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  1. The Phillies, Archimedes, and Billy Butler: The Phillies Should Explore a Trade with the A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Good Phight

    ... over small samples. He didn't play a ton of catcher for the A's in 2014, which given their tolerance of Derek Norris ' interpretation of defending the position, should probably tell us something about Vogt's ability. So, we're looking at a platoon ...

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  2. The Rage Returns: A Trade IdeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Athletics Nation

    ... closer's role, comes into the game in extras in a tie game. He loads the bases, and almost gets out of it, but Derek Norris squeaks a dribbler up the middle for the walk-off win. What's the difference? What happened to lock-down, heart-attack, ...

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  3. So what about Billy Butler?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Athletics Nation

    ... scheme, as an everyday designated hitter or occasional first baseman, but I think it would mean the idea of Derek Norris as someone that will be batting against right-handed pitching will be over. Here are a few possible configurations against ...

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  4. Athletics 2014 season review: John JasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Athletics Nation

    ... Although the A's took a risk by letting Jaso continue to catch, they did at least limit his workload. With Derek Norris and Stephen Vogt around to share the load, Jaso only started 47 games behind the dish against 32 as the DH. Still, he managed to ...

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  5. John Jaso has a "clean bill of health," according to Athletics Asst. GM David Forst. Should he catch?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Athletics Nation

    ... t John Jaso is the only one that should make that decision. The Athletics are set up fine with Stephen Vogt and Derek Norris for Jaso to never play a game behind the plate again.

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  6. A's facing number of decisions in free agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Oakland Athletics

    ... season is Geovany Soto , who impressed down the stretch as an alternate right-handed-hitting catching option to Derek Norris , who endured a troublesome defensive year. But with Stephen Vogt also returning, and John Jaso conceivably still in the mix ...

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  7. A's fill 3 coaching spots from within own Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | SFGate

    ... seven big-league teams and he threw out 41 percent of would-be basestealers while in the majors. A's catcher Derek Norris threw out only 8 of 68 runners attempting to steal this season; his 11.8 percent rate was the lowest in the majors and the ...

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  8. The Oakland Athletics Fan ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Swingin' A's

    Jul 8, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris scores a run against San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey during the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum. The Oakland Athletics defeated the San Francisco Giants 6-1.

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  9. How the Oakland A's Should Handle Each of Their Big-Name Free AgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... It has Brandon Moss and Nate Freiman with the big league club. So there is little to no use for Barton anymore. Derek Norris' back was ailing. Stephen Vogt's foot disallowed him from performing catching duties. John Jaso suffered a concussion. So ...

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  10. Get your Jarrod Dyson Dance t-shirts nowRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Royals Review

    ... ies. But you should act fast, because these shirts will sell faster than Jarrod Dyson stealing third on a gimpy Derek Norris. THAT'S WHAT SPEED DO.

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  11. Should Sean Doolittle be the Athletics' Closer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Swingin' A's

    ... TODAY Sports Sep 19, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Sean Doolittle (62) and catcher Derek Norris (36) celebrate after defeating the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY ...

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  12. The 8 Biggest Decisions the Oakland A's Have to Make This OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... were to offer, say, a No. 23 prospect, that might be good enough to get a trade worked out. If the team keeps Derek Norris and Stephen Vogt also, it doesn't really need Jaso to resume behind-the-plate duties. The A's can protect him better by moving ...

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  13. Oakland A's Offseason Outlook - Lots to Consider for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | BaySportsNet.com

    ... adverse effect on those players that the trades did show confidence in, mainly Brandon Moss, Josh Donaldson and Derek Norris, forcing them to grip it and try too hard. Taking a similar, yet different approach to the mental aspect of the late season ...

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  14. A Healthy Stephen Vogt Solves Athletics' Catcher DilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Swingin' A's

    Jun 11, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt hits a home run against the Los Angeles Angels during the sixth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports As 2014 wore down, and the injuries piled up, Derek Norris saw himself behind the dish more often than not, totaling 870 1/3 innings at catcher, an increase of 207 1/3 innings over 2013.

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  15. Postmortem: The 2014 Oakland AthleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Swingin' A's

    ... rounder, or hear the words "nerd" and "power" in a portmanteau of blind faith, or cringe again as Ryan Cook and Derek Norris partake in a battle of attrition on the mound.

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  16. Russell Martin, a Fit for the Oakland Athletics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Swingin' A's

    ... with the Dodgers or Yankees. If the A's were able to lure Russell Martin to Oakland, there is a chance that Derek Norris could become expendable as trade bait. Norris had a big season for the A's, but he can be a defensive liability at times. Norris ...

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  17. A's Stephen Vogt, Brandon Moss have surgery dates setRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... works out of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Vogt was part of the A's three-man catching corps along with Derek Norris and John Jaso before the injury. Early after the injury, he was limited to playing in the outfield and at first base. But ...

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  18. Surgery for A's Vogt, MossRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... works out of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Vogt was part of the A's three-man catching corps along with Derek Norris and John Jaso before the injury. Early after the injury, he was limited to playing in the outfield and at first base. But ...

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  19. Moss, Vogt scheduled for surgery this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Oakland Athletics

    ... is also under club control and will again be able to provide a left-handed bat at catcher in a platoon with Derek Norris . John Jaso , who also bats from the left side, has yet to be cleared by MLB to play following his August concussion. Once he ...

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  20. Thousands of Comcast viewers miss Royals' game-winning hit against A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... E.A. Verdin, 29, of Mountain View, said he was watching as A's reliever Jason Hammel looked at catcher Derek Norris for the sign before delivering his final pitch. "Right there the signal went out. The screen got all checkered," Verdin said, "It ...

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