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Derek Norris

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  • Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen produces strong outing in loss to Athletics

    Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen produces strong outing in loss to Athletics
    Wei-Yin Chen surrendered home runs in back-to-back innings in the Orioles’ 4-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics at Camden Yards on Friday, but his night was hardly a disappointment. Despite solo blasts by Josh Donaldson and Derek Norris in the...
  • Orioles attempt to steal win in the 10th but lose to the Athletics, 4-3, in 11 innings

    Orioles attempt to steal win in the 10th but lose to the Athletics, 4-3, in 11 innings
    In a bizarre game that featured two of baseball's best third basemen jawing at each other, the league's top slugger attempting to steal home and a near-instant walkoff review, the Oakland Athletics outlasted the Orioles, 4-3, in 11 innings Friday night,...
  • Jim Johnson struggles once again, but Athletics recover to beat Twins

    Jim Johnson struggles once again, but Athletics recover to beat Twins
    Oakland Athletics closer Jim Johnson struggled once again Wednesday, but the offense bailed him out in extra innings in a 7-4 win over the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. With a 4-2 lead entering the bottom of the ninth, Johnson allowed a single to the...
  • Oakland beats Orioles, 5-2, knocking them out of first place in the AL East

    Oakland beats Orioles, 5-2, knocking them out of first place in the AL East
    OAKLAND – If there’s one thing that separates the Oakland A’s and the Orioles, the American League’s two upstarts, it’s that the A’s young pitching has been a tick better this season. On Saturday, in Oakland’s 5-...
  • Jim Johnson gives up 6 runs in the 9th as the O's lose wild one to the A's

    Jim Johnson gives up 6 runs in the 9th as the O's lose wild one to the A's
    The Orioles entered Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland A's with a 41-0 record when leading after eight innings. Their 14-9 loss changed that, as All-Star closer Jim Johnson gave up six runs in the ninth, the most in his major league...
  • Wei-Yin Chen strikes out 12 as Orioles beat A's, 6-1, to avoid sweep

    Wei-Yin Chen strikes out 12 as Orioles beat A's, 6-1, to avoid sweep
    Wei-Yin Chen didn’t come to the Orioles with the reputation of being a strikeout pitcher, but after Sunday afternoon’s record-breaking performance, perhaps that may begin to change. The 27-year-old lefty from Taiwan has often deflected...
  • Positivity, preparation make Nationals' Suzuki a leader

    George Horton ran a college baseball powerhouse at Cal State-Fullerton, the kind of program that had no place for someone like Kurt Suzuki. Horton had never seen or heard of Suzuki before a scout pal mentioned the high schooler in Hawaii. "We didn't...
  • Oakland Athletics - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH They would never admit it publicly, but you have to know Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane and manager Bob Melvin aren't bothered at all to see the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hanging...
  • Sonny Gray pitches MLB-best A's past Mariners

    SEATTLE A tired A's team found enough left in the tank to pull out a 4-1 win over the Seattle Mariners in their series finale Sunday, getting to the All-Star break with a Major League-best 59-36 record. A little gassed at the end of playing on 17...
  • Ex-IronPig Moss evolves into an All-Star with Oakland

    Ex-IronPig Moss evolves into an All-Star with Oakland
    NEW YORK — His numbers this season — 21 home runs, 66 RBIs entering the All-Star break — are impressive, and one can just imagine how they would look in the middle of the Phillies' oft-punchless lineup. Some believe that were it not...
  • Yasiel Puig impresses Torii Hunter, could draw more praise this week

    The men who play baseball are fans of the sport too. The MLB Network is the default setting for every clubhouse television. When veterans hear about The Next Big Thing, well, they would rather not take the word of a talking head. They prefer to see with...
  • Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: two ate games to follow Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot ARLINGTON, Texas -- All-Star center fielder Mike Trout drilled a home run and starting pitcher Garrett Richards went seven shutout...