Mike Olt First Base-Third Base

     
 

Age: 28
Born: August 27, 1988
New Haven, CT
Height: 6-2
Weight: 210
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: Supplemtnal 1st round, 2010 by TEX
How Acquired: Minor league free agent (Feb. 2017)
College: Connecticutt
High School: Branford (CT)

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Scouting Report: Olt was a well-regarded third baseman coming out of UConn in 2010 and during his early years in the pros. Has shown above-average power and flashes of solid contact.   Has not excelled offesnviley during a handful of major league opportunities. Below-average speed.  Average defensive capabilities.  Moved over to spend more time at first base in 2016. Has become a journeyman in recent years.

 
   
  Hitting Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
  2008 Connecticut NCAA Coll --- 19 54 220 44 70 14 2 13 61 127 25 60 18 2 0.318 0.386 0.577 0.963
  2009 Connecticut NCAA Coll --- 20 38 146 33 44 5 2 8 40 77 21 45 10 3 0.301 0.396 0.527 0.923
  2010 Connecticut NCAA Coll --- 21 64 264 67 84 13 4 23 76 174 34 54 7 2 0.318 0.404 0.659 1.063
  2010 Spokane Nwst A- Tex 21 69 263 57 77 16 1 9 43 122 40 77 6 0 0.293 0.390 0.464 0.854
  2011 Azl Rangers Ariz Rk Tex 22 4 14 2 3 0 0 1 4 6 1 5 0 0 0.214 0.267 0.429 0.696
  2011 Myrtle Beach Caro A+ Tex 22 69 240 39 64 15 0 14 42 121 48 70 0 1 0.267 0.387 0.504 0.891
  2012 Frisco Tex AA Tex 23 95 354 65 102 17 1 28 82 205 61 101 4 0 0.288 0.398 0.579 0.977
  2012 Texas AL MLB Tex 23 16 33 2 5 1 0 0 5 6 5 13 1 1 0.152 0.250 0.182 0.432
  2013 Frisco Tex AA Tex 24 3 12 1 4 2 0 1 2 9 0 6 0 0 0.333 0.333 0.750 1.083
  2013 Round Rock PCL AAA Tex 24 65 230 37 49 15 0 11 32 97 35 89 0 0 0.213 0.317 0.422 0.739
  2013 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 24 39 131 11 22 3 1 3 8 36 20 37 0 0 0.168 0.276 0.275 0.551
  2014 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 25 28 106 16 32 9 0 7 24 62 8 33 1 0 0.302 0.348 0.585 0.933
  2014 Chicago NL MLB CHC 25 89 225 23 36 8 0 12 33 80 25 100 0 1 0.160 0.248 0.356 0.604
  2015 Tennessee Sou AA CHC 26 3 9 5 4 2 1 0 0 8 3 4 0 0 0.444 0.583 0.889 1.472
  2015 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 26 59 211 30 56 14 0 9 25 97 20 71 0 1 0.265 0.333 0.460 0.793
  2015 Chicago NL MLB CHC 26 6 15 1 2 0 0 1 1 5 0 6 0 0 0.133 0.188 0.333 0.521
  2015 Chicago AL MLB CWS 26 24 79 6 16 0 0 3 4 25 7 29 0 1 0.203 0.267 0.316 0.583
  2016 San Antonio Tex AA SD 27 49 161 25 41 9 0 5 25 65 31 55 1 0 0.255 0.373 0.404 0.777
  2016 El Paso PCL AAA SD 27 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0.200 0.200 0.200 0.400
  2016 Oriente LIDOM Wint --- 26 48 174 20 46 10 2 2 18 66 23 33 7 7 0.264 0.354 0.379 0.733
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ---
First Pro Contract:
June 18, 2010 (Tex)
Signing Bonus: $717,300
MiLB Debut: June 2010 (Spokane)
MLFA Eligible: November 2017
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2017
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
August 2, 2012 (Tex)
MLB Service Time (through 2016):
1 year, 156 days
Options Remaining
: 0 (2013, 2014, 2015)
Contract (2017): MiLB Contract
Trade Restrictions
: -
     
  Awards
Carolina League Player of the Week (April 18, 2011)
2011 Arizona Fall League Rising Star
2011 Arizona Fall League All Prospect Team
Carolnia League Season-End All-Star (2011)
Texas League Player of the Week (June 4, 2012)
Texas Leauge All-Star (2012)
Futures Game All-Star (2012)
Texas Leage Season-End All-Star (2012)
SoxProspects.com Awards
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