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Bud Norris is a winner in his Dodgers debut

Bud Norris is a winner in his Dodgers debut

Bud Norris knows a thing or two about quick transitions. When he was traded from Houston to Baltimore while the Astros were in Camden Yards on July 31, 2013, he simply switched dugouts, changed uniforms and pitched for his new team against his former team the following night.

So the veteran right-hander was not fazed by a 32-hour stretch in which he was informed of his trade from Atlanta to the Dodgers on Thursday afternoon in Turner Field, flew across country Thursday night, took an afternoon nap Friday and was on the Dodger Stadium mound Friday night.

“It’s kind of a whirlwind thing, but at the end of the day, I just wanted to be ready to pitch,” said...

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