Originally posted on MLB Buzz  |  Last updated 12/2/12
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In Oct. 2011, left-hander Derek Holland was one of the Texas Rangers’ darlings, nearly pitching a shutout in Game 4 of the 2011 World Series.   Last March, Holland agreed to a five-year, $28.5 million contract extension that includes club options for 2017 and ’18.   But as the winter meetings begin, Holland suddenly could become available in a trade, according to major-league sources.   Such a move could happen only if the Rangers acquired another starting pitcher first, sources say, and is only one of multiple scenarios that the team has in play.   The Rangers are one of the teams talking to free-agent right-hander Zack Greinke. They also are trying to re-sign their own free agents, outfielder Josh Hamilton and catcher/first baseman Mike Napoli.   The team’s current starters are righties Yu Darvish, Alexi Ogando and lefties Holland, Matt Harrison and Martin Perez — and Ogando is something of an unknown after making 57 of his 58 appearances in relief last season. Ri
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