Derek Holland Starts Tonight for 'Riders

Rangers left-hander makes second rehab appearance in Frisco

By Frisco RoughRiders | August 9, 2014 12:55 PM ET

FRISCO, TEXAS (AUGUST 9, 2014) - Rangers left-handed pitcher and former RoughRider Derek Holland will make a rehab start for the Frisco RoughRiders in their game against the Tulsa Drillers on Saturday, August 9 at Dr Pepper Ballpark. Holland is recovering from left knee surgery in January and Saturday's rehab start with be the third outing of his major league rehab assignment. 

The game against Tulsa is slated to begin at 7:05 p.m. and tickets for the contest remain available. Fans may purchase tickets at the Dr Pepper Ballpark box office, by calling (972) 334-1900 or by visiting  

Holland began his rehab stint in Frisco on July 30 against the Midland RockHounds. He started the contest and pitched two innings and allowed neither a run nor a hit. The southpaw also walked two batters and struck out four. In between outings for the RoughRiders, Holland also made an appearance with Triple-A Round Rock.

The RoughRiders are in the midst of a six-game home stand that continues through Sunday, August 10. For information on how to see the RoughRiders in 2014, please call (972) 731-9200, e-mail or visit

About the RoughRiders

The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A Affiliate of the Texas Rangers and play their games at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. The team has finished first among all Double-A minor league teams in attendance each season from 2005 - 2013. The RoughRiders are owned by Mandalay Sports Entertainment, winners of the "Baseball Organization of the Year" in 2008 by Ballpark Digest. For more information on Mandalay Baseball Properties, the Frisco RoughRiders, and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please contact Alex Vispoli at (972) 334-1976 or via email at

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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