Norris drawing lots of interest as deadline nears
Astros pitcher Bud Norris continues to get interest from the Giants and Pirates with teams like the D-backs and Rangers also in the mix, MLB Network’s Peter Gammons reported on Twitter.
A source told MLB.com on Tuesday the D-backs, Orioles and Pirates were three of the teams showing the most interest in him.
Norris, 28, is 6-9 with a 3.93 ERA in 21 starts and is on pace to throw 200 innings for the first time in his career. Norris is making $3 million this year in his first year of arbitration and would certainly be attractive to a team considering he’s under club control for two more seasons.
– Brian McTaggart