Tuesday, July 30, 2013

July 30 Bud Norris updates

As we get closer to the deadline, we'll split up the Norris rumors by day. 

July 30:

3:19pm: Norris is "fully open" to the idea of joining a contender (Brian Smith)
3:17pm: Norris was told he was pushed back a day, but has "no idea" what's happening (Brian Smith)
2:19pm: Norris will address the media at 3:15 (Central) from his locker (Brian McTaggart)
1:54pm: The Pirates "definitely are discussing" Norris (Troy Renck)
1:08pm: The Braves are not involved in any Bud Norris talks (David O'Brien)
1:03pm: CSN Chicago reporting that "it sounds like" Pittsburgh is about to trade for Alex Rios (Jim Bowden)
12:47pm: The Orioles haven't made an offer for Norris, and have talked about Jason Vargas (Danny Knobler)
12:17pm: The Red Sox feel a deal for Cliff Lee is unlikely, but Peavy and Norris are still in play (Tim Brown)
11:54am: Three teams (including Baltimore) are "hard after" Norris (Brian McTaggart)
11:50am: If Norris has been traded, it's not to the Giants (Henry Schulman)
11:45am: "No trade even close" for Norris right now (Danny Knobler)
11:45am: "All signs pointing" to Norris getting traded (Brian Smith)
11:44am: No one has told Bud Norris he's been traded (Brian Smith)
11:39am: The Pirates won't trade Gregory Polanco for Norris, but Houston apparently really likes 6'7" RHP Tyler Glasnow (Jeff Passan)
11:38am: Norris "likely" to be dealt today, possibly to Pittsburgh (Jeff Passan)
11:36am: The Orioles have inquired on Norris, but "the Astros reportedly are asking for more than the club is willing to deliver." (Roch Kubatko)
11:28am: That didn't last long. Though Norris has not yet been traded, Lucas Harrell will start against Baltimore tonight (Brian McTaggart)
11:08am: Norris still expected to start tonight. (Brian Smith)

8:20am: The Orioles "have talked about" Norris and Peavy. One possible option, Yovani Gallardo, has Baltimore on his no-trade list. (Jon Heyman)
7:26am: A "top Orioles official" has seen all of Bud Norris' July starts (Jose de Jesus Ortiz)

*The Orioles "have coveted" Bud Norris, and he would be cheaper than Chris Sale, and none of the Orioles prospects are untouchable. (Dan Connolly)

Previous rumors can be found for July 29, and everything prior