Nate Karns

  • Rays make weird move and now it looks like Chris Archer will be the Opening Day starter

    Rays make weird move and now it looks like Chris Archer will be the Opening Day starter

    March 23, 2015 at 2:09 pm 8 comments

    Last week I speculated that Jake Odorizzi would replace the injured Alex Cobb as the Opening Day starter because it would be easier to adjust his schedule (give him one extra day of rest) than to adjust the schedule of Chris Archer (would need to go on short rest). However, […]

     
  • What Drew Smyly’s injury means for the Rays’ rotation

    What Drew Smyly’s injury means for the Rays’ rotation

    March 9, 2015 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

    Last week, Kevin Cash made his first move that differed significantly from the Joe Maddon era when he announced the starting rotation — well, four-fifths of it — at the beginning of camp. Five days later, we already see the problem with that move as Drew Smyly has tendonitis in […]

     
  • Tailgating Game 149: Nate Karns Set To Make Rays Debut

    Tailgating Game 149: Nate Karns Set To Make Rays Debut

    September 12, 2014 at 3:11 pm 2 comments

    Playing A Little Pepper… With the lefty J.A. Happ on the mound for the Blue Jays, Joe Maddon has unleashed his right-handed lineup but with Ben Zobrist in center field and leading off…Nate Karns is making his first start with the Rays. In 27 starts with the Durham Bulls, Karns […]

     
  • Jose Lobaton Traded To Washington Nationals

    Jose Lobaton Traded To Washington Nationals

    February 13, 2014 at 10:32 am 17 comments

    Jose Lobaton has been traded to the Washington Nationals for right-handed pitcher Nate Karns. In addition to Lobaton, the Rays also gave the Nationals pitcher Felipe Rivero, who was the 13th best prospect in the organization last year, and Drew Vettleson, the Rays’ first-round pick in the 2010 draft. At […]