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DEREK HOLLAND RUMORS

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. "...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Holland nears start of rehab assignment

Left-hander Derek Holland, who has been out since undergoing microfracture surgery on the left knee in January, is on the verge of beginning a 30-day minor-league injury-rehabilitation assignment. Holland rejoined the Texas Rangers on Saturday and is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Monday. If all goes will, he will began a rehab assignment with a start at Double-A Frisco...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Derek Holland explains their bullpen pass-time 'Fart Bottle Roulette'

Baseball players are disgusting...I know this personally. Ball players are like 12-year-old boys wearing disguises of grown-up men in their 20's and 30's. The bullpen is where the lowest-of-the-low congregate on a daily basis. The baseball bullpen is like that weird corner of the school-yard where the guy with the boogers hanging out of his nose, the dude with the creepy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland describes 'Fart Bottle Roulette'

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Derek Holland has been in the team's bullpen recently due to injury. Baseball is so boring...they're playing games like fart bottle roulette. [SOB]“Basically, there are two games. One is called pink eye. That is when you just fart in somebody’s face and they can’t flinch,” Holland explained on KRLD-FM 105.3 . “If they move, there is...
Via Bob's Blitz
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Holland And The Rangers Play A Game Called “Fart Bottle Roulette”

On Wednesday, Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland went on the radio and told listeners of KRLD-FM about a game called Fart Bottle Roulette. Holland was asked about how pitchers kill time in the bullpen and he brought up two games they play in Texas: Fart Bottle Roulette and Pink Eye. Take it away, Derek: “Basically, there are two games. One is called pink eye. That is when you...
Via The Sideline
13 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Holland hilariously explains fart games Rangers pitchers play in bullpen

Who said major league players have to grow up? After all, each one is making a living by playing a game intended for kids.With that being said, Derek Holland recently revealed the finer points of two farting games his Rangers teammates play in the bullpen. One is called "Pink Eye" and the other "Fart Bottle Roulette." Both are as equally gross as they are comical...
Via Bush League Chronicle
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Derek Holland has return delayed

Derek Holland's knee injury continues to linger for the Texas Rangers.  John Henry, of the Fortworth Star Telegram is reporting that "his return to the Rangers likely will not occur until late August or September."Having not pitched since last season, the Telegram also reports that "he is expected to make four rehab starts in the minors," and he will not...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Holland progresses in sim game but no rehab yet

ARLINGTON, Texas - Derek Holland did everything he could in his 67-pitch simulated game to try and show he was ready to go out on a rehab assignment. That assignment will have to wait. The Rangers have decided that Holland, who is rehabbing from microfracture surgery on his left knee, will remain in Arlington next week while the Rangers are on the road. The club will decide the next...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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