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Top Daniel Norris News

  • Guardians' Daniel Norris: Inks MiLB deal with Cleveland

    Norris signed a minor-league deal with the Guardians on Friday, Mandy Bell of reports.

    After being released by the Reds on Monday, the 29-year-old reliever will get a shot with Cleveland and report directly to minor-league camp. Norris put up a 5.22 ERA and 1.26 WHIP over 58.2 major-league innings last season with the Cubs and Tigers, and he will likely begin the season at Triple-A.

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  • Daniel Norris: Cut loose by Cincinnati

    The Reds released Norris on Monday.

    Norris had been in camp as a non-roster invitee and has been cut loose after posting a 6.75 ERA and 5:7 K:BB over 6.2 innings. The veteran southpaw will look to catch on elsewhere, presumably on a minor-league deal.

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  • Reds' Daniel Norris: Gets spring invite from Cincy

    The Reds signed Norris on Wednesday to a minor-league contract that includes an invitation to MLB spring training.

    Norris split time between the Cubs and the Tigers during the 2022 season, logging a 5.22 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 66:29 K:BB across 58.2 innings over 41 appearances at the MLB level. He should have a shot at claiming a spot in the Reds' Opening Day bullpen with a strong showing in the Cactus League, but even if he breaks camp with the big club, he'll most likely be ticketed for a low-leverage role.

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  • Tigers' Daniel Norris: Earns first 2022 win

    Norris (1-4) tossed two scoreless innings of relief to earn the win Wednesday against the Royals. He allowed one hit and struck out one.

    Matt Manning was scratched right before his scheduled start due to arm fatigue and tendinitis, so the Tigers made it a bullpen game. That allowed Norris to swoop in for his first win of the season and just his third since the beginning of last year. The lefty now has a 5.53 ERA, and he's not much of a fantasy factor in his current relief role.

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  • Tigers' Daniel Norris: Transitioning back to relief

    Norris is moving to the Tigers bullpen, Cody Stavenhagen of The Athletic reports.

    Norris, 29, has a 3.27 ERA in 11 innings as a starter and a 6.28 ERA in 28.2 innings as a reliever, but his -2.0 K-BB% as a starter and 18.9 K-BB% as a reliever are more indicative of what to expect going forward. Eduardo Rodriguez (personal) is joining the rotation Sunday and the Tigers can work with a four-man rotation through the end of the month. Garrett Hill is also moving to the bullpen and Bryan Garcia is a candidate to take the ball the next time the Tigers need a fifth starter.

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  • Tigers' Daniel Norris: Good start spoiled by bullpen

    Norris allowed just one run on four hits across five innings but did not factor into the decision Wednesday against the Guardians. He walked two and struck out four.

    Norris arguably had his best outing of the year, going a season-high five innings and putting the Tigers in a position to win. The lefty left the game with his team up 3-1, but the bullpen imploded to allow seven runs in three innings, and Cleveland prevailed 8-4. Norris still has a high 5.45 ERA, though he's allowed just one run across 9.2 innings in his last two appearances. With Eduardo Rodriguez (personal) on track to return from the restricted list Sunday, Norris could get bumped from the rotation, but he might stick in a long-relief role.

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  • Tigers' Daniel Norris: Picks up another start

    Norris is listed as the Tigers' scheduled starting pitcher for Wednesday's game in Cleveland.

    Norris will be making his second straight turn through the Tigers rotation following his call-up from Triple-A Toledo last week. In his first start of 2022 with the Tigers, the southpaw struck out one over 4.2 scoreless innings in a no-decision versus the White Sox on Friday.

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  • Tigers' Daniel Norris: Contract selected

    Norris had his contract selected by the Tigers and will start Friday against the White Sox.

    Norris was previously announced as Friday's starter and has now officially been added to the 40-man and 26-man rosters. The veteran left-hander posted a 6.90 ERA across 30 innings out of the bullpen for the Cubs before being cut loose in late July, and he quickly reunited with the Tigers on a minor-league deal and began building up as a starter.

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  • Tigers' Daniel Norris: Solid in short outing

    Norris allowed four hits and two walks over 4.2 scoreless innings in Friday's loss to the White Sox. He struck out one and did not factor in the decision.

    Norris was promoted from Triple-A Toledo and made his 2022 Tigers debut Friday. The 29-year-old southpaw threw 38 of 64 pitches for strikes and held his own in the spot start. He posted a 6.90 ERA through 30 frames with the Cubs before he was released in July. With Tarik Skubal out for the season, Norris is currently projected to start in Cleveland next week.

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  • Tigers' Daniel Norris: Starting Friday

    Norris will be called up from Triple-A Toledo to start Friday's game against the White Sox, Evan Woodbery of reports.

    Norris mainly pitched out of the bullpen with the Cubs earlier in the season, but since getting released by Chicago and signing with Detroit, he's been building up as a starter at Toledo over the last few weeks. The southpaw will return to the majors ahead of Friday's series opener against the White Sox, and he'll likely have a chance to earn more than one start since several of Detroit's starters are dealing with injuries.

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  • Tigers' Daniel Norris: Building up as starter

    Norris will build up as a starter at Triple-A Toledo, Cody Stavenhagen of The Athletic reports.

    Norris served mainly as a reliever for the Cubs early in the season before he was granted his unconditional release over the weekend. He signed a minor-league deal with Detroit on Tuesday, and the team will see how he responds to a starter's workload over the coming weeks.

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  • Tigers' Daniel Norris: Rejoins Tigers

    Norris signed a minor-league contract with the Tigers on Tuesday.

    Norris was cut loose by the Cubs over the weekend, and he decided to return to the team he played for from the midway point of the 2015 season through the midway point of the 2021 campaign. Norris had a rough go of it the last couple years, but he will attempt to get back on track in his old stomping grounds.

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  • Daniel Norris: Granted unconditional release

    Norris was granted his unconditional release by the Cubs on Saturday, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.

    Norris was designated for assignment by the Cubs last weekend, and he'll seek out other opportunities as a free agent after going unclaimed on waivers. The southpaw made 27 appearances (one start) for the Cubs to begin the season, and he logged a 6.90 ERA and 1.47 WHIP in 30 innings.

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  • Cubs' Daniel Norris: Loses 40-man spot

    The Cubs designated Norris for assignment Sunday, Jordan Bastian of reports.

    Norris will cede his spot on the 40-man roster and 26-man active roster to fellow reliever Erich Uelmen, whose contract was selected from Triple-A Iowa. Over his 30 innings with the Cubs this season, Norris turned in a 6.90 ERA and 1.47 WHIP.

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  • Cubs' Daniel Norris: Reinstated from 15-day IL

    Norris (finger) was reinstated from the 15-day injured list Wednesday, Jordan Bastian of reports.

    Norris was on the injured list since June 23 but reported to Triple-A Iowa last week to begin a rehab assignment. He allowed ah unearned run on three hits and a walk while striking out five in three innings over his two rehab appearances and will rejoin the Cubs' bullpen ahead of Wednesday's series finale against the Orioles.

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  • Cubs' Daniel Norris: Rehab assignment on tap

    Norris (finger) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment at Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, Taylor McGregor of Marquee Sports Network reports.

    Norris progressed to facing live hitters Tuesday, and he's been cleared to return to game action in the minors. He's been on the IL since June 23, so he'll likely be able to rejoin the Cubs following a brief stint in Iowa.

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  • Cubs' Daniel Norris: Ready to face hitters

    Norris (finger) is scheduled to face rehabbing teammates Nick Madrigal (groin) and Frank Schwindel (back) in a live batting practice session Tuesday, Jordan Bastian of reports.

    If all goes well during the throwing session, Norris could be cleared to head to the minors for what would presumably be a brief rehab assignment. Norris has been on the 15-day injured list since June 23 with a left middle finger strain.

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  • Cubs' Daniel Norris: Playing catch again

    Norris (finger) was able to play catch off flat ground Wednesday, Jordan Bastian of reports.

    Norris has started up his throwing program after landing on the 15-day injured list just under a week ago with a left index finger strain. He doesn't look like he'll be in store for a long-term absence, though the Cubs may not have much urgency to rush him back. The lefty has been handling a low-leverage role out of the bullpen all season and has submitted a 7.24 ERA over his 24 appearances.

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  • Cubs' Daniel Norris: Out with finger injury

    The Cubs placed Norris on the 15-day injured list Thursday with a left index finger strain, Maddie Lee of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

    Right-hander Adrian Sampson was promoted from Triple-A Iowa to replace Norris on the 26-man active roster and serve as a multi-inning option out of the bullpen. Norris likely came away with the injury at some point during his appearance in Wednesday's 14-5 win over the Pirates, when he served up four runs -- all unearned -- on one hit and one walk over an inning of relief.

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  • Cubs' Daniel Norris: Allows five runs Sunday

    Norris allowed five runs on three hits and three walks across two innings of relief in Sunday's loss to the Yankees. He struck out five.

    Norris struck out a season-high five batters, but a pair of home runs turned it into an ugly outing overall. The lefty has had plenty of those this year, as he's now saddled with a 6.75 ERA across 24 innings of work. He'll remain a low-leverage option who doesn't have much fantasy appeal.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 185 lbs
Birthplace: Johnson City, TN
Age: 30
Experience: 7
Bats/Throws: L, L