Nate Karns

Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 225
Bat: R
Throw: R
College: Texas Tech
Birth Place: Franklin, Pennsylvania
Draft: 2009 12th round by the
  • UCLA freshman Rachel Garcia throws 282 pitches in two games
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    UCLA freshman Rachel Garcia throws 282 pitches in two games

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA pitcher Rachel Garcia followed a marathon start with a shutdown finish. A night after throwing a whopping 232 pitches in 11 innings for a complete-game win, the redshirt freshman came back Friday with four hitless innings of relief to put the Bruins softball team into the College World Series with a 1-0 win over Mississippi. Garcia opened the best-of-three NCAA super regional by going the distance in an 8-7 win over the Rebels on Thursday. She then followed Selina Ta'amilo and threw 50 pitches for the victory in the clincher for UCLA (47-13). Garcia struck out 12 and walked five Thursday night at Easton Stadium. She also homered in the second inning and hit a two-out single

  • Best of Yardbarker: Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines

    Best of Yardbarker: Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines

    2016 winner Alexander Rossi sits on pit road before the start of the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Darron Cummings/Associated Press Prior to Memorial Day, the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 takes place Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Have you ever wondered why it's called the "greatest spectacle in racing"? We got you covered: "The Indy 500 combines three things America loves: speed, cars and tradition." We'll see which driver joins the list of racers who won the Indianapolis 500: Following the Indy 500, the Stanley Cup Final begins Monday. The defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins take on the Nashville Predators,

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    Kansas City Royals trade rumors: Packaging Herrera and Cain?

    The Kansas City Royals currently sit 6.5 games out f first place in the American League Central with a 20-27 overall record. The season has not gone quite as planned, but the team has played well lately after having a very poor month of April. There is a lot of speculation as to what the front office will try to do before the trade deadline in July as the Royals have many pending free agents after this season, including Mike Moustakas, Eric Hosmer, Alcides Escobar and Lorenzo Cain. Last week an article was published on ESPN stating that the Washington Nationals were in search of a closer and that the Royals’ Kelvin Herrera would be a potential fit for their ball club. The article detailed a possible