Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland was
put on the 60-day disabled list Saturday due to a subscapular strain in right
The team also placed outfielder Ryan Rua on the 15-day DL due to a right ankle
Holland, who left in the opening inning of his first start of the season on
Friday against Houston, is not expected to throw for four weeks.
The 28-year-old lefty missed a large chunk of last season after tearing
cartilage in his left knee that required surgery prior to the start of the
Rua suffered his injury while fielding a ball in left field during Friday’s
game. He started each of Texas’ first five games this season in left field and
has compiled a .235 batting average.
The Rangers also purchased the contract of outfielder Carlos Peguero from
Round Rock and recalled pitcher Jon Edwards from the Triple-A club.