Hardball Talk "Bud Norris and the Orioles have avoided arbitration with a one-year, $8.8 million contract. Norris asked for $10.25 million and the Orioles countered at $7.5 million in his final season of arbitration eligibility before hitting the open market as a free agent next winter." January 26
CSN Baltimore "The Jon Lester sweepstakes are over. The Chicago Cubs won the spirited bidding with a six-year, $155 million contract. Boston was the runner-up, which means they’ll probably be aggressive in trying to go after Max Scherzer and James Shields, the two remaining free agent pitching studs. A year..." December 10
CSN Baltimore "Norris has allowed just one run in 13 1/3 innings in two starts against Kansas City. J.J. Hardy and Nick Markakis are 8-for-12 against Ventura. Other Orioles hitters are just 3-for-29. Wei-Yin Chen is likely to start Game 3 and Miguel Gonzalez Game 4. The Royals have scored eight runs..." October 11
Baltimore Sun "The Orioles have reduced their number of arbitration eligible players to five, agreeing on Thursday with right-hander Bud Norris to a 2014 contract, according to an industry source. Terms were not immediately known. Norris, 28, made $3 million last year when he went 10-12 with a 4.18 ERA in 32..." January 16
Baltimore Sun "The Orioles don’t have to make an official decision for a week, but they will tender contracts to all nine of their arbitration eligible players, according to the club’s top executive. “We are planning on tendering those guys,” said Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette. “Most of the..." November 25
Norris had side session today and elbow feeling better but Buck making contingency plans #Orioles
Baltimore Sun "Bud Norris who was scheduled to pitch Friday in Toronto has been scratched for the series with right elbow soreness. He will skip a full turn and hopes to pitch again in Boston. Jason Hammel will take his place Friday at Rogers Centre. Norris said the discomfort is more of a "fatigue and..." September 12
CSN Baltimore "Bud Norris has soreness in his right elbow and manager Buck Showalter isn’t sure when he’s going to pitch again. Showalter has inserted Jason Hammel into the rotation to pitch on Friday in Toronto. Chris Tillman will follow and Miguel Gonzalez pitches on Sunday. After that he doesn’t..." September 12
CSN Baltimore "This is why the Orioles traded for Bud Norris. Just a week after the Orioles made sure they made the best offer to the Houston Astros for Norris he’s rewarded them with two wins in two starts. On Tuesday night Norris had baserunners in five of his six innings and allowed just one to score. His..." August 07
Sources: #Braves are not on Bud Norris. Never have been.
Some talk of Rangers interest in Norris possibly to spin off for a hitter
As promised Bud Norris Action picking up big time in last hour. Multiple teams involved Orioles and Braves being two according to source
Now hearing chances of Bud Norris getting traded today are up to about 75 percent. But not there yet. Multiple teams still in it.
O's working hard on landing Norris or Saunders...
Orioles remain engaged with both Bud Norris and Justin Mourneau
Sources: Bud Norris very likely to be dealt today and Pittsburgh could be landing spot. Package built around Tyler Glasnow makes sense.
CBSSports.com "The Orioles have already traded for two pitchers this month but they believe they may need more to keep up with the Rays and Red Sox in the AL East. Orioles people have been asking around about starting pitchers with Jason Vargas of the Angels one interesting possibility. Vargas has been on the..." July 30
RHP Lucas Harrell will start in place of RHP Bud Norris tonight in Baltimore.
CBSSports.com "The Astros' two main trading chips starting pitcher Bud Norris and reliever Jose Veras are drawing considerable interest according to sources. The likelihood would seem to be that both veteran players are traded from the also-ran team as last-place Houston which has done an excellent job..." July 24
CBSSports.com "Bud Norris is a name heard often in trade rumors, and he might not excite anyone at first blush. But that doesn't mean he comes cheap. The Astros have sought two top prospects back in trade, according to rival GMs. That sounds like a lot but considering the scarcity of starters available in..." July 12
CBSSports.com "The Giants are never afraid to make a trade in July, and they have two World Series titles in the last three years to show for it. But it's been years since the Giants have needed to trade for a starting pitcher in July. Ten years. Sidney Ponson, acquired in July 2003 from the Orioles, for Ryan..." June 11
#Astros' Bud Norris is out. Walks off with asst. trainer Rex Jones. Porter looks confused on mound.
Houston Chronicle "The names and numbers continue to change. Players come and go. Bud Norris keeps taking the mound at Minute Maid Park. Owning it. Delivering. Embracing the honor of being a No. 1 starter in Major League Baseball and throwing as if every pitch, every count and every game matter. The 28-year-old..." May 09
MLB.com "Astros manager Bo Porter on Wednesday named right-hander Bud Norris as the team’s Opening Day starter. Norris will start March 31 against the Rangers, with Lucas Harrell pitching April 2 and Philip Humber going on April 3 in the series finale. It will be the first career Opening Day assignment..." March 20
Houston Chronicle "Imagine you’re Bud Norris. The No. 1 pitcher on the worst team in baseball. The highest-paid athlete on an Astros’ roster worth far less than any other club in the game. A talented, confident righthanded starter whose name has been floated so often in trade rumors that part of your life becomes..." February 27
Houston Chronicle "Astros manager Bo Porter said Monday starter Bud Norris will leave the team Tuesday and Wednesday to deal with the death of his grandmother. “We need to keep him in our prayers and keep his family in our prayers,” Porter said. Norris attended practice Monday morning and is scheduled to throw..." February 18
Houston Chronicle "Astros starting right-hander Lucas Harrell considers Bud Norris the team’s No. 1 starter. First-year manager Bo Porter isn’t ready to give the ball to Norris just yet. Porter said the Astros’ top-of-the-rotation pitcher hasn’t been set, while spots four and five will be a competition..." February 11
Houston Chronicle "One day after Astros starting pitcher Bud Norris’ name again surfaced in trade rumors, Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said Wednesday the club is not attempting to deal the right-hander. “Right now, we’re not having any discussions with teams about Bud Norris,” Luhnow said during a national..." February 07
The Crawfish Boxes "As we take a look at the pitchers who are about to report for the Houston Astros Spring Training, we can pretty easily divide them into two groups: Those who are Bud Norris, and those who are not Bud Norris. The ones who are Bud Norris are pretty easy to spot. They're the ones wearing the #20..." February 06
Houston Chronicle "Bud Norris is the Astros’ highest-paid player and potential No. 1 starter during the 2013 season. He’s also available to be traded and “drawing interest,” according to FoxSports’ Ken Rosenthal. Norris, 27, recently signed a one-year, $3 million deal with Houston to avoid arbitration. He’ll..." February 06