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GREG HOLLAND RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rumors: Blue Jays Interested in Greg Holland

According to Toronto Sun’s Bob Elliott the Toronto Blue Jays have some interest in two-time All-Star closer Greg Holland. Holland is 2nd-year arbitration eligible and according to MLB Trade Rumors is projected to make approximately $9.3MM in 2015. This salary could price him out of the Kansas City Royals’ plans for 2015.  Any potential move to trade the North Carolina native...
Via Baseball Essential
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Helping others part of game for Rangers Holland

Derek Holland has the same goals just about every big league pitcher has. The Texas left-hander would like to be part of a World Series winner. He'd also like to win a Cy Young Award. And then there's this. "I'd like to win the Marvin Miller Man of the Year award," Holland said. That honor goes to a player for their play as well as their contributions to the community. As busy as...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals closer arrived late after birth of son, got save anyway

All of the Kansas City Royals players and coaches have had a long week, but closer Greg Holland has been a bit more busy than the rest. On Wednesday, Holland’s wife Lacey gave birth in North Carolina to the couple’s first child. Considering the Royals had a wild-card game in Kansas City on Tuesday (that […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Wild Card preview

The Royals look to move past the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, to move on to the American League Divisional Series (rantsports.com). The Kansas City Royals finish out the regular season with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox and with an overall record of 89-73. The Royals will take on the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night in the American League Wild Card Game. The winner will...
Via isportsweb.com
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Greg Holland, Danny Duffy

In the midst of a tight AL Central playoff race, the Associated Press reports that Kansas City Royals All-Star closer Greg Holland could be available for the weekend.  Additionally, the Royals are waiting to hear from doctors about the status of starting pitcher Danny Duffy due to tightness in his arm.#455163310 / gettyimages.comBlair Kerkhoff reports that Duffy, who has been...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: On top once again

Closer Greg Holland and Catcher Salvador Perez have a lot to celebrate this season (kansascity.com). The Kansas City Royals took over first place in the American League Central Monday night for the first time since June and at the latest point in the season since they led the division in July of 2003. The Royals have currently won 8 straight games and are winners of 11 of their last...
Via isportsweb.com
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals avoid arbitration with Greg Holland, both seeking multi-year deal

getty 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...
Via Tireball.com
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals sign Holland to one-year deal, avoid arbitration

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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals' Holland mum on contract discussions

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 with...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Holland not worried over contract status

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 is. "Mainly, my focus right now is...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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