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GREG HOLLAND RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rockies hope to avoid repeating last season’s meltdown with retooled bullpen

Scottsdale, Ariz — When the Rockies were able to get a late-inning lead last season, it often didn’t last long. An injury-riddled Colorado bullpen posted a major-league worst 5.13 ERA and blew 28 saves. Enter Mike Dunn and Greg Holland, 31-year-old relievers who signed with the Rockies this winter. Both hope to bring a fearless mentality to Coors Field and a bullpen that has...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

Holland cautious while building game strength

While a nice crowd watched -- and wished -- during the Rockies' 8-4 Cactus League-opening victory over the D-backs on Saturday, new closer Greg Holland was on a practice field, quietly working toward making purple dreams come true.
Via mlb.com
2 days ago

Holland can make $35M over 2 years under Rockies contract

DENVER (AP) Reliever Greg Holland can earn up to $35 million over two years, including performance bonuses, under his new deal with the Colorado Rockies. Holland is guaranteed $7 million under the agreement announced Saturday. He has a $6 million salary this year, and the agreement includes a $15 million conditional player option for 2018 that Holland could exercise if he has...
Via Associated Press
29 days ago  |  Discuss

For Holland and Colorado, it’s About the Little Things

In baseball, perhaps more than in any other sport, bounce-back seasons are simply part of the gig. Whether it’s a past-his-prime veteran hoping to get one more chance through a minor-league deal, or someone attempting to mount a comeback following an injury-ridden campaign, candidates come in all shapes and sizes. Take Anthony Rendon, for instance. Injuries limited him to just...
Via The Sports Post
January 28, 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’s Curious Choice

Coors Field is typically not the arena upon which pitchers settle to rebuild their value. They go there because they were conscripted into service, having been drafted by the Rockies. They go there because the Rockies offered them a considerable sum for their services. For years, Coors Field has been one of baseball’s most difficult places to pitch. It remains that way in the present...
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...
Via NESN.com
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, WEEI.com’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...
Via NESN.com
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss
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