Derek Holland out until midseason

Updated: January 10, 2014, 10:25 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland had what he described as a "freak accident" at his home and damaged the cartilage in his left knee. The left-hander had arthroscopic surgery in Arlington, Texas, on Friday to repair the torn cartilage, and the club expects him to be out until midseason.

"I'm devastated by this injury," Holland said in a statement released 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 ...

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