Holmes pitched for 13 years in the majors, playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, St. Louis Cardinals, Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves between 1990 and 2003. In 557 big league games, Holmes went 35-33 with a 4.25 ERA and 59 saves. Holmes enjoyed the best year of his career while pitching for the expansion Rockies in 1993. He saved 25 games that season and won three more. He saved 14 games for Colorado in 1995 and won nine games for the Rockies in 1997. In 2002 he posted a 1.81 ERA in 55 games for the Braves.
Holmes pitched in 34 games for the Yankees in 1998. He did not see any action in the postseason. He is currently the assistant pitching coach for the Baltimore Orioles.
Darren Holmes – career stats