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Derek Holland: Tweet was hacker

Updated: October 1, 2012, 10:26 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Texas Rangers starting pitcher Derek Holland said MLB is investigating how a homophobic slur ended up on his Twitter account during Sunday night's game with the Los Angeles Angels.

Holland said he didn't do it and the only other person he knows that has access to his account -- @Dutch_Oven45 -- is his fiancée, Lauren. The slur appeared in response to a fan heckling Holland on Twitter.

"I know it wasn't myself," Holland said. "I talked to my family and my fiancée ...

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