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Matt Olson

Matt Olson

#281B,
AVG
.219
HR
7
RBI
26
R
20
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 5"/225 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born: Atlanta, Georgia
Draft: 2012 Sandwich pick by the
  • Deseret News

    This Utah native just dominated in his MLB debut

    Chicago Cubs pitcher and Cottonwood High alum Porter Hodge struck out three batters Wednesday in one inning of work.

  • NBC Sports Chicago

    Fried pitches a 3-hitter and Ozuna homers to help the Braves beat the Cubs 9-2

    CHICAGO (AP) — Max Fried struck out nine while throwing a three-hitter for his second complete game of the season, and the Atlanta Braves beat Justin Steele and the Chicago Cubs 9-2 on Wednesday night. Marcell Ozuna, Matt Olson and Adam Duvall homered for Atlanta, which had dropped five of six. The Braves were 2 for 7 with runners in...

  • Fastball

    Atlanta Braves' Slugger Hits Huge Personal Milestone in Sunday's Game

    The Atlanta Braves were beaten by the San Diego Padres on Sunday night, 9-1, in a lopsided affair. Though the Braves flopped in front of a national television audience, it wasn't all bad as slugger Matt Olson hit a special personal milestone by playing in his 500th consecutive game. That is the longest streak in baseball currently. Per Sarah Langs of MLB.com: Matt Olson has played 500 consecutive games, dating to 5/2/21 only longer streaks since 2000: 2000-07 Miguel Tejada: 1,152 2018-22 Whit Merrifield: 553 2010-14 Prince Fielder: 547 2000-03 Alex Rodriguez: 546 2003-06 Hideki Matsui: 518 2004-07 Mark Teixeira: 507 h/t @EliasSports Matt Olson has played 500 consecutive games, dating to 5/2/21