Latest News

Report: Dave Bush favorite to Red Sox pitching coach job

Follow The Capital Sports Report on

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to the Boston Globe, the Boston Red Sox new pitching coach could be Dave Bush. The Globe is reporting that Bush is a ‘clear front runner’ for the position.

Bush — if he receives the position — would replace Dana LeVangie, who held the position the last two seasons. It was announced on Oct. 8 that LeVangie would not return to the position.

Former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dave Bush delivers a pitch against the Boston Red Sox
Dave Bush delivers a pitch against the Boston Red Sox (Getty Images)

He had been with the team as a coach from 2013 through 2019. LeVangie will remain with the team as a pro scout.

The 39-year-old Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native began his pro debut on July 2, 2004 with the Toronto Blue Jays. His last MLB appearance came on April 7, 2013 with the Blue Jays. He played in Major League Baseball with the Blue Jays, Milwaukee Brewers, and the Texas Rangers.

Bush played in the Big Leagues from 2004-2011 and again in 2013.

In between, he spent one season with SK Wyverns in the Korean Baseball league. He made his first debut with Wyverns on June 6, 2012.

His final appearance in Korea came on Oct. 4, 2012.

In 2011, he worked in a private business in Maine, but also was a coach at Bridgton Academy. He spent two seasons with MLB International as a pitching coach with national teams in China and South Africa in 2015 and 2016.

Following his stint with the MLB International, he was hired by the Red Sox as their pitching development analyst.

The Red Sox went 84-78 under Alex Cora in 2019. The team allowed 901 runs over the course of the season.

Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at

Patreon button


Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook


©2007-2019 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.

About Anthony Caruso III (11397 Articles)
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.