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Texas Rangers Podcast: Derek Holland's struggles; Lance Berkman's knees

Texas Rangers Podcast: Derek Holland’s struggles; Lance Berkman’s knees

by Todd Kaufmann | Posted on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
| 350 baseball fanatics read this article

 

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Derek Holland throws a pitch.

Derek Holland couldn’t shake the A’s on Monday. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

There are always different arguments to be made where Derek Holland is concerned, but he seems to have found some consistency this season. Well, at least until his last six starts; though that seems to be no fault of his own.

Coming into Monday afternoon’s start against Oakland, Holland had five no-decisions in his last six starts, but the team has still been winning games when the left-hander takes the mound.

We debate that issue, and we touch a little on Yu Darvish, as well as the Rangers’ decision to bring Lance Berkman out of retirement and why none of us want him to play any part in what happens the remainder of the season. While his bat might still be there, somewhat, we aren’t sure his knees want anything to do with running.

All that and more on this addition of Scooping the Texas Rangers.

Post By Todd Kaufmann (162 Posts)

Todd Kaufmann is a freelance writer who, since moving to Texas in 2008, has covered everything from minor league baseball, the PGA Tour, college football, to the Texas Rangers themselves. He and his wife currently reside near Mansfield, Texas with their yellow lab ironically named...Ranger. You can follow him on Twitter @T_Kaufmann as well as on Facebook

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