Red Sox Pitcher Opts Out Of Contract

Derek Holland has decided to opt out of his minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox. 

Holland was aiming to land himself a job with the major league squad, but it became clear that he wasn't in the Red Sox's plan. As a result of this, he will be a free agent once again and looking for a new home. 

There's reason to believe that another club could end up calling Holland. He has spent each of the last 13 seasons in the big leagues, and teams always love experienced pitchers. In 346 career games between the Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Detroit Tigers, he has an 82-83 record and 4.62 ERA. Let's see if he will end up getting the chance to build on these career numbers elsewhere. 

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