PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Derek Holland is using his play on the mound to help fight childhood cancer.

The “Dutch Oven” has pledged $250 for each strikeout he gets this season toward his 60 Feet 6 Foundation, which benefits research and resources to ending childhood cancer.

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Holland started his foundation in 2015 while with the Rangers.

In a pledge called “K’s For Kids 2020,” Holland is looking to use the season as a way to raise money to fight cancer.

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Those who are interested in donating to his cause can go here.