Padres trade embattled Bush to Jays

Updated: February 10, 2009, 5:19 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Padres traded minor league pitcher Matt Bush to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday for a player to be named or cash.

Bush, the No. 1 pick in the 2004 amateur draft, was designated for assignment Thursday, ostensibly to make room on the 40-man roster for slugger Cliff Floyd. However, hours after Floyd's signing was announced, the Padres acknowledged they were looking into another off-field incident involving Bush.

Police in suburban El Cajon later confirmed ...

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