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Greg Holland close to deal with the Rockies

Several have signed with new teams since the start of the Winter Meetings

The Winter Meetings have been "kinda dead" so far this year and only one commodity seems to be selling off like "hotcakes", and that is relievers.

After two full days of action at the Winter Meetings, we have seen two Yankees trades, two starting pitchers signed in Michael Pineda and Drew Smyly,  and finally, eight relievers have already found new homes.

Brandon Morrow (Cubs), Luke Gregerson (Cardinals), Chris Martin (Rangers), Pat Neshek (Phillies), Bryan Shaw (Rockies), Tommy Hunter (Phillies), Jake McGee (Rockies), and Anthony Swarzak (Mets).

It seems most teams are looking trades in other positions first, but the reliever market is not as expensive and has more options for teams which have led to several signings.

The big names still left on the market are the closers Wade Davis and Greg Holland, and according to Jon Heyman, there might be only one left by the end of the day.

Heyman of FanRag Sports indicated this morning that the Rockies and Holland are very close to a deal .

Holland was the Rockies closer last year, after a year with no action in 2016 because of injury, and converted 41 saves for the team from Denver.

The right-hander also won a spot in the All-Star Game, and finished the season with 3.61 ERA on 57.1 innings pitched.

Holland also won Comeback Player of the Year for his great season in the "Mile High" City.

With the addition of McGee and Shaw, the Rockies seem to be wanting to establish their bullpen a lot more in 2018 in comparison to this past season.

MLB Trade Rumors has Holland projected for four years, $50 million dollar deal.

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