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Derek Norris

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  • 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...
  • Angels don't make the grade over A's in 9-5 loss

    Angels don't make the grade over A's in 9-5 loss
    The Angels and the American League West-leading Oakland Athletics opened a three-game series in the Oakland Coliseum on Friday night with 1 1/2 games separating the clubs. A big series? Perhaps. The A's are the two-time defending division champions, a...
  • Angels fall apart in 11-3 loss to Oakland

    Angels fall apart in 11-3 loss to Oakland
    Athletics 11, Angels 3 KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 3-3, in the seventh, Yoenis Cespedes fouled off two tough pitches from Angels setup man Joe Smith before lining a two-run triple to right for a 5-3 A's lead. Derek Norris walked, and Alberto...
  • Yasiel Puig impresses Torii Hunter, could draw more praise this week

    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...
  • 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...
  • Three outs from win, Orioles lose to Athletics on Josh Donaldson's walk-off homer, 5-4

    Three outs from win, Orioles lose to Athletics on Josh Donaldson's walk-off homer, 5-4
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Orioles closer Zach Britton hadn’t allowed a run over his previous 10 outings heading into the ninth inning of Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland Athletics, converting six straight save opportunities along...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    The Times' Major League Baseball rankings
    Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1) 2....
  • Orioles' Adam Jones, Nelson Cruz, Matt Wieters picked as All-Star starters

    Orioles' Adam Jones, Nelson Cruz, Matt Wieters picked as All-Star starters
    BOSTON -- For the second consecutive year, three Orioles players have been voted by the fans to start in the All-Star Game. Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and center fielder Adam Jones will start for the American League in this year’s Midsummer...
  • Manny Machado's suspension appeal hearing to take place Wednesday

    Manny Machado's suspension appeal hearing to take place Wednesday
    Third baseman Manny Machado will attend an appeal hearing Wednesday in an attempt to reduce his five-game suspension, and a final ruling could come by the end of the week. Executive vice president Dan Duquette will join Machado at the hearing, which...
  • Nelson Cruz, Matt Wieters still lead their positions in All-Star voting

    Nelson Cruz, Matt Wieters still lead their positions in All-Star voting
    Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and injured catcher Matt Wieters still lead their respective positions in American League All-Star Game voting, according to fan voting results released by Major League Baseball on Monday afternoon. Despite cooling off at...