For a player to be named later or cash, Bush was transferred to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for Bush. The Blue Jays have a zero-tolerance policy for his bad behavior since they are aware of it.
On March 30, he allegedly threw a baseball at a woman’s head and smashed her car window after accusing her of painting markings on his face at a party in Dunedin, Florida.
The following day, the Toronto Blue Jays released him. He would miss the entire 2009 baseball season.
The Tampa Bay Rays signed Bush to a minor league contract on January 28, 2010. In November, he was elevated to the Rays’ 40-man roster after an injury-plagued season with the Class-A Charlotte Stone Crabs of the Florida State League.
The Montgomery Biscuits of the Southern League was the Rays’ Double-A club in 2011, and Bush primarily served as a late reliever and occasional closer.
Durham Bulls promoted him in September, but he didn’t play a game in the Rays’ postseason run.
Is Matt Bush Still In The MLB?
Yes, Matt Bush still plays in MLB. Matt Bush is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was drafted by the San Diego Padres as the first overall draft pick in the 2004 Major League Baseball draft.