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Greg Holland

Gregory Scott Holland

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: November 20, 1985 in Marion, NC
High School: McDowell HS (Marion, NC)
School: Western Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC)
Drafted
by the Kansas City Royals in the 10th round of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed June 11, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 2, 2010 (Age 24.255, 17,408th in MLB history)   vs. OAK 1.0 IP, 2 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 1 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Royals 2010-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$8.25M (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 4.028, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Turner Gary Sports [*]
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2010 24 KCR AL 0 1 .000 6.75 15 0 10 0 0 0 18.2 23 15 14 3 8 0 23 0 0 2 87 63 3.99 1.661 11.1 1.4 3.9 11.1 2.88
2011 25 KCR AL 5 1 .833 1.80 46 0 15 0 0 4 60.0 37 13 12 3 19 3 74 1 0 7 233 228 2.21 0.933 5.6 0.5 2.9 11.1 3.89
2012 26 KCR AL 7 4 .636 2.96 67 0 36 0 0 16 67.0 58 22 22 2 34 7 91 0 1 3 289 142 2.29 1.373 7.8 0.3 4.6 12.2 2.68
2013 ★ 27 KCR AL 2 1 .667 1.21 68 0 61 0 0 47 67.0 40 11 9 3 18 1 103 0 0 2 255 342 1.36 0.866 5.4 0.4 2.4 13.8 5.72 AS,CYA-9,MVP-15
2014 ★ 28 KCR AL 1 3 .250 1.44 65 0 60 0 0 46 62.1 37 13 10 3 20 0 90 0 0 9 240 274 1.83 0.914 5.3 0.4 2.9 13.0 4.50 AS,CYA-9,MVP-16
2015 29 KCR AL 2 0 1.000 2.74 24 0 21 0 0 16 23.0 12 7 7 1 12 0 24 0 0 2 92 146 3.13 1.043 4.7 0.4 4.7 9.4 2.00
6 Yrs 17 10 .630 2.23 285 0 203 0 0 129 298.0 207 81 74 15 111 11 405 1 1 25 1196 184 2.14 1.067 6.3 0.5 3.4 12.2 3.65
162 Game Avg. 4 2 .630 2.23 68 0 48 0 0 31 71 49 19 18 4 26 3 97 0 0 6 285 184 2.14 1.067 6.3 0.5 3.4 12.2 3.65
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2010 24 KCR AL 18.2 15 0 15 7.23 4.66 -0.59 -0.36 99.5 4.86 -5 -0.5 .4 0.1 -0.2 -3 .466 .497
2011 25 KCR AL 60.0 46 0 13 1.95 4.54 0.09 -0.35 99.9 4.11 14 1.5 1.6 0.3 2.5 21 .533 .509
2012 26 KCR AL 67.0 67 0 22 2.96 4.55 0.05 -0.34 99.8 4.15 9 0.9 1.6 0.1 1.8 16 .514 .506 $497,150
2013 ★ 27 KCR AL 67.0 68 0 11 1.48 4.32 0.38 -0.32 104.3 3.78 16 1.8 1.9 0.6 3.1 23 .526 .511 $539,500 AS,CYA-9,MVP-15
2014 ★ 28 KCR AL 62.1 65 0 13 1.88 4.30 0.16 -0.32 104.8 4.00 14 1.5 1.7 0.4 2.5 20 .524 .509 $4,675,000 AS,CYA-9,MVP-16
2015 29 KCR AL 23.0 24 0 7 2.74 4.13 0.33 -0.31 102.6 3.58 2 0.2 1.5 0.0 0.5 4 .510 .501 $8,250,000
6 Seasons 298.0 285 0 81 2.45 4.42 0.14 -0.33 102.1 4.03 50 5.5 1.6 1.5 10.1 81 .519 .508 $13,961,650

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2014 28 KCR AL ALWC W OAK 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 6 3.000 0.0 0.0 27.0 9.0 0.33
2014 28 KCR AL ALDS W LAA 0 0 0.00 3 0 3 0 0 2 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 10 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
2014 28 KCR AL ALCS W BAL 0 0 2.25 4 0 4 0 0 4 4.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 17 1.250 6.8 0.0 4.5 6.8 1.50
2014 28 KCR AL WS L SFG 0 0 0.00 3 0 3 0 0 1 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 10 0.333 3.0 0.0 0.0 15.0
1 Yr (4 Series) 0 0 0.82 11 0 10 0 0 7 11.0 4 1 1 0 5 1 15 0 0 0 43 0.818 3.3 0.0 4.1 12.3 3.00
1 ALWC 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 6 3.000 0.0 0.0 27.0 9.0 0.33
1 ALDS 0 0 0.00 3 0 3 0 0 2 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 10 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
1 ALCS 0 0 2.25 4 0 4 0 0 4 4.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 17 1.250 6.8 0.0 4.5 6.8 1.50
1 WS 0 0 0.00 3 0 3 0 0 1 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 10 0.333 3.0 0.0 0.0 15.0

All-Star Pitching

Year Tm Lg Age GS W L W-L% ERA GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2013 KCR AL 27 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 KCR AL 28 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
2 Yrs (2 GP) 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0.750 6.8 0.0 0.0 6.8

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2010 24 KCR AL 15 87 78 15 23 5 0 3 1 0 8 23 .295 .360 .474 .835 .385 37 1 0 1 0 0 1
2011 25 KCR AL 46 233 211 13 37 8 2 3 1 0 19 74 .175 .246 .275 .521 .252 58 6 1 1 1 3 1
2012 26 KCR AL 67 289 248 22 58 12 3 2 2 2 34 91 .234 .323 .331 .653 .354 82 6 0 4 3 7 4
2013 27 KCR AL 68 255 235 11 40 6 2 3 3 0 18 103 .170 .228 .251 .479 .285 59 4 0 1 1 1 3
2014 28 KCR AL 65 240 218 13 37 5 0 3 3 2 20 90 .170 .238 .234 .472 .270 51 2 0 1 1 0 1
2015 29 KCR AL 24 92 78 7 12 2 1 1 0 0 12 24 .154 .267 .244 .510 .208 19 1 0 2 0 0 0
6 Yrs 285 1196 1068 81 207 38 8 15 10 4 111 405 .194 .269 .287 .555 .294 306 20 1 10 6 11 10
162 Game Avg. 68 285 255 19 49 9 2 4 2 1 26 97 .194 .269 .287 .555 .294 73 5 0 2 1 3 2
MLB Averages .254 .319 .398 .717 .297

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2010 24 KCR AL -5.1 -0.5 90 -0.7 0.3 -1.0 .33 -0.3 -1.7 -6.0 -0.6 0.97 -4.9 1 0 14
2011 25 KCR AL 15.4 1.6 243 3.1 6.7 -3.6 1.42 1.8 0.4 22.6 2.3 0.97 17.9 25 13 8
2012 26 KCR AL 9.9 1.0 298 1.0 9.5 -8.5 1.83 1.0 -0.5 7.1 0.7 1.06 10.8 34 15 18
2013 27 KCR AL 20.6 2.1 259 4.7 10.9 -6.2 2.08 1.9 0.4 24.4 2.5 0.93 23.7 45 13 9
2014 28 KCR AL 16.1 1.7 253 2.8 8.2 -5.3 1.75 1.8 -0.2 16.5 1.7 0.89 19.4 33 22 10
2015 29 KCR AL 3.4 0.4 98 1.3 3.0 -1.7 1.64 0.7 0.1 2.7 0.3 0.87 5.6 10 9 4
6 Yrs 60.3 6.3 1241 12.4 38.7 -26.3 1.66 6.8 0.6 67.3 7.0 0.96 72.5 148 72 63

Reliever Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
2010 24 KCR AL 15 15 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 67% 9 .328 1 0 14 2 1 12 3 12 5 4 5 1 3.7 21
2011 25 KCR AL 46 46 15 5 1 6 4 2 67% 24 18 33 2 6% 8 1.418 25 13 8 27 6 13 21 25 20 7 21 5 3.9 21
2012 26 KCR AL 67 67 36 7 4 20 16 4 80% 29 9 27 11 41% 9 1.827 34 15 18 33 16 18 16 51 9 12 11 20 3.0 17
2013 27 KCR AL 68 68 61 2 1 50 47 3 94% 51 1 6 1 17% 9 2.084 45 13 9 59 7 2 3 65 0 2 0 20 3.0 16
2014 28 KCR AL 65 65 60 1 3 48 46 2 96% 48 0 5 1 20% 9 1.753 33 22 10 54 8 3 3 62 0 5 0 21 2.9 15
2015 29 KCR AL 24 24 21 2 0 17 16 1 94% 17 0 1 0 0% 9 1.644 10 9 4 20 2 2 1 23 1 3 1 6 2.9 14
6 Yrs 285 285 203 17 10 141 129 12 91% 169 28 75 17 23% 1.664 148 72 63 195 40 50 47 238 35 33 38 73 3.1 17

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2010 24 KCR AL 87 53% 3.5% 26.4% 9.2% 9.2% 35% 0.53 0.83 60% 29% 8.6% 3% 20 1 5%
2011 25 KCR AL 233 55% 1.3% 31.8% 8.2% 5.6% 35% 0.81 1.10 58% 17% 4.2% 4% 43 6 14%
2012 26 KCR AL 289 57% 0.7% 31.5% 11.8% 5.9% 29% 0.82 0.93 55% 16% 2.9% 22% 65 6 9%
2013 27 KCR AL 255 44% 1.2% 40.4% 7.1% 4.3% 28% 0.65 0.83 51% 28% 4.2% 10% 47 4 9%
2014 28 KCR AL 240 43% 1.3% 37.5% 8.3% 3.3% 22% 0.95 0.98 53% 19% 5.7% 20% 33 2 6%
2015 29 KCR AL 92 49% 1.1% 26.1% 13.0% 4.4% 33% 1.00 1.37 58% 21% 4.5% 19% 12 1 8%
6 Yrs 1196 50% 1.3% 33.9% 9.3% 5.1% 30% 0.79 0.98 55% 20% 4.6% 13% 220 20 9%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 19.5% 8.0% 7.4% 33% 0.83 1.10 68% 21% 7.4% 13% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2010 24 KCR AL 87 315 3.62 193 61.3% 23.8% 20.2% 26.9% 29.0% 76.2% 0.0% 46.7% 73.5% 60.9% 3.4% 3 1 16.1% 14 9 0 3 20 13.0% 6 2 0 0 0
2011 25 KCR AL 233 946 4.06 613 65.5% 26.9% 26.6% 23.8% 22.7% 73.1% 3.0% 47.9% 63.6% 59.7% 3.9% 9 4 29.6% 69 37 1 16 58 21.6% 13 3 0 0 0
2012 26 KCR AL 289 1156 4.00 720 63.7% 24.4% 23.2% 29.6% 22.8% 75.6% 5.7% 48.1% 69.3% 50.2% 9.0% 26 9 30.8% 89 51 5 22 69 24.2% 22 10 0 0 0
2013 27 KCR AL 255 1063 4.17 693 65.3% 29.3% 27.4% 24.0% 19.3% 70.7% 0.3% 46.1% 61.2% 58.4% 3.9% 10 7 31.0% 79 47 4 17 86 16.5% 21 2 0 0 0
2014 28 KCR AL 240 1002 4.18 640 63.9% 31.9% 25.3% 22.5% 20.3% 68.1% 0.0% 43.5% 62.8% 56.7% 4.6% 11 6 28.3% 68 39 3 15 75 16.7% 17 5 0 0 0
2015 29 KCR AL 93 329 3.54 208 63.2% 31.7% 23.6% 17.8% 26.9% 68.3% 0.0% 43.2% 65.5% 62.4% 6.5% 6 2 23.7% 22 14 1 3 21 12.5% 7 4 0 0 0
6 Yrs 1197 4811 4.02 3067 64.2% 28.0% 25.1% 24.7% 22.1% 72.0% 2.1% 46.2% 65.1% 56.8% 5.4% 65 29 28.5% 341 197 14 76 329 18.8% 86 26 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.8% 27.7% 15.7% 27.0% 29.5% 72.3% 1.5% 46.1% 78.2% 59.8% 4.7% 23.9% 24.2%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2010 24 KCR AL 87 23 0 0 3 0 1 2 1 2 1 5 4 0 80% 1 2 0 41 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2011 25 KCR AL 233 37 2 0 3 0 9 3 0 0 3 8 2 2 25% 1 7 0 93 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2012 26 KCR AL 289 58 7 0 2 0 16 2 0 1 1 24 8 9 33% 4 3 0 115 2 2 50% 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 8 0
2013 27 KCR AL 255 40 3 0 3 0 11 1 2 1 2 12 1 7 8% 3 2 0 75 3 0 100% 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2014 28 KCR AL 240 37 8 0 3 0 4 1 2 2 1 6 3 2 50% 1 9 0 73 3 2 60% 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2015 29 KCR AL 92 12 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 50% 0 2 1 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
6 Yrs 1196 207 21 0 15 0 43 9 6 6 9 57 19 20 33% 10 25 1 424 10 4 71% 7 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 33 0
MLB Averages 52% 73%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
2010 24 0 1 .000 6.75 15 0 10 0 0 0 18.2 23 15 14 3 8 0 23 0 0 2 87 63 1.661 11.1 1.4 3.9 11.1 2.88 63
2011 25 5 2 .714 2.97 61 0 25 0 0 4 78.2 60 28 26 6 27 3 97 1 0 9 320 139 1.106 6.9 0.7 3.1 11.1 3.59 139
2012 26 12 6 .667 2.97 128 0 61 0 0 20 145.2 118 50 48 8 61 10 188 1 1 12 609 140 1.229 7.3 0.5 3.8 11.6 3.08 140
2013 27 14 7 .667 2.41 196 0 122 0 0 67 212.2 158 61 57 11 79 11 291 1 1 14 864 172 1.114 6.7 0.5 3.3 12.3 3.68 172
2014 28 15 10 .600 2.19 261 0 182 0 0 113 275.0 195 74 67 14 99 11 381 1 1 23 1104 188 1.069 6.4 0.5 3.2 12.5 3.85 188
2015 29 17 10 .630 2.23 285 0 203 0 0 129 298.0 207 81 74 15 111 11 405 1 1 25 1196 184 1.067 6.3 0.5 3.4 12.2 3.65 184

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
2010 24 1 1 .500 6.63 19.0 23 15 14 3 8 23 0 1.632 10.9 3.8 10.9 2.88 1.4 15
2011 25 4 3 .571 1.80 60.0 36 13 12 3 18 74 1 0.900 5.4 2.7 11.1 4.11 0.5 46
2012 26 4 3 .571 2.55 67.0 57 21 19 2 33 91 0 1.343 7.7 4.4 12.2 2.76 0.3 67
2013 27 4 3 .571 1.34 67.0 40 11 10 3 18 103 0 0.866 5.4 2.4 13.8 5.72 0.4 68
2014 28 4 3 .571 1.74 62.0 37 13 12 3 20 90 0 0.919 5.4 2.9 13.1 4.50 0.4 65
2015 29 2 1 .667 2.74 23.0 12 8 7 1 12 24 0 1.043 4.7 4.7 9.4 2.00 0.4 24
6 Yrs 19 14 .576 2.23 298.0 205 81 74 15 109 405 1 1.054 6.2 12.2 3.72 0.5 285



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2013 AL (15, 1%)
2014 AL (16, 3%)
0.04 Career Shares (1218th)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
2013 AL (9, 2%)
2014 AL (9, 0%)
0.02 Career Shares (275th)

Saves s c a p y
2013 AL  47 (2nd)
2014 AL  46 (2nd)
2015 AL  16 (10th)
Active  129 (12th)
Career  129 (97th)

Games Finished s c a p y
2013 AL  61 (2nd)
2014 AL  60 (2nd)
Active  203 (22nd)
Career  203 (246th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
2013 AL  21 (10th)
Active  60 (48th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
2013 AL  2.1 (10th)
Active  6.3 (47th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
2013 AL  24.38 (9th)
Active  67.29 (45th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2013 AL  4.7 (1st)
Active  12.4 (24th)
Career  12.4 (145th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
Active  6.8 (38th)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
2013 AL  2.5 (9th)
Active  7.0 (45th)


Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 9 (1592), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 23 (554), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Relief Pitcher (242nd), 10.2 career WAR/10.2 7yr-peak WAR/10.2 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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