Tag Archives: Matt Purke

Baseball America’s Top 10 Nationals Prospects

Earlier today, Baseball America released the Washington Nationals’ Top 10 Prospects along with detailed scouting reports on each player. Here is the list along with a note on each player taken from the article. 1. Lucas Giolito RHP The Nationals … Continue reading

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Catching up on transactions…

As we enter the peak of the hot stove season, I thought I’d take this opportunity to update the transactions for former Senators (in reverse chronological order): Nov 23: John Lannan (’07, ’10) – signed with Colorado Rockies Nov 22: … Continue reading

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Ranking the Senators’ MVP – Part I: 57 to 41

As part of our recap of the Senators’ season, an annual tradition around these parts is to list all of the players and where they would rank as the team’s MVP for 2014 by what they contributed to the team’s successes and … Continue reading

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Decoding Purke

Matt Purke came into this season as the Nationals’ #11 rated prospect and through five starts in Harrisburg has failed to live up to the billing. His ERA is barely in single digits, his WHIP over two, and his opponents’ … Continue reading

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3 Up, 3 Down

3 Up Cutter Dykstra – The second baseman may never want to leave Reading the way he hit over the two-game weekend set in Pretzel City. Dykstra clubbed his first two AA home runs in the series and led the … Continue reading

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3 Up, 3 Down

3 Up Destin Hood – The Mobile, Alabama native has rediscovered himself this year. Reinstilled confidence coupled with better pitch recognition and approach at the plate has made a world of difference in the first ten games this season. Hood is batting … Continue reading

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April 10 – 13 Homestand: Reading Fightins

Thursday 7PM Felipe Rivero (’14: 0-1, 9.00; ’13: 9-7, 3.40) vs. LHP Hoby Milner (’14: 0-0, 3.60; ’13: 12-7, 3.83) Opening Night Rally Towel Giveaway for the first 2,500 fans Thirsty Thursday – $2 Coors Light on the Boardwalk Friday … Continue reading

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