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Holland is still expected to start the Rangers' home opener against the Astros on April 10, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News.

Yovani Gallardo will get the Opening Day nod, allowing Holland a few more days of preparation. The veteran lefty has been healthy since dealing with shoulder soreness early in spring training.

Derek Holland SP TEX 9 Days

Holland fired three scoreless innings, needing just 33 pitches, in his spring debut Friday.

Holland's first start couldn't have gone much better, and he remains on schedule to be available for the home opener on April 10.

Derek Holland SP TEX 9 Days

Holland, limited early in camp with shoulder soreness, is scheduled to make his spring debut Friday.

Holland remains on track to be available to start the home opener on April 10.

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Holland (shoulder) needed just 12 pitches to record three outs in a "B" game Saturday, marking his first appearance of the spring, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Holland reportedly hit 94 mph with his fastball as well and figures to make his first official appearance of the spring early next week. He remains a candidate to pitch in Texas' home opener on April 10.

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Holland (shoulder) won't be rushed into being ready for Opening Day, but could pitch in the team's home opener, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Holland is scheduled to throw a live batting practice Wednesday and then is expected to make his spring training debut Saturday. He is still behind the other pitchers in terms of getting stretched out, but it appears he's moving in the right direction and could be ready early in the season.

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Holland (shoulder) will throw long toss Tuesday and live batting practice Wednesday, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Holland will continue to build toward his spring debut, which should come Saturday, barring a setback. He threw an impressive batting practice near the end of February but began experiencing shoulder soreness shortly after, so the Rangers will closely monitor his progress.

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Holland (shoulder) is on track to make his spring debut next Saturday, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.

The Rangers did not comment on the bullpen session Holland was expected to throw Friday, but it appears he is healthy enough to see game action in the near future. He will have a chance to be ready by Opening Day if he avoids any setbacks throughout the rest of spring training.

Derek Holland SP TEX 24 Days

Holland (shoulder) expects to throw a bullpen session Friday, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Holland was initially expected to throw a session Thursday, but that's been pushed back to Friday after he began experiencing soreness in his shoulder last week.

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Holland (shoulder) won't be ready to pitch Sunday as had been hoped, the team's web site reports.

Holland will continue to throw from the bullpen mound in the interim, and figures to make his spring debut early next week.

Derek Holland SP TEX 25 Days

Holland is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Thursday and could pitch in a game by Sunday, Evan Grant of Dallas Morning News reports.

Holland had some soreness in his shoulder last week, but reported that he is fine. It seems he will be good to go moving forward barring a setback.