Ortiz: Cardinals must ask Holland to consider return to minors

St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Greg Holland (56) is removed by manager Mike Matheny after Holland walked four batters in the 10th inning of the April 9 game against Milwaukee at Busch Stadium. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) History tells us that Holland, 32, is much better than he has shown during his brief tenure with the Cardinals. He’s essentially still going through spring training during the regular season because he didn’t agree to his $14 million, one-year contract until March 29. Teams need that time to prepare the starting pitchers as they build up their arm strength and refine their pitches. Hitters would argue that they could be ready for the… Read More

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