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Texas Rangers Pitching Takes Another Hit with Derek Holland Injured

ARLINGTON, TX – SEPTEMBER 28: Derek Holland #45 of the Texas Rangers throws in the sixth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 28, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images) To say that the Texas Rangers had some questions surrounding their pitching staff entering the season would be like saying that Babe Ruth was...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Curse of Nolan Ryan Can Only Be Lifted if the Texas Rangers Win

Derek Holland #45 of the Texas Rangers walks back to the dugout after being taken out of the game against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the seventh inning at Coliseum on September 17, 2014 in Oakland, California (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) For the Texas Rangers, an expression can be heard within the walls of Globe Life Park among fans and players. It all...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers place Derek Holland on 60 day DL

The Texas Rangers have placed left handed pitcher Derek Holland on the 60-day disabled list. This comes a day after the team shut down the 28-year-old year for the next four to six weeks. Shoulder issues have wrecked Holland’s career over the past few seasons. He missed almost all of the 2014 season and will now miss until late June or early July of this season. Holland’s lone...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: is the injury curse back already?

The Texas Rangers are in a state of emergency. Starting pitcher Derek Holland, who is due to be the ace for the team, is out after one inning. Holland allowed two hits in his inning of work. Jose Altuve singled and was picked off after George Springer grounded out. Jed Lowrie hit a home run to give the Astros the lead. Holland missed most of last season due to a knee injury. He pitched...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Holland gets fresh start in Rangers home opener vs. Astros

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Derek Holland gets a fresh start and manager Jeff Banister makes his home debut for the Texas Rangers on Friday. After missing most of last season while rehabbing from left knee surgery, Holland makes his 2015 debut Friday against the Houston Astros. He also had some left shoulder soreness early this spring, but says he feels great and is ready to go. Holland...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Holland sharp in first rehab start

FRISCO, Texas - Derek Holland made this look easy in his first rehab start since microfracture surgery on his left knee. Almost too easy. The Texas left-hander pitched two hitless innings for Double-A Frisco Wednesday, striking out four and walking two in his 33-pitch outing against Midland. Holland was so effective there was little chance for Holland to test his left knee. "I moved...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Holland slated for Wednesday rehab start

ARLINGTON, Texas - Derek Holland will make his 2014 pitching debut Wednesday for Double-A Frisco, ending a nearly season long of rehab from microfracture surgery. Holland is slated do fielding drills Sunday, throw a bullpen Monday and then pitch two innings for the Roughriders Wednesday. It's been a long road to pitching in a game for Holland but he's happy to be taking this step...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Holland explains bullpen game called ‘Fart Bottle Roulette’

Day in, day out, game after game, relief pitchers spend a lot of time waiting around for the chance that their name might be called while sitting on their butts in the bullpen. The relievers, save for a couple of catchers and a coach, pretty much spend the entirety of games in isolation, separated from […] The post Derek Holland provides details of Rangers bullpen game called ‘Fart...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 17, 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 Holland...
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 accident." Holland said...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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