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Garrett Olson

30-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 205   DOB: 10/18/1983   BORN: Fresno, CA   COLLEGE: Cal Poly      Show ContractHide Contract

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Released by the A's in March of 2013.

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Olson was released by the Athletics on Saturday, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Garrett Olson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2005 21 A Fre 3 3 0 14.1 10 5 0 19 7 0 0 0 3.14 1.21
2006 22 A A 14 14 0 81.1 81 25 7 77 19 4 4 0 2.77 1.23
2006 22 AA BOW 14 14 0 84.3 78 32 5 85 31 6 5 0 3.42 1.29
2007 23 A Bel 123 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2007 23 AAA NOR 22 22 0 128.0 95 45 13 120 39 9 7 0 3.16 1.05
2007 23 MAJ BAL 7 7 0 32.3 42 28 4 28 28 1 3 0 7.79 2.16
2008 24 A For 1 0 0 1.0 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 9.00 3.00
2008 24 A For 61 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2008 24 A Bel 65 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2008 24 AAA NOR 7 7 0 36.3 35 12 1 39 16 1 2 0 2.97 1.40
2008 24 MAJ BAL 26 26 0 132.7 168 98 17 83 62 9 10 0 6.65 1.73
2009 25 AAA TAC 9 9 0 47.3 38 26 2 38 23 2 3 0 4.94 1.29
2009 25 MAJ SEA 31 11 0 80.3 79 50 19 47 34 3 5 0 5.60 1.41
2010 26 AAA Tac 12 6 0 46.2 36 19 4 50 15 2 5 0 0 0 3.66 1.10
2010 26 MAJ SEA 35 0 0 37.7 42 19 6 31 15 0 3 1 0 1 4.54 1.51
2011 27 AAA Ind 24 15 0 85.2 63 29 7 61 47 4 3 0 0 0 3.05 1.29
2011 27 MAJ PIT 4 0 0 4.3 2 1 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 2.08 1.15
2012 28 AAA Buf 34 21 0 122.1 133 63 11 107 53 4 7 0 0 0 4.63 1.52
2012 28 MAJ NYM 1 0 0 .3 3 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 108.00 12.00
3-Year Averages MAJ   2 0 0 2.3 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.71 1.71
Career  (View All) MAJ   104 44 0 287.7 336 200 46 193 143 14 22 1 6.26 1.67

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Garrett Olson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201220021101.000
20119312000.286

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20123011000.500
201112120000.000

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20120.3000010108.0012.00
20113.71002200.000.55

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20110.701021013.504.50
Garrett Olson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2005 21 A Fre 3 3 14.1 12.13 4.47 2.71 0.00 70.6% 3.14 1.99 .325
2006 22 A A 14 14 81.1 8.55 2.11 4.05 0.78 80.6% 2.77 3.50 .328
2006 22 AA BOW 14 14 84.3 9.07 3.31 2.74 0.53 74% 3.42 3.27 .323
2007 23 A Bel 123 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 .00 .000
2007 23 AAA NOR 22 22 128.0 8.44 2.74 3.08 0.91 73.6% 3.16 3.68 .254
2007 23 MAJ BAL 7 7 32.3 7.79 7.79 1.00 1.11 0.67 63.6% 7.79 5.76 .376
2008 24 A For 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 2.00 0.00 66.7% 9.00 2.20 .709
2008 24 A For 61 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 .00 .000
2008 24 A Bel 65 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 .00 .000
2008 24 AAA NOR 7 7 36.3 9.66 3.96 2.44 0.25 78% 2.97 2.81 .349
2008 24 MAJ BAL 26 26 132.7 5.63 4.21 1.34 1.15 0.88 62% 88.6 MPH 6.65 5.06 .342
2009 25 AAA TAC 9 9 47.3 7.23 4.37 1.65 0.38 59.3% 4.94 3.85 .274
2009 25 MAJ SEA 31 11 80.3 5.27 3.81 1.38 2.13 0.68 67% 89.5 MPH 5.60 6.42 .250
2010 26 AAA Tac 12 6 46.2 9.74 2.92 3.33 0.78 68.1% 3.66 3.26 .285
2010 26 MAJ SEA 35 0 37.7 7.41 3.58 2.07 1.43 0.98 74.5% 89.6 MPH 4.54 4.82 .324
2011 27 AAA Ind 24 15 85.2 6.44 4.96 1.30 0.74 78.6% 3.05 4.60 .238
2011 27 MAJ PIT 4 0 4.3 8.31 6.23 1.33 0.00 1.00 80% 89.6 MPH 2.08 3.43 .196
2012 28 AAA Buf 34 21 122.1 7.89 3.91 2.02 0.81 70.3% 4.63 3.97 .340
2012 28 MAJ NYM 1 0 .3 0.00 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 0% 90.2 MPH 108.00 12.20 .761
3-Year Averages MAJ   2 0 2.3 7.71 7.71 1.00 0.00 50% 7.71 4.06 .304
Career MAJ   104 44 287.7 6.04 4.47 1.35 1.44 64.4% 6.26 5.48 .319

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Worst Matchups for Garrett Olson (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Kevin Kouzmanoff TEX 6 4 2 2 0 0 0 .667 1.667 2.333
Mike Napoli BOS 4 2 1 2 0 0 0 .500 1.250 1.750
Billy Butler KC 9 5 1 2 1 0 0 .556 1.000 1.600
Chase Headley SD 5 2 1 2 0 0 0 .400 1.200 1.600
Grady Sizemore BOS 5 3 0 1 1 0 0 .600 .800 1.467
Dioner Navarro TOR 5 3 0 0 1 1 0 .600 .800 1.467
Asdrubal Cabrera CLE 11 6 0 3 0 1 0 .545 .909 1.455
Paul Konerko CHI-A 6 2 1 1 1 1 0 .333 1.000 1.429
Alexi Casilla BAL 5 3 0 1 0 1 0 .600 .800 1.400
Tony Pena Jr. CHI-A 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .250 1.000 1.250

Best Matchups for Garrett Olson (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Alex Gordon KC 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 .125 .125 .250
Alberto Callaspo OAK 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000 .000 .200
Ian Kinsler DET 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000 .000 .200
Derek Jeter NY-A 5 0 0 1 1 1 0 .000 .000 .167
Ben Zobrist TB 5 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .167
Victor Martinez DET 6 0 0 0 1 3 1 .000 .000 .143
Tony Gwynn Jr. PHI 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Ryan Braun MIL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jeremy Hermida MIL 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000
Nick Markakis BAL 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Garrett Olson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Olson has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo, the Mets' official Twitter account reports.

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Olson was designated for assignment Saturday, the Mets' official Twitter page reports.

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Olson's contract was purchased by the Mets on Tuesday, according to an Official Press Release from the team.

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Olson will be called up to join the Mets on Tuesday, the team's official Twitter feed reports.

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Olson was one of six players the Mets cut on Thursday, the team's official website reports.

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Olson arrived in Mets clubhouse Monday morning and said the bruise to his left palm, which he suffered in a Double-A game Sunday, was minimal. Olson even expected to toss a baseball Monday, ESPN New York reports.

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Olson was pitching against the Marlins' Double-A Jacksonville team in Port St. Lucie, Fla., when he was struck in the palm by a batted ball, leaving him with a contusion, the Mets' official website reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2011

Olson's future is only that of a middle reliever/spot starter, but he can be useful when he's not issuing free passes. Last season, he walked seven batters in his first 11 appearances (9.2 IP) after a June 1 callup from Triple-A Tacoma. After that, however, he issued only eight walks in his last 24 outings (28 IP). He also retired 11 of 14 inherited runners. He'll compete for a bullpen job in spring training. The Mariners don't have a lot of left-handed relief options, which helps Olson's case.

2010

Injuries to teammates offered Olson an opportunity to state his case as a starting pitcher last season, but he pitched his way out of the rotation by late July, posting a 6.49 ERA in 11 starts with a 28:23 K:BB and 16 homers allowed in 52.2 innings. As a reliever he fared better (3.90 ERA), and that's where he'll likely end up this season. The Mariners don't have a lot of left-handed relief options, which helps Olson's case.

2009

Olson was given 26 starts in 2008, but he needed tons of run support to get to nine wins with his 6.65 ERA and 1.73 WHIP. Like several others in the Orioles system, Olson pitched better in the minors than in the majors and he has admitted that he may be nervous on the mound in big league parks. His star hasn't faded yet, but there is plenty to prove in spring training in order to earn a roster spot.

2008

Olson's introduction to major league hitting was predictably rough, at least in the sense that many Oriole pitching prospects have had trouble managing the transition. He'll be back to get another shot in 2008, although it may have to wait until later in the season, depending upon how the O's decide to sort out their newfound surfeit of options for the fourth and fifth spots in the rotation.

2007

Olson went 6-5 with a 3.42 ERA in 14 starts after being promoted to Double-A Bowie in 2006, with an 85/31 K/BB in 84 innings. On the year he went a combined 10-9 with a 3.10 ERA with a 162:50 K:BB ratio in 166 innings between Bowie and High-A Frederick. The 23-year-old made good progress this year but needs to make a couple of minor mechanical refinements to solidify his command. He will move to Triple-A in 2007, with a shot in the majors in the second half if he pitches well.

2006

Selected in the first round of the 2005 draft, Olson ripped through the short-season New York-Penn League before performing well in three starts at High-A Frederick, ending the season with a 1.99 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 54 1/3 innings. In an organization desperate for pitching talent, the 22-year-old is likely to be fast-tracked through the system, and if he can handle the pressure he's definitely someone to keep an eye on in keeper leagues.