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|Last 10 Games|
Nationals' Matt Purke hoping to get on a mound soon
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
|(3/2/15) Nationals pitcher Matt Purke is hoping to throw off a mound in a few weeks, according to MLB.com.
Purke had Tommy John surgery last May, and has struggled with injuries since being selected in the third round of the 2011 draft. Purke was actually released by the club during the offseason, but came back on a minor-league deal.
Purke said he was frustrated by the injuries, but understands he has to take it all in stride. "It's just something you have to take in stride, keep moving forward," he explained. "I'm ready to keep progressing the best I can and really get myself out there and pitch and perform. When my number is called, I'll be able to help when I can."
Purke is currently in the middle of a throwing program. He's been able to long toss, and hopes to throw off a mound in a few weeks. The team is still unsure when Purke will be ready for game action.
Nationals re-sign Matt Purke to minor-league contract
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(11/17/14) The Nationals re-signed pitcher Matt Purke to a minor-league contract Monday, which includes an invite to major-league spring training. Purke is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery in May.
"We are excited to keep Matt in the organization and to keep his rehab on track," Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo said. "We look forward to seeing him rebound from his surgery during the upcoming season."
Nationals release LHP Matt Purke
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(11/14/14) The pitching-rich Nationals have released southpaw Matt Purke, who has yet to pitch in the major leagues.
Purke is coming off a terrible season at Double-A Harrisburg. He recorded a 1-6 mark and 8.04 ERA with 42 hits and 18 walks allowed in 31 1/3 innings. He is also coming off Tommy John surgery.
Nationals activate Erik Davis, Matt Purke from 60-day DL
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
|(10/31/14) The Nationals have activated Erik Davis and Matt Purke from the 60-day disabled list.
Davis underwent Tommy John surgery in April. Purke had the surgery in May. Both players will be eligible to return to the 60-day DL next season if they need more time to recover.
Matt Purke recalled, transferred to 60-day DL
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
|(7/25/14) The Nationals recalled pitcher Matt Purke from Double-A Harrisburg and then placed him on the 60-day disabled list, in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Purke is recovering from Tommy John surgery and is out for the season.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|4/21/15||STL||7:05 pm||Lance Lynn|
|4/22/15||STL||7:05 pm||John Lackey|
|4/23/15||STL||4:05 pm||Michael Wacha|
|4/24/15||@ MIA||7:10 pm||Mat Latos|
|4/25/15||@ MIA||4:10 pm||Tom Koehler|
|4/26/15||@ MIA||1:10 pm||Dan Haren|
|4/27/15||@ ATL||7:10 pm||Eric Stults|
= probable start