Matt Olson

Matt Olson

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 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