Derek Norris

Tampa Bay Rays #33 - Catcher

  • Born: 02/14/89
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 6'0"
  • Weight: 235
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Tuesday Rockpile: Imagine the Rockies without the 2017 Wild Card


Colorado Rockies news and links for Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The Padres are going for it again, but this time it’s different


A.J. Preller has learned from his past mistakes

Trade Retrospective: Dodgers trade Matt Kemp to the Padres for Yasmani Grandal


It didn’t look like a bad trade on paper, but the Dodgers won this one in a landslide.

11 strikeouts at Petco

Clayton Kershaw’s lone June 12 start came in 2015 at Petco Park against the Padres, when Kershaw struck out 11 in a no-decision.

Rival Recap: the Chicago White Sox off season


Another look at what’s changed around the division since October.

Wire Taps: Washington Nationals News; Not Opening Day for defending World Series champions + more Nats links...


Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news while we all find something else to do on Not Opening Day...

Domingo Germán’s suspension shows we’ve learned nothing about domestic violence


The New York Yankees, in the 2020 playoffs, could start a game with a pitcher who was suspended for publicly hitting his girlfriend, and finish the game with a pitcher who choked his girlfriend.

Rumor: Mark Kotsay a potential managerial candidate


This comes from solid source Jon Heyman and would seem to check a lot of theoretical Farhan boxes.

MLB’s domestic violence policy both isn’t working, and is working perfectly


It’s time to face an uncomfortable truth about MLB’s fight against domestic violence

Wire Taps: Max Scherzer dominates; Washington Nationals’ draft struggles; Fernando Rodney going to Fresno...


Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of the 2019 MLB Draft later tonight...

A look into the Padres finances has opened a rat’s nest of questions


Kevin Acee of the Union-Tribune published an article containing a peek into the Padres’ finances. It hasn’t gone over well, and the team will have some major PR clean-up to do.

Indians claim A.J. Cole off waivers from Yankees


Cole had a 4-2 record with a 6.14 ERA in 2018, allowing 38 runs on 55 hits walking 22 batters and striking out 59.