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Karsten Whitson

Karsten Whitson 58 P

Lowell Spinners

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Karsten E. Whitson
  • Age: 23 (August 25, 1991)
  • Birthplace: Chipley, FL
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 195
  • Draft: Round 11 (2014, BOS)
  • School: Florida
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Karsten Whitson Career Stats

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Karsten Whitson Awards and Honors

Karsten Whitson  58 P

  • Full Name: Karsten E. Whitson
  • Born: August 25, 1991
  • Age: 23
  • Birthplace: Chipley, FL
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 195
  • Draft: Round 11 (2014, BOS)
  • School: Florida

Whitson joins the Red Sox organization as an 11th round selection in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft after a standout four seasons with the Florida Gators…After missing the 2013 season and receiving a medical redshirt for the season, Whitson returned to the mound in 2014 and posted a 3.86 ERA in 14 games…As a sophomore in 2012, Whitson appeared in 14 games (10 starts) and was 4-0 with a 3.51 ERA…Earned victory in Game Two of the NCAA Gainesville Super Regional against No. 11 NC State, sending the Gators to the College World Series…As a freshman was the National Freshman Pitcher of the Year by Perfect Game and Baseball America All-Freshman team…Finished season with 8-1 record and 2.40 ERA, making 19 starts and leading the Gators with 92 strikeouts…Appeared in two games with the Orleans Firebirds of the Cape Cod League in 2012…Was originally selected by the San Diego Padres in the first round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft but opted to attend Florida.