Andrew Friedman on the status of Matt Bush who was arrested for DUI and leaving the scene of accident in which a 72-year old man was left in critical condition (via TampaBay.com):
…it’s safe to say he’s not going to play for us.
And that’s saying a lot for the Rays, a team that never even suspended minor leaguer Andrew Bellatti, who was sentenced to eight months for vehicular manslaughter and continues to pitch in the Rays’ minor league system.
On a side note, it is important to note that Bush was driving Brandon Guyer’s SUV. It would seem that if there is a civil suit, Guyer will likely be named as a defendant.
As for Bush, the Rays have yet to make an official roster move.
Here’s video of Friedman discussing the Bush situation…