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Nate Karns

Nate Karns 51 P

Tampa Bay Rays

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Nathan Alan Karns
  • Age: 27 (November 25, 1987)
  • Birthplace: Franklin, PA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 230
  • Draft: Round 12 (2009, WSH)
  • MLB Debut: 05/28/2013
  • School: Texas Tech
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Nate Karns Career Stats

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Nate Karns Awards and Honors

Nate Karns  51 P

  • Full Name: Nathan Alan Karns
  • Born: November 25, 1987
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Franklin, PA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 230
  • Draft: Round 12 (2009, WSH)
  • School: Texas Tech
  • MLB Debut: 05/28/2013

Ranked No. 8 among Rays prospects by MLB.com entering the 2014 season. ... Traded from the Nationals to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for catcher Jose Lobaton, pitcher Felipe Rivero and outfielder Drew Vettleson on Feb. 13, 2014. ... Ranked No. 6 among Nationals prospects by MLB.com entering the 2013 season. ... Was named the Nationals' 2012 Minor League Pitcher of the Year after leading the organization with a 2.17 ERA and 148 strikeouts. ... Selected by the Washington Nationals in the 12th round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft out of Texas Tech University. ... Went 7-11 with a 6.90 ERA in two seasons at Texas Tech after beginning his college career at North Carolina State. ... Originally committed to the University of Texas out of high school. ... Selected by the Houston Astros in the 10th round of the 2006 Draft but did not sign.