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Yankees' James Norwood: Moves to minors camp
The Yankees reassigned Norwood to minor-league camp Sunday.
Norwood was solid enough in Grapefruit League play (2.70 ERA, 14:4 K:BB, .216 batting average against in 10 innings), but his less inspiring body of work at the MLB level along with his status as a non-40-man-roster player were enough to deny him a spot in the Yankees' Opening Day bullpen. He'll likely open the campaign at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' James Norwood: Receives minor-league deal
Norwood signed a minor-league contract with the Yankees on Tuesday, which includes an invitation to spring training, Jack Curry of YES Network reports.
Norwood put up an 8.31 ERA over 20 relief appearances with the Phillies in 2022. He does have strikeout stuff, so the Yankees will hope to work some magic with him.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's James Norwood: Outrighted to minors
Norwood cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Worcester on Saturday, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports.
Norwood was designated for assignment by the Red Sox on Monday, but he'll remain in the organization with the Triple-A club. The right-hander made 20 appearances for the Phillies earlier in the season and posted an 8.31 ERA and 1.90 WHIP in 17.1 innings.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's James Norwood: Moved off 40-man roster
The Red Sox designated Norwood for assignment Monday.
Just two days after the Red Sox acquired him from the Phillies, Norwood will move off Boston's 40-man roster without having made an appearance for the big club. The Red Sox called up second baseman Jeter Downs from Triple-A Worcester to replace Norwood on the 26-man active roster.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's James Norwood: Moves up to big leagues
The Red Sox recalled Norwood from Triple-A Worcester on Sunday.
Boston cleared a spot for Norwood on the active roster by optioning starting pitcher Kutter Crawford to Triple-A. Norwood's first appearance out of the bullpen will mark his Boston debut after the right-handed reliever was acquired from the Phillies on Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's James Norwood: Shipped to Boston
Norwood was traded from the Phillies to the Red Sox in exchange for cash considerations Saturday.
Norwood was designated for assignment Monday after struggling to an 8.31 ERA and 1.90 WHIP in 17.1 innings of relief. His 25.9 percent strikeout rate was solidly above-average, giving him hope to eventually carve out at least a low-leverage role for the Red Sox.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' James Norwood: Bumped off 40-man roster
The Phillies designated Norwood for assignment Monday, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.
He'll be replaced on the 40-man roster and in the Phillies bullpen by right-hander Michael Kelly, whose contract was selected from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Through his 20 appearances out of the Philadelphia bullpen covering 17.1 innings, Norwood turned in an 8.31 ERA, 1.90 WHIP and 22:9 K:BB.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' James Norwood: Activated from bereavement list
Norwood (personal) was activated from the bereavement list following Wednesday's loss to the Mets, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.
Norwood has been away from the team for the past week due to personal reasons but will rejoin the club for Thursday's series opener in Miami. The 28-year-old was acquired by the Phillies from the Padres in late March and didn't allow an earned run over five big-league innings last season.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' James Norwood: Set to rejoin team Thursday
Norwood (personal) is expected to be reinstated from the bereavement list Thursday ahead of the Phillies' series opener in Miami, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
Norwood is expected to slot into a middle-relief role once activated. The 28-year-old right-hander made five appearances out of San Diego's bullpen in 2021, giving up zero runs on six hits and three walks over five innings.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' James Norwood: Placed on bereavement list
Norwood was placed on the bereavement list Thursday, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.
Norwood has been away from the team for personal reasons, and the move offers up some indication of what those reasons are. He'll be a candidate for a bullpen spot when he returns, which should happen within a few days.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' James Norwood: Away for personal reasons
Norwood is away from the Phillies for personal reasons and will not make the team's Opening Day roster, Corey Seidman of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Norwood was acquired from the Padres on Wednesday after being designated for assignment but left the team two days later. It's unclear when he's expected to return. The Phillies are opening the year with a 10-man bullpen, so there are plenty of spots available for him once he returns.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' James Norwood: Traded to Phillies
Norwood was traded from the Padres to the Phillies on Wednesday in exchange for Kervin Pichardo and cash considerations.
Norwood was designated for assignment by San Diego on Wednesday, but he'll now join the Phillies' 40-man roster for the final week of spring training. It seems likely that the right-hander will begin the year at Triple-A Lehigh Valley, but he's made appearances in the majors in each of the last four seasons and will be in the mix to provide bullpen depth at some point.... See More ... See Less
Padres' James Norwood: Designated for assignment
Norwood was designated for assignment by the Padres on Saturday.
Norwood will vacate his 40-man roster spot to clear space for Kyle Tyler, who was claimed off waivers from the Red Sox. Norwood's 3.67 ERA in 27 career major-league innings gives him some hope of being claimed himself, though that's come with an 18.5 percent strikeout rate and 13.1 percent walk rate.... See More ... See Less
Padres' James Norwood: Recalled from Triple-A
Norwood was recalled from Triple-A El Paso on Saturday.
Norwood appeared in four games for the Padres earlier in the season, tossing four scoreless innings of relief despite allowing six hits and three walks. Pedro Avila was optioned to clear space on the roster.... See More ... See Less
Padres' James Norwood: Returns to minors
The Padres optioned Norwood to Triple-A El Paso following Sunday's pseudo-doubleheader with the Nationals.
Norwood didn't appear in the completion of Saturday's suspended game, nor the contest originally scheduled for Sunday. The reliever has made four appearances with San Diego on the season, tossing four scoreless frames.... See More ... See Less
Padres' James Norwood: Serving as 27th man
The Padres recalled Norwood from Triple-A El Paso to serve as their 27th man for Sunday's game against the Nationals, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
San Diego and Washington were both extended an extra active roster spot for the series finale after the two sides resumed Saturday's suspended game earlier Sunday. Norwood will give the Padres a fresh arm out of the bullpen Sunday, but he'll likely be headed back to El Paso after the contest.... See More ... See Less
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