Found October 19, 2013 on Obstructed View:
Mike Olt was acquired in July, along with CJ Edwards, Justin Grimm and a player to be named later (Neil Ramirez), for Matt Garza. Olt was having a horrible season and there were vision concerns at the time of the trade. I seem to recall it being better or even all fixed at the time of the trade, but then we got word that his vision troubles continued. Now it's all fixed again, so make of it what you will. For me, time will tell. Mike Olt wouldn't be the first good prospect with a very high strikeout rate to whiff in AAA and never make much of himself at the MLB level. A year earlier Cubs fans witnessed the same thing with Brett Jackson and the two compare very well to one another. MLB is hard enough, but when you're only putting 65-70% of the balls in play, it gets very difficult to keep a job. The Cubs don't have a lot at 3rd base that would be in Olt's way and he definitely wants to win the job. Luis Valbuena was the primary 3rd baseman in 2013 and while he got...
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