Bud Norris Could be Halos’ Secret Weapon in the Bullpen.

When the Angels signed pitcher Bud Norris to a minor league deal, it didn’t really qualify as big news. After all, Norris has mostly struggle the last few years, with last season’s 5.10 ERA representing his lowest total since 2014. That season, Norris put together a decent season with a 3.65 ERA and was worth almost 1.9 WAR. That’s a pretty solid value from a back-end starter...
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6 days ago

No, But Seriously, Check Out Bud Norris

It’s not something I’ve ever officially written down, but I’ve tried to observe a personal policy of not bothering to write about Bud Norris. Do I really need to explain? I assume you get it. The level of interest you’ve had in reading about Bud Norris — that’s more or less been my level of interest in writing about Bud Norris. And I certainly didn’t think I’d be...
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June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Brian Snitker on Bud Norris and more from Braves' win over Mets

"He's just staying on the attack." -- Brian Snitker on Bud Norris and more from @Braves' win over Mets.
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June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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Norris goes 3 innings to help Braves beat Marlins 5-2

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Starter Bud Norris allowed one run in three innings Thursday to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2. Trying to bounce back from a dismal 2015 season, Norris threw 53 pitches and struck out three. He gave up four hits after pitching two perfect innings in his first start. Jeff Francoeur hit a two-run homer off Justin Nicolino. Francoeur, 32, signed...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Norris, Braves open camp, eager to put 2015 behind them

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Bud Norris is a lot like his new team, the Atlanta Braves. For several years, they were always respectable, competitive, in contention. Then last year, not so much. ''I need to get over (2015) completely,'' Norris said. ''I took a lot of time this offseason to get my body back to where it needs to be - sleeping habits, eating habits and everything. I want...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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
October 01, 2015  |  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 in and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2015  |  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 players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2015  |  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

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