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Topic - Greg Holland
Yordano Ventura was dazzling in his season debut, but the Kansas City Royals failed to give the hard-throwing rookie any run support.
James Loney delivered the clutch hit for Tampa Bay after Chris Archer kept Kansas City from getting one.
On a day of dandy Detroit debuts, Alex Gonzalez helped Brad Ausmus start his tenure as Tigers manager with a win.
There would be no easing into the 2014 season for Greg Holland.
All-Star closer Greg Holland agreed Wednesday with the Royals to a one-year contract worth $4,675,000, the final player to reach a deal among Kansas City's players in arbitration.
Royals pitchers and catchers report to Arizona for the start of spring training on Friday, and that presumably means All-Star closer Greg Holland will be there.
The Royals have agreed to terms with reliever Aaron Crow on a $1.475 million, one-year deal that leaves Greg Holland as their only unsigned arbitration-eligible player.
Outfielder Justin Maxwell and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,325,000, leaving closer Greg Holland and reliever Aaron Crow as their only unsigned players in arbitration.
The Kansas City Royals made four roster moves on Thursday, including activating right-hander Robinson Tejeda from the disabled list.
"That's what you're looking for, a softly hit ball," Holland said. "That's not the first time that someone hits one soft and gets on first. Those things happen and unfortunately I didn't get us out of it."
"I don't think you could be any happier with the starting pitching," Holland said. "We kind of got a taste of that last year with good starting pitching. We know we're going to play close games. That's the kind of team we are. We play good defense. The starting pitching is good, so you've got to be ready at the back end of the bullpen because you're going to have a lot of those tight games."