8:18 PM EDT, Mon September 22, 2014
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Derek Holland makes his case for 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas — This is the Derek Holland the Texas Rangers have missed for nearly five months. We have seen quality efforts from Yu Darvish and Colby Lewis this season and inconsistency from a bunch of young kids and spot starters. Holland, meanwhile, was plying his trade in Triple-A and Double-A, rehabbing from knee surgery and finding his command. Friday night, Holland continued his strong progression in the final weeks of the season by pitching seven innings, allowing one run on eight hits.

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Rapid Reaction: Angels 9, Rangers 3

ARLINGTON, Texas – Colby Lewis is becoming the pitching leader for the Texas Rangers in a season where the expectations were small given what he was returning from. Lewis, the veteran right-hander, has emerged as the rock for the Rangers' rotation. Tuesday night, against the team with the best record in baseball, Lewis held the Los Angeles Angels to two runs over four hits in six innings of work in a 9-3 loss. With Yu Darvish out for the season with elbow inflammation and Derek Holland just getting back from left knee surgery, Lewis is the stabilizing force for the rotation, at least in...

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Colby Lewis' story continues to unfold

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The remarkable story of Colby Lewis continued Friday night. He pitched six innings against the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals, giving up four runs and six hits in a 6-3 loss. The fact Lewis is on the mound at all is the story of the night. One year ago, Lewis underwent hip resurfacing surgery. No major pro athlete had returned from a surgery of this kind. Manager Ron Washington knew there would be doubters regarding Lewis' ability to return from surgery.