Originally posted on Oriole Post  |  Last updated 7/31/13
Mlb-astros-pirates
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 ranked among International League leaders in on-base percentage (3rd), hits (5th, 111) and runs (T-3rd, 62).   Hader, 19, was selected by the Orioles in the 19th round of the 2012 First Year Player Draft out of Old Mill High School in Millersville, MD and was 3-6 with a 2.65 ERA (85.0IP, 25ER) and 79 strikeouts in 17 starts with Class-A Delmarva this season, ranking fifth in the South Atlantic League in ERA and first among SAL left-handers.   Hammel was placed on the disabled list, retroactive to July 29, with a right flexor mass strain. In 21 starts for the Orioles in 2013, Hammel is 7-8 with a 5.20 ERA (123.0IP, 71ER).   Pearce has been on the disabled list since June 21 with left wrist tendinitis. In 28 games for the Orioles in 2013, Pearce has batted .235/.311/.383 with three homers and nine RBI in 81 at-bats.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Yankees close to trading Aroldis Chapman

WATCH: Dontrelle Willis' great reaction to Giancarlo Stanton home run

Reports: Sale cut up throwback uniforms with knife in protest

WNBA withdraws fines for teams that protested gun violence

Ezekiel Elliott: ‘Evil NEVER prevails’

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Orioles, Padres reportedly talking trades of Melvin Upton, Cashner

Le’Veon Bell reportedly missed ‘several’ drug tests

Report: Islanders looking at locations to build new arena

Top five takeaways from this year's NBA Summer League

NCAA rules that hanging out with Drake is violation

WATCH: Justin Bieber arm wrestle Sixers center Joel Embiid

Report: Royals didn't invite Johnny Cueto to White House visit

Solo not taking any chances with Zika virus while in Rio

Rays reportedly demanding Profar in pitching deal with Rangers

Facebook doesn’t know the difference between Liverpool and Arsenal

Report: Teams asked about Wade Davis, asking price very high

Aussie Rules Football player accidentally kicks, breaks own leg

Former Arkansas football assistant trolls Bobby Petrino on social media

Could Clayton Kershaw's injury hinder trade talks?

Spurs strike a new deal with NBA stalwart Manu Ginobli

George makes return to Team USA following leg injury

Why the Clippers shouldn't break up their big three

White Sox pay homage to Bo Jackson’s bat-breaking skills with bobblehead

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Effect of ban on Russia could span beyond the Olympic Games

One Gotta Go: NBA players hate Facebook too

QUIZ: Name every city to host the NBA All-Star Game

One Gotta Go: NBA players settle the fast food beef

One Gotta Go: NBA players make tough choices on their favorite rappers

One Gotta Go: NBA Summer League is not about that Game of Thrones life

The top NHL free agents available as offseason winds down

WATCH: NBA jersey sponsors that need to happen

Expansion draft playing heavy hand in the current NHL offseason

WATCH: Pop & Timmy have a guys' night out

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker