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GREG HOLLAND RUMORS & GOSSIP

You Saw That Coming All the Way from Holland: Tigers Clip Royals, 6-5

Before Ned Yost was an American League Champion, he had some issues with late-inning bullpen management. He's not the only manager in baseball who believes in saving his best reliever for a hypothetical save situation, but he has been criticized when the option is exercised to use an inferior reliever. Enter Yohan Pino. As Greg Holland (and Wade Davis, from the dugout) watched...
Via Royals Blue
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals closer Greg Holland comes off disabled list after pectoral strain

  The Kansas City Royals' dominant bullpen got even tougher Wednesday when All-Star closer Greg Holland was activated from the disabled list before their game against the Cleveland Indians. Holland had been out with a strained pectoral muscle since April 18, the day after picking up his fourth save of the season. Holland had been dealing with tightness in his chest muscle for a...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Place Holland on DL, But Is it as Significant of a Loss as We Think?

Earlier in the week, Kansas City announced that Alex Rios would be placed on the disabled list for 3-6 weeks with a fractured metacarpal (finger). Just hours ago, the club also announced another devastating blow to their bullpen. Greg Holland is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a pectoral strain. Two significant losses in just five days. Paulo Orlando and Jarrod Dyson, though are...
Via Royals Blue
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Sign Holland to 1 year deal

  GMDM has done it again.  Moore has successful avoided arbitration with another player.  This time it is All-World Closer Greg Holland.  Holland and the Royals came to terms on a 1 year, $8.25 million dollar deal.  This is a pretty good deal for both sides.  Not many relievers make this kind of coin.  Yet not many relievers have the stuff and numbers that Holland does...
Via Royals Blue
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals rumors: Franklin Morales edition

Franklin Morales could help add depth to the Royals’ pitching staff this year (sportsofboston.com). Pitching depth is crucial at all levels of baseball, but even more so in the MLB. The Kansas City Royals know just how much that is true, after relying on the strongest bullpen in the league last year to help fight their way to their first World Series appearance in nearly 30 seasons...
Via isportsweb.com
January 24, 2015  |  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

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