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Royals | Aaron Crow earns save Friday

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:35:10 -0700

Kansas City Royals RP Aaron Crow earned his second save of the year Friday, July 25, against the Cleveland Indians. RP Greg Holland was unavailable after he had pitched in the team's previous three games.

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MLB | AL pitchers announced for All-Star Game

Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:23:13 -0700

New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka and RP Dellin Betances, Oakland Athletics SP Scott Kazmir and RP Sean Doolittle, Toronto Blue Jays SP Mark Buehrle, Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish, Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez, Kansas City Royals RP Greg Holland, Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester, Minnesota Twins RP Glen Perkins, Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price and Detroit Tigers SP Max Scherzer have been named as the pitchers for the American League in the 2014 All-Star Game.

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Royals | Greg Holland blows first save

Tue, 06 May 2014 06:09:30 -0700

Kansas City Royals CL Greg Holland blew his first save Monday, May 5.

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Royals | Interested in long-term deal for Greg Holland

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:04:49 -0800

The Kansas City Royals and RP Greg Holland have mutual interest in a multi-year extension. However, the two sides agreed to a one-year deal to avoid arbitration, and the talked centered on the one-year deal and not a long-term deal, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The talks for a long-term deal might be re-opened down the stretch, but Holland cannot become a free agent until after 2016.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Kansas City Star - Andy McCullough

Royals | Greg Holland avoids arbitration

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 07:07:48 -0800

The Kansas City Royals avoided arbitration with CL Greg Holland by signing him to a one-year, $4.675 million deal.

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Royals | Greg Holland files arbitration figures

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:45:07 -0800

Kansas City Royals RP Greg Holland is asking for $5.2 million in arbitration, while the Royals are countering with $4.1 million.

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Royals | Greg Holland on a tear

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:05:11 -0700

Kansas City Royals RP Greg Holland posted another scoreless inning Tuesday, Sept. 3, against the Seattle Mariners, giving him 17 straight scoreless frames since July 27. He also is in the midst of 31 straight successful save conversions, and is 37-for-39 overall. The club record for saves in a season is 45, accomplished by former RPs Jeff Montgomery (1993) and Dan Quisenberry (1983).

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Royals | Greg Holland added to AL All-Star team

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 13:49:43 -0700

Kansas City Royals RP Greg Holland has been named to the American League All-Star team. He replaces Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma, who will not pitch because he started against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Sunday, July 14.

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Royals | Greg Holland cruising along

Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:02:26 -0700

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost said he would have called upon RP Greg Holland Wednesday, June 10, against the New York Yankees if the situation called for it, even though he had worked three of his past four days. Since his last blown save May 6, Holland has converted 15 straight saves and allowed just two runs over 23 innings, lowering his ERA from 3.75 to 1.80.

Fantasy Tip: Holland has really come into his own, and is a great fantasy option not only in AL-only play, but mixed formats as well. He is now owned in about 85-90 percent of all leagues.

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Royals | Changing it up in the eighth

Mon, 20 May 2013 16:53:22 -0700

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost said he's looking to "mix and match" different relievers in the eighth inning to give RP Kelvin Herrera a chance to pitch in lower-leverage situations. RPs Aaron Crow, Tim Collins, Luke Hochevar or even Bruce Chen could become the primary setup man to RP Greg Holland while Herrera works on some things. Herrera allowed a game-winning homer Sunday, May 19, and it was his eighth homer allowed in his last 14 innings.

Fantasy Tip: There's no telling who might emerge as the new eighth-inning setup man, or if Herrera will get the job back rather quickly. Herrera can be dropped now in most leagues as Holland's primary handcuff while he works out his problems in allowing the long ball.

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