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Matt Olson

Matt Olson

1B - OAK

Age: 26Bats: LThrows: R

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) H #60
Best / Worst #33 / #114
ADP #84

Ownership

 
Yahoo
95%
 
ESPN
96%

Eligibility

Yahoo 1B
ESPN 1B
CBS 1B
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Olson again hit for a ton of power last year, and ranked in the top nine percent of the league in average exit velocity for the third straight season. But he struck out 31.4% of the time, which contributed to a massive average drop to just .195. Olson had a bit of bad luck, as his xBA was .224, but still, it was by far his worst career mark. Although he'll never be a high average hitter, it's a good bet that he'll return something this year closer to his .245 career mark. Combine that with his likely near-40 home run season, and he'll make a fine mid-round selection and starting first baseman for any fantasy team.

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Matt Olson inks one-year deal with the Athletics

1B Matt Olson agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract with the Athletics Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Olson was expected to be tendered and will remain in Oakland on a one-year deal. He struggled to keep his batting average over the Mendoza line in 2019-20, slashing .195/.310/.424. Olson has elite power as he crushed 14 home runs over 60 games last season. The 27-year-old is an excellent bounce-back candidate for 2021.

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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#84#44#18527
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #57#41#814
ECR vs ADP
Projections
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Projections (2021 Season)
ABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
5388112924136987116921.243.328.489.817
Stats
Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIP
2018OAK162580851433302984701632.247.335.453.788.292
2019OAK127483731292603691511380.267.351.545.896.300
2020OAK60210284141144234771.195.310.424.734.227
History
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPOPS
Sun, Sep 27vs. SEA-4000000120.000.200.200
Sat, Sep 26@ SEA-3010000010.333.333.666
Sat, Sep 26vs. SEA-3020000000.667.6671.334
Fri, Sep 25vs. SEA-3000000110.000.250.250
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Pitcher
DateOppTimePitcherThrowsVBRMatchup
Thu, Apr 1stvs HOU10:07pm
Fri, Apr 2ndvs HOU9:40pm
Sat, Apr 3rdvs HOU4:07pm
Sun, Apr 4thvs HOU4:07pm
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