Matt Purke

Washington Nationals #50 - Starting Pitcher

  • Born: 07/17/90
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 215
  • Bats/Throws: L/L

Matt Purke to have Tommy John surgery Thursday


Nationals' LHP Matt Purke will have Tommy John surgery on Thursday, less than two years after the 23-year-old left-hander had surgery on the injured shoulder which led to him being available for...

Senators Weekly Update: Michael Taylor crushing


Each week, Geoff Morrow, Harrisburg Senators beat writer for the and Patriot-News sports, updates us on the goings on down on the farm with the Washington Nationals' Double-A...

All Hail the Kings

The TCU pitching staff has given up two earned runs in the past 72 innings. But is this staff better than 2010?

FBB on MASN: Our 2014 Nats' Prospect Watchlist


Every Friday this season, Federal Baseball will be contributing a post over at as part of their guest writer program. For the first post of the year, we came up with five Nationals'...

Nats Option Purke, Taylor To Double-A, Reassign 4


Michael Taylor and Matt Purke are both on the Washington Nationals' 40-Man Roster. They were both optioned to Double-A Harrisburg today and the Nats reassigned four pitchers to minor league camp as...

Rizzo, Mayo & Harris Talk Nats' RHP Lucas Giolito

1's Jonathan Mayo likes what he sees. Nationals' Asst. GM Doug Harris came away from a side session in awe. Nats' GM Mike Rizzo gambled on the right-hander, and 2012 1st round pick Lucas...

Nats Spring Notes: Zim At 1st; Harper In Left...


Matt Williams talking Ryan Zimmerman's work at first base. The Washington Nationals' new skipper on his first weeks with Bryce Harper. Williams on how he'll use his outfielders this season. And a...

Williams Talks Felipe Rivero And Ross Detwiler


Matt Williams has talked recently about how impressed he is with the number of major league-ready arms in the organization. Yesterday it was Sammy Solis and Matt Purke impressing the skipper. Today...

Nats 2014 Fantasy Baseball Preview With Razzball


The Washington Nationals are hard at work in Viera, Florida preparing for the 2014 campaign and we're hard at work in an undisclosed northeast location preparing for the new season of coverage of...

Nats Rumors: Ryan Madson? Jordan's Ankle? Davey?


There are already a number of Nationals at the team's Spring Training facilities and there are even a few stories coming out of Viera, Florida before pitchers and catchers are even scheduled to...

Wire Taps: Nats Need New Skipper At Triple-A SYR


The Nationals made a number of announcements on Thursday, adding a bullpen arm on a minor league deal and reshuffling the front office in the wake of Roy Clark's departure. One move within the...'s Jim Callis On Solis And Purke In The AFL


No Nationals' prospects made's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo's list of the Top 20 Prospects from the Arizona Fall League. Sammy Solis and Matt Purke did, however, get a mention when Mr....

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