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Follow the Prospects: Matt Purke, LHP
« Topic Start: August 17, 2011, 12:49:10 PM »


Hometown: Spring, Texas
Height / Weight: 6-4 / 180
Position: LHP
B/T: L/L
DOB: 7/17/90

History:
Played 2 seasons at Texas Christian University: 29GS, 21-1, 2.61 ERA, 169IP, 203K, 54BB
Drafted 14th overall by the Texas Rangers in 2009 (unsigned)
Drafted 3rd round (96th overall) by the Washington Nationals in 2011 ($4.4 million, major league contract)

Scouting Report:
http://baseballnewshound.com/?p=746
Best Tool: Curveball (70/70)
Worst Tool: Changeup (40/50)