Bud Norris traded to Baltimore Orioles from Houston Astros

No fans were allowed to attend the Baltimore Orioles game at Camden Yards in Baltimore

Norris was dealt from the Houston Astros to the Orioles on Wednesday, a move that enables Baltimore to fortify the rotation that will be without Jason Hammel for at least the next two weeks.

Baltimore sent outfielder LJ Hoes and left-handed prospect Josh Hader to the Astros for Norris, a 28-year-old right-hander whose $ 3 million salary was the highest on a roster filled with young players.

"We've been Trying to bolster our pitching staff, and in Bud Norris we have a pitcher who can give us some quality innings, "said Dan Duquette, Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations. "He's been a very dependable pitcher for Houston over the course of his career."

The Astros and Orioles were in the middle of a three-game series as the non-waiver trade deadline expired. So Norris packed up his gear and made his way a few hundred yards through the bowels of Camden Yards to the home clubhouse to begin the next chapter of his big league career.

In the process, he left the team With the worst record in the majors to a club seeking a second straight trip to the playoffs.

"I'm excited for the future," Norris said. "I (I) have pitched my way into this situation to be traded and helped out a team." (Baltimore) team is a young club, they know how to contend. I can not help this team keep pushing for the World Series. "

In his fifth big league season, Norris is 6-9 with a 3.93 ERA in 21 starts this year. He has a lifetime record of 34-46 and is under team control through 2015.

Baltimore began the first five games of the first place in the AL East and in the thick of the wild-card chase. Norris was the third pitching addition to the Orioles made via trade in July; Previously they obtained Scott Feldman and Francisco Rodriguez.

"I really thought eleven they got Scott Feldman my chances went down," Norris said. "But obviously we got a couple guys now."

The Orioles said Norris would make his debut on Thursday against Houston. "I'm pretty fresh," said Norris.

With Norris slipping into the rotation, Chris Tillman will Seattle, Washington, April 19, 2007 - Baltimore has not said that it will pitch Hammel, who was slated to start Saturday against Seattle. Hammel has a strained flexor muscle in his right arm and was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday. He is 7-8 with a 5.20 ERA in 21 starts, but winless since May 27.

"Honestly, until the MRI comes back I do not know how to describe it other than that it's tight," He said "It's not allowing me to fully extend when I pitch."

Hoes was one of the Orioles top prospects. A third round pick in 2008, Hoes was hitting.304 for Triple-A Norfolk before being recalled on Sunday by the Orioles.

He was in Baltimore's starting lineup Wednesday. Then, after the trade, Hoes was inserted into Houston's starting lineup.

"It's not every day that you show up to a major league ballpark and look at the opposing team's lineup and see someone in the lineup playing left Field for that team, then an hour later he's been traded on his team and is playing right field, "Houston manager Bo Porter said.

"I kind of got my dream come true the other day, getting started for the hometown team," Hoes said. "Now, getting traded and going to the opposite dugout and locker room, I'm going to be able to make another start tonight and play against the Orioles. Part of life. "

For the Astros, the rebuilding process continues.

" Whenever you lose your opening starter, and a guy that's been our best pitcher all year, it's definitely A blow to the ballclub, "Porter said. "I think we have enough young pitching in our organization that we feel comfortable moving forward that we can replace those starts the rest of the year."


  • Stapelia erectiflora ~ PLANTUKIS

    Stapelia erectiflora ~ PLANTUKIS

    Stapelia erectiflora NEBr. · > Common names: unknown Most frequent synonyms: Gonostemon erectiflorus (NEBr.) PV Heath Family: Asclepiadaceae Geographical origin: > South Africa · Plant: succulent low, forming a forest of not more than 30 cm in both height and diameter.
    Butik Peru - Blog about Fashion and Accessories!

    Butik Peru - Blog about Fashion and Accessories!

    As mentioned by Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of Pantone, these colors are a reflection of imagination and ingenuity. Royal Blue: a more complex blue than the traditional [/ box] Diane Von FurstenbergMichael Kors [box type = "note"] 3.
    Global Resource Coin

    Global Resource Coin

    In addition, from the year 2018 GRC’s cryptocurrency rate is expected to grow due to its social usefulness and relevance. In order to do this, you need to have a considerable amount of money, a special financial education and a special license.
  • Atelier 129 | Beauty, Fashion, Life & amp; Style Affaires

    Atelier 129 | Beauty, Fashion, Life & amp; Style Affaires

    The women's collection takes anchors in different silhouettes: from maxis The ankles to the siren cut with long sleeves. Blended jeans and jeans that go from light to dark, key pieces of the outfit GUESS masculine close this collection.
    Daniel Aves

    Daniel Aves

    The starling pinto - a species Exotic invasive, which competes for food and nesting sites - is also more visible in Buenos Aires. Among the species that are less and less seen in the capital are the friendly sparrows, goldfinches, chingolos and cardinals .
    From the Real to the Digital: Things We Used to Do in Real life That Now Thrive Online

    From the Real to the Digital: Things We Used to Do in Real life That Now Thrive Online

    Our top tip: For real money gaming, you can check bgo or you can test out some of the free play options available on Facebook. With this in mind, we've compiled a list of things we used to do in real life that we now do (more impressively) online.
  • Tap-In Question: Which Oriole would you most want up with the season on the line? - BaltimoreBaseball.com

    Tap-In Question: Which Oriole would you most want up with the season on the line? - BaltimoreBaseball.com

    Wieters has hit.276 with a.333 on-base percentage and .453 slugging percentage in his career in those situations. So, all that said, give me your thoughts on which Oriole you'd want up At the plate with the game on the line.
    True Love Exists!

    True Love Exists!

    Moreover, for the first time, Ivy and David even did not see each other, due to the fact that their communication was online. It should be noticed that these two people began relations just as friends, as they lived in different countries.
    Kevin Love Could Miss Games Due To Concussion

    Kevin Love Could Miss Games Due To Concussion

    According to his database, there has only been two occasions where a player did not miss any games after a concussion. If he is not free of symptoms after a step, he has to stop until he is symptom free and start the stage over.
  • Baltimore Orioles Tickets | 2017 Orioles Tickets

    Baltimore Orioles Tickets | 2017 Orioles Tickets

    The Baltimore Orioles returned to the top of the AL East in 2014, and reached the postseason for the 2nd time in 3 years. Of the dozens of good Italian food restaurants close to Camden Yards, we recommend Sotto Sopra, La Tavola, or Pasticcio.
    What Got Mark Hamill to Return to the Star Wars Galaxy?

    What Got Mark Hamill to Return to the Star Wars Galaxy?

    While Luke will probably have a key role to play in the new movies, it’s certain the new actors will dominate the storyline. He felt he needed to know what all those years have done to Luke even if the material doesn’t get told in the actual movie.
    Innovative Cloud Lead Management System to Be Released by Voiptime

    Innovative Cloud Lead Management System to Be Released by Voiptime

    Head of Sales will be able to track lead statuses, assign new leads to staff members and monitor communication process. Information about all clients may be shared within sales team and passed easily from one Sales Agent to another.


Other news