OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Texas Rangers have lost a second member of their Opening Day rotation due to injury as left-hander Derek Holland has been put on the disabled list with left shoulder fatigue.
The club has purchased the contract of right-hander Tanner Scheppers from Round Rock. To clear room on the 40-man roster, the club designated John Gaub for assignment.
Right-hander Alexi Ogando, who made the All-Star team last year as a starter, will take Hollands rotation spot for Sundays game against San Francisco.
Holland started Tuesday but lasted just 5 13 innings and said he was bothered by fatigue from a virus hes been battling for more than two weeks. His fastball velocity was down but he said his arm was fine after the start.
Holland is 5-4 with a 5.10 ERA. Scheppers was the closer for Round Rock. He had nine saves and a 3.72 ERA for the Express.
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