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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Twins suspend pitching coach Neil Allen after DWI arrest

Twins pitching coach Neil Allen has been suspended by the Twins after being arrested early Thursday morning under suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Minor league pitching coordinator Eric Rasmussen will take over as major league pitching coach for the time being.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: May 26, 2016 at 05:53 PM | 20 comment(s)
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Saturday, May 14, 2016

MiLB: Rangers call up former top pick Bush

Nearly 12 years since being drafted, Matt Bush is finally getting the call he’s dreamed of.

The former No. 1 overall pick was promoted to the Majors on Friday by Texas after starting the season with Double-A Frisco, where he was 0-2 with a 2.65 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 17 innings. The 30-year-old right-hander will join the Rangers after signing with the team this past December following a three-year prison sentence from a nearly fatal DUI incident in 2012.

The Rangers optioned outfielder Delino DeShields to Triple-A Round Rock to make space on the roster.

“Sooo excited for my boy Matt Bush to get his shot in the show,” tweeted Orioles All-Star outfielder Adam Jones. “Overcame some mistakes but that never took away from his passion of baseball.”

According to the RoughRiders, Bush has consistently been hitting 98-99 mph with his fastball in the Texas League. He was clocked throwing 100 mph on April 23. He pitched a scoreless ninth inning to earn a save on April 7 in his first appearance since 2011.

Had no idea he was still in the game. Well, back in the game, anyway.



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