The Stat Line Of The Night – 08/09/09 – Derek Holland

Derek HollandTotal Pro Sports – The Texas Rangers were in Los Angeles to take on the Angels, a matchup of the top 2 teams in the American League West saw the Texas Rangers come out ahead winning the game 7-0.  Rookie starting pitcher Derek Holland pitched a complete materpiece, 3 hit, 8 strike out complete game.  Thu,s making him “The Stat Line Of The Night For Sunday, August 9, 2009.

Holland didn’t allow a runner to reach second base during his three-hitter, and Teagarden hit a late two-run homer to accent what manager Ron Washington called a masterful job behind the plate. The 22-year-old Holland (5-7) didn’t allow a hit until the sixth inning of his 12th career start, yet he gave the credit to his fellow rookie.

Look for this young Left handed pitcher to conitue to improve and help the Texas Rangers push for a playoff run.

Holland gives up three hits in first career shutout – [ESPN]

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