Nathan Karns RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rays shut down Karns for rest of season "After Nathan Karns threw his bullpen on Tuesday, the Rays decided to shut down the right-hander for the remainder of the season rather than have him make one additional start. "He came out in the bullpen role in Detroit and tweaked his arm a little bit," Rays manager Kevin Cash said. "We're..." September 23

  • Nathan Karns shut down for season due to forearm tightness

    Tampa Bay Times "RHP Nathan Karns won't pitch again this season due to tightness in his right forearm. Both Karns and Rays manager Kevin Cash said they are confident the issue is nothing serious and said that at a different point in the season he may have pitched through it. But after Karns went through a..." September 22

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: Rays listening on Nate Karns, who's drawing interest from a number of teams. Five years of control with really good offspeed stuff.

  • Report: Nationals acquire Jose Lobaton from Rays in 4-player deal

    CBS Sports "The Nationals have acquired catcher Jose Lobaton and two players to be named from the Rays in exchange for right-hander Nate Karns, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Topkin adds that the two players yet to be named are likely minor-leaguers. The switch-hitting Lobaton, age 29, is..." February 13

  • Nats supply Karns with offensive firepower, beat O's 9-3

    CSN Washington "Adam LaRoche could tell Nathan Karns was a tad nervous to make his big-league debut when he noticed the right-hander's jersey was soaking wet. This was while Karns was still in the dugout, having yet to face his first major-league batter. "Like he walked through the shower before he even took..." May 29