Rox, Holland in discussions on potential deal

December 13th, 2017

DENVER -- The Rockies and Greg Holland -- who earned 41 saves as the club reached the postseason in 2017 -- could be moving toward a new agreement.
The Rockies reportedly reached a three-year agreement with former Indians righty on Tuesday night, and a three-year deal with a fourth-year option for lefty Jake McGee, who was Colorado's primary setup man in 2017.
MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman reported Wednesday that the sides were "closing in on a deal," but a Major League source told that the parties were still "talking" during the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. If an agreement can be reached, the Rockies will have solidified the ninth inning and both setup roles between Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon.
Holland signed a one-year contract before the 2017 season after missing '16 because of Tommy John surgery. Holland had been a key to the Royals making the World Series the previous two years, although his surgery came before the '15 postseason.
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In 2017, Holland earned All-Star status and tied with the Dodgers' for the National League lead in saves.
The Rockies have also been linked to free agent , who closed for the Cubs last season, and they have been exploring various trade options.