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Matt Olson

Matt Olson

1B - ATL

Age: 28Bats: LThrows: R

2023 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) H #27
Best / Worst #19 / #46
ADP #38

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After signing an 8-year, $168 million contract with the Atlanta Braves, Matt Olson did his best to replace franchise icon Freddie Freeman in one of the weirder series of transactions in recent memory. The 28-year-old's numbers were lower than what fantasy managers had come to expect, losing 31 points off his batting average and dropping his OBP from .371 to .325. His K% jumped precipitously (16.8 to 24.3), while his walk rate went the other direction (13.1 to 10.7). The good news is that his expected numbers were all higher than the actuals, and he still hit 34 homers with 86 runs and 103 RBI. Olson played in all 162 games last season, continuing his career of solid durability, so fantasy managers can draft him with the expectation that his numbers will normalize in his second year in Atlanta with a good lineup around him.

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Matt Olson claps home run on Wednesday

Matt Olson went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI during Atlanta's loss to Miami on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Olson smashed a 104.5 mph, 402 ft. home run in the seventh inning to score Vaughn Grissom and get the Braves to within two runs. He's been on an absolute tear leading into the postseason collecting six home runs over his last nine games while driving in 12 over that span. Olson will end his regular season with a decent .240/.325/.477 slash line with an excellent 34 home runs and 103 RBI through 616 at-bats.

Devon Bruce24 weeks ago
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Wed, Oct 5@ MIA-5221012010.400.4001.600
Tue, Oct 4@ MIA-5010000000.200.200.400
Mon, Oct 3@ MIA-4000000030.000.000.000
Sun, Oct 2vs. NYM-2110012210.500.7502.750
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Thu, Mar 30th@ WSH1:05pm
Sat, Apr 1st@ WSH4:05pm
Sun, Apr 2nd@ WSH1:35pm
Mon, Apr 3rd@ STL7:45pm
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