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DEREK NORRIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rays open road trip with extra-innings loss to Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Derek Norris singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night. Norris notched his second career game-ending RBI against Balfour (1-4) in Oakland's eighth walkoff win. The AL West-leading A's remained one game ahead of...
Via Fox Sports Florida
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Derek Norris, Yoenis Cespedes

Oakand Athletcis outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and catcher Derek Norris will be in the lineup today against the Detroit Tigers as reported by John Hickey. Cespedes has been out of the lineup with a hamstring strain and Norris has been out with lower back soreness.#Athletics Wednesday lineup includes DH Yoenis Cespedes (3rd), C Derek Norris (5th) and 1B Nate Freiman (8th) vs. #Tigers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Derek Norris, Kyle Blanks, Josh Reddick

Not for the first time this season, Derek Norris had to leave a game after being hit by a batter's backswing. The Oakland Athletics catcher made an early exit on Sunday when Jonathan Herrera's bat caught him in the head, as reported by Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Norris passed his cognitive tests and apparently felt fine, but was being taken for a precautionary...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Why Derek Norris has been the biggest surprise

Derek Norris The Oakland A’s have had a lot of surprising success stories this year when it comes to their players. Most of these surprises are on the pitching staff since the starting rotation and bullpen relievers have been switched and moved around so frequently. Pitchers like Jesse Chavez and Drew Pomeranz have surprised everyone by successfully transitioning from long relievers...
Via isportsweb.com
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A's catcher Derek Norris stars in 'Norris Gump'

I love "Forrest Gump"...it's an all-time classic for me. In fact, I'd be hard-pressed to find a Tom Hanks movie that I didn't enjoy but that's a conversation for another day. Derek Norris, of the juggernaut Oakland A's, pulled off a pretty solid Gump parody with this video put together by 'MLB Fan Cave'.Your browser does not support iframes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Updates: Derek Norris, Coco Crisp

Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris (head) is back in the starting lineup on Tuesday, June 10. Outfielder Coco Crisp (neck) is out of the lineup once again resting his neck injury.Derek Norris is back in the lineup, and as expected, Crisp is out of the starting lineup, he's playing sort of every other day w/ neck issue— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) June 10, 2014 Norris...
Via MLB Injury News
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Norris deservedly among top adds this week: Week 7 MLB Transaction Trends

Derek Norris is once again proving Billy Beane to be a genius, or magician. The A’s catcher hit a home run Sunday off of once team ace, Gio Gonzalez, who he was traded for in 2011. The 25-year-old is having by far the best year of his career, although his previous career high in games played at the Major League level, was 98 last season. He’s getting his walks (13.3%), while...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Oakland Athletics: Postseason roster predictions

The first ALDS game the Oakland Athletics will play will be on October 4th at the O.co Coliseum. With this game coming up in about week, postseason roster predictions have been floating around the rumor mill for sometime now. Here are my predictions on what the Oakland’s roster and pitching rotation might look like. Three catchers for the postseason Derek Norris Stephen Vogt, Derek...
Via isportsweb.com
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

A's Derek Norris takes foul ball off groin, leaves game

No man wants to go through this injury, but Derek Norris did.  The Oakland Athletics catcher, known for his grit and toughness was forced from last night's game after taking a foul ball to a location most of us can sympathize with.  Norris was examined by trainers and eventually taken off the field. According to Christian Corona of MLB.com, Norris suffered a contusion to...
Via MLB Injury News
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss
WELCOME TO THE BIGS

A's rookie gets pied, receives Gatorade bath

Gomes says they got Norris with a trifecta shower: shaving cream, water and Gatorade. #Athletics — Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) June 24, 2012 Just over 24 hours after being called up to make his Major League debut, A's rookie catcher, Derek Norris, rocked the both sides of the Battle of The Bay with a massive 3 run walkoff home run with 2 outs in a full count. Out of breath...
Via Awful Announcing
June 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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