GREG HOLLAND RUMORS & GOSSIP
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...