Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Greg Holland has been designated for assignment midway through his first season with the club.
Holland was 1-2 with a 4.54 ERA in 40 games with the Diamondbacks this season. He recorded 17 saves but walked 24 hitters in 35 2/3 innings.
Holland signed a one-year, $3.2 million contract with the Diamondbacks in January.
Holland is 24-22 with a 2.96 ERA since debuting with the Kansas City Royals in 2010. He led the league with 41 saves as a member of the Colorado Rockies in 2017 but has a 4.11 ERA in 205 games since 2015.
Arizona is 57-57 this season. The Diamondbacks are 2 1/2 games behind the Philadelphia Phillies for the National League's second Wild Card spot.