Futures Game aside, A's Matt Olson focused on making MLB debut

Oakland Athletics prospect Matt Olson picked up a single in the SiriusXM All-Star Future Game on Sunday, but he isn't too concerned with his participation in that exhibition game. Rather, he's focused on showing his employers that he's getting closer to being a viable option for a promotion.  Olson, the A's current #1 prospect, maintains a level head even as he's lavished with personal...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

A's Nunez, Olson to take part in All-Star Futures Game

Two of the Oakland Athletics' top prospects were named to the Futures Game roster on Thursday and will take part in the game on Sunday, July 12 - ahead of All-Star Week festivities at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park.First baseman Matt Olson, 21, the club's #1 prospect, and 21-year-old corner infielder Renato Nunez, their #4 prospect will represent the organization in the game...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Prospects to watch in 2015

The Oakland A’s have acquired numerous young players this offseason and their prospect pool has grown exponentially. Some of these prospects are already on the 40-man roster while some are non-roster invitees for spring training. So, lets go back to the minor leagues and see who are the prospective players for watch for 2015. Matt Olson Olson is the Oakland A’s number one prospect...
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunday Notes: Olson’s Pop, Porter, McClendon, Carter, Dahl, Beimel Revival

Matt Olson epitomizes power and patience. The 20-year-old Oakland Athletics prospect leads the California League in home runs (36) and walks (116). Playing first base for the Stockton Ports, he has a .260/.403/.540 slash line going into the final two days of the minor league season. Olson has fanned 136 times, but he projects as […]
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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