David Kent Purcey
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 245 lb.
Born: April 22, 1982 in St. Charles, IL
High Schools: Trinity Christian Academy HS (Plano, TX), Trinity Christian Academy HS (Addison, TX)
School: University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed July 23, 2004.
Debut: April 18, 2008 (Age 25.362, 16,888th in MLB history)
vs. DET 4.1 IP, 2 H, 3 SO, 7 BB, 1 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2008 season [*]
Teams (by GP): BlueJays/WhiteSox/Tigers/Athletics 2008-2013
2015 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 2.133, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Octagon Hilliard / Smart [*]
About biographical information
Career Home Runs
David Purcey: 0 Career Home Runs
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