Matt Olson

Matt Olson #28

  • 1B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 5" /230
  • Age: 23

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Matt Olson 2017 Stats

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189 .259 24 45 0 1.003

Matt Olson MLB Career Stats

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210 .243 24 45 0 .948

Matt Olson Bio

  • Full Name: Matthew Kent Olson
  • Nickname: Oly
  • Born: 3/29/1994 in Atlanta, GA
  • Draft: 2012, Oakland Athletics, 1st rd. (47th overall)
  • High School: Parkview, Lilburn, GA
  • Debut: 9/12/2016
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2017 Stats 189 33 49 24 45 0 .259 .352 1.003
MLB Career Stats 210 36 51 24 45 0 .243 .348 .948

Matt Olson Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Athletics AL 216 125 92.13 409 76.4 16.93 48.74
MLB Avg - - - - 87.33 400.5 71.56 11.82 39.23
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Athletics AL 216 125 92.13 409 76.4 16.93 48.74
MLB Avg - - - - 87.33 400.5 71.56 11.82 39.23

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Matt Olson 2017 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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7 24 3 5 10 1 0 1 4 3 0 7 0 0 .208 .296 .375 .671
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66 213 36 54 133 3 0 25 49 25 1 67 0 0 .254 .346 .620 .965
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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7 24 3 5 10 1 0 1 4 3 0 7 0 0 .208 .296 .375 .671
Cumulative
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66 213 36 54 133 3 0 25 49 25 1 67 0 0 .254 .346 .620 .965

Matt Olson News

Matt Olson Fantasy News

September 23, 2017 at 1:21 AM ET

Olson homers Friday

A's first baseman Matt Olson went 1-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs against the Rangers on Friday.

September 20, 2017 at 12:03 AM ET

Olson goes deep for fifth straight game

A's first baseman Matt Olson went 1-for-4 with a solo homer and a walk Tuesday against the Tigers.

Awards

Matt Olson Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2015 Midland TEX

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2014 Mesa AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2014 Mesa AFL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Stockton CAL

MiLB Joe Bauman Home Run Award A Advanced

Year Team League
2014 Stockton CAL

MiLB Joe Bauman Home Run Award Single A

Year Team League
2014 Stockton CAL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Oakland AL
2015 Oakland AL

Baseball America High Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Stockton CAL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Midland TEX

CAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Stockton CAL

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Beloit MID

MID Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/26/2013 Beloit MID

Matt Olson Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 8, 2017 Oakland Athletics recalled 1B Matt Olson from Nashville Sounds.
July 24, 2017 Oakland Athletics optioned RF Matt Olson to Nashville Sounds.
July 21, 2017 Oakland Athletics recalled Matt Olson from Nashville Sounds.
July 3, 2017 Oakland Athletics optioned RF Matt Olson to Nashville Sounds.
June 22, 2017 Oakland Athletics recalled Matt Olson from Nashville Sounds.
June 14, 2017 Oakland Athletics optioned RF Matt Olson to Nashville Sounds.
June 10, 2017 Oakland Athletics recalled Matt Olson from Nashville Sounds.
June 6, 2017 Oakland Athletics optioned RF Matt Olson to Nashville Sounds.
June 4, 2017 Oakland Athletics recalled Matt Olson from Nashville Sounds.
April 27, 2017 Oakland Athletics optioned RF Matt Olson to Nashville Sounds.
April 21, 2017 Oakland Athletics recalled Matt Olson from Nashville Sounds.
March 17, 2017 Oakland Athletics optioned 1B Matt Olson to Nashville Sounds.
September 12, 2016 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of RF Matt Olson from Nashville Sounds.
April 5, 2016 RF Matt Olson assigned to Nashville Sounds from Midland RockHounds.
February 10, 2016 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster 1B Matt Olson to spring training.
July 14, 2015 Midland RockHounds activated 1B Matt Olson from the temporarily inactive list.
July 11, 2015 Midland RockHounds placed 1B Matt Olson on the temporarily inactive list.
April 7, 2015 1B Matt Olson assigned to Midland RockHounds from Stockton Ports.
February 11, 2015 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster 1B Matt Olson to spring training.
March 31, 2014 1B Matt Olson assigned to Stockton Ports from Beloit Snappers.
March 4, 2014 1B Matt Olson assigned to Oakland Athletics.
April 1, 2013 1B Matt Olson assigned to Beloit Snappers from Vermont Lake Monsters.
September 1, 2012 Matt Olson assigned to Vermont Lake Monsters from AZL Athletics.
June 20, 2012 Matt Olson assigned to AZL Athletics from Oakland Athletics.
June 19, 2012 Oakland Athletics signed 1B Matt Olson.

Matthew Kent Olson Bio Info

Matthew Kent Olson was originally signed by A's scout Matt Ranson…graduated from Parkview High (GA) School in 2012…was drafted 47th overall as compensation for the loss of free agent David DeJesus.

2016

Made his Major League debut with Oakland as a September call-up and went 2-for-21 (.095) in 11 games…added seven walks for a .321 on-base percentage…went 2-for-18 (.111) against right-handed pitchers, 0-for-3 against lefties…appeared in five games (four starts) in right field and four games (two starts) at first base…did not commit an error…also went 0-for-4 as a pinch hitter…was selected from Triple-A Nashville Sept. 12 following the conclusion of the Sounds season…made his debut that day at Kansas City and walked as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning…become the first player drafted by the A's out of high school to reach the majors with Oakland since Trevor Cahill (2nd round in 2006, debut in 2009) and the first non-pitcher since Eric Chavez (1st round 1996, debut in 1998)…went 0-for-3 with two walks in his first start (first base) Sept. 15 against the Royals…singled off Nick Martinez in the third inning Sept. 25 against Texas for his first Major League hit…his first extra base hit was a double in his final game on Oct. 2 at Seattle.