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Derek Holland

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Texas Rangers

2015 Stats

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1-1

ERA

4.73

WHIP

1.35

K

9

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Holland was the locomotive on the Rangers Injury Train last year, falling victim to a knee injury at home shortly after the New Year. He needed microfracture surgery to repair the knee and missed almo...

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2015 ADP:  242.96

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (SP): Hidden

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 215   DOB: 10/9/1986   BORN: Newark, OH   COLLEGE: Wallace State CC   DRAFTED: 25th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Derek Holland Contract Information:

Agreed to a five-year, $28.5 million contract with the Rangers in March of 2012.

August 25, 2015  –  Derek Holland News

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Holland took a no decision Tuesday against Toronto as he allowed four runs on seven hits and a walk over six innings. He struck out three.

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Derek Holland Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 20 A SPO 16 14 0 67.0 57 24 7 83 21 4 5 0 3.22 1.16
2008 21 A CLI 17 17 0 93.2 77 25 2 91 29 7 0 0 2.40 1.14
2008 21 A BAK 5 5 0 31.0 20 11 1 37 5 3 1 0 3.19 0.81
2008 21 AA FRI 4 4 0 26.0 14 2 0 29 6 3 0 0 0.69 0.77
2009 22 AAA OKL 1 1 0 4.0 5 4 1 5 3 0 1 0 9.00 2.00
2009 22 MAJ TEX 33 21 1 138.3 160 94 26 107 47 8 13 0 6.12 1.50
2010 23 R SUR 1 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2010 23 AAA OKL 1 11 0 62.2 49 13 5 51 18 6 2 0 0 0 1.87 1.08
2010 23 MAJ TEX 14 10 0 57.3 55 26 6 54 24 3 4 0 0 1 4.08 1.38
2011 24 MAJ TEX 32 32 4 198.0 201 87 22 162 67 16 5 0 0 0 3.95 1.35
2012 25 AAA ROU 2 2 0 9.0 11 6 4 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 6.00 1.44
2012 25 MAJ TEX 29 27 0 175.3 162 91 32 145 52 12 7 0 0 0 4.67 1.22
2013 26 MAJ TEX 33 33 2 213.0 210 81 20 189 64 10 9 0 0 0 3.42 1.29
2014 27 AA FRI 2 2 0 5.0 3 0 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2014 27 AAA ROU 4 4 0 15.1 20 10 5 19 8 2 1 0 0 0 5.87 1.85
2014 27 MAJ TEX 6 5 0 37.0 34 6 0 25 5 2 0 0 0 0 1.46 1.05
2015 28 AA FRI 1 1 0 3.1 7 3 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 8.10 2.58
2015 28 AAA ROU 3 3 0 8.2 9 5 0 14 5 0 1 0 0 0 5.19 1.71
2015 28 MAJ TEX 3 3 0 13.3 17 7 5 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.73 1.35
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3-Year Averages     22 21 0 141.8 135 59 17 119 40 8 5 0 0 0 3.75 1.23
Career  (View All)     150 131 7 832.3 839 392 111 691 260 52 39 0 4.24 1.32

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Derek Holland Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Aug. 25 Tor 6.0 7 4 4 3 1 3 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.73 1.35
Aug. 19 Sea 6.3 8 2 2 1 0 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.68 1.36
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.2 IP/G
12.3 15 6 6 4 1 9 1 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 4.38 1.30
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.2 IP/G
12.3 15 6 6 4 1 9 1 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 4.38 1.30
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.2 IP/G
12.3 15 6 6 4 1 9 1 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 4.38 1.30

Derek Holland Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20156103000.500
201434609300.265
2013187461445802.265

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201524507102.292
201411119525800.243
20137071435016541218.258

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20157.31106023.681.36
201423.720014201.521.10
2013102.03609225123.531.31

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201413.300011301.350.98
2013111.0730973983.321.26
Derek Holland Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 20 A SPO 16 14 67.0 11.15 2.82 3.95 0.94 76.1% 3.22 3.29 .321
2008 21 A CLI 17 17 93.2 8.79 2.80 3.14 0.19 77.9% 2.40 2.46 .304
2008 21 A BAK 5 5 31.0 10.74 1.45 7.40 0.29 58.3% 3.19 1.72 .274
2008 21 AA FRI 4 4 26.0 10.04 2.08 4.83 0.00 90% 0.69 1.66 .240
2009 22 AAA OKL 1 1 4.0 11.25 6.75 1.67 2.25 57.1% 9.00 6.20 .389
2009 22 MAJ TEX 33 21 138.3 6.96 3.06 2.28 1.69 1.05 62.4% 92.5 MPH 6.12 5.15 .321
2010 23 R SUR 1 1 3.0 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 -0.80 .000
2010 23 AAA OKL 1 11 62.2 7.38 2.60 2.83 0.72 87.1% 1.87 3.57 .261
2010 23 MAJ TEX 14 10 57.3 8.48 3.77 2.25 0.94 1.01 72.6% 92.1 MPH 4.08 4.14 .313
2011 24 MAJ TEX 32 32 198.0 7.36 3.05 2.42 1.00 1.38 73.6% 94.2 MPH 3.95 4.11 .311
2012 25 AAA ROU 2 2 9.0 5.00 2.00 2.50 4.00 77.8% 6.00 8.53 .256
2012 25 MAJ TEX 29 27 175.3 7.44 2.67 2.79 1.64 1.05 67.6% 93.0 MPH 4.67 4.86 .271
2013 26 MAJ TEX 33 33 213.0 7.99 2.70 2.95 0.85 1.17 76% 93.6 MPH 3.42 3.59 .316
2014 27 AA FRI 2 2 5.0 14.40 3.60 4.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.20 .330
2014 27 AAA ROU 4 4 15.1 11.32 4.77 2.38 2.98 78.3% 5.87 6.58 .389
2014 27 MAJ TEX 6 5 37.0 6.08 1.22 5.00 0.00 1.18 84.6% 92.3 MPH 1.46 2.25 .300
2015 28 AA FRI 1 1 3.1 14.52 2.90 5.00 2.90 71.4% 8.10 5.14 .616
2015 28 AAA ROU 3 3 8.2 15.37 5.49 2.80 0.00 64.3% 5.19 1.61 .497
2015 28 MAJ TEX 3 3 13.3 6.08 0.68 9.00 3.38 1.29 84.6% 91.6 MPH 4.73 7.18 .296
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 6.6 7.55 2.39 3.16 0.88 74.7% 3.47 3.58 .305
Rest Of Season     0 7 44.9 7.55 2.42 3.12 0.94 75.2% 3.47 3.69 .303
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3-Year Averages     22 21 141.8 7.55 2.54 2.98 1.08 73.4% 3.75 3.93 .296
Career     150 131 832.3 7.47 2.81 2.66 1.20 71.6% 4.24 4.24 .305

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2015 Stat Review for Derek Holland    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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9.00 K/BB
ELITE
6.08 K/9
POOR
0.68 BB/9
ELITE
91.6 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
3.4 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.29 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.73 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.35 WHIP
POOR
7.18 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.296 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
84.6% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Derek Holland: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Holland (1-1) earned the win Wednesday against Seattle, allowing two runs on eight hits while striking out six in 6.1 innings.

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Holland (shoulder) has been activated from the disabled list to start Wednesday's game against the Mariners.

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Holland (shoulder) will start Wednesday against the Mariners.

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Holland (shoulder) will throw a bullpen session Sunday, and if all goes well, he will start Wednesday against the Mariners, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Holland (shoulder) could rejoin the rotation as early as next week, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Holland (shoulder) will start at Triple-A Round Rock on Friday.

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Holland (shoulder) will likely have at least two more rehab starts before he rejoins the rotation, the Star-Telegram's Evan Grant reports.

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Holland (shoulder) was pleased with his progress during a 63-pitch rehab start at Double-A Frisco on Sunday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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2015

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2014

Holland finally made good on his 2011 second-half breakout, posting the best season of his young career despite finishing with just 10 wins on the year. His control peripherals continue to trend upward, and he was able to cut back on the homers allowed from 2012, so there's room for further growth. Holland parlayed a career-high 9.9 percent swinging-strike rate into an 8.0 K/9, with a big part of those gains coming from a more effective slider. Unfortunately, an accident at his home in January resulted in knee surgery, and Holland is expected to miss the first half of the season.

2013

Holland failed to build on 2011's second-half breakout (9-1, 1.21 WHIP, 3.06 ERA, 80 strikeouts in 88.1 innings), though the regression was spear-headed by an ugly 32 homers allowed in 175.1 innings. His control improved, and his K/9 remains very strong so there are some encouraging signs hidden amongst the rubble if you can get past the long ball issues. He'll be well discounted in your auctions this spring, and makes for a nice "post-hype sleeper" candidate as a result.

2012

Holland was one of the league's elite starters after the All-Star break, posting a 9-1 record with a 1.211 WHIP, 3.06 ERA and 80 strikeouts in 88.1 innings. His pre-break numbers were a continuation of his career up to that point, mixing in solid starts with poor ones but showing flashes of potential. His strikeout potential gives reason to think he'll build upon last year's success, but don't be surprised if his impressive 8.1 shutout innings against the Cardinals in Game 4 of the World Series lead to an uptick in his price on draft day.

2011

Holland fell behind in the competition to earn a rotation spot in the spring with a knee injury early in camp, but emerged for a few starts in May before hitting the DL with minor shoulder soreness and a recurrence of his knee injury. He pitched well once healthy, including a nice run in September (27 innings, 26 hits, 27:11 K:BB and a 3.67 ERA in six appearances). Cliff Lee's departure to Philly via free agency gives Holland an opportunity to earn a spot in the rotation this spring and his time on the DL last season should keep the draft day price low.

2010

Holland made just one appearance at Triple-A Oklahoma City before being promoted to the majors, where he remained for the rest of the season. The results were pretty ugly, not surprising given that he essentially made the jump straight from High-A with just four appearances at Double-A prior to last season. He allowed far too many hits (160 in 138.1 innings) and homers (26) to be effective for any prolonged stretch, and he could benefit from spending at least half a season at Triple-A Oklahoma City to refine his offspeed pitches and get some confidence back. Unfortunately, that's not likely in team's plans for Holland, so another season of struggles could await.

2009

Holland reached Double-A, making four starts, in a season that quietly placed him among the better pitching prospects in baseball. His composite line (150.2 innings. 111 hits, 40 walks, 157 K) shows plenty of promise and late-season reports of a consistent mid-90's fastball should help him as he advances. He needs to do a better job of keeping the ball on the ground, but he pairs with Neftali Feliz to give Texas one of the better 1-2 punches in the minors.