Derek Holland RUMORS & NEWS

  • Derek Holland: “I feel like I’m ready”

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Texas Rangers have listed TBA as their starting pitcher for Sunday against Kansas City, though right-hander Miles Mikolas is the front-runner to get the start on normal rest. They will also need a starter at some point during the three-game series at Seattle next week, Tuesday if Mikolas..." August 20

  • Rangers Derek Holland not ready for rehab assignment

    ESPN Dallas "After running through around fifteen minutes of fielding drills before Wednesday’s game, Rangers manager Ron Washington said starting pitcher Derek Holland isn’t ready for a rehab assignment yet. “He’s not ready for rehab, so he’s got to work,” Washington said. “He’s better, but he’s not ready..." June 10

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Derek Holland says he will have another test on his left knee Monday and hopes to go on rehab after that. #Rangers

  • Shin-Soo Choo could start Tuesday; Derek Holland progressing

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Shin-Soo Choo tested his sprained left ankle by running sprints from home plate to first base on Monday afternoon. The Texas Rangers outfielder said he felt continued improvement in his ankle, however, was not ready to start. Instead, he’ll be available off the bench for the first time since..." April 29

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

    Hardball Talk "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..." April 03

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Derek Holland (left knee) said that he is tentatively scheduled to throw his first bullpen session April 2. #Rangers

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    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers Derek Holland expects to be off crutches Feb. 20.

  • Holland has micro-fracture surgery, expected to be out until all-star break

    Dallas Morning News "The Texas Rangers acknowledged on Tuesday that left-hander Derek Holland underwent microfracture surgery on his left knee last week, an involved procedure that will make it challenging for him to meet the club’s goal of a mid-season return. The last Rangers’ pitcher to undergo microfracture..." January 15

  • Blame dog, not hockey for Holland injury

    ESPN Dallas "Do we blame Texas Rangers left-handed pitcher Derek Holland’s injury on some sort of Chicago Cubs curse? It was Holland’s dog, Wrigley, a boxer, who caused the starter to buckle on the stairs of his home and injure his left knee bad enough that he needed arthroscopic surgery on Friday morning..." January 14

  • Holland undergoes knee surgery, out until possibly mid-season

    Dallas Morning News "Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland had surgery today on his left knee and might be out until mid-season after a fall at his home. Though he reached only 10 wins in 2013, it was the most consistent season of his career. Holland made 33 starts, the only Ranger not to miss a turn all year. He..." January 11

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    Gerry Fraley @gfraley

    Rangers LHP Derek Holland damages left knee in fall at home. Surgery today. Out until possibly mid-season.

  • Texas Rangers' Derek Holland to appear in opening scene of 'Dumb and Dumber To'

    Dallas Morning News "It's no secret that Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland is a fan of the 1994 movie Dumb and Dumber. And now it's no longer a secret that he will be in Dumb and Dumber 2. Holland revealed on KRLD-FM 105.3 on Tuesday that he was invited to be a part of the shooting by the film-making Farrelly..." October 23

  • Holland blanks Yankees as Rangers finish 5-1 road trip

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Derek Holland tossed a two-hit shutout, overcoming his shaky history against the Yankees, and Jurickson Profar homered and scored both runs as the Rangers won 2-0 on Thursday and finished a difficult road trip with a 5-1 record. Holland needed only 92 pitches for his sixth career shutout,..." June 27

  • Holland's maturation in focus yet again

    ESPN Dallas "Derek Holland’s breakthrough season was showcased in the third inning of the Rangers’ 7-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Kansas City took a 1-0 lead on Alcides Escobar’s one-out RBI single. And Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin made Holland’s job more difficult, trying..." June 01

  • Rangers lend Derek Holland a helping hand in 4-1 victory over Brewers

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Derek Holland was handing out praise to his teammates Wednesday night about as often as Milwaukee’s right-handed-heavy lineup was collecting hits against the left-hander. The Brewers had 10 of them against Holland and at least one in five of the seven innings he pitched. While they had no..." May 09

  • Motivated Rangers starter Holland following through on off-season

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Motivation comes in many forms for Derek Holland. He looks a few lockers to his left during a homestand and sees Matt Harrison, a fellow left-hander who has won 32 games the past two seasons and had developed into the Texas Rangers’ most dependable starter entering the season. Holland is..." April 18

  • Why Derek Holland may miss Josh Hamilton more than any other Texas Ranger

    Dallas Morning News "No one with the Texas Rangers will miss OF Josh Hamilton more than LHP Derek Holland. With Hamilton in the middle of the lineup, the Rangers were the second-highest-scoring team in the majors over the last two seasons with 5.13 runs per game. The New York Yankees led with 5.17 runs per..." March 26

  • The return of Derek Holland’s changeup could be a big development for the Texas Rangers

    Dallas Morning News "The changeup continued its comeback with Texas Rangers left-hander Derek Holland on Monday. Holland mixed in about 15 changeups in 81 pitches during a six-inning performance against San Diego. Holland gave up all three runs in a 3-1 loss, but the effectiveness of the changeup was the most..." March 26

  • Derek Holland: ‘This is the season for me’

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "A sports-talk show in Hartford, Conn., was continuing its annual preview of every major league team Friday, when the Texas Rangers were the station’s team du jour. Very quickly the show’s hosts zeroed in on the starting rotation and asked their “guest expert” if there was more pressure to pitch..." March 20

  • Rangers' Derek Holland will tone down comedy act

    Sporting News "Texas Rangers left-hander Derek Holland is outgoing, fun and a bit of a goofball, but he plans to get a bit more serious this season after a disappointing 2012 campaign. “It's less of the interviews and those kinds of things," Holland told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "It's taking a different..." February 14

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