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Derek Norris

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  • The Billy Beane way still works for A's, and team's owner

    The Billy Beane way still works for A's, and team's owner
    As the calendar turned to September, with the Oakland Athletics in the heat of a pennant race, their general manager was half a world away. Billy Beane was in Prague, and not on a scouting trip. Baseball's most unconventional operation has done it...
  • Oakland sweeps Royals

    Oakland sweeps Royals
    The Oakland A's came off consecutive one-run victories over the Kansas City Royals into game three on Sunday. The A's made it three after defeating the Royals 4-3 and completed their first home sweep of Kansas City in five years. The Royals came out...
  • No shortage of drama: Angels hold on for 5-4 win over Athletics

    No shortage of drama: Angels hold on for 5-4 win over Athletics
    OAKLAND -- C.J. Wilson survived a rocky start, Howie Kendrick, Mike Trout and Mark Trumbo each hit solo home runs, and Ernesto Frieri came through with a five-out, 35-pitch save Wednesday, as the Angels snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory...
  • Verlander gives Tigers all the edge they need

    Verlander gives Tigers all the edge they need
    DETROIT — On the American League side of October, the handwriting is already on the wall. This sets up to be a playoff showcase for home run hitters and Justin Verlander. The Tigers' dominator is in a group of five guys who seem likely to be...
  • UPDATE: Brandon McCarthy "alert, awake" after surgery

    UPDATE: Brandon McCarthy "alert, awake" after surgery
    Glendale native and Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy is “alert, awake and resting comfortably” and “showing signs of improvement” after undergoing surgery to relieve pressure in his head, according to the team’s...
  • Phil Rogers' baseball power rankings

    Phil Rogers' baseball power rankings
    1. Rangers (1): Clinging to top spot a week ago, the Rangers added Roy Oswalt and played well in going 5-1 against the lowly Padres and Rockies. Could Yu Darvish share the All-Star clubhouse with Chicago car dealer C.J. Wilson? 2. Yankees (2): Boone...
  • Goddard native Norris hits game-winning HR for Oakland

    Goddard native Norris hits game-winning HR for Oakland
    Derek Norris hit a three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning for his first major league home run, and the Oakland Athletics walked off with a stunning 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.     Norris hammered a full-count pitch from...