Matt Purke

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 4"/215
  • Age: 26

Matt Purke Spring Training Career Stats
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W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
1-0 5.40 13.1 11 2.03

Matt Purke MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-1 5.50 18.0 15 1.78

Matt Purke Bio

  • Full Name: Matthew Taylor Purke
  • Born: 7/17/1990 in Nacogdoches, TX
  • Draft: 2011, Washington Nationals, 3rd rd. (96th overall)
  • College: Texas Christian
  • Debut: 5/20/2016
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
Spring Training Career Stats
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1 0 5.40 9 0 0 13.1 11 2.03
MLB Career Stats 0 1 5.50 12 0 0 18.0 15 1.78
  • Status: Non-Roster Invitee

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January 23, 2017 at 5:01 PM ET

White Sox invite 19 players to Spring Training

The White Sox announced its 19 players receiving non-roster invites to Spring Training on Monday, with eight free agents agreeing to Minor League contracts and 11 others coming from within the organization.

December 14, 2016 at 11:11 AM ET

White Sox strike deal with Holland

The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms with left-handed pitcher Derek Holland on a one-year, $6 million contract and have designated left-hander Matt Purke for assignment.

Awards

Matt Purke Awards

AFL Player of the Week

Week Team League
10/29/2013 Mesa AFL

Matt Purke Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
January 23, 2017 Chicago White Sox invited non-roster LHP Matt Purke to spring training.
December 21, 2016 Chicago White Sox sent Matt Purke outright to Charlotte Knights.
December 14, 2016 Chicago White Sox designated LHP Matt Purke for assignment.
October 3, 2016 Chicago White Sox recalled LHP Matt Purke from Charlotte Knights.
June 30, 2016 Chicago White Sox optioned LHP Matt Purke to Charlotte Knights.
May 13, 2016 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of Matt Purke from Charlotte Knights.
April 25, 2016 LHP Matt Purke assigned to Charlotte Knights from Birmingham Barons.
April 23, 2016 LHP Matt Purke assigned to Birmingham Barons from Charlotte Knights.
December 15, 2015 LHP Matt Purke assigned to Charlotte Knights.
November 21, 2015 Chicago White Sox signed free agent LHP Matt Purke to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 6, 2015 LHP Matt Purke elected free agency.
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.
August 15, 2011 Washington Nationals signed LHP Matt Purke.

Matthew Taylor Purke Bio Info

Matthew Taylor Purke...is a 2009 graduate of Klein (Tx) High...TEx's David Murphy is also an alum of Klein...went 4-2 with a 1.18 ERA as a senior at Klein, but finest prep campaign came as a junior (12-1, 0.37 ERA, 147 K's in 76.2 innings)...in the summer of 2008, participated in the Aflac All-American Game, which was played at Dodger Stadium...played multiple years of summer ball with the Houston Heat, and in the summer of 2007, was teammate of Anthony Rendon's, who attended Rice University, but is now a fellow farmhand in Washington's system.

2013

Returned to full health in '13...pitching for Potomac (12 Single-A Caolina League starts) and Hagerstown (6 Single-A South Atlantic League starts), combined to finish 6-4 with a 3.80 ERA in 18 starts...struck out 8.2 batters per inning and registered a 3.3/1 strikeout-to-walk ratio...participated in Nationals' Extended Spring program and entered Hagerstown's rotation on May 29...did not miss a start thereafter...pitched well (3-1, 3.91 ERA, 6 starts) for Mesa Solar Sox in the prestigious and hitter-friendly Arizona Fall League...did not allow a homer in 23.0 AFL innings.

2012 Went 0-2 with a 5.87 ERA in just 3 starts from May 30-June 10 with Hagerstown of the Single-A South Atlantic League...pitched in Nationals Extended Spring program...battled shoulder issues for much of season...on August 22, had surgery on left shoulder (debridement). 2011 Signed late...participated in the Nationals' Florida Instructional League program to get arm ready for the prestigious Arizona Fall League ... pitched in 7 games, to the tune of a 13.50 ERA, for the Scottsdale Scorpions ... struck out 5 in 7.1 innings ... did not allow a run in 5 of the 7 AFL appearances, including 4.0 scoreless innings spanning final 4 appearances from Nov. 4-15.