Derek Norris RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rays designate catcher Derek Norris for assignment

    Tampa Bay Times "C Derek Norris tied a career-high with three hits in Friday's 15-5 win against the Orioles then was designated for assignment after the game to make room on the 25-man roster for C Wilson Ramos. Ramos, signed in December to a two-year, $12.5 million, has been out since late September after..." June 24

  • Woman accusing Derek Norris of domestic violence to meet with MLB next week

    Tampa Bay Times "Kristen Eck, who made the allegations of physical and emotional abuse by Rays C Derek Norris, told the Times she will meet with MLB investigators on Tuesday. That meeting will be a key step in the MLB process to determine if Norris will be disciplined and/or suspended under MLB's domestic..." June 09

  • Rays' Norris tells Times abuse allegations untrue, will cooperate with MLB investigation

    Tampa Bay Times "Major League Baseball is investigating allegations that Rays C Derek Norris "physically and emotionally abused" his former fiancee. Norris, in a statement to the Tampa Bay Times sent via his agent, said the allegations "could not be further from the truth:" "First, I want to be absolutely..." June 07

  • MLB investigating abuse allegations leveled against Rays' Derek Norris by ex-fiancée

    ESPN "Major League Baseball is investigating allegations by Derek Norris' former fiancée that the Tampa Bay Rays catcher "physically and mentally abused'' her during their relationship, league spokesman Pat Courtney told on Tuesday night. Kristen Eck made the charges in an Instagram post in..." June 07

  • Derek Norris Drawing Interest From Multiple Clubs

    MLB Trade Rumors "It’s only been a couple of days since Derek Norris cleared release waivers and officially became a free agent, but the veteran backstop has received interest from “about a half-dozen teams,” per Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports (Twitter link). Brown doesn’t list specific clubs, though both Marc Topkin of..." March 17

  • Nationals release Derek Norris

    Hardball Talk "The Washington Nationals announced that they have released catcher Derek Norris. Norris was placed on waivers over the weekend but Washington was unable to make a trade with anyone. Norris, 28, hit only .186/.255/.328 with 14 home runs and a .528 OPS for the Padres in 2016 and with Matt..." March 15

  • Nationals place Derek Norris on waivers

    Fanrag Sports "Derek Norris, who lost his starting catching job with the Washington Nationals due to the late signing of Matt Wieters, has been placed on waivers by Washington. There is no likelihood anyone would claim him and take his $4.2-million salary at this stage, but the Nats are believed only..." March 12

  • Nationals could release Derek Norris

    Hardball Talk "Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that, because the Nationals are unlikely to find a trade partner for catcher Derek Norris, the club is likely to release him. A rival executive said, “Not at $4 million,” referring to the backstop’s salary. The salary is non-guaranteed, so the Nationals can..." March 02

  • Nationals trying to trade Derek Norris

    Number Fire "Washington Nationals catcher Derek Norris will likely be traded after the club signed free agent catcher Matt Wieters, manager Dusty Baker said on Tuesday. What It Means: Norris was acquired in a trade with the San Diego Padres at the beginning of December, but the Nationals apparently didn't..." February 24