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Bud Norris criticizes Latino players, apologizes immediately

San Diego Padres right-hander Bud Norris gave a very stupid response when asked about bench-clearing brawls and culture. A study done by USA Today found 87% of main antagonists from bench-clearing incidents since 2011 are from different ethnic backgrounds. When given this fact, Norris told Jorge L. Ortiz he wasn’t surprised. “I think it’s a culture shock,” Norris said...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bud Norris apologizes for culture clash comments

    Bud Norris apologized for his comments about wanting foreign players to adapt to the American style of baseball when it comes to respecting the game. Norris’ comments were published Wednesday in a USA Today article suggesting that most fights in baseball are due to a culture clash between players of different ethnic backgrounds. Norris said foreign players who are coming...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bud Norris offers provocative opinion on 'culture shock' in baseball

In a report examining the dynamics of bench-clearing incidents in baseball, San Diego Padres reliever Bud Norris shares his controversial thoughts on what he perceives as an ongoing culture clash between American and international players. The report, published by USA TODAY, finds through a study of 67 bench-clearing incidents over the past five seasons that the main adversaries...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bud Norris wants foreign players to respect American culture of baseball

    San Diego Padres pitcher Bud Norris found himself in headlines Wednesday for making some opinionated comments about the culture of American baseball and how foreign players fit in. The comments were made to USA Today as part of an article by Jorge L. Ortiz, who posits that many of the fights/bench-clearing brawls in baseball are the result of a culture clash between white...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bud Norris finds Padres a 'perfect fit' for him

Since joining the San Diego Padres last week, Bud Norris has returned to prime form, creating a harmony between both his and the team's needs. Norris joined the Padres on Aug. 11, immediately helping out the team by throwing a scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts later that night. In the three outings he's had since his Padres debut, Norris has yet to surrender an earned...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles release RHP Bud Norris after up and down 2015

In 2014, Bud Norris won 15 games for the AL East Champion Baltimore Orioles.On Saturday, he was released.Norris has largely struggled this season, pitching to a 4-7 record with a 6.79 ERA in 11 starts before being moved to the bullpen. After his demotion, he went 0-2 with a blown save and an 8.44 ERA.Norris was put on the disabled list in May with an illness, lost 14 pounds, and...
Via Fox Sports
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Bud Norris likely to need rehab

Baltimore Orioles starter Bud Norris continues to be bothered by a groin strain, diagnosed by an MRI as reported by Sports Injury Alert’s Raymond Bureau.  The strain has kept him from pitching since his last start on June 21st.  He is eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list on July 7th, but his return depends on how he progresses in his recovery.  #450629108 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Bud Norris won't start Friday, MRI Thursday

Baltimore Orioles starter Bud Norris will not only miss Friday's scheduled start, but he is also awaiting the results of his MRI from Thursday morning. MASN's Roch Kobatko tweeted Wednesday night that Norris will have the MRI Thursday to determine the extent of the groin tightness that has bothered him since his last start on June 21. Chris Tillman will start Friday in Norris's...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter has face tapped by ump after threatening to whoop Bud Norris’ ass (GIFs)

Things got a little frisky during the Detroit Tigers-Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park on Monday after Bud Norris hit Torii Hunter in the ribs with a pitch. During the eighth inning, Norris appeared to throw at Hunter. What made Hunter particularly upset about the incident is that Norris had just surrendered a two-run […] The post Torii Hunter has face tapped by ump after threatening...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles rumors: Grant Balfour edition

Grant Balfour would stabilize a shaky Baltimore Orioles bullpen (Photo: Associated Press) The Baltimore Orioles are one of three teams with a multi-year offer out to P Grant Balfour. Balfour, formerly with the Oakland Athletics, would fill the vacant closer role that opened up when Baltimore traded Jim Johnson to, ironically, Oakland, in exchange for Jemile Weeks. Part of the reason...
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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