Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:27:00 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays OF Kevin Kiermaier and C Derek Norris are not in the starting lineup against the Sunday, April 23. OF Steven Souza Jr. will play center field and bat fifth, OF Shane Peterson will play right field and bat sixth and C Jesus Sucre will start behind the plate and hit ninth.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:30:17 -0700
Free-agent C Derek Norris (Nationals) will sign with the Tampa Bay Rays, choosing them over four other teams, according to Yahoo! Sports Tim Brown.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:06:56 -0700
Washington Nationals C Derek Norris was released Wednesday, March 15.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 05:17:46 -0700
The Washington Nationals have placed C Derek Norris on waivers.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:43:33 -0800
Washington Nationals C Derek Norris avoided arbitration Friday, Jan. 13, by agreeing to a one-year, $4.2 million deal.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:22:27 -0800
The Washington Nationals acquired C Derek Norris from the San Diego Padres Friday, Dec. 2, in exchange for P Pedro Avila.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:19:03 -0800
The San Diego Padres traded C Derek Norris to the Washington Nationals Friday, Dec. 2, in exchange for P Pedro Avila.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:10:34 -0700
San Diego Padres C Derek Norris is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, July 27. C Christian Bethancourt is starting behind the plate and batting sixth against Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey Wednesday.
Fantasy Tip: If you can stomach the sub-.200 batting average, Norris can help in the counting stats given his 41 runs, 12 home runs and 33 RBI this season. However, he's likely best left to deep mixed, two-catcher and NL-only leagues. Bethancourt has a respectable .259/.300/.429 slash line for a backstop, but he isn't receiving enough playing time to be anything more than a low-end option in two-catcher and NL-only formats. He checks out as a contrarian flier in daily contests Wednesday, though.
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:46:21 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner and C Derek Norris are among the players the team is reportedly "pushing hard" to move ahead of the trade deadline on Sunday, July 31.
Fantasy Tip: It should come as no surprise either player is available. Cashner has been on the block for some time, while Norris brings a little pop to a position that is lacking it across the league. It helps the Padres are comfortable with backup Christian Bethancourt and also have prospect Austin Hedges waiting in the wings. Hedges is tearing it up at Class AAA El Paso, batting .367 with 17 homers and 61 RBI in 47 games. Both Bethancourt and Hedges should be on fantasy rosters should Norris get dealt.
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:47:03 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Melvin Upton Jr. is not in the starting lineup against Washington Nationals SP Lucas Giolito Sunday, July 24. OF Alex Dickerson will play left field and bat fifth. In addition, C Derek Norris is back in the lineup, batting eighth.
Fantasy Tip: Upton has been the subject of numerous trade rumors recently, although it does not appear as though a deal is imminent. Dickerson is batting .227 with two home runs and 10 RBI through 66 at-bats but daily fantasy owners should be able to find better options this afternoon.