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Mike Olt

Mike Olt 30 3B

Chicago Cubs

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Michael George Olt
  • Age: 26 (August 27, 1988)
  • Birthplace: New Haven, CT
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 210
  • Draft: Compensation A (2010, TEX)
  • MLB Debut: 08/02/2012
  • School: Connecticut
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Mike Olt Stats Summary

Mike Olt Career Stats

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Mike Olt Awards and Honors

Mike Olt  30 3B

  • Full Name: Michael George Olt
  • Born: August 27, 1988
  • Age: 26
  • Birthplace: New Haven, CT
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 210
  • Draft: Compensation A (2010, TEX)
  • School: Connecticut
  • MLB Debut: 08/02/2012

Selected by the Texas Rangers in the first round (No. 49 overall) of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Connecticut... he was named to the Carolina League's postseason All-Star game in 2011... Baseball America named Olt the best defensive third baseman in the Rangers' system... made his Major League debut on Aug. 2, 2012 at age 23 and went on to bat .152 (5-for-33) with a double and five RBI in 16 games... traded by the Texas Rangers with a player to be named later (Neil Ramirez on Aug. 23, 2013), C.J. Edwards and Justin Grimm to the Chicago Cubs for Matt Garza on July 22, 2013... represented by the Wasserman Media Group... began his first full season with Chicago in 2014… recorded double-digit home run campaigns in three of his four Minor League seasons... entered the 2012 campaign ranked as the Rangers second-best prospect by Baseball America... selected as the 2012 Rangers Tom Grieve Minor League Player of the Year after leading all Double-A players in home runs (28) and OPS (.977) in the Texas League... named Rangers Minor League Player of the Month for May, batting .333 (33-for-99) with 17 walks, seven doubles, five homers, and 23 RBIs in 26 games... played for the U.S. squad in the 2012 Futures Game at Kauffman Stadium during All-Star Weekend... named to the 2011 Arizona Fall League All-Prospect team after leading the circuit in home runs (13), RBIs (43), total bases (81) and slugging (.764)... left Connecticut as the program's all-time home run leader with 44... Entered the Draft rated by Baseball America as the third-best overall college defender... Graduated from Branford (Connecticut) High School, where he was a four-year letter-winner and three-time All-State selection... participated in the second-annual Cubs Rookie Development Program in January of 2014, as well as the Cubs Convention.