RP - TEX - IL60
Texas Rangers pitcher Matt Bush has a strained flexor tendon and is out until after the All-Star break.
The injuries continue to pile on for Bush unfortunately.
Rangers RHP Matt Bush (right elbow inflammation) has been moved to the 10-Day IL.
The 10-day IL designation for Bush was retroactive to 4/8. On the flipside, LHP Brett Martin was activated from the 10-day IL.
Matt Bush has a torn UCL and will undergo Tommy John surgery.
Bush had surgery to repair a torn UCL in September of 2018, and was in the middle of a rehab assignment when it was revealed he needed to have Tommy John surgery. He will be out until at least 2020.
Matt Bush of the Texas Rangers will be making his Cactus League debut as a starting pitcher on Sunday.
The number one overall pick of the 2004 draft, Bush is entering camp as a starting pitcher after spending the past two seasons as a reliever. Bush averaged over a strikeout per inning in 2017 and could be an interesting late round fantasy option depending how he performs this spring.
Matt Bush has been removed as the Rangers' closer. The team will use a committee approach moving forward.
Bush struggled again Thursday raising his ERA and WHIP over 4.00 and 1.50. The Rangers' bullpen now becomes a jumbled mess, with candidates Keone Kela, Alex Claudio, and Jose Leclerc all expected to see late-inning opportunities.