Closer Holland, Royals settle on one-year deal

Closer Greg Holland reached agreement with the Kansas City Royals on a one-year, $4.675 million contract.

The two sides staved off arbitration after Holland sought $5.2 million and the Royals countered with a $4.1 million offer before the settlement was reached. The deal includes a $50,000 bonus for making the All-Star team, The Kansas City Star reported Wednesday.

The 28-year-old Holland, who is considered one of the better closers in baseball, is coming off an impressive 2013 season that included 47 saves and a 1.21 ERA with 103 strikeouts in 67 innings.

If you have any feedback or suggestions for our Editorial Team, please contact us at Editorial

            share   SHARE   rss   RSS FEED   email   EMAIL   print   PRINT

There haven't been any comments posted on this article. Be the first to respond!

You are currently not logged in.
Login | Signup | Help
You must be logged in to post a comment.