Greg Holland agreed to a one-year, $8.25 million deal to avoid arbitration. @jflanagankc had it first. Only Eric Hosmer left to settle.
CBSSports.com "Back in April, Major League Baseball announced that a new award would be handed out on an annual basis to the best relief pitcher in each league. The AL version of the award is now known as the Mariano Rivera Award, and the first winner of it is Royals closer Greg Holland. The announcement was..." October 22
Kansas City Star "The Royals have avoided arbitration with closer Greg Holland, who agreed to a one-year, $4.675 million contract for 2014. The deal includes a $50,000 bonus if he reaches the All-Star Game. Holland saved 47 games last season, posted a 1.27 ERA and struck out 103 batters in 67 innings. He..." February 12
Kansas City Star "Royals closer Greg Holland offered a glimpse into the mind-set typically adopted by players in dealing with the ups and downs of a long season — and how it varies from the public’s sharper mood swings. Asked whether he sensed a more upbeat mood in the clubhouse after three straight victories,..." June 09
Kansas City Star "Chalk up another plus Wednesday for the Royals’ rebuilt rotation after a 1-0 victory that ended Atlanta’s 10-game winning streak. Give a nod, too, to beleaguered relievers Kelvin Herrera and Greg Holland for protecting that lead over the final two innings at Turner Field. Wade Davis, 2-0,..." April 17
MLB.com "Welcome home, Ned Yost, nice weather, it looks like a great day for your Royals and oh, yeah, are you going to change your closer? It didn't take long for that question to be directed at the Royals' manager before the home opener on Monday, against the Twins. Greg Holland, after all, had been..." April 08