Derek Norris 36 | Catcher

Oakland Athletics

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Fri. Aug 22, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Norris (back) is in Friday's lineup, hitting cleanup and playing catcher against the Angels. Impact: He was dealing with a back issue earlier this week, but has been able to play through any pain, and will do so again Friday. He has quietly been a very productive fantasy catcher this season, slashing .283/.376/.452 with 10 home runs in 96 games.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Aug 20, 2014
News: Norris, who's out of the lineup Wednesday, is dealing with a slight back issue that affects him while running the bases, Joe Stiglich of reports. Impact: The ailment isn't considered serious, and it sounds like, more than anything, Norris is just receiving a day of rest for the afternoon tilt after a night game. He had a productive offensive performance Tuesday, going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and two runs scored. John Jaso will start behind the plate and bat second for the Athletics on Wednesday.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Aug 15, 2014
News: Norris had two hits on Friday night to break his hitless streak at 15 at-bats. Impact: Norris has had an excellent season, but has cooled of late, hitting only .250 with two homers and 10 RBI since the All-Star Break. He was only 7-for-38 in August before the two hits on Friday night. He will continue to play agaisnt all lefties and see occasional starts against righties.(RotoWire, )
Derek Norris
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 0"  Wt: 210  Age: 25
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 2/14/1989, Goddard, Kansas
College: None
Debut: 2012
Salary: $505,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury