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Derek Norris

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  • Phillies blank A's 3-0 behind strong outing from Williams

    By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange OAKLAND, Calif. — Jerome Williams pitched seven shutout innings, shortstop Freddy Galvis hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Oakland 3-0 on Saturday, delivering a blow to the A's wild-card...
  • 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...
  • Garrett Richards sharp, Scott Downs is not in Angels' 3-1 loss to A's

    OAKLAND -- A successful return to the rotation by Angels right-hander Garrett Richards on Saturday was marred by a rare meltdown by reliever Scott Downs, who gave up a pinch-hit, two-run home run to Derek Norris in the seventh inning of a 3-1 loss to...
  • J.B. Shuck's glove is golden in Angels' win over Athletics

    OAKLAND -- Left fielder J.B. Shuck had his best all-around defensive game of the season Wednesday in the Angels' 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics. Shuck went to the gap for Chris Young’s second-inning single and made a strong one-hop throw...
  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game. The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
  • Ex-Cub Samardzija wins his debut with A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jeff Samardzija was pitching in the first inning of his Oakland A's debut Sunday, and things weren't going as planned. Samardzija gave up one-out singles to Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Munenori Kawasaki and left...
  • Watch Yoenis Cespedes' amazing throw

    They're calling it the defensive play of the year, and it came after Yoenis Cespedes initially misplayed the ball. The Oakland A's left fielder was pursuing a one-hit double by Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels during the eighth inning of a 1-1 tie...
  • 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...
  • 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...