Jordan Norberto

Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 195
Bat: L
Throw: L
College: None
Birth Place: Nagua, Dominican Republic
Draft: Undrafted
  • MLB teams rallying to replace young fan's baseball memorabilia lost in Santa Rosa wildfire

    There are dozens of tragic stories and examples of uplifting support coming out of the North Bay wildfires every day, and the fires haven’t even been contained yet. Homes have been lost, pets, livelihoods, and most importantly dozens of loved ones who couldn’t escape the ongoing blazes. But amid all of the large-scale tragedy, there are some stories that hit you right in the heart because of their specificity, because how easily you can feel what the person is going through because it’s a universal tale of loss — but one that’s easy to process. That’s what the story of Loren Jade Smith is, something that’s universal and sad but also far easier to focus on than some of the more awful stories coming

    SB Nation
  • Joe Maddon's call for John Lackey to relieve was Cubs' downfall

    If the Chicago Cubs are America’s cuddly little team, then Joe Maddon is America’s cuddly little manager, an affable baseball lifer who is well-read and has a wide range of interests that extend far beyond the foul lines. Well, sorry, America, but your man blew it. And to think it was because Maddon couldn’t shake tradition, a somewhat unexpected turn of events considering this was the same renaissance man who changed how defense is played in the major leagues with his frequent use of shifts as the manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. Maddon stuck by baseball’s old axiom of not using a closer with a tied score on the road, which was why three-time All-Star Wade Davis remained seated in the bullpen

    Los Angeles Times
  • Rays announce 2018 Home Spring Training schedule

    The Tampa Bay Rays home spring training schedule was released today for 2018, the team’s 10th Grapefruit League season at Charlotte Sports Park. The Rays are scheduled to play 14 spring training home games at Charlotte Sports Park, beginning on Friday, February 23 against the Pittsburgh Pirates. All home games at Charlotte Sports Park begin at 1:05 p.m. Important Dates The first workout for pitchers and catchers is scheduled for Wednesday, February 14. The first full-squad workout is scheduled for Monday, February 19. The day of the spring opener, February 23, will be a split-squad day, with a road game scheduled in Sarasota against the Baltimore Orioles. The spring training schedule will conclude