Derek Holland: Losing Nolan Ryan would be big mistake

March, 11, 2013
3/11/13
1:48
PM CT
Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland, who is with Team USA at the World Baseball Classic, called into Fitzsimmons and Durrett on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM on Monday morning to discuss the WBC and the Rangers' current drama involving Nolan Ryan.

"Obviously, the only thing I can think of, is that if Nolan is gone, I think that's probably a big mistake," Holland said. "The guy has a very important role and he's been a great guy for me in helping me and talking to me. To me, I feel like it'd be a devastating blow for us to lose Nolan, but that's just my opinion. He's important to me."

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