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DEREK NORRIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Padres catcher Norris not expected to miss time after taking pitch on wrist

The San Diego Padres held their breath this weekend as they waited for the X-ray results on Derek Norris' left wrist after he took a pitch on his wrist while catching in the Padres' 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday. They let out a big exhale when they were informed that the X-rays on Norris' wrist turned out negative. "He's sore and swollen, as you would expect it...
Via Fox Sports
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres' catcher Norris makes big play in rare start at first base

Derek Norris doesn’t usually play first base for the Padres -- he’s their starting catcher. Thursday was only his third time playing first base this season and the fourth time in his career. He made a good play -- a great one considering how much time he’s spent at first -- with the game on the line in the bottom of the ninth inning of the team's game against the Cardinals...
Via Fox Sports
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Is San Diego Padres’ Derek Norris an All-Star?

A walk-off grand slam is one of the most exciting occurrences in all of sports. Last Friday, Derek Norris was 0-4 with 4 strikeouts when he stepped into the box with the bases juiced in the bottom of the ninth inning and the game tied at 2-2. That’s the beauty of baseball. You can be having an awful game with a “golden sombrero” (that’s 4 Ks in one game), but there’s always...
Via isportsweb.com
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Athletics trade Derek Norris to Padres

If you’re an Oakland Athletics fan, you’re probably wondering when the drain of talent from your roster will end. It hasn't stopped. The club has reportedly traded All-Star catcher Derek Norris to the San Diego Padres. Minor league pitcher Seth Streich will also head to San Diego in the deal, while Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez are going to Oakland. Source: the A's have traded...
Via The Outside Corner
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Padres Acquire Derek Norris

Multiple reports are indicating that the Oakland Athletics have traded All-Star catcher Derek Norris to the San Diego Padres. This brings the total of departed A’s All-Stars from a season ago to four. As Billy Beane continues to gut his roster, the Padres found a solid backstop to replace those who have departed thus far this offseason. The A’s will reportedly acquire a minor...
Via Sportsnaut
December 18, 2014  |  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

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

Norris Powers A’s to Blow Out Win

Derek Norris had a career game Sunday afternoon, providing the power for the Athletics as they easily downed the Nationals to complete a three-game series sweep. The burly catcher launched a pair of three-run home runs in the first two innings, giving the A’s a comfortable lead which would never be threatened in an eventual 9-1 victory. The two homers came on 3-0 counts against...
Via BaySportsNet
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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