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Derek Holland talks 'Yu' on Twitter

Posted on: December 20, 2011 3:28 pm
Edited on: December 20, 2011 3:32 pm
 
Darvish to Texas
By Matt Snyder

Late Monday night, we learned that the Rangers had submitted a record posting bid -- upwards of more than $51 million -- just for the right to negotiate with Japanese phenom Yu Darvish, the 25-year-old ace of the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters.

The Rangers now have 30 days to agree on a contract with Darvish, as the $51 million-plus is the fee they'll pay directly to the Fighters, not a dime of which goes to Darvish.

Still, there's some excitement about the prospects of getting Darvish, including by his potential future rotation-mate: Derek Holland. The young left-hander took to Twitter to use a few of the plays on words with "Yu" we're sure to be saturated with probably before Darvish even throws a big-league pitch. See below ...






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hootyeek
Since: Dec 21, 2011
Posted on: December 21, 2011 12:32 pm
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Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: December 21, 2011 3:27 am
 

Derek Holland talks 'Yu' on Twitter

Oh yes, how "hilarious". He said YU, instead of you.. I may just laugh my self into a coma. 



Since: Dec 2, 2007
Posted on: December 20, 2011 6:33 pm
 

Derek Holland talks 'Yu' on Twitter

The rest of the team will soon be addressed as:  "Hey Yu's guys!"



Since: Mar 24, 2009
Posted on: December 20, 2011 5:40 pm
 

Derek Holland talks 'Yu' on Twitter

Typical Derek, This is such a funny clubhouse. yu darvish will fit in nicely


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