DEREK NORRIS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Derek Norris homered as the Oakland Athletics roughed up Johnny Cueto and beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-9 Thursday.
Cueto allowed five runs on five hits and two walks in 1 2-3 inning.
Mark Prior, trying to make another comeback, pitched a scoreless inning for the Reds. He struck out one and hit a batter.
A's starter Brett Anderson pitched for the first time in a game since March...
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
For a team playing as well as it has all year, the A's made an unexpected move Thursday. Oakland brought up its top catching prospect, Derek Norris, and Norris was in the lineup for the team's 4-1, walk-off win over the Los Angeles Dodgers at the Coliseum. It was the Athletics' eighth win in nine games. Manager Bob Melvin said that Kurt Suzuki, the A's longtime...
Gio Gonzalez earned his second win of the season last night, tossing six shutout innings while allowing just two hits and striking out six. By every measurable account, the decision to acquire the hard throwing left-hander via trade has been a smashing success thus far. While he's only four starts into the season, you could make a reasonable argument that he's been the team...
In my latest article for The Outside Corner, I give my scouting report on new A's prospect Derek Norris, who came from the Nationals along with a few others in exchange for Gio Gonzalez.http://bloguin.com/theoutsidecorner/2011-articles/december/outside-scouting-dept-derek-norris.html
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...
Goodbye, A.J. Cole, Derek Norris, Brad Peacock and Tommy Milone. Hello, Gio Gonzalez.
Who were those first four guys again? Just four of the Nats’ top 10 prospects — three starting pitchers and a C/1B. All four are predicted by John Sickels, who knows stuff, to “have a good chance to enjoy successful careers.”
And who’s Gonzalez? He’s a 26-year-old lefty who...
HBT: Oakland gets prospects A.J. Cole, Brad Peacock, Derek Norris, and Tom Milone — a huge haul for pitcher like Gonzalez.
December 22, 2011
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SURPRISE, Ariz. — About 30 minutes before the Scottsdale Scorpions sent Nationals prospect Matt Purke to the mound for the left-hander's first professional start, catcher Derek Norris made his way into a mostly empty visitors dugout at Surprise Stadium. He strapped on his gear, still fresh off a 3-for-4 performance ...