Derek Norris

Oakland Athletics #36 - Catcher

  • Born: 02/14/89
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 210
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 Athletics 106 316 38 86 18 0 10 49 46 70 2 1 .272 .365 .424

Yan Gomes is the American League's best catcher

Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes wasn't even on the team roster when the 2013 season began, but over the last season and a half he has become the best catcher in the American League.

Sabermetric Minute: Yan Gomes

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Managing Editor Bryan Grosnick tries to make the case for Yan Gomes as the deserving starter at catcher for the AL in this year's All-Star Game. In video format, no less.

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Machado's suspension for throwing bat upheld

Machado's appeal did not convince MLB, and he'll serve his five games.

Derek Norris, John Jaso, and One Awesome Platoon

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The Oakland catching tandem has been dominant this year, and adding both guys would give you a single dominant catcher as well.

Nationals sign 2014 3rd Round pick C Jakson Reetz

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MLB.com's Jim Callis reported on Twitter this afternoon that the Washington Nationals have signed 2014 3rd Round pick Jakson Reetz after selecting the 18-year-old catcher out of Nebraska with the...

Machado apologizes for incident against A's

The Orioles third baseman will now wait to hear about any potential suspension heading his way.

2014 MLB Draft: Nats' Asst GM Kris Kline on Draft

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After the Washington Nationals wrapped up the second day of the 2014 MLB Draft on Friday, Assistant GM and VP of Scouting Operations Kris Kline talked to reporters about the Nationals' selections...

On run differential and the Pythagorean record

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Crazy as it sounds, the A's are playing better than their 36-22 record would suggest.

The Oakland A's have created a monster

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Oakland is famous for its platoons and there is one in particular that is making a lot of noise.

Nationals try to move on from frustrating weekend

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The frustration mounted in the O.co Coliseum as the Washington Nationals dropped their third straight game to the Oakland A's on Sunday. Gio Gonzalez argued with an unnamed teammate. The A's...

Norris to Nats: "This is what you coulda had."

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The Washington Nationals traded Derek Norris to the Oakland A's in December of 2011 as part of the package that landed Gio Gonzalez. In his first game against the team that drafted him in 2007,...

Right-Handed Pitching & the Need For Stephen Vogt

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If Stephen Vogt wants to start the season in Oakland, he'd better hope that Derek Norris doesn't learn to hit right-handed pitching any time soon. Vogt is lucky, really. Instead of competing...

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