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Sport Yankees' Jonathan Holder becomes 4th player in live-ball era to post this awful line

04:35  03 august  2018
04:35  03 august  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Jonathan Holder didn't have it Thursday against the Red Sox.

The 25-year-old faced seven batters, allowed every single one to reach base, and gave up seven runs without recording a single out against New York's most bitter rival.

According to YES Network, Holder is the the first player since Steve Howe in 1993 to allow six or more runs without recording an out in a game.

Even more unfortunate, he is just the fourth pitcher in the live-ball era to "accomplish" the feat.

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Holder is unremarkable in performance thus far, just a 104 ERA - in 55.1 professional innings. Now, knowing this , look at where Jonathan Holder located his fastball in 2017 The Yankees are holding on to Holder because they believe that he can become a solid late-inning option, or at the bare

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The live-ball era officially began in 1920, so in 98 years, only four players have posted that line in a game.

That's less than ideal for Holder who came into the game with a 2.06 ERA in 38 appearances for the Yankees this season.

He left the game with an ERA of 3.50.

One more tidbit: according to the Athletic, Holder is the second Yankee pitcher to achieve that line. Bob Kammeyer did it as well in 1979.

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