
2013-03-07PWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)25.103Team Roster on 2013-03-07
2012-11-21PWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Minors24.362Team Roster on 2012-11-21
2012-10-08PWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL24.318Team Roster on 2012-10-08
2012-08-22PWashington NationalsPotomac (A+)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured24.271Team Roster on 2012-08-22
2012-06-09PWashington NationalsPotomac (A+)-Minors--24.197Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-06-21ContractSigned by Nationals 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2009Washington Nationals-21225,000-------225,000Signing Bonus out of 2009 Draft (12th round - 352nd overall)
2013Washington NationalsTeam Payroll25490,000-77533-3,023,990490,000715,0002013-03-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)
2014Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll26500,000-79434-3,256,497500,0001,215,000
2015Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll27508,8001.03376430163,571,283507,5001,723,800
2016Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll28523,7002.03357624373,498,245507,5002,247,500
2017Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll29571,0003.03355625393,651,709535,0002,818,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red