Scores, news, and notes from the Detroit Tigers’ farm system on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Erie SeaWolves 5, Reading Fightin Phils 3 (box) Daniel Norris made his third rehab appearance, throwing 92 pitches and recording the win. He tallied seven strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings, allowing three runs and five hits along with two homers. The offense was able to pick him up, scoring two...
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A recent surge from the young lefthander makes Boyd one of the Tigers’ better options. The injuries to Daniel Norris and Jordan Zimmermann had the potential to do serious damage to the Tigers’ playoff odds. Matt Boyd was thrust back into the rotation despite an ugly 8.24 ERA in June which led to his demotion to Triple-A Toledo. His strikeout rate had dwindled to 13.2 percent...
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Tigers starters Jordan Zimmermann and Daniel Norris will each throw at least one more rehab session in the Minor Leagues before rejoining the team.
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The Detroit Tigers are only a few games out of a wildcard spot and their playoff chances are there for the taking. The division might be harder to win especially with the starting pitching problem the Tigers currently have. There isn’t a lot of starting pitchers on the trade market, so the Tigers need to get Jordan Zimmermann and Daniel Norris back fast. Zimmermann has begun throwing...
Daniel Norris returned to Comerica Park on Tuesday feeling fine following his rehab start for Triple-A Toledo on Monday night, but the Tigers are holding off until at least Wednesday on a decision for his next step.
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have placed left-hander Daniel Norris on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique. Norris left Monday's game against Cleveland in the third inning with the injury. Norris, who is 1-0 with a 4.85 ERA, was making his fourth appearance of the season with the Tigers. Right-hander Jordan Zimmermann was placed on the 15-day DL on Monday...
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Detroit Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris revealed on Monday that he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Norris made the announcement via Instagram: I've been debating for months as to how or even if I should share this with people. - I'm a firm believer in the power of prayer. So now, I'm asking for prayers. - A few months ago, after I was optioned to AAA, I found...
Detroit Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris has certainly had a season to remember, though not necessarily for the best reasons. The 22-year-old left-hander announced via Instagram on Monday that he has thyroid cancer. However, the malignant growth is operable and he will undergo surgery to have it removed. “A few months ago, after I was optioned to AAA, I found out I had a growth on...
Blue Jays pitching prospect Daniel Norris marches to the beat to his own drum. Whether he’s living in his Volkswagen van during the offseason or shaving his beard with a hatchet, he doesn’t care about convention. He’s gathered quite a large following online because of his hipster ways, and he’s a pretty darn good baseball player to boot. He’s had his bumps this season,...
Just call him the man in the van. Daniel Norris is one of baseball’s top-ranked prospects, but he certainly doesn’t live like one. The 21-year-old Toronto Blue Jays pitcher signed to play with the organization out of high school, earning a $2 million signing bonus for inking the deal, yet he willingly calls a 1978 Volkswagen van home during the offseason. The Johnson City...
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