Originally written on i70baseball  |  Last updated 3/23/12
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Many fans were wondering what Kansas City Royals closer, Joakim Soria, would pitch like coming off of a not so Soria-like season in 2011.  Well that question will not get answered as the UCL tendon in Soria’s pitching arm has damage and he will not be a part of the Royal’s bullpen for some time.  That being said, who will step in to fill his shoes and close the door for the bullpen this season. The Royal’s have set themselves up to have a more than a few options at that position. Second year pitcher Greg Holland would be the obvious pick as he was electric last season and has been dominant during Spring Training this year. He has the power pitches to be able to blow people away but also the off speed to tie hitters up and the plate.  But what separates him from other in the organization is his mind set and demeanor.  Never do you see him in the media or as a real outgoing person.  He has a calm, cool, and collected personality that fits that of a closer.  If he strikes a g...
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