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MIKE OLT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nobody Wants to be Like Mike: Are Mike Olt’s Days Numbered with the Cubs?

Chicago Cubs fans around the Nation won’t stop talking about their future position players, and what their team is going to look like in 2015. With an infield consisting of Anthony Rizzo, Javier Baez, Starlin Castro, Kris Bryant and Addison Russell, many fans forget to mention one of the first players acquired in this rebuild process: Mike Olt. Olt was one of the players the Cubs...
Via Sports Mockery
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Javier Baz launches 434-foot homer

Your browser does not support iframes. Chicago Cubs rookie Javier Baez, playing in only his 14th game of his Major League career on Monday, launched a 434-foot home run off a fastball from New York Mets closer Jerry Mejia. The homer was Baez’s fifth in his first 60 at-bats.  He has struck out 24 times and walked only twice. Cubs rookie Javier Baez now has 5 HR in his first 14...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cubs call up Javier Baez

The Chicago Cubs are calling up one of their top prospects, according to Bruce Levine of 670thescore.com. Levine reports Javier Baez will be brought up in time for the Cubs game Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies. Cubs source confirms Javier Baez to join team in Colorado on Tuesday . — Bruce Levine (@MLBBruceLevine) August 4, 2014 Baez must first be added to the Cubs 40-man roster...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Castro eager to see Baez called up

The Chicago Cubs are extremely excited about their future, and infielder Javier Baez is one of the most exciting prospects that the team has in their organization. Baez has been playing excellent baseball and has been playing excellent baseball this season at the Triple-A level. Current Cubs’ shortstop Starlin Castro is excited to see the Cubs call Baez up, and he is hoping that...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs option Mike Olt to Triple-A

The Chicago Cubs optioned third baseman Mike Olt to Triple-A Iowa late Tuesday to make room on the roster for Wednesday night's starter, Tsuyoshi Wada. Olt had been with the Cubs since making the team out of spring training, but he struggled at the plate and struck out 84 times this season, including three Tuesday night against the San Diego Padres before he was demoted. He...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior Lake, Mike Olt on bubble if Arismendy Alcantara stays in majors

Arismendy Alcantara might not have looked the part Saturday, but the touted prospect is a player the Cubs want to find a way to keep on the roster when they make a series of moves in the next few days to add pitchers from Class AAA Iowa. Could that mean outfielder Junior Lake and third baseman Mike Olt are on the clock for possible demotions to keep Alcantara in the major leagues...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 20, 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...
Via Razzball
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

45 Prospects in 45 Days: Chicago’s Mike Olt

Photo Credit: Eric Brynsvold Over the next 45 days the staff here at The Fix will profile and predict the fantasy fates of prospects that could – should, in some cases – be closely monitored on the waiver wire or even in the draft room. For the projection portion of the article, we will try our best to give you projections from all three major projection systems. Those projection...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 22, 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

Olt 'seeing' just fine

Baseball players get asked it all the time, but for Chicago Cubs third base prospect Mike Olt the question has more meaning. “How are you seeing the ball?” Olt had vision problems last spring, which helped derail his season with the Texas Rangers before he was traded to the Cubs. He didn’t fare much better at Triple-A Iowa, hitting .168 in 39 games. All that’s behind him...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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