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Derek Holland, Rangers discuss deal

Updated: December 15, 2011, 1:34 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

Derek Holland and the Texas Rangers are discussing a five-year contract that would buy out his arbitration years and allow the team to keep him at the beginning of his free agency period, a source confirmed Thursday.

That's similar to what the Rangers did with second baseman Ian Kinsler a few years ago, giving the team a club option for the 2013 season before Kinsler is scheduled to become a free agent. The team is also talking to Kinsler's representatives about a long-term deal.

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