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

2 Comments

IF The Astros were committed to winning sooner than later Norris wouldn’t be on the block. It is becoming increasingly obvious that Crane and Luhnow have thrown in the towel on 2014 and 15.

This team and Norris should be eliminated from baseball. I would not give a dime for Norris but I do make a ton of $$$$ betting against this joker!

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