Daily Archives: August 14, 2011

Phils Sign Dave Bush to Minor League Deal

The Phillies have signed veteran RHP Dave Bush to a minor league contract, and he is expected to report to AAA Lehigh Valley tomorrow. Bush, 31, a local product from Conestoga High School pitched for Texas earlier this year and was 0-1 with a 5.79 ERA in 17 games (3 starts) for the Rangers. AFter his release from Texas, Bush was pitching for the Cubs AAA affiliate and went 1-1 with a 6.14 ERA in 5 starts. Bush opted out of his minor league deal with Chicago on Friday. Originally a 2nd round pick of the BlueJays in the 2002 draft out of Wake Forest, Bush has spent over 5 years in the majors, compiling a 56-69 career record with a 4.70 ERA, spending the bulk of his career with Milwaukee.