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The Story of Matt Bush

Published by on May 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Controversial former No. 1 pick Matt Bush was cut from his hometown San Diego Padres  to clear room for Cliff Floyd.

Although a pretty lame draft class, Bush was taken ahead of Justin Verlander, Jeremy Sowers, Homer Bailey, Jered Weaver, Billy Butler, Stephen Drew, Josh Fields, Glen Perkins, Phil Hughes, and Huston Street (like I said, a pretty crappy draft class).

Bush's professional career got off to a rough start.

Less than two weeks after being made the No. 1 pick, Bush was suspended by the club after being arrested on one felony and three misdemeanor charges outside a club near the Padres' training camp. According to Brent Schrotenboer of the San Diego Union Tribune, Bush was denied entrance to the...

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