Rangers could look to trade Derek Holland, according to report

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Monday December 3rd, 2012

Derek Holland The Rangers could look to trade starter Derek Holland if they acquire Zack Greinke. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

The Texas Rangers could look into trading pitcher Derek Holland if they pick up another starter, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported on Sunday.

The 26-year-old left-hander signed a five-year, $28 million extension in March. But he regressed a bit from his 2011 regular-season and postseason performances, going 12-7 with a 4.67 ERA in 2012.

Meanwhile, the Rangers are considered one of the leaders in the sweepstakes for starter Zack Greinke, who is widely viewed as the top free-agent prize of the offseason. Greinke, 29, went 15-5 with a 3.48 ERA last season.

 

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