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Derek Norris

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  • Inside the BRD: Former Poquoson pitcher Kyle Crockett promoted to Indians, pitched 1 1/3 innings

    Inside the BRD: Former Poquoson pitcher Kyle Crockett promoted to Indians, pitched 1 1/3 innings
    Kyle Crockett got his major-league call-up Friday, and the Cleveland Indians wasted no time throwing him into the fire. Called in from the bullpen with the Indians trailing the Oakland Athletics 8-1 with one out in the top of the second inning at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Billy Beane way still works for A's, and team's owner

    As the calendar turned to September, with the Oakland Athletics in the heat of a pennant race, their general manager was half a world away. Billy Beane was in Prague, and not on a scouting trip. Baseball's most unconventional operation has done it...
  • Sewage backup highlights need for new Oakland stadium ... again

    Sewage backup highlights need for new Oakland stadium ... again
    OAKLAND—The Oakland Athletics’ need for a new stadium was highlighted again Tuesday night when a sewage backup from a bathroom adjacent to the A’s dugout forced players and coaches to watch the final three innings of their 2-1 walk-off...
  • Josh Hamilton drives in key runs in Angels' 5-4 win over Athletics

    Josh Hamilton drives in key runs in Angels' 5-4 win over Athletics
    OAKLAND -- Josh Hamilton hit a tying two-run home run in the ninth inning and a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the 11th inning Wednesday to lead the Angels to a 5-4 victory over the host Oakland Athletics. J.B. Shuck sparked the winning rally with a...
  • 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...
  • 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...