MLB

Jeff Karstens # - P

  • Age: 31
  • DOB: 1982/09/24
  • POB: San Diego, CA
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 185lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 7
  • Drafted by NY Yankees in 2003 (19th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsWill always battle when on the mound, even when he doesn't have his best stuff. Is versatile enough to start or relieve as necessary.
FlawsIs far too hittable at the major-league level and also lacks the ability to strike batters out with consistency.
Career potentialMediocre right-hander with guile.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/10/31Missed the last 162 regular season and all 6 playoff games (right shoulder inflammation).
2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2013/10/03Did not make the Pittsburgh Pirates playoff roster (injured).
2013/05/27Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right shoulder inflammation).
2013/03/31Right shoulder inflammation, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 22nd, 2013).
2013/01/14Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2012/11/30Pittsburgh Pirates declined to tender a contract.
2012/09/19Missed 16 games (hip flexor).
2012/09/01Hip flexor, day-to-day.
2012/08/31Missed 2 games (right groin).
2012/08/28Right groin, day-to-day.
2012/06/25Missed 60 games (right shoulder inflammation).
2012/04/18Right shoulder inflammation, 15-day DL.
2012/01/17Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2011/09/13Missed 10 games (right shoulder fatigue).
2011/09/02Right shoulder fatigue, day-to-day.
2011/08/28Missed 5 games (right shoulder injury).
2011/08/23Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2011/06/19Missed 4 games (left knee injury).
2011/06/15Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2010/12/02Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2010/09/30Missed 26 games (right shoulder injury).
2010/09/06Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2010/08/31Missed 9 games (right shoulder injury).
2010/08/25Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2010/04/27Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA).
2010/03/30Assigned by the Pittsburgh Pirates to their minor league camp.
2010/01/04Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2009/11/30Outrighted to Indianapolis (AAA).
2009/11/20Designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2009/09/09Missed 20 games (back strain).
2009/08/26Back injury, early September.
2009/08/21Personal reasons, 7-day DL.
2009/03/04Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2008/07/28Added to the New York Yankees 25-man roster.
2008/07/25Acquired from the New York Yankees.
2008/05/22Missed 46 games (groin).
2008/05/22Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2008/03/29Groin, 15-day DL.
2008/03/04Re-signed by the New York Yankees to a one-year contract.
2007/09/09Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2007/08/15Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2007/08/01Missed 84 games (knee injury).
2007/07/01Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (knee injury).
2007/04/29Knee injury, 15-day DL.
2007/04/21Missed 15 games (right elbow injury).
2007/03/30Right elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2007/02/26Re-signed by the New York Yankees to a one-year contract.
2006/10/03Did not make the New York Yankees playoff roster.
2006/08/19Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2005/11/18Contract purchased from Trenton (AA).
2002/04/02Assigned by the New York Yankees to their minor league camp.

Trades

2008/07/25Pittsburgh Pirated traded Xavier Nady and Damaso Marte to the New York Yankees for Jose Tabata,Ross Ohlendorf, Jeff Karstens, and Daniel McCutchen.
2003/06/03Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 19th round in 2003.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2013AltoonaAA11000004.02200241.000.00
2013BradentonA11000003.04110041.333.00
2012PittsburghNL19155400090.2894140815661.153.97
2012IndianapolisAAA330200013.21113713131.024.61
2012AltoonaAA221000010.08110160.900.90
2011PittsburghNL302699011162.116369612233961.213.38
2010PittsburghNL2619310000122.214672672127721.414.92
2010IndianapolisAAA511200016.021141332121.447.31
2009PittsburghNL391346000108.011566651245521.485.42
2009IndianapolisAAA30000006.04000070.670.00
2008PittsburghNL992601151.1563223713231.344.03
2008Scranton/WBAAA12126400068.2663129815551.183.80
2007NY YankeesAL731400014.22721184952.4511.05
2007Scranton/WBAAA653000031.0256629271.101.74
2007TrentonAA11100005.04110251.201.80
2007Staten IslandA11100005.04111080.801.80
2007TampaA11000004.03000151.000.00
2007GCL YankeesR11000003.13000121.200.00
2006NY YankeesAL862100042.2402018611161.203.80
2006ColumbusAAA14145501073.2804235930481.494.28
2006TrentonAA11116000074.0542019414670.922.31
2005TrentonAA28271211000169.0192917816421471.384.15
2004TampaA242469011138.2151706211311161.314.02
2003Staten IslandA14104200067.1632219216531.172.54
TotalMLB138912640022592.1636321292801533301.334.44
TotalNL123822335022535.0569280256701333091.314.31
TotalAL1593500057.16741361020211.525.65
TotalAAA43351513010209.02071069023591621.273.88
TotalAA43422011000262.02601159920612291.233.40
TotalA41371111011218.0225948314481861.253.43
TotalR11000003.13000121.200.00

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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