Nate Karns will open the 2017 season as the Royals' fifth starter.
Nate Karns surrendered four runs (three earned) over four innings against the Brewers on Friday.
Nathan Karns gave up two runs in three-plus innings Monday against the Diamondbacks.
Nate Karns tallied three strikeouts over two perfect innings Wednesday in the Royals' Cactus League loss to the Cubs.
Royals acquired RHP Nate Karns from the Mariners in exchange for OF Jarrod Dyson.
Mariners activated RHP Nathan Karns from the 60-day disabled list.
Nathan Karns (back) played catch with the trainer on Wednesday.
Nathan Karns (back) still hopes to return before the end of the season.
Mariners transferred RHP Nate Karns from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Nate Karns (back) hasn't resumed throwing.
Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said Monday that the team plans to stretch Nate Karns (back) out as a starter.
Mariners placed RHP Nate Karns on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.
Nate Karns earned his first save Saturday since being demoted to the bullpen.
In his first appearance after being moved to the pen, Nate Karns struck out six in two scoreless innings Wednesday against the Pirates.