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Bud Norris
ERA S K
2.43 11 42
Team: LA AngelsHt / Wt: 6-0 / 215 NFBC ADP: 666.10
Position: RPBorn: 3/2/1985 Birthplace: Novato, California
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 6th Round by Astros (2006)


Latest News
June 20 1:55 PM PT2:55 PM MT3:55 PM CT4:55 PM ET16:55 ET20:55 GMT4:55 1:55 PM MST3:55 PM EST4:25 PM VEN0:55 UAE (+1)3:55 PM CT-The Angels have placed Norris on the DL due to right knee inflammation. Los Angeles announced the move before Tuesday's series opener at the New York Yankees and said it was retroactive to Monday. Manager Mike Scioscia anticipates Norris will be activated on June 29, the first day he is eligible. Scioscia says it is the same injury that forced the right-hander from a game at Miami after three pitches on May 26.
Analysis: Norris has excelled in the closer's role, converting 11 of 13 chances, but his trip to the DL comes just three days after the Angels activated Cam Bedrosian and with Huston Street set to make his season debut.
June 18 6:50 PM PT7:50 PM MT8:50 PM CT9:50 PM ET21:50 ET1:50 GMT9:50 6:50 PM MST8:50 PM EST9:20 PM VEN5:50 UAE (+1)8:50 PM CT-Bud Norris allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Sunday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 2.43 ERA and 1.11 WHIP on the season.
June 17 10:59 AM PT11:59 AM MT12:59 PM CT1:59 PM ET13:59 ET17:59 GMT1:59 10:59 AM MST12:59 PM EST1:29 PM VEN21:59 UAE12:59 PM CT-Bud Norris did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Friday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 2.51 ERA and 1.11 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Norris has pitched well in the closer's role in Cam Bedrosian's absence, logging 11 saves with a 2.59 ERA and .200 opposing hitters batting average. However, he could be losing value with Bedrosian set to return.
June 14 8:19 AM PT9:19 AM MT10:19 AM CT11:19 AM ET11:19 ET15:19 GMT23:19 8:19 AM MST10:19 AM EST10:49 AM VEN19:19 UAE10:19 AM CT-Bud Norris allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the New York Yankees 3-2 on Tuesday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 2.59 ERA and 1.15 WHIP on the season.
June 13 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Bud Norris allowed one run on three hits in 0.2 innings as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the New York Yankees 5-3 on Monday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 2.67 ERA and 1.15 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: The Angels' closer came on in the eighth inning and gave up the tiebreaking, two-run homer to slugger Aaron Judge. More performances like this in the near future could put Norris' role as the closer in jeopardy with Cam Bedrosian (groin) nearing a return as he starts a rehab assignment this week.
June 11 4:42 PM PT5:42 PM MT6:42 PM CT7:42 PM ET19:42 ET23:42 GMT7:42 4:42 PM MST6:42 PM EST7:12 PM VEN3:42 UAE (+1)6:42 PM CT-Bud Norris did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Houston Astros 12-6 on Sunday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 2.43 ERA and 1.08 WHIP on the season.
June 6 8:31 PM PT9:31 PM MT10:31 PM CT11:31 PM ET23:31 ET3:31 GMT11:31 8:31 PM MST10:31 PM EST11:01 PM VEN7:31 UAE (+1)10:31 PM CT-Norris recorded his 11th save, allowing no runs on two hits in 1.0 inning, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 2.51 ERA and 1.12 WHIP on the season.
June 5 7:40 AM PT8:40 AM MT9:40 AM CT10:40 AM ET10:40 ET14:40 GMT22:40 7:40 AM MST9:40 AM EST10:10 AM VEN18:40 UAE9:40 AM CT-Bud Norris allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Sunday. Norris struck out two, ending the game with a 2.60 ERA and 1.05 WHIP on the season.
June 4 9:00 AM PT10:00 AM MT11:00 AM CT12:00 PM ET12:00 ET16:00 GMT0:00 9:00 AM MST11:00 AM EST11:30 AM VEN20:00 UAE11:00 AM CT-Bud Norris did not allow a hit or walk in 0.2 scoreless innings as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Saturday. Norris did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 2.70 ERA and 1.05 WHIP on the season.
June 2 8:52 AM PT9:52 AM MT10:52 AM CT11:52 AM ET11:52 ET15:52 GMT23:52 8:52 AM MST10:52 AM EST11:22 AM VEN19:52 UAE10:52 AM CT-Bud Norris walked two and didn't allow a hit in 0.2 scoreless innings as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Thursday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 2.77 ERA and 1.08 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Scioscia stuck with Jose Alvarez in the ninth, even though he had Norris and his 10 saves warming up in the bullpen. Scioscia said Norris is still recovering from a minor knee injury.
June 1 10:38 AM PT11:38 AM MT12:38 PM CT1:38 PM ET13:38 ET17:38 GMT1:38 10:38 AM MST12:38 PM EST1:08 PM VEN21:38 UAE12:38 PM CT-Bud Norris recorded his 10th save, allowing no runs on one hit in 0.2 innings, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Wednesday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 2.84 ERA and 1.03 WHIP on the season.
May 27 5:04 PM PT6:04 PM MT7:04 PM CT8:04 PM ET20:04 ET0:04 GMT8:04 5:04 PM MST7:04 PM EST7:34 PM VEN4:04 UAE (+1)7:04 PM CT-Bud Norris allowed one run on one hit and one walk in 1.0 inning as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Saturday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 2.92 ERA and 1.01 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Norris did allow a solo homer to Marcell Ozuna in the ninth inning, but the good news is he was healthy enough to go after leaving Friday's game after throwing just three pitches due to a sore right knee.
May 26 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET23:16 ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST10:46 PM VEN7:16 UAE (+1)10:16 PM CT-Norris consulted with a trainer and departed after throwing only three pitches in the ninth inning Friday in Miami.
Analysis: Norris has recorded the first nine saves of his career this season.
May 22 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET23:17 ET3:17 GMT11:17 8:17 PM MST10:17 PM EST10:47 PM VEN7:17 UAE (+1)10:17 PM CT-Bud Norris recorded his ninth save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.1 innings, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday. Norris struck out three, ending the game with a 2.66 ERA and 0.97 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: He's converted all four of his save opportunities while striking out 10 and allowing two hits and one run over 7 2/3 innings in his last seven appearances.
May 21 2:07 PM PT3:07 PM MT4:07 PM CT5:07 PM ET17:07 ET21:07 GMT5:07 2:07 PM MST4:07 PM EST4:37 PM VEN1:07 UAE (+1)4:07 PM CT-Bud Norris did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the New York Mets 12-5 on Sunday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 2.82 ERA and 0.94 WHIP on the season.
May 16 6:33 AM PT7:33 AM MT8:33 AM CT9:33 AM ET9:33 ET13:33 GMT21:33 6:33 AM MST8:33 AM EST9:03 AM VEN17:33 UAE8:33 AM CT-Norris recorded his eighth save, allowing no runs on no hits and one walk in 1.1 innings, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Monday.
Analysis: Norris struck out two, ending the game with a 2.95 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season. Get him if he's available in any fantasy format.
May 15 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-Bud Norris allowed no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Detroit Tigers 4-1 on Sunday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 3.15 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Norris is making a fantasy impact for the Angels' banged-up bullpen, converting his seventh save in nine chances.
May 14 9:57 AM PT10:57 AM MT11:57 AM CT12:57 PM ET12:57 ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST12:27 PM VEN20:57 UAE11:57 AM CT-Bud Norris fell to 1-2, allowing one run on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday. Norris struck out two, ending the game with a 3.32 ERA and 1.05 WHIP on the season.
May 10 12:49 PM PT1:49 PM MT2:49 PM CT3:49 PM ET15:49 ET19:49 GMT3:49 12:49 PM MST2:49 PM EST3:19 PM VEN23:49 UAE2:49 PM CT-Bud Norris recorded his sixth save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Tuesday. Norris did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 3.00 ERA and 1.06 WHIP on the season.
May 7 9:32 AM PT10:32 AM MT11:32 AM CT12:32 PM ET12:32 ET16:32 GMT0:32 9:32 AM MST11:32 AM EST12:02 PM VEN20:32 UAE11:32 AM CT-Bud Norris improved to 1-1, allowing no hits over 1.0 scoreless inning, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Houston Astros 2-1 on Saturday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 3.18 ERA and 1.12 WHIP on the season.
May 6 10:19 AM PT11:19 AM MT12:19 PM CT1:19 PM ET13:19 ET17:19 GMT1:19 10:19 AM MST12:19 PM EST12:49 PM VEN21:19 UAE12:19 PM CT-Bud Norris fell to 0-1, allowing one run on two hits in 1.0 inning, as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Houston Astros 7-6 on Friday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 3.38 ERA and 1.19 WHIP on the season.
May 3 9:11 AM PT10:11 AM MT11:11 AM CT12:11 PM ET12:11 ET16:11 GMT0:11 9:11 AM MST11:11 AM EST11:41 AM VEN20:11 UAE11:11 AM CT-Bud Norris blew his second save, allowing one run on two hits and one walk in 1.0 inning, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Seattle Mariners 6-4 on Tuesday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 3.00 ERA and 1.13 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 30 5:57 PM PT6:57 PM MT7:57 PM CT8:57 PM ET20:57 ET0:57 GMT8:57 5:57 PM MST7:57 PM EST8:27 PM VEN4:57 UAE (+1)7:57 PM CT-Bud Norris recorded his fifth save, allowing no runs on no hits and one walk in 1.1 innings, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Texas Rangers 5-2 on Sunday. Norris struck out four, ending the game with a 2.57 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Norris has converted five straight save opportunities, allowing two hits over 5 1/3 scoreless innings with three walks and nine strikeouts.
Apr. 28 9:07 AM PT10:07 AM MT11:07 AM CT12:07 PM ET12:07 ET16:07 GMT0:07 9:07 AM MST11:07 AM EST11:37 AM VEN20:07 UAE11:07 AM CT-Bud Norris recorded his fourth save, allowing no runs on no hits and one walk in 1.0 inning, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Thursday. Norris struck out one, ending the game with a 2.84 ERA and 1.03 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: The former starter is blossoming as a closer for now with Huston Street and Cam Bedrosian are both injured. Norris never recorded a save in his previous eight seasons but now has converted four in a row, yielding two hits in four scoreless innings. "He's walking around like a closer,'' Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. ''He's filling the role and doing a great job.''
Apr. 23 9:51 AM PT10:51 AM MT11:51 AM CT12:51 PM ET12:51 ET16:51 GMT0:51 9:51 AM MST11:51 AM EST12:21 PM VEN20:51 UAE11:51 AM CT-Norris threw a scoreless ninth inning to notch his first career save by closing out Saturday's 5-4 win over Toronto.
Analysis: With Cam Bedrosian, Huston Street and Andrew Bailey all on the DL, Norris appears to be the Angels' interim closer. The 32-year-old owns a career 5.04 ERA as a reliever, so he's not exactly the most appealing of options.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2009 Hou 6 3 0 - 0 11 10 0 55.2 59 29 28 9 25 1 54 1.51 4.53
2010 Hou 9 10 0 - 0 27 27 0 153.2 151 94 84 18 77 3 158 1.48 4.92
2011 Hou 6 11 0 - 0 31 31 0 186.0 177 93 78 24 70 7 176 1.33 3.77
2012 Hou 7 13 0 - 0 29 29 0 168.1 165 90 87 23 66 2 165 1.37 4.65
2013 Hou 6 9 0 - 0 21 21 0 126.0 135 62 55 11 43 0 90 1.41 3.93
2013 Bal 4 3 0 - 0 11 9 0 50.2 61 27 27 6 24 0 57 1.68 4.80
2013 Tot 10 12 0 - 0 32 30 0 176.2 196 89 82 17 67 0 147 1.49 4.18
2014 Bal 15 8 0 - 0 28 28 0 165.1 149 68 67 20 52 2 139 1.22 3.65
2015 Bal 2 9 0 - 1 18 11 0 66.1 84 57 52 14 25 0 50 1.64 7.06
2015 SD 1 2 0 - 1 20 0 0 16.2 16 11 10 1 6 0 21 1.32 5.40
2015 Tot 3 11 0 - 2 38 11 0 83.0 100 68 62 15 31 0 71 1.58 6.72
2016 Atl 3 7 0 - 0 22 10 0 70.1 68 34 33 6 28 1 60 1.36 4.22
2016 LAD 3 3 0 - 0 13 9 0 42.2 48 33 31 8 21 3 42 1.62 6.54
2016 Tot 6 10 0 - 0 35 19 0 113.0 116 67 64 14 49 4 102 1.46 5.10
2017 LAA 1 2 11 - 13 34 0 0 33.1 24 9 9 3 13 0 42 1.11 2.43
Career 63 80 11 - 15 265 185 0 1135.0 1137 607 561 143 450 19 1054 1.40 4.45

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2009 Hou 11 16 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .188 .235 .188
2010 Hou 27 44 2 7 2 0 0 2 2 13 0 0 .159 .196 .205
2011 Hou 31 53 3 7 2 0 0 5 1 25 0 0 .132 .145 .170
2012 Hou 30 50 2 5 1 0 0 3 1 15 0 0 .100 .115 .120
2013 Hou 21 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
2013 Bal 11 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667
2013 Tot 32 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .429
2014 Bal 29 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333
2015 Bal 18 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2015 Tot 38 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 Atl 22 12 1 2 0 1 0 0 3 5 0 0 .167 .375 .333
2016 LAD 13 15 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .267 .267 .267
2016 Tot 35 27 2 6 0 1 0 1 3 7 0 0 .222 .323 .296
Career 267 204 10 32 5 1 0 12 7 66 0 0 .157 .191 .191

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2014 Bal Total 1 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 10.2 11 4 4 1 2 0 9 3.37
    LDS 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 6 0.00
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.1 9 4 4 1 0 0 3 8.31
Career 1 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 10.2 11 4 4 1 2 0 9 3.38


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 259 98 90 93.8 43.02
Slider 124 89 84 85.8 20.6
Changeup 1 87 87 87 .17
Cut Fastball 218 93 87 90 36.21

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