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Orioles acquire RHP Bud Norris from Houston Astros in exchange for of L.J. Hoes, Minor League LHP Josh Hader and 2014 competitive balance pick RHP JASON HAMMEL placed on 15-day disabled list, OF STEVE PEARCE reinstated from DL The Orioles today announced that they have acquired RHP BUD NORRIS and International Signing Bonus Slot #91 from the Houston Astros in exchange for OF L.J. HOES, minor league LHP JOSH HADER and Baltimore's 2014 First Year Player Draft Competitive Balance Pick, Round A (selection #2).   Norris, 28, was 6-9 with a 3.93 ERA (126.0IP, 55ER) and 13 Quality Starts in 21 starts for the Astros in 2013. In 119 career games (118 starts), Norris is 34-46 with a 4.33 ERA (689.2IP, 332ER). He made at least 27 starts and struck out at least 158 batters in each of the last three seasons.   Hoes, 23, was hitless in four at-bats in three games for the Orioles between the 2012-13 seasons. Hoes was batting .304/.406/.403 in 99 games for Triple-A Norfolk and r...
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