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Biography Data
Positions: P-197
Proper Name: Garrett Andrew Olson
Born: October 18, 1983 (32.041)
Place Fresno, California
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Left
High School: Buchanan (Clovis,CA)
College: Cal Poly
Drafted: 2005 -- 1st round (48th overall) by Baltimore Orioles (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 4,2007 (23.260)
TBC Player ID:41605
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2013-03-17 - Released by Athletics More
Prospect Ranks:[2007]BAL #6 [2006]BAL #6
Recent Contract:Signed to minor league contract by Oakland Athletics (2012-11-06)
Organizations:BAL, SEA, PIT, NYN
Signed by:Gil Kubski
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (47.60%) -- Slider (25.99%) -- Changeup (15.82%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (10.59%)
Fastball Velocity: [2012] - 90.24 - [2011] - 89.53 - [2010] - 89.63

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2013MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2013-03-17PFAMLBReleased by Athletics---
    2012-11-06Oakland AthleticsPMinorsOakland AthleticsMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-10-08-PFA-MLBElected free agency---
    2012-08-14New York MetsRPMinorsBuffaloAAAOutrighted to Buffalo (AAA)---
    2012-08-12New York MetsRPDFANew York MetsMLBDesignated for assignment---
    2012-08-07New York MetsRPActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBContract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)40man
    2012-03-29New York MetsPMinorsBuffaloAAAAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Mets
    Claimed off waivers by Pirates from Mariners
    Traded by Cubs with Ronny Cedeno to Mariners for Aaron Heilman
    Traded by Orioles with Henry Williamson to Cubs for Felix Pie
    Signed by Orioles (1-year)
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Baltimore Orioles in 1st round (48th overall) of 2005 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2012New York Mets$ 480,000760370$ 480,000$ 2,952,482
    2011Pittsburgh Pirates$ 430,0006312230$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-12-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.414m) Minor league contract
    2011-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.414m)
    2010Seattle Mariners$ 400,000757380$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-02-26 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.4m)
    2009Seattle Mariners$ 400,000724410$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-27 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.42m)
    2008Baltimore Orioles$ 390,000753410$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-02-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.39m)
    2007Baltimore Orioles$ 380,000737470$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-07-04 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.38m) Contract purchased from minors

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