|Apr. 26 4:44 PM PT5:44 PM MT6:44 PM CT7:44 PM ET19:44 ET23:44 GMT7:44 4:44 PM MST6:44 PM EST7:14 PM VEN3:44 UAE (+1)6:44 PM CT-Karns (0-2) took the loss Wednesday against the White Sox, allowing four runs and seven hits while striking out five with no walks in six innings.
Analysis: He's dropped his last two starts behind an 8.44 ERA, allowing five homers over 10 2/3 innings.
|Apr. 22 9:15 AM PT10:15 AM MT11:15 AM CT12:15 PM ET12:15 ET16:15 GMT0:15 9:15 AM MST11:15 AM EST11:45 AM VEN20:15 UAE11:15 AM CT-Karns gave up six runs and five hits - four homers - in 4 2/3 innings in the Royals' 6-2 loss to the Rangers on Friday.
Analysis: Karns only gave up two runs over a combined 11 2/3 innings in his previous two starts, but this is the second time he's been shelled this season.
|Apr. 16 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET15:14 GMT23:14 8:14 AM MST10:14 AM EST10:44 AM VEN19:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-Karns held the Angels to a run and four hits over six innings in the Royals' 3-2 win Saturday.
Analysis: After being charged with four runs in less than an inning in his lone relief appearance, Karns has allowed just two runs in two starts.
|Apr. 9 9:21 PM PT10:21 PM MT11:21 PM CT12:21 AM ET0:21 ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST11:51 PM VEN8:21 UAE11:21 PM CT-Karns will make his first start and second appearance of the season in the series finale at Houston on Sunday.
Analysis: Karns allowed four runs, two hits and two walks in a relief appearance in a 9-1 loss to Minnesota on Wednesday.
|Mar. 20 5:20 PM PT6:20 PM MT7:20 PM CT8:20 PM ET20:20 ET0:20 GMT8:20 5:20 PM MST7:20 PM EST7:50 PM VEN4:20 UAE (+1)6:20 PM CT-Karns has won the crowded competition for the lone vacancy in the Royals' rotation, getting the nod Monday from manager Ned Yost. Karns beat out holdover Chris Young and left-hander Travis Wood for the fifth spot.
Analysis: Karns was acquired Jan. 6 from Seattle for outfielder Jarrod Dyson. The righty hasn't exactly been lights-out in spring training, posting a 7.36 ERA in four starts. Karns was 6-2 with a 5.15 ERA in 22 games, including 15 starts, last year with the Mariners before his season ended July 20 because of a herniated disk. He is 14-9 with a 4.41 ERA in 54 career games in the majors with Washington, Tampa Bay and Seattle.
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