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Oakland Athletics AL West
Matt Olson • #28 • 1B
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'5", 225 lbs.
Born:Mar 29, 1994 (28 yrs) in Atlanta, GA
Hometown:Liburn, GA
Experience:6 years
Drafted:Drafted by Oakland in 2012 (1/47).
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has tremendous plate patience, as well as great power, so he racks up both walks and dingers. Is also a quality defender at first base and a solid run producer. Can also play in the outfield.
Flaws: Strikes out a lot, which is to be expected, so he doesn't make a lot of contact overall (when coupled with his walks). Must prove capable of hitting for average with consistency.
Career Potential: Patient, powerful slugger with some upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2018
California League (A) All-Star Team 2014
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