Matthew Taylor Purke (twitter: @mattpurke47)
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 220 lb.
Born: July 17, 1990 in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States
High School: Klein HS (Klein, TX)
School: Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 1st round (14th) of the 2009 MLB June Amateur Draft from Klein HS (Klein, TX) and the Washington Nationals in the 3rd round of the 2011 MLB June Amateur Draft from Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX).