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GREG HOLLAND RUMORS & GOSSIP

Flanny's Five: Royals can't afford not to keep Davis and Holland in 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Just 33 games to go, Royals fans, with 20 of them at home. Buckle up. It's bound to be a wild and crazy ride. DON'T WEAKEN A STRENGTH There's been some talk lately about whether the Royals can truly afford to dish out in the neighborhood of $15 million for Wade Davis and Greg Holland next season. Davis' contract calls for a club option at $7 million...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Holland notches league high 38th save

Getty Images The Kansas City Royals did not expect close Greg Holland to pitch Monday night as they entered the ninth inning with a five run lead over the Minnesota Twins. That all changed though when Aaron Crow surrendered a three run home run to Trevor Plouffe. Holland then was inserted into the game. Holland made quick work of Chris Parmelee on a ground out and Kurt Suzuki via...
Via Tireball.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Holland says he's fine, just in a 'lull' right now

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Yes, Twitter is the ultimate forum for overreaction. That is why you can't take too seriously the fan concern over Royals closer Greg Holland. Holland hasn't exactly been struggling. He has 11 straight saves since his last blown one, which came in a game the Royals won 2-1 anyway. But because Holland sets such high standards, there has been worry that...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
16 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Face Tough Bullpen Decision

If the Kansas City Royals have a lead in the sixth inning, it's a comforting sight to look into their bullpen and see both Greg Holland and Wade Davis beginning to stretch out as they know the eighth and ninth innings will be their time to control the game. When they come in, the game is more often than not, simply over. I saw people leaving Kauffman Stadium last week as the...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 31, 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

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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Holland voted Royals' Bruce Price pitcher of the year

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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Only one way to go down in Royals closer Greg Holland's world: Swinging

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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals should consider dealing Greg Holland

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...
Via The Viril View: On the KC Royals
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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