Scout "The San Diego Padres are "pushing hard' to trade catcher Derek Norris before the deadline, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports. The team desperately wants to give top prospect Austin Hedges full-time work in the big leagues, and can only do so if they deal Norris. This comes amid reports..." July 25
Larry Brown Sports "The San Diego Padres are looking like an active team at the trade deadline and have at least two key players on the block. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that the Padres are trying to move catcher Derek Norris in addition to starting pitcher Andrew Cashner. Norris is headed for his..." July 24
Sources: During offseason, TEX/SD had talks about a deal built around Norris/Cashner/Profar, but concerns about Cashner's arm scuttled that.
MLB Daily Dish "According to Evan Grant, the Rangers are still interested in acquiring a catcher, but it's not Jonathan Lucroy. "While the Rangers have maintained interest in Lucroy all winter, the more likely target is San Diego's Derek Norris, a source said. Norris, 27, might cost a bit less in terms of..." March 16