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Matt Bush

Matt Bush 51 P

Texas Rangers

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Matthew Brian Bush
  • Age: 31 (February 8, 1986)
  • Birthplace: San Diego, CA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 9" Wt: 180
  • Draft: Round 1 (2004, SD)
  • MLB Debut: 05/13/2016
  • School: Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
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Matt Bush  51 P

Matt Bush
  • Full Name: Matthew Brian Bush
  • Born: February 8, 1986
  • Age: 31
  • Birthplace: San Diego, CA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 180
  • Draft: Round 1 (2004, SD)
  • School: Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
  • MLB Debut: 05/13/2016

Selected by the San Diego Padres in the first round (first overall) of the 2004 First-Year Player Draft. ...Was the second San Diego native taken by the Padres with their No. 1 pick (Bob Geren, 1979) ...Released from the Hamilton Correctional Institution in Jasper, Florida on Oct. 30, 2015 after serving a 51 month prison sentence. ...Pleaded no contest to a charge of driving under the influence with serious bodily injury on Dec. 18, 2012, stemming from a March 22, 2012 hit and run DUI arrest. Bush hit a motorcyclist, fled and had a blood alcohol percentage of .180, police said. underwent surgery on his right radial nerve after the 2010 season. ...Signed by the Tampa Bay Rays as a free agent, Jan. 25, 2010. ...Underwent Tommy John surgery in August 2007 and missed all of 2008. ...Converted from a shortstop to pitcher in June 2007.