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Matt Olson
Popularity: ↑ 27%
1B | B/T: L/R | 6' 5" 225LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2012 | Rd: CA, #47, Oakland Athletics | Parkview HS (GA)
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 245 210 28 41 14 42 1 .195 .310 .424 .734
5 Seasons 1696 1483 222 364 103 262 3 .245 .338 .500 .838
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .195 14 42 1 .734
5 Seasons .245 103 262 3 .838

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2016 106 17 0 0 91.2 25.5 17.6 .181 .241 .248 .309 .224 23.5 14.3 25
2017 914 129 22 17.1 92.4 17.5 28.7 .258 .592 .411 .392 .513 48.1 27.8 10.2
2018 2844 419 53 12.6 93.3 18.1 35.3 .252 .501 .340 .360 .440 51.9 24.7 10.6
2019 2288 346 50 14.5 92.7 19.2 36.1 .273 .568 .368 .381 .482 50.3 25.2 9.3
2020 1002 133 17 12.8 92.3 19.6 30.1 .221 .447 .316 .336 .440 45.9 31.4 13.9
7154 1044 142 13.6 92.8 18.7 33.8 .254 .523 .353 .367 .460 49.7 26.1 10.8
6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Fastballs 591 59.2 142 116 24 12 2 1 9 45 71 .207 .229 .474 .475 .357 .367 92.8 25 39.8 30.2
2020 Breaking 252 25.2 54 50 7 3 1 0 3 23 27 .140 .146 .340 .343 .234 .238 89.2 17 35.4 22.5
2020 Offspeed 156 15.6 47 44 10 7 1 0 2 9 35 .227 .284 .386 .492 .287 .353 90.4 8 16.9 22.0
2019 Fastballs 1331 59.3 321 283 78 41 14 0 23 78 206 .276 .287 .569 .595 .383 .401 92.5 21 28.4 20.4
2019 Breaking 584 26.0 132 121 28 14 6 0 8 42 79 .231 .255 .479 .513 .323 .348 92.4 14 32.0 18.7
2019 Offspeed 328 14.6 75 69 21 10 6 0 5 18 51 .304 .285 .609 .633 .398 .399 89.8 16 22.6 20.2
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2020 Splitter 0.9 0 13 1.3 3 .333 .333 .3 50 33.3 20 .223 .247 .202 0
2020 Curveball 1 1 94 9.4 20 .118 .294 .25 46.7 45 26.5 .175 .381 .3 37.5
2020 Cutter 1.1 1 90 9 20 .235 .588 .395 44.2 40 33.3 .195 .511 .349 66.7
2020 Sinker 3.6 4 116 11.6 28 .273 .591 .498 25 21.4 23.1 .271 .691 .46 56.3
2020 Slider -0.5 -1 158 15.8 34 .152 .364 .228 30.4 41.2 20.6 .131 .324 .202 36.8
2020 Changeup -1.7 -2 143 14.3 44 .22 .39 .29 13.8 18.2 22.2 .288 .509 .364 48.5
2020 4-Seamer 0.4 1 385 38.4 94 .182 .416 .349 43 33 31.3 .224 .405 .344 43.5
2020 N/A -6.6 0 3 0.3 0 0
2019 Splitter 9.6 3 32 1.4 9 .444 .778 .522 26.7 22.2 18.2 .274 .415 .296 28.6
2019 Cutter -2.8 -3 111 4.9 26 .182 .364 .302 11.8 7.7 7.1 .217 .355 .314 35
2019 Curveball 3.4 8 229 10 53 .3 .68 .425 29.1 32.1 19.5 .306 .642 .405 60.6
2019 Changeup 1.7 5 293 12.8 65 .271 .525 .369 21.9 24.6 21.1 .274 .609 .39 32.6
2019 Slider -0.9 -3 355 15.5 79 .183 .338 .269 33.6 31.6 18.1 .22 .423 .31 47.8
2019 Sinker 0.7 3 391 17.1 109 .28 .484 .391 23.3 19.3 19.3 .32 .567 .416 54.8
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 7 829 36.2 186 .286 .643 .422 33 29.6 22.4 .277 .642 .405 55.8
2018 Splitter -1.1 -1 68 2.4 19 .176 .412 .292 41.4 31.6 33.3 .216 .402 .307 54.5
2018 Cutter 0 0 174 6.1 34 .241 .345 .321 13.6 20.6 13.2 .296 .492 .391 45.5
2018 Curveball 1.5 5 353 12.4 70 .215 .431 .316 31.7 40 23 .225 .554 .352 37.8
2018 Changeup 2.1 6 294 10.3 81 .254 .493 .373 22.7 13.6 13.9 .283 .565 .401 51.7
2018 Slider 1.1 5 411 14.5 98 .247 .482 .369 37.9 32.7 21.5 .251 .523 .376 49.1
2018 Sinker -0.1 -1 608 21.4 152 .298 .45 .37 17.7 13.8 13.9 .278 .428 .354 54.1
2018 4-Seamer -0.4 -4 917 32.2 200 .229 .464 .336 31.7 28.5 20.6 .228 .514 .349 56.1
2018 Knuckleball 5.6 0 2 0.1
2017 Knuckleball 5.9 0 6 0.7 3 .333 .333 .3 0 0 .165 .4 .241 66.7
2017 Splitter 4.1 1 26 2.8 8 .375 .75 .475 38.5 0 0 .294 .556 .354 50
2017 Cutter 1.6 1 46 5 15 .182 .727 .453 28.6 33.3 22.7 .213 .727 .463 33.3
2017 Changeup -2.5 -2 84 9.2 21 .19 .333 .224 25.7 38.1 28.6 .215 .284 .212 38.5
2017 Curveball 5.8 8 131 14.3 25 .435 .957 .592 40 36 18.8 .369 .887 .529 57.1
2017 Slider 1.1 1 115 12.6 31 .222 .333 .3 34 29 22.5 .244 .428 .335 50
2017 Sinker 2.2 4 200 21.9 46 .262 .762 .443 25.7 15.2 11.7 .279 .667 .416 40
2017 4-Seamer 0 0 304 33.3 66 .222 .704 .435 36 33.3 27.8 .229 .599 .404 56.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 28 106 -2 -1 1 1 -1
2017 215 912 12 -12 7 7 13
2018 659 2852 -6 -24 28 14 12
2019 532 2266 6 -12 16 11 21
2020 271 1118 7 -21 13 5 5
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2016 106 39.6 52.4 81.8 20.3 53.8 51.9 28.6 33 28.6 5.7 66.7
2017 914 45.6 69 72.8 25 56.5 41.4 26.4 45 31.9 5.6 78.4
2018 2844 48.6 69.2 75.7 21 60 43.3 24.8 44.4 27.5 7.3 81.1
2019 2288 48.7 67 73 25 66.7 42.8 21.4 45.4 28.1 7 73.9
2020 1002 47.8 67.6 70.1 19.9 48.1 41.1 24.1 42.7 34.8 8 82.5
7154 48 68.1 73.8 22.6 60.2 42.7 23.9 44.4 29.3 7.1 78.6
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 59 42.6 29 46.9 24.3 7.2 75.7

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2016 47.1 29.4 11.8 11.8 35.3 41.2 23.5 0 35.3 47.1 11.8 5.9 0
2017 40.3 31 20.2 8.5 48.8 28.7 22.5 3.9 25.6 24.8 20.9 6.2 17.1
2018 36.5 28.4 24.8 10.3 42.7 33.7 23.6 1.7 24.1 29.6 22.9 8.8 12.6
2019 33.8 30.3 26 9.8 49.7 32.1 18.2 3.8 20.2 26 23.4 9 14.5
2020 35.3 24.1 27.8 12.8 44.4 36.1 19.5 3 24.1 24.8 24.8 8.3 12.8
36.1 28.8 24.8 10.2 45.9 33 21.2 2.8 23.2 27.5 22.9 8.4 13.6
45.3 21.9 25.7 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2016 14
2017 12
2018 85 54 90 94 72 94 91 98 99 25 75 29 29 89
2019 92 79 96 96 83 90 94 96 98 27 57 23 36 96
2020 61 18 64 80 55 84 84 91 82 9 86 8 28 39
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 23.7 36 35.7 0 14 23 17 47.2
2020 24.3 16 15.6 0 3 9 8 50

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 36 39 40 39 41 34 36 40 37 34 44 38 22 31 35 39 33 34 29 36 25 31 33 41 38 40 39 33 38 29 43
2020 16 15 18 17 17 16 16 17 16 12 16 17 12 13 16 16 13 15 16 16 13 16 17 16 16 16 16 16 14 17 17
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.2 92.4 1.2 93.3 0.9 92.7 -0.6 92.3 -0.4
Launch Angle 25.5 17.5 -8 18.1 0.6 19.2 1.1 19.6 0.4
Barrel % 0 17.1 17.1 12.6 -4.5 14.5 1.9 12.8 -1.7
Hard Hit % 23.5 48.1 24.6 51.9 3.8 50.3 -1.6 45.9 -4.4
Sweet Spot % 17.6 28.7 11.1 35.3 6.6 36.1 0.8 30.1 -6
xBA .181 .258 0.077 .252 -0.006 .273 0.021 .221 -0.052
BA .095 .259 0.164 .247 -0.012 .267 0.02 .195 -0.072
xwOBA .309 .392 0.083 .36 -0.032 .381 0.021 .336 -0.045
wOBA .248 .411 0.163 .34 -0.071 .368 0.028 .316 -0.052
xSLG .241 .592 0.351 .501 -0.091 .568 0.067 .447 -0.121
SLG .143 .651 0.508 .453 -0.198 .545 0.092 .424 -0.121
K% 14.3 27.8 13.5 24.7 -3.1 25.2 0.5 31.4 6.2
BB% 25 10.2 -14.8 10.6 0.4 9.3 -1.3 13.9 4.6
Swing % 33 45 12 44.4 -0.6 45.4 1 42.7 -2.7
Whiff% 28.6 31.9 3.3 27.5 -4.4 28.1 0.6 34.8 6.7
In Zone Swing % 39.6 45.6 6 48.6 3 48.7 0.1 47.8 -0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 60.4 54.4 -6 51.4 -3 51.3 -0.1 52.2 0.9
First Pitch Swing % 28.6 26.4 -2.2 24.8 -1.6 21.4 -3.4 24.1 2.7
First Pitch Strike % 64.3 56.9 -7.4 54.1 -2.8 55.8 1.7 53.1 -2.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 28 11 39.3 .244 .256
2017 L 215 116 54.0 .473 .357
2018 L 656 397 60.5 .309 .361
2019 L 529 459 86.8 .419 .360
2020 L 241 214 88.8 .558 .285

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