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#45
Derek Holland
ERA W-L K
6.20 7-14 104
Team: Chi White SoxHt / Wt: 6-2 / 215 NFBC ADP: 569.34
Position: SPBorn: 10/9/1986 Birthplace: Newark, Ohio
Bats/Throws: S/L Draft: 25th Round by Rangers (2006)


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Aug. 25 7:57 AM PT8:57 AM MT9:57 AM CT10:57 AM ET10:57 ET14:57 GMT22:57 7:57 AM MST9:57 AM EST10:27 AM VEN18:57 UAE9:57 AM CT-Derek Holland improved to 7-13, allowing one run on three hits and four walks in 6.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins 5-1 on Thursday. Holland struck out five, ending the game with a 6.05 ERA and 1.68 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland, who had allowed 20 runs and 20 hits in 11 innings over his previous five appearances, makes his next start Wednesday against the Twins in Minnesota.
Aug. 21 5:59 PM PT6:59 PM MT7:59 PM CT8:59 PM ET20:59 ET0:59 GMT8:59 5:59 PM MST7:59 PM EST8:29 PM VEN4:59 UAE (+1)7:59 PM CT-Derek Holland allowed three runs on two hits and one walk in 0.1 innings as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins 7-6 on Monday. Holland struck out one, ending the game with a 6.28 ERA and 1.70 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Making a rare relief appearance, Holland came on in the eighth inning to protect a 7-3 lead and served up a three-run homer to Jorge Polanco. The ineffective veteran is slated to start Thursday's finale of this five-game series, but he shouldn't be used under any circumstances.
Aug. 20 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET0:23 ET4:23 GMT12:23 9:23 PM MST11:23 PM EST11:53 PM VEN8:23 UAE11:23 PM CT-Holland fell to 6-13, allowing seven runs on six hits and four walks in 2.2 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Texas Rangers 17-7 on Saturday. Holland struck out one, ending the game with a 6.07 ERA and 1.68 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland spent his first eight MLB seasons in Texas, where he still lives, but the Rangers last winter declined their $11 million option and bought out the lefty for $1.5 million. He was 62-50 with a 4.35 ERA in 179 career games for Texas, but was plagued by injuries the past three seasons.
Aug. 13 5:34 PM PT6:34 PM MT7:34 PM CT8:34 PM ET20:34 ET0:34 GMT8:34 5:34 PM MST7:34 PM EST8:04 PM VEN4:34 UAE (+1)7:34 PM CT-Derek Holland fell to 6-12, allowing seven runs on seven hits and three walks in 2.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Kansas City Royals 14-6 on Sunday. Holland struck out two, ending the game with a 5.68 ERA and 1.64 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland is 1-5 with an 8.84 ERA in his last eight starts while walking 27 and striking out just 22 in 37 2/3 innings.
Aug. 9 8:57 AM PT9:57 AM MT10:57 AM CT11:57 AM ET11:57 ET15:57 GMT23:57 8:57 AM MST10:57 AM EST11:27 AM VEN19:57 UAE10:57 AM CT-Derek Holland improved to 6-11, allowing three runs on five hits and seven walks in 5.2 innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Houston Astros 8-5 on Tuesday. Holland struck out five, ending the game with a 5.25 ERA and 1.58 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland earned his first win since June 13 despite his bevy of free passes. He had been 0-5 in eight starts and one relief appearance since beating Baltimore. Holland has walked 19 over 21 innings in his last four starts.
Aug. 5 8:57 PM PT9:57 PM MT10:57 PM CT11:57 PM ET23:57 ET3:57 GMT11:57 8:57 PM MST10:57 PM EST11:27 PM VEN7:57 UAE (+1)10:57 PM CT-Derek Holland did not allow a hit or walk in 0.1 scoreless innings as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Boston Red Sox 4-1 on Saturday. Holland did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 5.27 ERA and 1.55 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 2 2:50 PM PT3:50 PM MT4:50 PM CT5:50 PM ET17:50 ET21:50 GMT5:50 2:50 PM MST4:50 PM EST5:20 PM VEN1:50 UAE (+1)4:50 PM CT-Derek Holland fell to 5-11, allowing two runs on five hits and four walks in 6.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Wednesday. Holland struck out three, ending the game with a 5.29 ERA and 1.57 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland suffered the loss despite coming through with his best outing since June 25. The left-hander is 1-8 with a 7.96 ERA in his last 12 starts.
July 29 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Derek Holland fell to 5-10, allowing six runs on nine hits and five walks in 4.1 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Cleveland Indians 9-3 on Friday. Holland did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 5.42 ERA and 1.57 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland continues to be one of baseball's worst starting pitchers over the last two months, having compiled a 1-6 record with a woeful 9.46 ERA over his past 10 starts. He may remain on the White Sox's roster through the trade deadline, but he shouldn't be on yours if you own a fantasy team.
July 23 3:31 PM PT4:31 PM MT5:31 PM CT6:31 PM ET18:31 ET22:31 GMT6:31 3:31 PM MST5:31 PM EST6:01 PM VEN2:31 UAE (+1)5:31 PM CT-Derek Holland allowed three runs on four hits and three walks in 4.2 innings as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sunday. Holland struck out one, ending the game with a 5.12 ERA and 1.50 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: After facing the minimum number of batters the first three innings, Holland gave up three straight homers to lead off the fourth. He is 1-6 with an 8.18 ERA in his past 10 starts.
July 17 8:40 AM PT9:40 AM MT10:40 AM CT11:40 AM ET11:40 ET15:40 GMT23:40 8:40 AM MST10:40 AM EST11:10 AM VEN19:40 UAE10:40 AM CT-Derek Holland allowed six runs - five earned - on seven hits and one walk in 5.2 innings as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Seattle Mariners 7-6 on Sunday. Holland struck out three, ending the game with a 5.18 ERA and 1.51 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland might want to see if his identity was stolen. Heading into June, he had a 2.37 ERA through 10 starts. In eight since then, he's posted a 9.82 ERA and allowed 13 homers in 36 2/3 innings.
July 8 9:43 PM PT10:43 PM MT11:43 PM CT12:43 AM ET0:43 ET4:43 GMT12:43 9:43 PM MST11:43 PM EST12:13 AM VEN8:43 UAE11:43 PM CT-Derek Holland fell to 5-9, allowing seven runs on eight hits and two walks in 4.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Colorado Rockies 12-4 on Friday. Holland struck out two, ending the game with a 5.01 ERA and 1.52 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland is 1-5 with an 8.76 ERA in his past eight starts with 12 home runs allowed in 37 innings and is 0-4 with a 18.44 ERA in his past four road starts.
July 1 5:24 PM PT6:24 PM MT7:24 PM CT8:24 PM ET20:24 ET0:24 GMT8:24 5:24 PM MST7:24 PM EST7:54 PM VEN4:24 UAE (+1)7:24 PM CT-Derek Holland fell to 5-8, allowing five runs on five hits and two walks in 5.1 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Texas Rangers 10-4 on Saturday. Holland struck out six, ending the game with a 4.52 ERA and 1.47 WHIP on the season.
June 26 12:40 PM PT1:40 PM MT2:40 PM CT3:40 PM ET15:40 ET19:40 GMT3:40 12:40 PM MST2:40 PM EST3:10 PM VEN23:40 UAE2:40 PM CT-Derek Holland allowed one run on four hits and two walks in six-plus innings as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Sunday. Holland struck out six, ending the game with a 4.26 ERA and 1.48 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland deserved a better fate after leaving the contest with a 2-0 lead and one on in the seventh. The left-hander has now allowed one run over six innings in each of his last three home starts, and his next start comes against his former Texas team Friday at Guaranteed Rate Field.
June 21 8:17 AM PT9:17 AM MT10:17 AM CT11:17 AM ET11:17 ET15:17 GMT23:17 8:17 AM MST10:17 AM EST10:47 AM VEN19:17 UAE10:17 AM CT-Derek Holland fell to 5-7, allowing seven runs on nine hits and one walk in 2.2 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Minnesota Twins 9-7 on Tuesday. Holland struck out three, ending the game with a 4.48 ERA and 1.53 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: After posting a 2.37 ERA through 10 starts, the last four have not exactly been Mr. Holland's Opus. He's 1-3 with a 12.64 ERA in June, allowing eight homers and a 2.68 WHIP in 15 2/3 innings.
June 13 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET23:33 ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST11:03 PM VEN7:33 UAE (+1)10:33 PM CT-Derek Holland improved to 5-6, allowing one run on eight hits and two walks in 6.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 on Tuesday. Holland struck out five, ending the game with a 3.79 ERA and 1.45 WHIP on the season.
June 9 9:32 AM PT10:32 AM MT11:32 AM CT12:32 PM ET12:32 ET16:32 GMT0:32 9:32 AM MST11:32 AM EST12:02 PM VEN20:32 UAE11:32 AM CT-Derek Holland fell to 4-6, allowing six runs on nine hits and three walks in 4.2 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Thursday. Holland struck out two, ending the game with a 3.99 ERA and 1.43 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland lost his third straight start and has been tagged for 14 runs, 17 hits and five walks over seven innings in his last two. He next takes the ball Tuesday against Baltimore at home, and in four starts on Chicago's South Side this season, Holland has a 2.74 ERA.
June 2 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET23:33 ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST11:03 PM VEN7:33 UAE (+1)10:33 PM CT-Holland fell to 4-5, allowing eight runs on eight hits and two walks in 2.1 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Detroit Tigers 15-5 on Friday. Holland struck out two, ending the game with a 3.43 ERA and 1.35 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: He allowed a run in each of his last two starts.
May 28 7:06 AM PT8:06 AM MT9:06 AM CT10:06 AM ET10:06 ET14:06 GMT22:06 7:06 AM MST9:06 AM EST9:36 AM VEN18:06 UAE9:06 AM CT-Derek Holland fell to 4-4, allowing one run on seven hits and four walks in 6.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday. Holland struck out eight, ending the game with a 2.37 ERA and 1.24 WHIP on the season.
May 22 10:19 AM PT11:19 AM MT12:19 PM CT1:19 PM ET13:19 ET17:19 GMT1:19 10:19 AM MST12:19 PM EST12:49 PM VEN21:19 UAE12:19 PM CT-Derek Holland improved to 4-3, allowing one run on six hits and two walks in 8.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Seattle Mariners 8-1 on Sunday. Holland struck out six, ending the game with a 2.47 ERA and 1.17 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: He struck out the side in his eighth and final inning, and threw 105 pitches, 70 of which were strikes.
May 17 10:23 AM PT11:23 AM MT12:23 PM CT1:23 PM ET13:23 ET17:23 GMT1:23 10:23 AM MST12:23 PM EST12:53 PM VEN21:23 UAE12:23 PM CT-Derek Holland allowed three runs on seven hits and two walks in 6.0 innings as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Los Angeles Angels 7-6 on Tuesday. Holland struck out five, ending the game with a 2.70 ERA and 1.20 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland has not surrendered more than three earned runs in any of his eight starts.
May 11 8:58 PM PT9:58 PM MT10:58 PM CT11:58 PM ET23:58 ET3:58 GMT11:58 8:58 PM MST10:58 PM EST11:28 PM VEN7:58 UAE (+1)10:58 PM CT-Derek Holland fell to 3-3, allowing seven runs - three earned - on six hits and four walks in 5.0 innings, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Minnesota Twins 7-6 on Thursday. Holland struck out three, ending the game with a 2.43 ERA and 1.16 WHIP on the season.
May 4 3:14 PM PT4:14 PM MT5:14 PM CT6:14 PM ET18:14 ET22:14 GMT6:14 3:14 PM MST5:14 PM EST5:44 PM VEN2:14 UAE (+1)5:14 PM CT-Derek Holland improved to 3-2, allowing two runs - one earned - on three hits and one walk in 6.2 innings, as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Thursday. Holland struck out seven, ending the game with a 2.02 ERA and 1.04 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland hasn't pitched a lot and hasn't pitched well over the past few years, but he's been a find so far for the White Sox.
Apr. 29 2:16 PM PT3:16 PM MT4:16 PM CT5:16 PM ET17:16 ET21:16 GMT5:16 2:16 PM MST4:16 PM EST4:46 PM VEN1:16 UAE (+1)4:16 PM CT-Holland allowed two runs on five hits and two walks in 6.1 innings as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-4 on Saturday. Holland struck out four, ending the game with a 2.17 ERA and 1.14 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Holland should be on everybody's fantasy radar.
Apr. 12 8:04 PM PT9:04 PM MT10:04 PM CT11:04 PM ET23:04 ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST10:34 PM VEN7:04 UAE (+1)10:04 PM CT-Holland stymied the Indians again, yielding one hit in six innings en route to his first win in a White Sox uniform. He walked four and struck out four.
Analysis: The Newark, Ohio native is 4-0 with a 1.02 ERA in five starts at Progressive Field. He is 6-1 with a 2.35 ERA in 10 career starts against Cleveland.
Apr. 8 7:57 AM PT8:57 AM MT9:57 AM CT10:57 AM ET10:57 ET14:57 GMT22:57 7:57 AM MST9:57 AM EST10:27 AM VEN18:57 UAE9:57 AM CT-In his White Sox debut, Holland allowed two earned runs, four hits and struck out five in six-plus innings of a 3-1 loss to the Twins on Friday.
Analysis: Chicago likely hopes for a solid first-half of the season for the veteran Holland, who would then be an option for a trade to add more prospects.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2009 Tex 8 13 0 - 1 33 21 1 138.1 160 98 94 26 47 0 107 1.50 6.12
2010 Tex 3 4 0 - 0 14 10 0 57.1 55 30 26 6 24 0 54 1.38 4.08
2011 Tex 16 5 0 - 0 32 32 4 198.0 201 97 87 22 67 1 162 1.35 3.95
2012 Tex 12 7 0 - 0 29 27 0 175.1 162 100 91 32 52 0 145 1.22 4.67
2013 Tex 10 9 0 - 0 33 33 2 213.0 210 90 81 20 64 0 189 1.29 3.42
2014 Tex 2 0 0 - 0 6 5 0 37.0 34 8 6 0 5 1 25 1.05 1.46
2015 Tex 4 3 0 - 0 10 10 1 58.2 59 32 32 11 17 2 41 1.30 4.91
2016 Tex 7 9 0 - 0 22 20 0 107.1 116 62 59 15 35 2 67 1.41 4.95
2017 CWS 7 14 0 - 0 29 26 0 135.0 156 106 93 31 75 2 104 1.71 6.20
Career 69 64 0 - 1 208 184 8 1120.0 1153 623 569 163 386 8 894 1.37 4.57

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2009 Tex 33 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2012 Tex 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2013 Tex 33 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 .000 .286 .000
2016 Tex 22 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500
2017 CWS 29 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000
Career 208 15 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 .133 .235 .133

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2010 Tex Total 1 0 0 - 0 6 0 0 11.1 9 6 6 1 7 0 9 4.76
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 4.2 6 3 3 1 1 0 4 5.79
    LCS 1 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 5.2 3 0 0 0 2 0 4 0.00
    WS 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 1.0 0 3 3 0 4 0 1 27.00
2011 Tex Total 2 0 0 - 0 6 4 0 24.0 22 11 9 6 8 0 14 3.28
    LDS 1 0 0 - 0 2 1 0 6.1 7 3 1 1 2 0 2 1.42
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 7.1 11 7 7 4 4 0 5 8.59
    WS 1 0 0 - 0 2 1 0 10.1 4 1 1 1 2 0 7 0.87
2012 Tex Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
    WC 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
2015 Tex Total 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 2.0 5 6 6 3 1 0 0 27.00
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 2.0 5 6 6 3 1 0 0 27.00
Career 3 1 0 - 0 14 5 0 37.2 37 23 21 10 16 0 24 5.02

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 Tex Total 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WS 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 1355 95 87 91.2 55.08
Curveball 536 81 74 78 21.79
Slider 340 84 78 81.1 13.82
Changeup 229 87 80 83.3 9.31

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