The day is upon us, and Bud Norris is still an Astro. Lets see how long that lasts. Leave your predictions in the comments.
2:30 - Orioles "making progress" (Ken Rosenthal)
T-MINUS THIRTY MINUTES TO TRADE DEADLINE AND NORRIS IS STILL AN ASTRO
T-MINUS ONE HOUR TO TRADE DEADLINE AND NORRIS IS STILL AN ASTRO
1:46 - Orioles working hard on landing Norris...or Saunders. (Jim Bowden)
1:21 - "Finally, some movement on Norris" Implies lack of movement before. Pirates, Orioles and Dbacks in touch and talks have accelerated. (Ken Rosenthal)
(Okay - I can't keep up. From here on out, I will just update with solid rumors of negotiations. We all know who is in on this)
11:19 - Norris continues to get a lot of interest from Giants, Pirates, with teams like D'Backs, Rangers talking.(Peter Gammons)
10:50 - Increasing likelihood Pirates don't act today, and attempt to trade post deadline. (Jayson Stark)
10:40 - Multiple teams involved, including Orioles and Braves (Nick Cafardo)
10:25 - Dbacks and Pirates don't seem to be aggressively pursuing Norris. Chance he stays. No offers from Orioles, but could get more aggressive. (Jon Heyman)10:21 - Astros have "standing offers" but are holding out for better ones. Baltimore, Arizona and Pittsburgh with possible 4th team in the mix. (Brian Smith)
10:18 - "Orioles remain engaged with both Bud Norris and Justin Mourneau" (Jim Bowden)
9:20 AM - Orioles maintain interest and are a finalist. Pirates might be more willing to meet Astros' asking price. (Dan Connolly)
Previous days rumors can be found for July 29, July 30 and everything else.