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Derek Norris
current status: On roster
Birth Date:February 14, 1989 (25 years old)
Place of Birth:Goddard, KS
Hometown:Goddard, KS
Bats:R
Throws:R
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by Washington in 2007 (4th round).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Washington in 2011.
HOT
.375 in last 8AB
Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 124 376 45 102 19 1 10 55 53 84 2 2 .362 .407 .271
On Pace 130 394 47 107 20 1 10 58 56 88 2 2 .362 .407 .271
Scouting Report
Assets: Owns an ideal catchers' frame, good power, patience at the plate and game-calling skills. Doesn't strike out a lot, which adds to his overall value.
Flaws: Needs more consistency at the dish in order to become an elite, all-round catcher in Major League Baseball. Also needs more work in throwing out runners.
Career Potential: Quality catcher with some upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
South Atlantic League (A) Most Outstanding Major League Prospect 2009
South Atlantic League (A) All-Star Team 2009