DEREK NORRIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Twins come back to force extra innings, fall to A's 7-4 in 11th

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.
Via FOXSports.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Norris, Athletics top Twins 7-4 in 11th inning

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.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics injury notes: Derek Norris, Daric Barton, Craig Gentry, Addison Russell

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'...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 11, 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...
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September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Athletics' Derek Norris sits with back spasms

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...
Via MLB Injury News
August 12, 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

A's C Norris out of game in Texas after foul tip

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...
Via AP on Fox
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Norris spoils Cain's latest historic bid

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  |  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

Outside Scouting Dept.: Derek Norris

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...
Via The Outside Corner
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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