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Nathan Karns has terrific potential, but I believe his promotion was as much about situation as anything

Here's my story on Karns' promotion with commentary from manager Matt LeCroy and pitching coach Paul Menhart, who are obviously confident in the young starter. He's been very good in some starts this year, and he's been not so good, including a recent game in which he didn't make it out of the first inning. Walks were an issue earlier in the season, though he's seemed to have cleaned it up over his last two starts. Menhart says he just recently made some positive adjustments and that "he's been fighting his delivery" all year. Should be an interesting game Tuesday night. Fortunately I'm off and should have a chance to watch.

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