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  1. Catchers to Avoid in 2015Read the original story

    24 min ago | FakeTeams

    The Fake Teams fantasy baseball staff offer you some catchers that you should avoid in your 2015 fantasy drafts, including Derek Norris, Yasmani Grandal and Yadier Molina. When preparing for your fantasy baseball drafts, it is a must to have a draft strategy, and on Wednesday, Daniel Kelley offered his thoughts on how to approach catchers on draft day .


  2. Athletics 2014 season review: Derek Norris emerges as All-StarRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Athletics Nation

    ... now we've got two of the big figures of the tumultuous winter coming up next. We'll start with No. 36, catcher Derek Norris. Name: Derek Norris, aka D-No, Lumberjack Position: C Stats: .270/.361/.403, 442 PAs, 10 HR, 55 RBI, 54 BB, 86 Ks, 17% CS* ...


  3. San Diego Padres: The Cameron Maybin dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    ... a quick rundown anyway: traded for Matt Kemp , traded for Justin Upton , traded for Wil Myers , and traded for Derek Norris . There were other, smaller moves made. But those four were the big ones that finally gave the fans something to be excited ...


  4. Catcher Profile: Stephen VogtRead the original story

    Wednesday | FakeTeams

    ... in 287 plate appearances. He did this while splitting time between catcher, first base, and right field. With Derek Norris now a Padre and John Jaso a newly-minted Tampa Bay Ray, Vogt is now the primary catcher for the Athletics . Josh Phegley ...


  5. Law: Padres' farm system falls to No. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... alone, the Padres have traded away several top prospects to reel in Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Wil Myers and Derek Norris, including shortstop Trea Turner, who ranked No. 8 in's shortstop prospects rankings . Another promising prospects on the ...


  6. Padres counting on bounceback year from GyorkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | San Diego Padres

    ... A.J. Preller to make significant upgrades, adding outfielders Matt Kemp , Justin Upton , Wil Myers , catcher Derek Norris and infielder Will Middlebrooks last month. Manager Bud Black feels a healthy Gyorko will fit right in with the rest of those ...


  7. Meet Billy Butler, Your New Favorite AthleticRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Swingin' A's

    Hey Athletics fans, are you feeling abandoned with the trades of Brandon Moss , Derek Norris , Josh Donaldson or still stinging from the loss of Yoenis Cespedes ? Join the club! We might be fans of the green and gold, but we're rooting for more than just laundry. We root for the organization, its history and the guys in the front officebut at the end of the day it's the players wearing the uniforms that we turn on the TV or go to the ballpark to watch.


  8. Could Jedd Gyorko lead off?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... job over Will Middlebrooks, the remaining options among the regulars in the starting lineup - from Amarista to Derek Norris (.336 OBP) to Yonder Alonso (.334 OBP) - are as imperfect as Gyorko. That said, Gyorko's minor league resume is something to ...


  9. San Diego Padres' Top 10 Prospects for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | BleacherReport

    If case you haven't been paying attention, the San Diego Padres and first-time general manager A.J. Preller have been busy this offseason. Since the beginning of December, the Padres have added some of baseball's premier right-handed power hitters through trades in outfielders Justin Upton, Matt Kemp and Wil Myers as well as catcher Derek Norris.


  10. Highlighting MLB's Most Deadly Lineups 1 Month from Spring TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | BleacherReport

    ... following a very disappointing sophomore campaign. I'm not a huge Will Middlebrooks fan, but the underrated Derek Norris addition should pay big dividends, especially against lefties. Don't get me wrong, they will be among the highest scoring teams ...


  11. Lerner owns the momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    ... not want to move these A-ball players. Some of the toughest decisions we've had to make is: Do we move a young Derek Norris or a Robbie Ray, those guys, for established big-leaguers. That, to me, is refreshing and amazing." Lerner runs the Nationals ...


  12. A's catcher Vogt nearly recovered from foot surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Paradise Post

    ... the final 70 days of the season by a right foot injury, was part of the A's three-man catching corps along with Derek Norris and John Jaso early last year before the injury limited him to be a first baseman and pinch-hitter after the All-Star break. ...


  13. Oakland Athletics: Biggest Winners and Losers from the OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | BleacherReport

    ... replace the talent lost. In all, the team traded away Josh Donaldson, Brandon Moss, Jeff Samardzija and Derek Norris. The A's let a slew of free agents sign elsewhere, and they acquired Brett Lawrie, Ben Zobrist, Tyler Clippard, Marcus Semien and ...


  14. Braves daily news digest 1/20: Braves seen as longshots to win World SeriesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Talking Chop

    ... as almost all of the players he got back in trading, among others, All-Stars Josh Donaldson, Jeff Samardzija , Derek Norris and Brandon Moss , will likely be playing for the A's this season. If you missed it, Scott took inventory of the current ...


  15. Roster rankings: No. 7 Derek NorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Trending: Up - The Nationals' fourth-round pick in 2007, Norris' production ticked upward with each passing year in Oakland following his inclusion in the Gio Gonzalez deal in 2011. Career-highs in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, homers, RBIs, runs scored, walks and adjusted OPS resulted in his first All-Star nod - even with lefty-righty splits holding Norris' production down.


  16. 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: CatcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Tomahawk Take

    ... hitter. Russell Martin , Toronto Solid offensive production in the NL, and now moving to a very good AL park. Derek Norris , San Diego Lots of power, but best in a platoon situation. Matt Wieters , Baltimore Could move up big, but conservative ...


  17. 5 MLB Teams Poised to Take Biggest Leap Forward in 2015 WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | BleacherReport

    ... And they've done exactly that, swinging deals for outfielders Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and Justin Upton and catcher Derek Norris. Myers, the 2013 American League Rookie of the Year, is coming off an injury-riddled season with the Tampa Bay Rays. And ...


  18. Brett Lawrie is a Better Defender Than Josh DonaldsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Swingin' A's

    ... A's needed to upgrade their defensive abilities, and Billy Beane has done just that. No, not just by trading Derek Norris , but the addition of Lawrie at third, Ben Zobrist seemingly wherever he goes, and Ike Davis at first will give Oakland a ...


  19. Roster rankings: No. 8 Jedd GyorkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... won't be expected to do the heavy lifting by himself in 2015 now that Matt Kemp , Justin Upton , Wil Myers and Derek Norris have remade the heart of the order.


  20. Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Twelve who could close in 2015Read the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | FakeTeams

    ... The Padres have made plenty of splashy moves this offseason, trading for Matt Kemp , Justin Upton , Wil Myers , Derek Norris and others, but one of the smarter moves was dealing for Shawn Kelley. I think he could be closing should Joaquin Benoit ...