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Derek Norris

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • First-inning mistake hurts Samardzija

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- Righty Jeff Samardzija got his chance to match up with one of the American League's elite pitchers on Friday night, and the newest Athletic proved he was up for the task....
  • M's edge A's, 3-2

    SEATTLE Almost the moment Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon made the announcement last week, there was plenty of debate about the decision to move Felix Hernandez's scheduled start back a day to Friday to face the Oakland A's. Some liked it,...
  • Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5: FINAL 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 innings as the streaking...
  • Mariners edge angry A's

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Mariners edge angry A's SEATTLE -- The smirk on Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin said it all late Friday night, after a hyped pitching duel lived up to the expectations and the game against the...
  • A's unsure where Pomeranz will fit upon return

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- The A's welcomed back left-hander Drew Pomeranz to on-field activities during their two-game visit to San Francisco, but Oakland manager Bob Melvin was not able to...
  • Ailene Voisin: 'Eccentric' Jeff Samardzija fits right in with Athletics

    OAKLAND There have been scooters in the clubhouse, pies in the face, and enough facial hair to keep the local barber in business if the players sporting the unruly beards and hairstyles suddenly decided to practice good grooming habits. These are the A'...
  • A's pitchers still starving at the plate

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- The way the A's have been playing, it's hard to find any faults in their lineup. But here's something that might hold Oakland back should it reach the World Series...
  • A's Cespedes to defend derby crown

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- It's official. Oakland Athletics left fielder Yonenis Cespedes will defend his title at the Home Run Derby on Monday night at Target Field, on the eve of the All-...