DEREK HOLLAND RUMORS

Derek Holland throws off mound for first time since January microfracture knee surgery

From Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas comes word that Rangers left-hander Derek Holland threw a 25-pitch bullpen session on Wednesday afternoon at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas — his first time atop a mound since he underwent microfracture surgery on his left knee back on January 10. It was a nice first step for Holland, who is expected to be sidelined until the middle of the 2014 season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Holland hits marks in pizza commercial

Give Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland credit for making the most of his down time. The left-hander, who is in the Metroplex recovering from microfracture knee surgery, recently filmed a commercial for Pie Five. In the spot, Holland does impersonations of both baseball announcer Harry Caray and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Holland filmed the spot after having the surgery on his...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Holland making progress in rehab

ARLINGTON, Texas --€“ Derek Holland's entrance to the Texas Rangers Fan Fest didn't come the way he had planned. Holland showed up at Rangers Ballpark Saturday with a bulky knee brace, crutches and needing a ride to get around the ballpark. But Holland, who had microfracture surgery on his left knee Jan. 10, is making small strides in what he hopes is a return to the Rangers...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Holland injury doesn't change Washington's outlook

Texas Rangers pitchers and catchers report to Surprise, Ariz., in exactly one month and it looks like the players heading to Arizona will be the ones currently on the roster. That suits manager Ron Washington just fine. Despite the injury to starting left-hander Derek Holland last week, Washington is confident the Rangers have enough pitching depth to make up for the left knee injury...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Holland: My dog caused me to tear cartilage in knee

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Derek Holland is expected to miss approximately three months of the 2014 season because of torn cartilage in his left knee. But the injury didn't happen because Holland was playing baseball, hockey, football, or doing some intense training - no, his dog was the cause of the injury, according to a report from the Dallas Morning News, which quoted...
Via The Outside Corner
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Holland trying to move past freak accident

Derek Holland is placing the blame for his left knee injury squarely upon himself. That's got to make his dog Wrigley feel better. The Texas left-hander will likely miss the first half of the season after suffering a knee injury Tuesday morning while playing his dog. "It's my fault for being a klutz," Holland said. "I need to be a bubble boy. It was a freak...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Holland out until July following freak injury

The hyper-competitive American League West landscape may have changed slightly with reports that Texas Rangers lefty Derek Holland is believed to be out until after the All-Star break after tearing cartilage in his knee.  Several reports, including T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com, report that a fall at his residence led to the injury and surgery: “I am devastated by this injury,” Holland...
Via Reading Between The Seams
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Holland: Twitter account hacked during game

ARLINGTON, Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland said it was a hacker who posted a homophobic slur on his Twitter account during Sunday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels. The slur was in apparent response to critical comments posted by a fan on Holland's account, @Dutch_Oven45. Holland said he was told of the hacking after the game. "It's obvious it was...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Trade Rumors: starting pitchers

The Texas Rangers headed into the break with the second-best record in the majors at 52-34. They have been on top of the AL West all season, and by far they look to be the strongest team in the AL. However, the Rangers starting pitchers have been beleaguered by injuries this season, forcing them to potentially seek trades to bring in quality starting pitching. Could Greinke finish...
Via isportsweb.com
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers sign Holland to five-year deal

The Texas Rangers took their first major step towards locking up their core players as they signed left-hander Derek Holland to a five-year deal. The contract, which runs through the 2016 season, also includes club option in 2017 and 2018. The Rangers began discussing a deal with Holland in December but the talks stalled. Holland is coming off a breakout season in 2011. In his...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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