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Nationals option lefty Purke to Hagerstown
Prospect Matt Purke , still recovering from shoulder surgery last summer, was optioned to Class A Hagerstown as the Nationals trimmed their spring training roster to 49.
Purke taking slow-and-steady path back
Matt Purke seemed on a fast track to the big leagues one year ago. But shoulder surgery forced the Nats pitching prospect to hit the reset button.
Matt Purke on which MLB pitchers he tries to emulate-8/18
Csnwashington.com. That you have so far pretty simple on fastball curveball changeup. that someone I limited myself off of it's kind of a cross between Clayton Kershaw and Cole Hamels. We. At the same build a similar style. And so I've kind of watch those guys been I've been fortunate to meet both