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GREG HOLLAND RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

Closer Greg Holland, Royals agree to $8.25 million deal

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Kansas City Royals and closer Greg Holland avoided salary arbitration when they agreed to an $8.25 million, one-year contract before their hearing. Under the terms of Friday's agreement, Holland will receive a $100,000 assignment bonus if he's traded. The 29-year-old right-hander was 1-3 with a 1.44 ERA for the AL champions and struck out 90 and walked...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile #65: Greg Holland | RP | KC

Reserve your FREE copy of Baseball Professor’s 2015 Draft Guide, complete with our list of the Top 100 Dynasty League Prospects. 10,000 words of prospect coverage available on February 17! Kansas City’s stunning World Series run fueled two immensely fun storylines: their high-flying defense and lights-out bullpen. What made their run even more fun was that they outlasted...
Via Baseball Professor
February 10, 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

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
December 08, 2014  |  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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