Nate Karns


Updated at 1:52 p.m.

VIERA, Fla. — On the day pitchers and catchers reported for spring training, the Nationals dealt one of their hurlers for a No. 2 backstop.


Age on Opening Day 2014: 26

How acquired: Draft (12th round), June 2009

MLB service time: 15 days


One of baseball's many obscure deadlines strikes tonight at midnight, when players eligible for the Rule 5 draft must be added to their club's 40-man rosters or else risk being snatched away by ot