Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:39:29 -0700
Oakland Athletics C Derek Norris (back) is unavailable for the next few days with back tightness. OF Craig Gentry (back) will continue to take part in drills as he works his way back from a back injury.
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:00:39 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said C Derek Norris (back) may be able to play in the team's spring training game Tuesday, March 11.
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 09:42:54 -0700
Oakland Athletics C Derek Norris (back) did not play in the team's spring training game Saturday, March 8, because of back tightness and will not play Sunday, March 9.
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 12:19:50 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said C Derek Norris (toe) will come off the 15-day disabled list when he is eligible Thursday, Sept. 5.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 19:05:46 -0700
Updating a previous report, Oakland Athletics C Derek Norris (toe) is heading out for a minor-league rehab assignment Saturday, Aug. 31, with Class A Stockton.
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 11:40:55 -0700
Oakland Athletics C Derek Norris (toe) could start playing in rehab games this weekend.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:22:50 -0700
The Oakland Athletics placed C Derek Norris (toe) on the 15-day disabled list with a broken toe Friday, Aug. 23.
Fantasy Tip: Newly acquired Kurt Suzuki will take over the main catching duties until John Jaso (concussion) can return. Stephen Vogt is starting behind the plate Friday.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 08:30:20 -0700
Oakland Athletics C Derek Norris (toe) is dealing with a broken toe. C Kurt Suzuki will be the starting catcher until C John Jaso (concussion) is able to return. C Stephen Vogt is also available. Suzuki is hitting .222 with three home runs and 25 RBIs in 79 games.
Fantasy Tip: Suzuki will be somewhat of a hot commodity in AL-only leagues for those that were hurting at catcher or who owned Jaso or Norris.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 17:02:59 -0700
Oakland Athletics C John Jaso (concussion) said his concussion isn't career-threatening, but he won't be back anytime soon. "My brain is still injured, basically."
Fantasy Tip: Keep Jaso reserved in a DL spot for now. Because of the tricky nature of concussions, there's a chance he doesn't play again this year. Derek Norris, who was banged up himself this past week, will be the primary catcher with Jaso out.
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 15:42:43 -0700
Oakland Athletics C Derek Norris (back) returned to action on Thursday, Aug. 15, after he'd missed the previous four contests because of back spasms. He's healthy enough to play but said that he wasn't 100 percent.
Fantasy Tip: Norris has hit well since just before the All-Star break, although he remains an AL-only commodity.