GREG HOLLAND RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Kansas City Royals and pitcher Greg Holland avoided arbitration on Monday agreeing to a one-year deal.
Holland, 28, and the Royals both appear to be willing to work towards a multi-year extension even as the pitcher will remain arbitration eligible though 2016.
The new deal between Holland and the Royals calls for the pitcher to make $4.675 million according to the Kansas...
SURPRISE, Ariz. — The Kansas City Royals enjoyed a record season from closer Greg Holland, and now the two are staying together. The Royals and Holland agreed on a contract deal for $4.675 million, he had filed for $5.2 million, and the club had offered him $4.1 million. The deal keeps General Manager Dayton Moore’s […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals on Wednesday signed closer Greg Holland to a one-year deal worth $4.675 million, thus avoiding arbitration.
Holland had asked for $5.2 million and the Royals had countered with $4.1 million. Holland made $539,500 last season.
Holland saved a club-record 47 games for the Royals last season and posted a 1.21 ERA with a 0.87 WHIP. He was named the Royals...
The Royals have avoided arbitration with closer Greg Holland, who agreed to a one-year, $4.675 million contract for 2014. The deal includes a $50,000 bonus if he reaches the All-Star Game.
Holland saved 47 games last season, posted a 1.27 ERA and struck out 103 batters in 67 innings. He finished ninth in Cy Young voting and 15th in MVP voting.
In short, he was dominant, and his...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals pitchers and catchers report to Arizona for the start of spring training on Friday, and that presumably means All-Star closer Greg Holland will be there.
Of course, there's a little business that still needs to be finished.
Holland is eligible for arbitration and the two sides have yet to reach an agreement. He asked for $5.2 million after going 2-1...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-hander Greg Holland is now the lone remaining Royal still unsigned.
But Holland, who appeared at the team's FanFest at Bartle Hall on Friday, didn't seem too worried.
"It's one of those things, both sides will get to the point where they're comfortable," he said. "Hopefully, it's sooner rather than later. It is what it...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-hander Greg Holland, who broke the Royals' single-season record for saves, was the clear choice for the Royals' Bruce Price pitcher of the year award Monday, announced by the Kansas City chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA).
Holland saved 47 games, breaking the previous Royals' mark of 45 held by Royals Hall of Famers...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-hander Greg Holland, who set a Royals record with 47 saves this season, was named the Major League Baseball Delivery Man of the Month for September, the second time this season he has been so honored.
Holland also won the award, which recognizes the game's top relief pitcher, in July, making him only the fifth pitcher to win it multiple times in a...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Sometimes, there would be one shiner. Sometimes, there would be two. The cover story was the same, regardless:
"How'd you get that black eye?" Todd Raleigh would ask.
"Fell down the stairs," Greg Holland would reply, grinning sheepishly.
The first time, it worked. But as a Western Carolina Catamount, Holland seemed to fall down the stairs...
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by John Viril—
I know it sound crazy.
The Royals still have hopes of getting into contention. Greg Holland might be the most dominating closer in baseball today. The Royals have reasonable hopes they can contend next season—which is the first time they have been able to credibly say that since the 90′s.
But, Greg Holland will probably never have higher trade value than he has...