Royals Name Karns 5th Starter
Newly Acquired from Seattle will Start in Rotation
For all Royals fans who have been anxious to find out who the fifth starter will be, your questions have been answered.
From our Royals insider at MLB.com Jeffrey Flanagan on Monday morning:
Ned says Nate Karns is the 5th starter— Jeffrey Flanagan (@FlannyMLB) March 20, 2017
Karns was acquired from the Seattle Mariners this offseason for OF Jarrod Dyson. Earlier this Spring on "The Drive," Royals Assistant GM JJ Picollo said Karns reminds many in the organization of Wade Davis with his ability to control two plus-pitches that can get hitters to swing and miss.