OAKLAND, Calif. It's been five days since Texas lefty Derek Holland authored one of the worst starts of his major-league career.
Holland, who will start Tuesday's game against Oakland, moved on from his 1 23-innings outing quickly.
"I let you guys worry about that stuff," he said. "I'm fine. It was just one really bad game on my hands. I've got myself prepared. I'm ready to go for the next one. I moved past that and not worried about what happened before."
What happened before was Holland allowed eight runs in his start, with all eight coming in the second inning of a 21-8 loss. Holland's ERA jumped more than a run in that game and is now 5.11.
He spent nearly an hour Monday watching video and said there's no secret about what went wrong.
"It was just bad execution," he said. "That's really what it comes down to. That's why I said I'm not worried too much about it. I'm getting ready for now."
Holland (4-4) has had bad starts before and bounced back nicely. Last July he had a ...