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Mike Olt

25-Year-Old Third Baseman – Chicago Cubs

2014 Stats

AVG

.207

HR

2

RBI

5

R

3

SB

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Once one of the jewels of the Texas minor league system, the Rangers traded Olt in the Matt Garza deal in July. And with good reason, as the slugging third baseman struck out 89 times and was hitting ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 210   DOB: 8/27/1988   BORN: New Haven, CT   COLLEGE: Connecticut      Show ContractHide Contract

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Mike Olt Contract Information:

Signed a one-year deal with the Rangers in February 2013.

April 16, 2014  –  Mike Olt News

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Olt is out of the lineup for the second game of Wednesday's double-header against the Yankees, ESPN Chicago's Jesse Rogers reports.

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Mike Olt Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 21 A Spo 69 310 263 57 77 27 17 1 9 43 6 0 40 77 0 3 4 .293 .390 .468 .858
2011 22 R Sur 4 15 14 2 3 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .214 .267 .429 .696
2011 22 A Myr 69 292 240 39 64 29 15 0 14 42 0 1 48 70 0 3 1 .267 .387 .504 .891
2012 23 AA Fri 95 420 354 65 102 46 17 1 28 82 4 0 61 101 0 1 4 .288 .398 .579 .977
2012 23 MAJ TEX 16 40 33 2 5 1 1 0 0 5 1 1 5 13 0 2 0 .152 .250 .182 .432
2013 24 AA Fri 3 12 12 1 4 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 .333 .333 .750 1.083
2013 24 AAA Iow 39 152 131 11 22 7 3 1 3 8 0 0 20 37 0 1 0 .168 .276 .275 .551
2013 24 AAA Rou 65 268 230 37 49 26 15 0 11 32 0 0 35 89 0 2 1 .213 .317 .422 .739
2014 25 MAJ CHC 13 31 29 3 6 3 1 0 2 5 0 0 1 9 0 0 1 .207 .258 .448 .706
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Mike Olt
3-Year Averages MAJ   16 40 33 2 5 1 1 0 0 5 1 1 5 13 0 2 0 .152 .250 .182 .432

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter vs. Pitcher Stats     ▼ Games By Position

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Mike Olt Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 16 @NYY Did not play.
Apr. 16 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .258 .448 .706
Apr. 15 @NYY Did not play.
Apr. 13 @StL 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .231 .286 .500 .786
Apr. 12 @StL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .208 .435 .643
Apr. 11 @StL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .174 .435 .609
Apr. 10 Pit 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .136 .136 .409 .545
Apr. 9 Pit 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .158 .474 .632
Apr. 8 Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .071 .286 .357
Apr. 6 Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .077 .308 .385
Apr. 5 Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .083 .333 .416
Apr. 4 Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .500 .625
Apr. 3 @Pit 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .571 .714
Apr. 2 @Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Mar. 31 @Pit 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 10 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 1 0 1 .300 .417 .400 .817
Last 14 Days 26 3 6 1 0 2 5 1 7 0 0 1 0 1 .231 .286 .500 .786
Last 30 Days 29 3 6 1 0 2 5 1 9 0 0 1 0 1 .207 .258 .448 .706

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Mike Olt: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 7 1
2012 8 5 2 2

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Mike Olt Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012171040.176.176.387

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012161011.125.188.473

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012141020.214.214.481

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012191031.105.158.398
Mike Olt Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 21 A Spo 310 263 12.9% 24.8% 0.52 71% .384 .175
2011 22 R Sur 15 14 6.7% 33.3% 0.20 64% .250 .215
2011 22 A Myr 292 240 16.4% 24% 0.69 71% .321 .237
2012 23 AA Fri 420 354 14.5% 24% 0.60 71% .329 .291
2012 23 MAJ TEX 40 33 12.5% 32.5% 0.38 61% .250 .030
2013 24 AA Fri 12 12 0% 50% 0.00 50% .600 .417
2013 24 AAA Iow 152 131 13.2% 24.3% 0.54 72% .209 .107
2013 24 AAA Rou 268 230 13.1% 33.2% 0.39 61% .292 .209
2014 25 MAJ CHC 31 29 3.2% 29% 0.11 69% .222 .241
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Mike Olt
3-Year Averages MAJ   40 33 12.5% 32.5% 0.38 61% .250 .030

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2014 Stat Review for Mike Olt    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.207 AVG
TERRIBLE
69% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.222 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.448 SLG
GOOD
.241 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.11 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.2% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
29.0% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.706 OPS
WEAK
.258 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Best Matchups for Mike Olt (by OPS, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Wandy Rodriguez PIT 5 2 2 3 0 1 0 .400 1.600 2.000
Phil Coke DET 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Jeanmar Gomez PIT 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Esmil Rogers TOR 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Trevor Rosenthal STL 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Kevin Siegrist STL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Ivan Nova NY-A 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500 1.000 1.667
Michael Wacha STL 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 1.667
Luis Ayala BAL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 1.000
Randy Choate STL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 1.000

Worst Matchups for Mike Olt (by OPS, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Edinson Volquez PIT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Justin Wilson PIT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jason Grilli PIT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Luke Hochevar KC 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Louis Coleman KC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Steve Delabar TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Scott Diamond MIN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jake Diekman PHI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Mario Hollands PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Brayan Villarreal BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Mike Olt: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Olt is not in the lineup Friday against the Cardinals.

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Olt went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run Wednesday, to go along with three RBI and a run scored.

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Olt went 0-for-4 Saturday, dropping his batting average to .083 in 12 at-bats on the season.

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Olt went 1-for-3 with his first MLB home run in Thursday's win over Pittsburgh.

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Olt is expected to start at third base in Monday's opener against the Pirates, Jesse Rogers of ESPNChicago.com reports.

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Olt has earned a spot on the Cubs' Opening Day roster, Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago reports.

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Olt made a couple of strong defensive plays at third base in a loss to the Angels on Tuesday, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.

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Olt is starting at third base Saturday, and if all goes well, he'll get the start again Sunday, which would be his first back-to-back action of the spring, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.

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Olt (shoulder) started at third base and played seven innings Thursday, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.

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Olt (shoulder) will make his first start of spring training at third base on Thursday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Olt wasted away on the Texas bench following a late-season callup, partly due to injury and partly because "That's the way baseball go" was at the helm. He skipped Triple-A Round Rock entirely, blasting his way through the Texas League at a .288/.398/.579 clip. Adrian Beltre isn't going anywhere any time soon, so Olt could inherit the first base role full-time if Texas elects to keep Ian Kinsler at second base and start Jurickson Profar in the minors to begin the year.

2012

Olt was sidelined two months with a broken collarbone, but he showed good power and patience in his first full season after being drafted in 2010. He managed 15 doubles, 14 homers and 48 walks in just 240 at-bats at High-A Myrtle Beach, though the 70 strikeouts are a bit troubling. His Arizona Fall League season earned him a spot on the AFL Top Prospects team, as his .349/.433/.764 line was fueled by 13 homers in just 106 at-bats. Strikeouts were again a problem however, as he fanned 36 times against just 15 walks, which could lead to some struggles upon his initial exposure at Double-A Frisco. The power projects at the major league level if he can make consistent contact.