Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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I would prefer to forget that four-game set with Baltimore a few years ago right before the All-Star break, but my baseball heart never lets me.  I kind of feared history would repeat itself as the Rangers headed east for a series with the Orioles with the mid-summer classic just a week away.  Fortunately, Derek Holland and the gang made sure this one wouldn’t be four losses. Holland’s maturity as a pitcher has been on display a lot this season. That’s probably why he’s done so well.  Truly, though, tonight, he had a few innings that were a little rough.  In the past, Holland would have had a meltdown and let the other team score like crazy.  Tonight?  Not so much.  He got by some hiccups in the 1st inning.  In the 4th, he walked the lead-off batter and loaded the bases with no outs.  Somehow, he escaped with just three runs scoring that inning. That was the last time Baltimore would have the lead though.  Trailing 3-2 in the 6th, the Rangers bats came alive and took advantage of so...
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