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Rockies closer Greg Holland throwing fastball at pre-surgery velocity

  Colorado Rockies closer Greg Holland put a scare into the purple-wearing faithful for the first time in last night’s 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Coming into the contest, he had yet to allow a run in 2017 and was riding a streak of seven consecutive, relatively drama free, saves. But he gave up a pair of runs to the Dodgers and a deep drive from Yasiel Puig had Rockies...
Via BSN Denver
5 days ago

Greg Holland, Rockies relievers unhittable so far

Rebuilt reliever Greg Holland has converted all seven save opportunities.                

10 MLB players off to scorching hot starts

The 2017 MLB season isn’t even two weeks old, yet some players have already separated themselves from the crowd by starting off the season on the right foot.There are some batters hitting over .400 in the early going, while some pitchers have yet to register an ERA thanks to tossing scoreless innings.Here’s a look at the 10 hottest players so far this season.1. Yoenis Cespedes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dark Horse Dominant Bullpen

Just today we kicked off our annual Positional Power Rankings series, which means that, before too long, we’ll get a couple of posts about individual bullpens, looking at every single group. I’ll even be responsible for writing one of those posts, meaning maybe it works to our disadvantage to put this post up now, focusing on one bullpen in particular. But I’ve had a note here...
Via Fangraphs
March 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Maybe Greg Holland Made An Inspired Choice

Yesterday, Greg Holland reportedly agreed to sign with the Colorado Rockies. As a guy coming off arm surgery, looking to re-establish himself as a premier reliever and rebuild his value, going to Denver seems to be an odd choice. As Travis Sawchik noted this morning, the recent history of pitchers escaping Colorado and finding significant paychecks are not great, and of course, because...
Via Fangraphs
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Greg Holland, Rockies agree to one-year contract worth $7M

The Colorado Rockies reportedly are continuing their busy offseason by adding a big-name reliever.The Rockies have agreed to a one-year contract with Greg Holland pending a physical, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal confirmed via a source Wednesday. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports was the first to report that Colorado was close to signing Holland, while Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan offered...
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Greg Holland Joins the Rockies

Look, it would be strange if the Rockies didn’t have a weird offseason, right? It’s the Rockies. Weird has been the modus operandi with this franchise for all of recent memory. Even their run to the World Series was unexpected and strange and involved Matt Holliday perhaps not really touching home plate at one crucial point. If the Rockies went out and made a bunch of coherent...
Via Fangraphs
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

5 best remaining MLB free agents

Spring training is less than a month away, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t still a few players in the Major League Baseball free agent market that could make positive contributions to a team.Though roster spots are filling up, teams still have needs, and there is still talent out there.Here is a look at the five best free agents left on the market and where they might...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Rockies have offered Greg Holland multi-year deal

The Colorado Rockies were the worst team in baseball last year in terms of bullpen ERA, and they’re looking to address that problem this offseason. According to a report by Drew Creasman of BSN Denver, the Rockies have approached free agent reliever Greg Holland with a multi-year deal. General manager Jeff Bridich also acknowledged on Wednesday that the team has “checked in”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Red Sox Believed To Be Interested In Ex-Royal Greg Holland

The Boston Red Sox have a busy offseason ahead of them, and it appears they’re already laying some groundwork. The Red Sox are “among the most aggressive suitors” of free agent relief pitcher Greg Holland,’s Rob Bradford reported Monday, citing a major league source. Boston was one of 20 teams to attend Holland’s showcase last week and reportedly show interest...
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

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