Posted January 10, 2014

Rangers pitcher Derek Holland undergoes knee surgery, out up to 3 months

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Rangers pitcher Derek Holland has a career record of 49-38 in four MLB seasons. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Getty Images)

Rangers pitcher Derek Holland has a career mark of 49-38 in 4 MLB seasons. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers left-hander Derek Holland will be out for up to three months because of a left knee injury, reports the Dallas Morning News.

According to the report, Holland injured the knee during a fall at his home Tuesday morning and had surgery Friday to repair cartilage damage and clean out the knee.

“I am devastated by this injury,” Holland said in a statement provided by the club. “It was a freak accident at home that resulted in a hard fall on my knee. As upsetting as this is, my goal is to begin rehab and get back on the mound as quickly as possible.”

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Holland went 10-9 last season with 1.29 WHIP, pitching 213 innings and setting career-bests for strikeouts and ERA.


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