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Derek Norris

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  • A's get their 11th extra-inning win

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange A's get their 11th extra-inning win OAKLAND, Calif. - There is something about extra innings that brings out the best in the Oakland A's. The A's won their major-league-high 11th extra-inning game...
  • A's work hard to get 1-0 win over Blue Jays

    OAKLAND Nick Punto doubled into the left field corner in the bottom of the 12th to give the Oakland Athletics one of their hardest-fought wins of the season, 1-0 over the Toronto Blue Jays. Batting with one out and Derek Norris on first, Punto stroked...
  • Here's one opinion for All-Star teams

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Here's one opinion for All-Star teams Major League Baseball will announce the All-Star teams Sunday but why wait that long? Here is one man's opinion of how the teams should look when the...
  • Six runs in sixth propel Tigers over A's

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Six runs in sixth propel Tigers over A's DETROIT -- It was all about one inning Wednesday, when Oakland didn't score and Detroit did. "It was the sixth inning," Oakland manager Bob Melvin said after...
  • Tigers complete sweep vs. American League's best team

    DETROIT Justin Verlander, the Detroit Tigers' former Cy Young and MVP winner, is still trying to find his way this season. Wednesday was a step in the right direction for the right-hander. After giving up two home runs in the first inning, Verlander...
  • Francis stops Marlins in 14th to save A's 7-6 win

    MIAMI There were no strains of "Enter Sandman" when Jeff Francis came out of the bullpen Saturday night. But he had to know a little about how it felt to do the kind of job that Mariano Rivera was asked to do pitch with no margin for error. And the...
  • Poor outing for Kazmir

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- Just because Oakland Athletics left-hander Scott Kazmir may have been due for a hiccup didn't make it any less surprising to witness for manager Bob Melvin. Kazmir, whose...
  • A's edge Red Sox, 4-3

    OAKLAND, Calif. Night 1 of the Oakland A's experiment with the $1 pitcher was inconclusive, but that didn't prevent Oakland from putting away the Boston Red Sox for a second consecutive night, 4-3. Coco Crisp, who began the game on the bench, singled...
  • A's 2, Red Sox 1 (10)

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange A's 2, Red Sox 1 (10) OAKLAND, Calif. -- Center fielder Coco Crisp hit a walk-off single with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning, leading the Oakland A's to a 2-1 victory over the Boston...
  • A's Crisp burns Red Sox again

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange A's Crisp burns Red Sox again OAKLAND, Calif. -- Center fielder Coco Crisp is making a habit of playing the role of hero for the Oakland A's and heartbreaker for the Boston Red Sox. Crisp hit a...
  • A's Kazmir stifles Red Sox

    OAKLAND, Calif. Scott Kazmir hasn't been made the American League All-Star team since 2008, but it's hard to fathom that he won't end that drought this year. As if Kazmir's numbers aren't worthy enough on quick glance, the A's left-hander showed John...
  • A's Doolittle grows into closer role

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- Sean Doolittle said he tries to focus on his pregame work and mental approach while letting others worry about the dazzling numbers he is producing this season. "I...