Trent Carl Wayne Oeltjen...married his wife, Alyssa, this past offseason...attended Gilroy College in his native Sydney,
Australia...won a silver medal playing for Australia in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens...was a batboy during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney and was chosen to work for the United States and skipper Tommy Lasorda during the Gold Medal Game against Cuba...originally signed by Minnesota as a non-drafted free agent on Feb. 7, 2001.2011Finished the season batting .197 with a double, triple, two home runs and six RBI...set a new career high by going 6-for-6 in stolen base attempts...Saw action at all three outfield positions including starts in left field (six) and right field (four)...hit .375 (6-for- 16) with a triple, a home run and three RBI as a right fielder...
also made two starts as a designated hitter...The Dodgers were 38-23 (.623) when he appeared in a game...Collected eight hits in his first 21 at-bats (.381) including a double, a triple, a home
run and three RBI...posted a .481 on-base percentage in that span...Matched a career high with four hits and established new career bests with two RBI
and three runs scored on June 27 vs. Minnesota...home run was his first since Aug. 10,
2009 vs. the Mets...finished the game a double shy of the cycle...Hit his first career inside-the-park home run on Aug. 20 at Colorado...The inside-theparker was the first for the Dodgers since May 6, 2008 (Blake DeWitt)...Posted a .286 (12-for-42) clip with two home runs and four RBI on the road vs. a .069
(2-for-29) showing at Dodger Stadium...Tallied 13 walks over 91 plate appearances this season...his average of seven plate
appearances per walk was tied for ninth best in the National League (min. 50 PA)...Batted .389 (7-for-18) in nine Interleague games...At the time of his promotion, ranked second on Triple-A Albuquerque with a .339
batting average and led the club with 14 doubles and 34 RBI in 56 games...also
slugged eight home runs and three triples...with the 'Topes, hit .408 with runners in
scoring position (20-for-49)...Reassigned to minor league camp on the final day of Spring Training after batting
.357 with two doubles, a home run and five RBI in 24 Cactus League games.2010Acquired by Los Angeles on July 6 when he was signed to a minor league deal...had been with the Triple-A Nashville Sounds (Brewers)...Had his contract purchased by the Dodgers on Sept. 7 and hit .217 (5-for-23) with a double, a triple, an RBI and five runs scored in 14 games...also walked four times...Made six starts: four in left field and two in center field...Went 2-for-3 with a triple and a run scored on Sept. 24 at Arizona...Opened the season with Nashville and batted .301 with eight home runs and 38 RBI in 70 games prior to his July 2 release...hit .333 (24-for-
72) with runners in scoring position...ranked seventh in the Pacific Coast League with a .358 batting average in 27 June games...Hit .347 with five homers and 33 RBI in 49 games with Triple-A Albuquerque...hit .371 (52-for-140) against right-handed pitching and batted
.321 (17-for-53) with runners in scoring position as an Isotope...Following the season, played for the Sydney Blue Sox in the Australian Baseball League2009Signed as a free agent with Milwaukee on Dec. 4...Made his Major League debut with Arizona on Aug. 6, 2009 against Pittsburgh and went 2-for-6 with a home run off Jesse Chavez and stole two bases...Hit three home runs in his first four games in the Major Leagues...Batted .500 (12-for-24) in his first five games in the Major Leagues...His 12 hits matched the highest total over a player's first five games for anyone who debuted in the expansion era (since 1961), joining Ken Reitz (St. Louis), Kirby Puckett (Minnesota), Mike Lansing (Montreal) and Bo Hart (St. Louis)...Batted .303 with 10 home runs 64 RBI and 22 stolen bases for Triple-A Reno...Represented Australia in the 2009 World Baseball Classic and appeared in three games, going 6-for-12 (.500) with one run, one RBI and two stolen bases.2008Batted .317 with six home runs and 60 RBI for Triple-A Tucson of the Arizona organization...Finished 11th in batting average and tied for second in triples (10) in Pacific Coast League.2007Signed with Arizona as a free agent on Nov. 28 after spending the first seven seasons of his professional career in the Minnesota organization...Batted .238 with two home runs and 23 RBI with Triple-A Rochester of the Minnesota organization.2006Batted .299 with three home runs, 44 RBI and 23 stolen bases for Double-A New Britain...Appeared in 2006 All-Star Futures Game in Pittsburgh for the World team and went 0-for-2, starting in left field...Represented Australia in inaugural World Baseball Classic and appeared in two games going 0-for-6 with a walk
and three strikeouts...Made his first appearance in a Major League Spring Training, appearing in two games for Minnesota, going 1-for-2
with a run scored.2005Hit .414 (12-for-29) with three doubles, a home run and seven RBI as Minnesota organization's Player of the Week for Aug. 26-Sept. 1...Ranked third in Twins' farm system with 21 stolen bases...Batted .287 with four home runs, 43 RBI and 21 stolen bases in second season in High-A Fort Myers.2004Led High-A Fort Myers and was second among Twins' minor leaguers in stolen bases with 25...Played for Australia in the Summer Olympics in Athens and won a silver medal.2003Led Single-A Quad Cities in batting, runs, hits, total bases, triples, steals, OBP and was second in walks...Ranked eighth in the Midwest League in batting while leading all Twins minor leaguers in triples and ranking second in stolen bases.2002Ranked third in hits for Rookie League Elizabethton with 70...Appeared in 54 games and batted .298 with three home runs and 18 RBI...Promoted to Single-A Quad Cities and played n 10 games, batting .240.2001Made his professional debut with GCL Twins and batted .321 with 18 RBI in 43 games...Ranked second on the club in steals with 10...Played nine games for Rookie League Elizabethton and batted .233 (7-for-30).