Karmas will begin his first season with the Ducks in 2012. Karmas joins the Flock after spending last season with the rookie level Arizona Padres, hitting .276 with 17 RBI in 37 games. He also walked 18 times compared to just 17 strikeouts. Prior to joining the Padres, the Douglaston native played collegiate baseball at St. John’s University and hit .317 with 20 homers, 172 RBI and 60 doubles in 201 games. The 22-year-old was drafted by the Padres in the 25th round of the 2011 amateur draft.