|2014 Season (CBSSports.com)||260.00||10.00||.227||32.00||36.00||4.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs L.A. Angels||20||5||0|| .333|| .250|| .250|
|vs Santiago (Career)||8||2||0|| .250||.250||.250|
|vs LHP||112||38||5|| .414|| .545|| .339|
|08/22/2014||Cody Allen, RP CLE||Derek Norris, C OAK|
|08/22/2014||Derek Jeter, SS NYY|
Robinson Chirinos, C TEX
|Derek Norris, C OAK|
Jake Marisnick, CF HOU
|08/22/2014||Derek Norris, C OAK|
Alcides Escobar, SS KC
|Ben Zobrist, 2B TB|
Kurt Suzuki, C MIN
|Last 10 Games|
|Derek Norris homers, drives in five runs Saturday |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(8/10/14) Athletics catcher Derek Norris went 1 for 5 with two walks, one home run and five RBI in his team's 9-4 victory over the Twins Saturday.
Norris drew walks with the bases loaded in both the first and second innings to pick up his first two RBI Saturday. He then delivered a three-run blast in the sixth to extend his team's lead to seven runs. Norris has hit .299/.396/.478 with 10 home runs and 47 RBI in 251 at-bats.
|American League reserves revealed for All-Star Game |
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
(7/6/14) On Sunday, Major League Baseball revealed the American League reserves for the 2014 All-Star Game, which will be held on July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.
The following players were selected as reserves:
C Salvador Perez, Royals
C Derek Norris, Athletics
C Kurt Suzuki, Twins
1B Jose Abreu, White Sox
1B Victor Martinez, Tigers
1B Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays
1B/OF Brandon Moss, Athletics
2B Jose Altuve, Astros
SS Alexei Ramirez, White Sox
3B Adrian Beltre, Rangers
OF Yoenis Cespedes, Athletics
OF Alex Gordon, Royals
OF Michael Brantley, Indians
|Derek Norris makes progress, could sit until Thursday |
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
(7/1/14) Athletics catcher Derek Norris was out of the lineup yet again Tuesday against the Tigers, as he continues to deal with a back injury.
Despite missing his fourth straight start, Norris was able to take batting practice on the field for the first time since Friday, according to MLB.com. Norris might be available off the bench beginning Tuesday, after he was able to catch a bullpen session pregame as well.
Despite his progress, the report also indicates Norris might just rest through the end of the Tigers series. His return to the lineup might wait until Thursday against the Blue Jays, as a result.
|Derek Norris left Fantasy owners with a chicken-and-egg conundrum heading into 2014. He hit .337 with six homers and a 1.0111 OPS over the final three months, but during that time, he faced almost exclusively lefties, against whom he hit .320 with nine homers and a .990 OPS all season. In nearly as many at-bats against righties, he hit .149 with no homers and a .445 OPS. So was the limited exposure to left-handed pitchers responsible for the breakout, or was it just a case of an up-and-comer finding his form midseason? For now, the Athletics are assuming the former, making plans to platoon either John Jaso or Stephen Vogt with him. Norris remains the most likely of the three to claim the job outright at some point, though. He was a top prospect when the Athletics acquired him in the Gio Gonzalez trade way back in 2011, after all. He doesn't deserve mixed-league consideration in his current role, but in AL-only leagues that require the use of two catchers, he might actually be more valuable than Jaso or Vogt even though he projects to get fewer at-bats.
(Updated 3/17/14) |
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|8/22/14||LAA||10:05 pm||Hector Santiago|
|8/23/14||LAA||9:05 pm||C.J. Wilson|
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|8/25/14||@ HOU||8:10 pm||Scott Feldman|
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|8/27/14||@ HOU||8:10 pm||Brad Peacock|
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