Louis Cardinals Sign Star Closer

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Louis agreed to a $14 million, one-year contract Thursday. Holland could possibly join the team in NY.

Less than two hours before the start of their season, the Cardinals found a closer.

Holland will have a physical Thursday night, reports The St. Louis Post Dispatch's Derrick Gold.

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The Athletic's Mark Saxon first reported a deal was in place pending a physical.

Holland's free agency stretched until late March despite players without almost his pedigree having fetched $9 million a season. The three-time All-Star was a free agent after leading the National League with 41 saves a year ago for Colorado.

The Mets had recently discussed acquiring Holland, who has remained available after turning down a $17.4 million qualifying offer from the Rockies in November, though a deal could not be reached with the free-agent reliever.

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St. Louis needed a closer with closer Luke Gregerson suffering a hamstring injury and being placed on the 10-day DL. But the Redbirds have 161 games yet to go this year, and longtime sports writer Rob Rains says the team is looking stronger than it was a year ago. Without the month of August, he would have had a season ERA of 1.69.

The right-hander has 186 saves in 370 relief appearances over seven major league seasons and was a key part of a stingy Kansas City bullpen that helped the Royals win consecutive AL pennants in 2014-15.

The 32-year-old sat out 2016 season after Tommy John surgery.

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The Cardinals added rookie Jordan Hicks to the roster Tuesday, after they had broken camp in Jupiter Florida.

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