Matt Holliday

Matt Holliday

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/240 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Stillwater, Oklahoma
College: None
Draft: 1998 7th round by the
  • Bleacher Report

    1 Sentence to Describe Every MLB Team Heading into the Lockout

    Arizona Diamondbacks Diamondbacks GM Mike Hazen claimed he didn't want to be "unrealistic" about the team's contention timeline after a 110-loss season, which makes it that much weirder that he just spent $14 million on, of all things, a closer. Colorado Rockies Between promoting Bill Schmidt to the GM post and extending C.J. Cron, Antonio Senzatela and Elias Diaz, the Rockies apparently (and mistakenly) think that their many problems are best solved in-house.

  • Denver Post

    Rockies Mailbag: Jon Gray is gone, did Colorado front office mess up?

    As for Gray, do you really think he’s worth the four years and $56 million the Rangers paid him? I’m happy for Gray, but I was surprised he got a deal that big. I figure that the “deadline” bidding drove up the price.

  • The Fort Morgan Times

    Rockies give Daniel Bard a one-year, $4.4 million contract

    With a lockout by Major League Baseball owners looming Wednesday night, the Rockies took care of some business Tuesday, signing right-handed relievers Daniel Bard and Tyler Kinley to one-year deals to avoid arbitration. Bard’s deal is worth $4.4 million, while Kinley will get $1.025 million, a source confirmed. Bard, 36, whose comeback to the major leagues has been well documented, got the first big payday of his career in his third and final year of arbitration eligibility.