Report: Rockies' Holland opting for free agency

From ESPN - October 12, 2017

Greg Holland, an All-Star closer for the Rockies this season, will not exercise a $15 million player option in his contract and instead will become a free agent this offseason, FanRag Sports reported Thursday.

The hope for Holland, according to FanRag, is that he can secure a multiyear deal on the open market.

The 31-year-old right-hander had 41 saves -- tied for the most in the NL -- to go with a 3.61 ERA this season for the resurgent Rockies. He did fade some in the second half, with five losses and a 6.38 ERA.


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