TCU's Purke, Winkler invited to U.S. Trials

TCU pitchers Matt Purke and Kyle Winkler have accepted invitations to participate in the 2010 National Team Trials in Cary, N.C. The trials will run from July 5-11 when the final roster will be announced.

Purke, a freshman, is 5-0 in nine starts this season. He has posted a 3.47 ERA in 49 1/3 innings pitched. Purke ranks second in the Mountain West with 60 strikeouts and is limiting opponents to a .233 batting average.

Winkler is 6-0 with a 2.85 ERA in nine starts this season. He has held opponents to a .241 average in 53 2/3 innings pitched.