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Padres Prospect Interview: Matt Bush

Matt Bush

The Matt Bush story took a little longer to develop than he would have liked. A suspension by the San Diego Padres left him out of live game action until mid-July when the Peoria season began play in late June.

When the number one overall pick from the 2004 MLB Amateur Draft got on the field for the first time, it was a bumpy road. His first game was deemed a success when he went 1-for-4 with a stolen base playing for Peoria in the Arizona Rookie League. But it went downhill from there. The fielding errors went up while his average went down. The shortstop had a stretch of seven games where he went...

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