Matthew Purke

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    June 15, 2010

    TCU = CWS. Chalk One Up for the Little Guys

    ​Delicious development over the weekend as TCU's baseball team took two of three from Texas in Austin to earn its first ever trip to the College World Series. The Horned Frogs begin play in Omaha, Nebraska Saturday at 1 p.m. against Fresno State. TCU has a legit shot because of, if nothi ... More >>

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    June 8, 2010

    Texas Rangers Draft Some Guys They Can Actually Afford

    Rangers Matt Purke = Coulda. Shoulda. Woulda,​While UT-Arlington outfielder Michael Choice was the 10th overall pick in Monday's Major League Baseball Draft, your Texas Rangers went with a two-pronged philosophy: 1. Players who had character. 2. Players that were cheap. Not necessarily in ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009
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    August 21, 2009

    Whitt's End: 8.21.09

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Found this Josh Hamilton interview from Rangers' spring training. March 18, 2009 to be exact. In other words, about two months - give or take - after his full-throttle, alcohol-laden nig ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    What's Your Hicks Hiccup?

    When did you write off Tom Hicks: Before, after or perhaps during this photo op?​Unless you consider the Dallas Stars' 1999 Stanley Cup a lifetime pardon, we've all got one. That is, that moment when Tom Hicks did/said something so outrageously inane that you WTF'd him onto your permament s ... More >>