Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Oakland Athletics bounced back from another blown save by new closer Jim Johnson to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Wednesday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Oakland Athletics bounced back from another blown save by new closer Jim Johnson to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Wednesday.
The Oakland Athletics received encouraging news on injured players Derek Norris, Daric Barton and Craig Gentry. However, top prospect Addison Russell is now also sidelined. By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsSusan Slusser of the SF Gate delivered all the latest relevant injury news for Oakland.Norris is hitting .273/.333/.636 in five games played this spring, but hasn'...
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
Stephen Vogt, Derek...
The Oakland Athletics kept on rolling yesterday in a win over the Toronto Blue Jays. However, they did so without Derek Norris. Fortunately, they did not need him. Scott Vogt started at catcher and Josh Donaldson slid into the back-up role, but was not called upon. Norris is battling back spasms.
With Derek Norris (back spasms) on the shelf at least for today, Josh...
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...
Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris left Wednesday night's game at Texas after getting hit behind the plate with a foul tip.
Adrian Beltre was batting in the sixth inning when he fouled off a pitch.
It wasn't immediately clear where the ball hit Norris, who went down to his knees and stayed in that position for several minutes. He was eventually helped up by a team trainer...
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June 19, 2013
Derek Norris will have a hard time topping his first major league home run celebration.
Norris hit a three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning for his first career home run, and the Oakland Athletics walked off with a stunning 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
''It's something I'll never forget,'' Norris said.
Norris hammered a...
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June 24, 2012
WELCOME TO THE BIGS
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...
Among the players the A's acquired in today's Gio Gonzalez trade was Derek Norris, a power hitting catcher with an incredible ability to get on base. I got several good looks at Norris in this year's Arizona Fall League. Here are my notes and analysis of the big catcher...
There is no question that Norris has two outstanding (and important) skills: power and plate discipline...