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Greg Holland earned his 16th save of the season Tuesday in the Royals' 4-2 defeat of the Tigers.

Holland didn't allow a hit or a walk and struck out one of the three batters he faced. He's enjoyed a very solid 2012 season and should open 2013 as the Royals' closer. Joakim Soria is recovering from Tommy John elbow surgery and carries an expensive $8 million club option for next season.