Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:27:34 -0800
The Washington Nationals re-signed SP Matt Purke to a minor league deal Monday, Nov. 17.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:56:34 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Matt Purke was released Thursday, Nov. 13.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:20:41 -0700
The Washington Nationals placed RP Matt Purke (elbow) on the 60-day disabled list. They also reinstated OF Eury Perez (foot) from the disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Syracuse.
Wed, 28 May 2014 14:34:23 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Matt Purke (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery Thursday, May 29. The surgery will be performed by Dr. James Andrews.
Thu, 22 May 2014 14:19:52 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Matt Purke (elbow) will receive a second opinion on his left elbow from Dr. James Andrews.
Tue, 05 Mar 2013 13:05:06 -0800
The Washington Nationals optioned SP Matt Purke to Single-A Hagerstown Tuesday, March 5.
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 12:22:48 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Matt Purke (shoulder) is limited to two bullpen sessions a week, and his throwing program is restricted to 50 percent velocity as he recovers from shoulder surgery. He won't face live hitters until after camp ends, and the team hopes he can throw around 100 innings in the minors this season.
Fri, 15 Feb 2013 05:41:16 -0800
Washington Nationals SP Matt Purke (shoulder) is pitching without pain this spring after having surgery to remove some bursa sacs from his left shoulder last summer. He said he has seen the most movement on his pitches since he was a freshman in college.
Wed, 30 May 2012 08:15:42 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Matt Purke has been elevated from extended spring training to Class A Hagerstown.
Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:02:36 -0700
The Washington Nationals assigned INFs Carlos Rivero, Jarrett Hoffpauir and Anthony Rendon and Ps Matt Purke, Austin Bibens-Dirkx and Rafael Martin, OFs Xavier Paul and Corey Brown and C Sandy Leon to minor league camp Monday, March 12. Rendon and Purke were sent to Single-A Potomac, and Rivero will report to Triple-A Syracuse.