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Matt Olson

Matt Olson 21 RF

Nashville Sounds

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Matthew Kent Olson
  • Age: 22 (March 29, 1994)
  • Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 6' 5" Wt: 230
  • Draft: Compensation A (2012, OAK)
  • School: Parkview, Lilburn, GA
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Matt Olson Stats Summary

Matt Olson Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
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.
October 31, 2014 Mesa Solar Sox reassigned 1B Matt Olson to the minor leagues.
October 31, 2014 Matt Olson roster status changed by Mesa Solar Sox.
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.
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Matt Olson Awards and Honors

Matt Olson  21 RF

Matt Olson
  • Full Name: Matthew Kent Olson
  • Born: March 29, 1994
  • Age: 22
  • Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 230
  • Draft: Compensation A (2012, OAK)
  • School: Parkview, Lilburn, GA

Entered 2016 ranked by MLB.com as the A's No. 3 prospect and the No. 100 prospect overall. ... In 2014, led  the Minors in walks (117) and ranked third in home runs (37). … Topped the A's farm system in home runs, RBIs, runs, walks, extra base hits, total bases and slugging percentage, ranked second in on-base percentage, fifth in doubles and sixth in hits (134) in 2014. … Ranked as the A's No. 5 prospect by MLB.com entering the 2013 season. ... Selected by the Oakland Athletics in the first round (47th overall) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Parkview High School in Lilburn, Ga.