GREG HOLLAND RUMORS & GOSSIP

Greg Holland has ‘significant’ tear in UCL, will miss rest of season

By TOC Staff The Kansas City Royals will have to do without reliever Greg Holland for the rest of 2015, and possibly even longer as the former closer has been shut down due to an ongoing sore elbow. As Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star notes, Holland has asignificant tear in his UCL and will be seen by doctors next week in L.A. It’s possible he may need the dreaded Tommy...
Via The Outside Corner
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Replace Greg Holland as Closer

  Well, it finally happened. The Royals are stating Greg Holland has been removed as the closer of the Royals and Wade Davis has been tabbed as the new man in charge of the 9th. A few weeks back, we began to chronicle the worrisome decline of Holland, and the staggering loss of velocity he was experiencing. Over the course of his last 5 appearances, he has experienced the...
Via Royals Blue
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Should Royals Fans Be Worried About Greg Holland?

  During last nights 4-2 win over the Twins, Royals closer Greg Holland collected his 30th save on the season. He came in for the 9th inning and pitched it clean, not putting any runners on base. The results were fantastic, but the details seem a bit worrisome. Last night marked the first time Holland has stepped on the hill for KC since August the 28th. He has been sidelined...
Via Royals Blue
September 09, 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 went 12 innings) and Game 1 of the ALDS in Anaheim on Thursday, you can understand...
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

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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