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Win–loss record  56–69
Role  Baseball player
Position  Pitcher
Name  Dave Bush
Education  Conestoga High School
Strikeouts  768
Weight  92 kg
Earned run average  4.73
Height  1.88 m

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Number  54 (Toronto Blue Jays / Pitcher)
Similar People  Jeff Suppan, Ben Sheets, Seth McClung, Jason Kendall, Gabe Gross

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David Thomas Bush (born November 9, 1979) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Toronto Blue Jays, Milwaukee Brewers, Texas Rangers, and Philadelphia Phillies. Bush also played for the SK Wyverns of the KBO League.


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Early life

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Bush graduated from Conestoga High School in Berwyn, Pennsylvania and played college baseball at Wake Forest University where he was a double major in psychology and sociology. Bush currently resides in Devon, Pennsylvania.

Toronto Blue Jays

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He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 4th round of the 2001 amateur draft, but did not sign. The following year he was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2nd round of the amateur draft.

He pitched two seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays, compiling a 10-15 record and a 4.15 ERA.

Milwaukee Brewers

He was traded along with Gabe Gross and Zach Jackson to the Milwaukee Brewers for first baseman Lyle Overbay and minor league pitcher Ty Taubenheim.

On August 11, 2010 in a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Bush became the third player in Major League history to allow four straight home runs, behind Paul Foytack and Chase Wright.

Bush became a free agent after the 2010 season.

Texas Rangers

On January 30, 2011, he signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers as their long reliever. He was designated for assignment on July 1, 2011. He was released on July 6.

Chicago Cubs

He signed a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs on July 15. He opted out of his contract on August 11, after appearing in five games for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs, recording a 6.14 ERA.

Philadelphia Phillies

On August 14, 2011, he signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. On June 5, 2012, Bush opted out of that contract to pitch for the SK Wyverns of the KBO.

SK Wyverns

On June 6, 2012, It was announced that he signed with SK Wyverns of Korea Baseball Organization.

Toronto Blue Jays

Bush signed a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays in December 2012. Bush started the 2013 season with the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons, but the Blue Jays brought him up on April 6 when Jeremy Jeffress was designated for assignment. Bush was designated for assignment on April 8, 2013. Bush cleared waivers and was assigned to Triple-A Buffalo. He became a free agent on October 1.

Near misses

On three instances in Bush's career he has flirted with a no-hitter, taking it beyond seven complete innings. The first was on July 20, 2004, while pitching with the Blue Jays in only his third major-league starting appearance. He pitched 7⅓ innings against the Oakland A's until Damian Miller singled against him. In Milwaukee, Bush's next opportunity came against his former team, Toronto, on June 19, 2008. Lyle Overbay, the man Bush was traded for, led off the eighth inning with a triple to end the bid. In an April 23, 2009 game against the Philadelphia Phillies, he once again took the no-hit bid 7⅓ innings before giving up a home run to Matt Stairs.


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