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Norris starting year at Dunedin; will debut Sunday

Trey Williams • Apr 3, 2014 at 6:06 PM

Toronto Blue Jays pitching prospect Daniel Norris will begin the season at Dunedin (Fla.) in the High-A Florida State League.

Dunedin is opening the season tonight against Clearwater (Philadelphia Phillies) at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.

The 20-year-old Norris, a Science Hill graduate and three-time Johnson City Press Super 22 Player of the Year, told the Press on Thursday that his first scheduled start is Sunday.

After a rocky April last year, the hard-throwing left-hander finished with 3.97 ERA, 100 strikeouts and 46 walks in 90 2/3 innings. Norris pitched the final five of those innings for Dunedin after spending most of the season at Lansing.

See Saturday’s Johnson City Press for a story on Norris.

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