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Matt OlsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Oakland Athletics MLB Years: 2016-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

Positions1B-505, RF-165, 3B-3, LF-1, C-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Kent Olson
Height6-4Weight236BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 29,1994 [24.056]PlaceLilburn,Georgia
High SchoolParkview (Lilburn,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 1st round (47th overall) of the 2012 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,080,000Signing ScoutsMatt RansonService Time0.103 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2013-OAK-#9 ... 2015-OAK-#3 ... 2016-OAK-#6   [PIPE] 2016-MLB-#100 ... 2016-OAK-#3 ... 2017-OAK-#18
MLB DebutSeptember 12,2016 [22.167]
OrganizationsOAK [7] Awards4Awards Voting1-5
TBC Player ID170997Retrosheet IDolsom001MLBAM ID621566
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed31Power84Contact40XBH95RBIs74Runs68Hitting49Durability61Team.514Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Arizona AthleticsArizRkoak161b1846177295016184100164620215.282.345.520.8659225197.336.238.328.3688.1223.352.884.0622.1350.00
2012Vermont Lake MonstersNYPLA-oak-1b18411330014003410100.273.438.545.9836116.286.272.545.41418.7525.001.336.2511.0033.33
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         50188325316194500195030315.282.352.521.8739826213.333.239.340.3718.9223.472.634.2320.8949.06
2013Beloit SnappersMidwAoak211b19134481691083202393437214820315.225.326.435.76120955558.272.210.362.33512.9026.522.064.1220.9150.93
2014Stockton PortsCalifA+oak211b2013851211113431137972011713750046.262.404.543.94727869634.287.281.514.41218.4521.611.175.8413.8451.49
2015Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak211b-rf211334668211637017755110513960867.249.388.438.82620454585.311.189.423.36017.9523.761.322.9127.4146.55
2016Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak21rf22131464691093411760107113202329.235.335.422.75719652540.289.187.343.32813.1524.441.863.1527.2947.71
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak13rf221121321000007400001.095.321.143.4643128.118.048.381.24825.0014.290.570.000.0050.00
2017Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak21rf23792945680161236030458310301.272.367.568.93516740343.298.296.459.39013.1224.201.846.7112.7850.00
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak281b2359189334920244500226050016.259.352.6511.00312326216.238.392.508.41110.1927.782.7311.117.8853.06
2018Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1b2448172214210071921185640011.244.330.424.7547317194.321.180.291.3299.2828.873.113.6124.5740.48
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11838257931303164214712090028.243.340.521.86119944438.268.278.403.00010.7327.402.557.0812.3247.31
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter66524054196001664126430154429689172201433.249.364.479.84311522962873.294.230.412.00014.9323.981.614.3919.0949.33
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2107581251895024012040116215126210.249.347.479.82636392883.293.230.388.00013.1424.351.854.5318.9548.68
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1334668211637017755110513960867.249.388.438.82620454585.311.189.423.00017.9523.761.322.9127.4146.55
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13851211113431137972011713750046.262.404.543.94727869634.287.281.514.00018.4521.611.175.8413.8451.49
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter134481691083202393437214820315.225.326.435.76120955558.272.210.362.00012.9026.522.064.1220.9150.93
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter411330014003410100.273.438.545.9836116.286.272.545.00018.7525.001.336.2511.0033.33
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter46177295016184100164620215.282.345.520.8659225197.336.238.328.0008.1223.352.884.0622.1350.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11838257931303164214712090028.243.340.521.86119944438.268.278.403.00010.7327.402.557.0812.3247.31
Average MLB - Per 162 games16252478128180438831651651200311.243.340.521.86127360601.268.278.403.00010.7327.402.557.0812.3247.31
Average Minor - Per 162 games162586102146401311054110516840538.249.364.479.84328172700.294.230.412.00014.9323.981.614.3919.0949.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak181B36--30324336330327.9919.08------4678.366.7
2012Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak18C1--7---771.0007.00------462.21.9
2012Vermont Lake Monsters NYPLA-oak181B4--272-229291.0007.25------4100.05.3
2013Beloit Snappers MidwAoak191B127--110910299712201211.9939.54------13494.891.4
2014Stockton Ports CalifA+oak201B107--84555680906900.9938.41------13877.576.4
2014Stockton Ports CalifA+oak20RF8--1111-1312.9231.50------1385.85.7
2014Stockton Ports CalifA+oak20LF1--1---111.0001.00------1380.70.7
2015Midland RockHounds TexAAoak211B62--56133355597594.9959.58------13346.644.3
2015Midland RockHounds TexAAoak21RF59--1391143154150.9742.54------13344.442.1
2015Midland RockHounds TexAAoak213B2--11--221.0001.00------1331.51.4
2016Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak22RF81--14115-147142.9661.75------13161.857.0
2016Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak221B49--42725-364524521.0009.22------13137.434.5
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22RF54377---771.0001.400.19-----1145.53.1
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak221B422024--224241.0006.001.20-----1136.42.5
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak231B73--61035263647645.9978.84------7992.452.5
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak233B1---4-1441.0004.00------791.30.7
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak231B433834935229241383381.9958.861.09-----5972.926.5
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23RF121091213-124241.0002.000.26-----5920.37.4
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B474036937629243407405.9958.621.10-----470.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF1714128283-131311.0001.820.24-----170.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B122--10376029910991097.9988.99------1220.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF81--14115-147142.9661.75------810.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---4-1441.0004.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B62--56133355597594.9959.58------620.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF59--1391143154150.9742.54------590.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--11--221.0001.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B107--84555680906900.9938.41------1070.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF8--1111-1312.9231.50------80.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B127--110910299712201211.9939.54------1270.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--272-229291.0007.25------40.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B36--30324336330327.9919.08------360.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--7---771.0007.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak18-136--------
2012Vermont Lake Monsters NYPLA-oak18--4--------
2013Beloit Snappers MidwAoak19--127--------
2014Stockton Ports CalifA+oak20--107---1-8--
2015Midland RockHounds TexAAoak21--62--2--59--
2016Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak22--49-----81--
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22--4-----5--
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak23--73--1-----
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23--43-----12--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2014Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor20113511911482110900000.257.422.6861.10824645.227.429.74322.2220.000.908.898.7566.67
2015Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2121474830140051500000.170.250.298.54814452.226.128.2349.6228.853.001.9247.0050.00
2016Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2217263320040061100300.115.257.192.4495235.167.077.30817.1431.431.830.000.0066.67
2017Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB231530551125005800000.167.286.467.75314435.150.300.46714.2922.861.605.7115.0080.00
2018Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24215881560270041800201.259.297.466.76327864.325.207.2766.2528.134.503.1329.0053.33
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs113511911482110900000.257.422.6861.10824645.227.429.74322.2220.000.908.898.7566.67
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs76161213112152000205200501.193.274.373.6476018186.239.180.30410.7527.962.602.6932.2058.06

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2012High School All-American - 1st Team (IF)1
2014Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (1B) ... California League All-Star Team (1B) ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (1B)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-08-081B Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)23.132Team Roster on 2017-08-08
2017-07-241B Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)23.117Team Roster on 2017-07-24
2017-07-211B Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)23.114Team Roster on 2017-07-21
2017-07-031B Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)23.096Team Roster on 2017-07-03
2017-06-221B Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)23.085Team Roster on 2017-06-22
2017-06-141B Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)23.077Team Roster on 2017-06-14
2017-06-101B Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)23.073Team Roster on 2017-06-10
2017-06-071B Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)23.070Team Roster on 2017-06-07
2017-06-041B Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)23.067Team Roster on 2017-06-04
2017-04-271B Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)23.029Team Roster on 2017-04-27
2017-04-211B Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)23.023Team Roster on 2017-04-21
2017-03-171B Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)22.353Team Roster on 2017-03-17
2016-09-121B Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors22.167Team Roster on 2016-09-12
2016-04-071B Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)22.009Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-07-151B Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)-Minors--Reinstated to active roster21.108Team Roster on 2015-07-15
2015-07-131B Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list21.106Team Roster on 2015-07-13
2015-04-091B Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Midland (AA)21.011Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2014-04-121B Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Stockton (A+)20.014Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-04-121B Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Beloit (A)19.014Team Roster on 2013-04-12
2012-06-241B Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)18.087Team Roster on 2012-06-24
2012-06-191B Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned out of draft18.082Team Roster on 2012-06-19
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2012Oakland Athletics-181,080,000-------1,080,000Signing Bonus out of 2012 Draft (1st round - 47th overall)
2016Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll22507,5000.02177147-3,498,245507,5001,587,500
2017Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll23535,0000.10381948-3,651,709535,0002,122,500
2018Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24547,500-70524124,360,045545,0002,670,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red