The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


MIKE OLT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cubs Notes: Bryant Up, Denorfia Activated, Olt and Ramirez to DL

As many Chicago Cubs fans around both the city of Chicago and around the world wait in gleeful anticipation for the appearance of highly touted prospect Kris Bryant running onto the field or perhaps taking his first at-bat, there are other stories and notes about in the Cubs organization that need to be brought to light. I’m not trying to be sacrilegious on this most hallowed and...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Olt Off To Strong Start In Spring Training

Justin K. Aller/ Getty Images Chicago Cubs corner infielder Mike Olt is hitting the ball well early this spring and is starting to resemble the player the Cubbies thought he was going to be when he came over in a trade from the Texas Rangers along with C.J. Edwards and Justin Grimm in exchange for starting pitcher Matt Garza. While in the Texas organization, Olt progressed quickly...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Olt. A Good Problem to Have

So far this Spring, Mike Olt has been making people notice him, in a good way. Mike Olt goes yard! Having good at bats!!! @WSDreaming_Cubs pic.twitter.com/6tF58Z3kO1 — Jesse Jensen (@jjrayn) March 9, 2015 Last season, Olt and Luis Valbuena were named the team’s starting third basemen for the 2014 campaign. While neither was overly impressive, Olt’s contributions to the team...
Via World Series Dreaming
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Holding out hope for Mike Olt

Mike Olt Mike Olt’s 2014 campaign can truly be described as all-or-nothing.  When he’s not blasting home runs at a prodigious rate, he’s often coming up empty.  Olt’s current home run pace would rank him among baseball’s top power hitters this season had he enough plate appearances to qualify.  Meanwhile, nearly half of every other at bat ends in a strikeout, contributing...
Via isportsweb.com
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Mike Olt

Time for a new thread but got some work to get done this morning...but the comments in the last thread had some interesting "Why isn't Olt starting talk?" So here's some numbers to assist in the discussion. Olt since being called back on Sept 5. 11 G, 8 GS, 250/382/357 29.4 K% Valaika since Sept 5 10 G, 8 GS 290/333/355 27.2 K% Of course Valaika's started the last 2 games and Olt...
Via Cub Reporter
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

I Still Like My Philly 3B More Than Mike Olt 3B

You, "So, Grey, I appreciate a well-coiffed mustache as much as the next straight man, but are you trying to tell me Luis Valbuena isn't a virtual lock at 3rd base?" Crazy shizz, right? The Cubs made the right move and went with Mike Olt to at least platoon at 3rd base. Here's what I kinda said in the past, "Don’t you love when New Yorkers say the expression, “I got your _____...
Via Razzball
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Mike Olt Has Vision of Starting at Third

Chicago Cubs News- Mike Olt has his eyes set on the playing third base for the Chicago Cubs this season. A couple of  years ago he was a promising prospect in the Texas Rangers organization until a game changing event happened. Olt has put that behind him and is looking ahead. On The Rise Olt was originally drafted in the second round of the 2010 draft by the Texas Rangers and saw...
Via Sports Mockery
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Cubs News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Report: McHenry's coworkers want her fired

WATCH: Raptors fans taunt Paul Pierce

Five things to watch in NBA Playoffs

Report: Jarret Stoll busted for drugs

CJ Wilson: Hamilton is 'ready to go'

Leaked Clippers jersey redesigns

Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase preview

Home runs ruined our ability to appreciate production

Why we love the NFL draft

The "worst" player on each NBA playoff team

Jim Harbaugh showed up at Ultimate Frisbee practice

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and the burden of legacy

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.