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Derek Norris

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  • Get this: Padres are the team to beat

    Get this: Padres are the team to beat
    Sorry to mess with your WPA+ and Rtot ratings, and whatever else you hold dear to your little sabermetric hearts this week, but the Padres are now the team to reckon with in the National League West. That’s right, the hard-to-watch Padres, the...
  • Report: Padres talked to Phillies about Cole Hamels trade

    Report: Padres talked to Phillies about Cole Hamels trade
    The Padres have had discussions about trading for San Diego native Cole Hamels with new outfielder Wil Myers as potential bait, according to a baseball source. The Padres have been baseball's busiest team since the Winter Meetings ended in San Diego...
  • Rollins trade appears to be finalized as Dodgers reach agreement with Padres

    Rollins trade appears to be finalized as Dodgers reach agreement with Padres
    A five-player trade that was first reported a week earlier was completed late Thursday night as the San Diego Padres finalized a deal to acquire Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers, multiple media outlets reported. That trade enables the Phillies...
  • Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres

    Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres
    The trade sending Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the San Diego Padres was finalized Thursday, one week after the division rivals agreed in principle to the blockbuster deal. The final stages of the five-player exchange, which were expected to be a...
  • Dodgers' Andrew Friedman to hear about it if Matt Kemp trade backfires

    Dodgers' Andrew Friedman to hear about it if Matt Kemp trade backfires
    As the San Diego Padres were preparing to introduce Matt Kemp as their new star attraction Friday, Andrew Friedman explained the Dodgers' polarizing decision to trade the two-time All-Star. The Dodgers' president of baseball operations laughed when told...
  • Padres acquire Justin Upton, pursue Middlebrooks

    Padres acquire Justin Upton, pursue Middlebrooks
    The San Diego Padres continued to overhaul their roster Friday, acquiring All-Star outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves and reportedly working to obtain third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox. The Padres announced they will...
  • Royals nip A's 9-8 in 12; Ex-IronPig Moss hits two HRs for Oakland

    Royals nip A's 9-8 in 12; Ex-IronPig Moss hits two HRs for Oakland
    By David Smale, The Sports Xchange KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez's single down the left field line capped a two-run, 12th-inning rally, and the Kansas City Royals stunned the Oakland Athletics 9-8 Tuesday in the American League wild-card game....
  • 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

    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

    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...