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Matt Purke

Matt Purke 30 P

Harrisburg Senators

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Matthew Taylor Purke
  • Age: 25 (July 17, 1990)
  • Birthplace: Nacogdoches, TX
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 220
  • Draft: Round 3 (2011, WSH)
  • School: Texas Christian
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Matt Purke Stats Summary

Matt Purke Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
August 28, 2015 Harrisburg Senators activated LHP Matt Purke from the 7-day disabled list.
August 21, 2015 Harrisburg Senators placed LHP Matt Purke on the 7-day disabled list.
July 25, 2015 LHP Matt Purke assigned to Harrisburg Senators from Potomac Nationals.
July 8, 2015 LHP Matt Purke assigned to Potomac Nationals from Hagerstown Suns.
May 28, 2015 LHP Matt Purke assigned to Hagerstown Suns from Nationals Extended Spring Training.
April 7, 2015 LHP Matt Purke assigned to Nationals Extended Spring Training from Syracuse Chiefs.
April 6, 2015 Matt Purke assigned to Harrisburg Senators from Syracuse Chiefs.
November 26, 2014 LHP Matt Purke assigned to Syracuse Chiefs.
November 18, 2014 Washington Nationals signed free agent LHP Matt Purke to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 13, 2014 Washington Nationals released LHP Matt Purke.
November 1, 2014 Washington Nationals activated LHP Matt Purke from the 60-day disabled list.
July 25, 2014 Washington Nationals recalled LHP Matt Purke from Harrisburg Senators.
July 25, 2014 Washington Nationals placed LHP Matt Purke on the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from May 2014 Tommy John surgery
May 20, 2014 Harrisburg Senators placed LHP Matt Purke on the 7-day disabled list.
March 13, 2014 Washington Nationals optioned LHP Matt Purke to Harrisburg Senators.
September 30, 2013 Washington Nationals recalled Matt Purke from Potomac Nationals.
July 1, 2013 Matt Purke assigned to Potomac Nationals from Hagerstown Suns.
July 1, 2013 Matt Purke assigned to Potomac Nationals from Hagerstown Suns.
May 28, 2013 Matt Purke roster status changed by Hagerstown Suns.
April 2, 2013 Hagerstown Suns placed LHP Matt Purke on the 7-day disabled list.
March 5, 2013 Washington Nationals optioned LHP Matt Purke to Hagerstown Suns.
October 15, 2012 Matt Purke roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
October 14, 2012 Hagerstown Suns reassigned LHP Matt Purke to the minor leagues.
September 15, 2012 Hagerstown Suns activated LHP Matt Purke from the 7-day disabled list.
June 13, 2012 Hagerstown Suns placed LHP Matt Purke on the 7-day disabled list.
May 30, 2012 LHP Matt Purke assigned to Hagerstown Suns from Potomac Nationals.
April 4, 2012 Matt Purke roster status changed by Potomac Nationals.
March 12, 2012 Washington Nationals optioned LHP Matt Purke to Potomac Nationals.
October 6, 2011 Matt Purke roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
October 3, 2011 LHP Matt Purke assigned to Scottsdale Scorpions.
August 15, 2011 Washington Nationals signed LHP Matt Purke.
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Matt Purke Awards and Honors

Matt Purke  30 P

Matt Purke
  • Full Name: Matthew Taylor Purke
  • Born: July 17, 1990
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Nacogdoches, TX
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 220
  • Draft: Round 3 (2011, WSH)
  • School: Texas Christian

Ranked No. 9 among Nationals prospects by MLB.com entering the 2013 season. ... Selected by the Washington Nationals in the third round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of Texas Christian University. ... Spent two years at TCU, going 21-1 with a 2.61 ERA in 31 games (29 starts). ... In 2010, he was the consensus National Freshman of the Year after going 16-0 with a 3.02 ERA in 20 games (18 starts). Averaged 11 strikeouts per nine innings and led the nation in wins. ... Helped TCU earn its first berth in the College World Series, recording two wins in Omaha. ... Limited to 11 starts as a sophomore due to tendinitis and blister problems. ... Suffered his lone college loss on March 12, 2011 against Houston Baptist. ... Selected by the Texas Rangers in the first round (14th overall) of the 2009 Draft but did not sign. ... Participated in the 2008 in the Aflac All-American Game at Dodger Stadium... scheduled for Tommy John surgery on May 29, 2014.