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Orioles notebook: Bud Norris designated for assignment

The Orioles' acquisition of outfielder Gerardo Parra in Friday's trade-deadline deal with the Milwaukee Brewers marked the end of Bud Norris' time with the team. The Orioles designated the veteran right-hander for assignment shortly after announcing the Parra trade, parting ways with a key piece of their 2014 rotation. The Orioles had been attempting to trade Norris in recent weeks, but were unsuccessful. After designating him, the Orioles have 10 days to either trade or release Norris, but as of now, the team is still on the hook for approximately $3.53 million of Norris' $8.8 million salary this season. Norris won a career-high 15 games in 2014, but struggled to match...