29-year old lefty starting pitcher Derek Holland is looking good so far this year for the Texas Rangers. Holland has pitched in 3 games (all starts) for the Rangers so far this year and he is 2-0 with a 2.70 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP. He has only given up 13 hits and walked 5 batters while whiffing 14 of them in his first 16 2/3 innings pitched. The Rangers hope that Holland can stay healthy, as he only pitched in 16 games (15 starts) combined in 2014 and 2015 in which he was 6-3 with a 3.57 ERA and a 1.20 WHIP. Holland has now pitched in 160 games (141 starts) in his first 8 years with the Rangers and he is 57-41 with a 4.25 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP. Holland is moving up in the Rangers’ record book! He is currently #11 in wins with 57 of them. He is also #41 in games pitched (160), #10 in games started (141), #12 in innings pitched (894 1/3), #8 in strikeouts (737), tied for #6 in shutouts (8) with Jim Bibby, tied for #44 in shutouts (8), #14 in WHIP (1.31) and he is tied with Jim Bibby for 26th in Rangers’ history in ERA (4.25). If Holland can stay healthy, he will keep on moving up in the Rangers’ record book while also helping them win!