|Apr. 18 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-The Kansas City Royals have put Holland on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right pectoral muscle.
Analysis: Holland has four saves this season and has not allowed a hit in four scoreless innings. He has been an All-Star the last two years. Holland had 46 saves last year in the regular season, then earned seven more in the postseason for the AL champions. The Royals recalled right-hander Yohan Pino from Triple-A Omaha. He pitched seven scoreless innings and allowed one hit with no walks and six strikeouts last Sunday at New Orleans.
|Feb. 13 10:09 AM PT11:09 AM MT12:09 PM CT1:09 PM ET13:09 ET18:09 GMT2:09 11:09 AM MST1:09 PM EST1:39 PM VEN22:09 UAE12:09 PM CT-The Royals and closer Greg Holland avoided salary arbitration Friday when they agreed to an $8.25 million, one-year contract shortly before their hearing.
Analysis: The 29-year-old right-hander had 46 saves and a 1.44 ERA for the AL champions, striking out 90 and walking 20 in 62 1-3 innings. Holland had seven saves and a 0.82 ERA in the postseason, helping the Royals reach Game 7 of the World Series before losing to San Francisco.