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Giants To Re-Sign Derek Holland

Posted On: Jan 14, 2019   |   Posted By: MLB Trade Rumors

The Giants have agreed to re-sign lefty Derek Holland on a one-year contract worth a guaranteed $7MM, reports Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Holland's contract comes with a $6.5MM base salary for the 2019 season and a $6.5MM club option for the 2020 season. That second year's base salary will increase to $7MM if he makes 24 starts this season, $7.5MM if he makes 28 starts and $8.5MM if he makes 32 starts. All told, the Martini Sports Management client can earn $15MM over the next two seasons if the option is exercised.
Holland, 32, enjoyed a career revival with the Giants last season. Once a promising young lefty with the Rangers, Holland missed the vast majority of the 2014 season due to microfracture surgery in his left knee, and shoulder issue plagued him in each of the next two seasons. A one-year deal to rebuild his stock with the White Sox in 2017 didn't pan out, but last year's minor league deal with the Giants proved to be one of the season's most productive minor...

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