Matt Olson
1B | B/T: L/R | 6' 5" 225LBS | Age: 28

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 331 285 31 72 12 42 0 .253 .350 .481 .831
7 Seasons 2700 2333 354 589 154 415 7 .252 .348 .507 .855
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .253 12 42 0 .831
7 Seasons .252 154 415 7 .855

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2016 22 106 17 0 0 0 91.2 107.8 25.5 17.6 .181 .241 .248 .309 .224 23.5 14.3 25.0
2017 23 914 129 21 16.3 9.7 92.3 111.0 17.4 28.7 .259 .585 .411 .391 .512 48.8 27.8 10.2
2018 24 2844 419 51 12.2 7.7 93.3 113.3 18.1 35.1 .250 .494 .340 .357 .436 52.2 24.7 10.6
2019 25 2288 346 50 14.5 9.1 92.7 111.9 19.4 36.1 .278 .578 .368 .388 .495 50.4 25.2 9.3
2020 26 1002 133 17 12.8 6.9 92.3 112.5 19.6 30.1 .224 .453 .316 .340 .450 45.9 31.4 13.9
2021 27 2774 463 59 12.7 8.8 91.6 115.3 16.2 32.4 .264 .507 .379 .378 .413 48.8 16.8 13.1
2022 28 1380 214 27 12.6 8.2 92.5 116.8 14.9 34.1 .272 .507 .358 .371 .435 50.9 22.1 13.0
Player 11308 1721 225 13.1 8.3 92.4 116.8 17.6 33.4 .260 .518 .360 .371 .446 49.7 23.3 11.7
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2016 47.1 29.4 11.8 11.8 35.3 41.2 23.5 0.0 35.3 47.1 11.8 5.9 0.0 0.0
2017 40.3 31.0 20.2 8.5 48.1 29.5 22.5 3.9 25.6 24.8 21.7 6.2 16.3 9.7
2018 36.5 28.4 24.8 10.3 42.5 33.7 23.6 1.7 24.1 29.8 22.9 9.1 12.2 7.7
2019 33.8 30.3 26.0 9.8 49.7 32.1 18.2 3.8 20.5 26.6 23.4 9.0 14.5 9.1
2020 35.3 29.3 22.6 12.8 44.4 36.1 19.5 3.0 24.1 24.8 24.8 8.3 12.8 6.9
2021 40.4 30.2 19.7 9.7 39.5 33.7 26.8 3.9 27.4 28.5 19.7 7.8 12.7 8.8
2022 41.1 25.7 22.9 10.3 37.4 39.7 22.9 2.3 28.5 25.7 22.0 8.9 12.6 8.2
Player 37.9 29.2 22.8 10.1 43.0 34.0 22.9 3.0 25.0 27.7 22.0 8.4 13.1 8.3
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 %
2022 4-Seamer 1.8 9 486 35.2 122 .303 .566 .437 30.2 23.0 18.4 .273 .588 .421 52.1
2022 Slider -0.4 -1 278 20.1 67 .186 .407 .291 29.2 25.4 15.7 .239 .427 .326 44.2
2022 Sinker 0.8 1 154 11.2 37 .303 .606 .397 22.4 16.2 15.0 .312 .571 .386 50.0
2022 Curveball -1.1 -2 153 11.1 31 .241 .379 .294 38.8 35.5 25.0 .250 .432 .312 38.9
2022 Changeup 0.9 1 153 11.1 38 .222 .389 .283 23.5 15.8 11.8 .303 .478 .350 63.3
2022 Cutter -0.2 0 125 9.1 28 .240 .480 .377 23.4 14.3 13.3 .259 .438 .338 52.4
2022 Splitter -3.5 -1 25 1.8 4 .000 .000 .000 14.3 25.0 11.1 .349 .393 .319 66.7
2022 N/A 4.5 0 6 0.4 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2021 4-Seamer 0.4 5 1,066 38.4 237 .270 .559 .398 21.6 13.9 10.9 .273 .557 .393 56.6
2021 Slider 1.4 6 427 15.4 95 .228 .456 .359 33.9 35.8 22.2 .191 .385 .324 39.1
2021 Curveball 0.4 2 403 14.5 88 .250 .458 .365 27.4 19.3 13.4 .245 .408 .354 48.2
2021 Sinker 0.8 2 327 11.8 88 .307 .600 .405 15.3 13.6 13.5 .233 .459 .368 47.0
2021 Changeup -0.1 0 288 10.4 81 .270 .514 .338 20.1 12.3 10.9 .307 .568 .392 41.8
2021 Cutter 3.3 7 198 7.1 54 .333 .756 .481 23.1 11.1 10.2 .334 .639 .447 45.0
2021 Splitter 1.3 1 64 2.3 18 .250 .313 .297 8.0 5.6 4.0 .348 .492 .397 40.0
2021 N/A -3.8 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seamer 0.6 2 384 38.3 93 .187 .427 .343 42.7 32.3 30.0 .230 .418 .356 44.4
2020 Slider -0.4 -1 159 15.9 33 .156 .375 .242 28.4 42.4 20.6 .138 .342 .213 38.9
2020 Changeup -1.0 -1 145 14.5 45 .214 .381 .303 13.6 17.8 22.2 .288 .520 .366 50.0
2020 Sinker 3.0 3 115 11.5 28 .261 .565 .491 27.1 25.0 28.0 .269 .659 .442 50.0
2020 Curveball 1.0 1 92 9.2 20 .118 .294 .250 46.7 45.0 27.3 .175 .381 .300 37.5
2020 Cutter 0.9 1 91 9.1 21 .222 .556 .376 46.7 38.1 32.0 .187 .488 .335 60.0
2020 Splitter 0.8 0 13 1.3 3 .333 .333 .300 50.0 33.3 20.0 .223 .247 .202 0.0
2020 N/A -6.7 0 3 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer 0.3 3 828 36.2 186 .272 .592 .397 33.2 30.1 23.0 .268 .603 .387 54.9
2019 Sinker 1.6 6 404 17.7 112 .298 .564 .429 22.3 17.9 17.7 .334 .629 .445 57.3
2019 Slider -1.0 -4 358 15.6 80 .181 .333 .253 33.8 31.3 18.0 .220 .423 .310 46.8
2019 Changeup 1.6 5 293 12.8 65 .271 .525 .369 21.9 24.6 21.1 .274 .609 .390 32.6
2019 Curveball 4.0 9 231 10.1 53 .300 .680 .442 29.1 32.1 19.3 .306 .642 .405 60.6
2019 Cutter -1.8 -2 111 4.9 26 .182 .364 .337 11.8 7.7 7.1 .217 .355 .314 35.0
2019 Splitter 9.5 3 32 1.4 9 .444 .778 .522 26.7 22.2 18.2 .274 .415 .296 28.6
2018 4-Seamer -0.5 -5 924 32.5 202 .227 .459 .332 31.4 28.2 20.2 .223 .499 .341 56.8
2018 Sinker 0.1 1 601 21.1 150 .302 .457 .381 17.9 14.0 14.4 .282 .435 .358 54.1
2018 Slider 1.1 4 410 14.4 98 .247 .482 .369 37.9 32.7 21.5 .251 .523 .376 49.1
2018 Curveball 1.6 6 354 12.4 71 .215 .431 .321 31.7 39.4 23.0 .215 .516 .338 37.8
2018 Changeup 1.7 5 288 10.1 78 .246 .449 .353 23.1 14.1 13.9 .278 .530 .384 51.7
2018 Cutter 0.6 1 174 6.1 34 .241 .345 .347 13.6 20.6 13.2 .296 .492 .391 45.5
2018 Splitter 0.2 0 69 2.4 20 .222 .611 .378 40.0 30.0 33.3 .254 .576 .382 58.3
2018 N/A -4.6 0 5 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .007 .016 .011 0.0
2018 Knuckleball 5.7 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer 0.0 0 306 33.5 66 .222 .704 .435 36.5 33.3 27.5 .229 .600 .405 56.3
2017 Sinker 2.0 4 198 21.7 46 .262 .762 .453 25.0 15.2 11.9 .286 .687 .427 40.0
2017 Curveball 5.7 7 131 14.3 25 .435 .957 .592 40.0 36.0 18.8 .346 .769 .479 64.3
2017 Slider 1.0 1 115 12.6 31 .222 .333 .300 34.0 29.0 22.5 .244 .428 .335 50.0
2017 Changeup -2.7 -2 84 9.2 21 .190 .333 .224 25.7 38.1 28.6 .215 .284 .212 38.5
2017 Cutter 4.0 2 46 5.0 15 .182 .727 .513 28.6 33.3 22.7 .213 .727 .463 33.3
2017 Splitter 4.1 1 26 2.8 8 .375 .750 .543 38.5 0.0 0.0 .336 .636 .404 50.0
2017 Knuckleball 5.9 0 6 0.7 3 .333 .333 .300 0.0 0.0 -- .165 .400 .241 66.7
! 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 11 -11 7 7 14
2018 659 2,852 -6 -24 28 14 13
2019 536 2,283 6 -11 16 11 22
2020 271 1,118 7 -20 13 5 6
2021 661 2,774 9 -31 26 19 22
2022 328 1,380 -7 -3 11 6 8
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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 40.6 51.2 81.8 20.6 53.8 52.8 28.6 33.0 28.6 5.7 66.7
2017 914 45.6 69.0 72.8 25.0 56.5 41.4 26.4 45.0 31.9 5.6 78.4
2018 2,844 48.6 69.2 75.7 21.0 60.0 43.3 25.0 44.4 27.5 7.3 81.1
2019 2,288 48.8 67.0 73.0 24.9 66.7 42.8 21.6 45.4 28.1 7.0 74.1
2020 1,002 47.8 67.6 70.1 19.9 48.1 41.1 24.3 42.7 34.8 8.0 82.5
2021 2,774 48.2 72.2 81.6 23.7 62.9 41.3 28.2 47.0 23.0 7.6 83.9
2022 1,380 46.8 74.6 78.4 25.1 53.8 40.7 33.2 48.3 28.2 7.0 79.2
Player 11,308 47.9 69.8 76.4 23.2 60.0 42.1 26.2 45.5 27.5 7.2 80.1
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2016 14
2017 12
2018 83 47 87 92 68 93 90 98 99 25 75 29 29 84
2019 94 81 96 96 85 90 94 96 98 27 57 23 36 93
2020 62 20 65 81 58 84 84 91 82 9 86 8 28 23
2021 90 68 84 85 92 94 82 87 87 76 92 64 28 63
2022 82 63 78 77 83 93 86 93 94 47 94 28 30 80
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 24.1 24 19.8 4 4 13 9 37.5
2018 24.6 29 30.4 -1 16 16 16 55.2
2019 23.7 36 37.2 -1 12 27 16 44.4
2020 24.3 16 16.2 0 3 8 9 56.3
2021 24.5 39 39.3 0 10 26 19 48.7
2022 24.2 12 12.9 -1 6 12 2 16.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 24 20 22 21 19 21 21 19 23 18 18 19 18 18 21 22 19 21 13 21 23 19 18 20 20 20 20 19 19 19 22
2018 29 32 40 27 29 29 29 33 31 27 30 30 26 26 31 32 30 33 24 32 35 28 29 32 32 35 30 28 32 25 36
2019 36 42 40 38 35 36 36 42 37 29 44 39 27 30 33 39 35 46 29 34 42 31 33 40 39 41 44 33 41 34 46
2020 16 15 18 17 17 16 0 17 16 15 16 17 15 13 16 17 16 15 14 17 17 17 17 17 17 18 16 15 14 17 18
2021 39 41 40 35 41 44 37 44 40 34 39 44 28 29 33 42 43 40 39 36 46 37 40 41 41 43 44 33 38 38 48
2022 12 16 14 12 13 14 13 11 13 10 13 13 11 6 13 14 15 15 9 11 16 13 13 12 13 12 15 11 17 13 16
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and 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 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.2 92.3 1.1 93.3 1 92.7 -0.6 92.3 -0.4 91.6 -0.7 92.5 0.9
Launch Angle 25.5 17.4 -8.1 18.1 0.7 19.4 1.3 19.6 0.2 16.2 -3.4 14.9 -1.3
Barrel % 0 16.3 16.3 12.2 -4.1 14.5 2.3 12.8 -1.7 12.7 -0.1 12.6 -0.1
Hard Hit % 23.5 48.8 25.3 52.2 3.4 50.4 -1.8 45.9 -4.5 48.8 2.9 50.9 2.1
Sweet Spot % 17.6 28.7 11.1 35.1 6.4 36.1 1 30.1 -6 32.4 2.3 34.1 1.7
xBA .181 .259 0.078 .25 -0.009 .278 0.028 .224 -0.054 .264 0.04 .272 0.008
BA .095 .259 0.164 .247 -0.012 .267 0.02 .195 -0.072 .271 0.076 .253 -0.018
xwOBA .309 .391 0.082 .357 -0.034 .388 0.031 .34 -0.048 .378 0.038 .371 -0.007
wOBA .248 .411 0.163 .34 -0.071 .368 0.028 .316 -0.052 .379 0.063 .358 -0.021
xSLG .241 .585 0.344 .494 -0.091 .578 0.084 .453 -0.125 .507 0.054 .507 0
SLG .143 .651 0.508 .453 -0.198 .545 0.092 .424 -0.121 .54 0.116 .481 -0.059
K% 14.3 27.8 13.5 24.7 -3.1 25.2 0.5 31.4 6.2 16.8 -14.6 22.1 5.3
BB% 25 10.2 -14.8 10.6 0.4 9.3 -1.3 13.9 4.6 13.1 -0.8 13 -0.1
Swing % 33 45 12 44.4 -0.6 45.4 1 42.7 -2.7 47 4.3 48.3 1.3
Whiff% 28.6 31.9 3.3 27.5 -4.4 28.1 0.6 34.8 6.7 23 -11.8 28.2 5.2
In Zone % 40.6 45.6 5 48.6 3 48.8 0.2 47.8 -1 48.2 0.4 46.8 -1.4
Out of Zone % 59.4 54.4 -5 51.4 -3 51.2 -0.2 52.2 1 51.8 -0.4 53.2 1.4
Out of Zone Swing % 20.6 25 4.4 21 -4 24.9 3.9 19.9 -5 23.7 3.8 25.1 1.4
First Pitch Swing % 28.6 26.4 -2.2 25 -1.4 21.6 -3.4 24.3 2.7 28.2 3.9 33.2 5
First Pitch Strike % 64.3 56.9 -7.4 54.3 -2.6 56.4 2.1 53.5 -2.9 54.4 0.9 60.4 6
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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 533 463 86.9 .419 .358
2020 L 241 214 88.8 .558 .285
2021 L 661 599 90.6 .352 .381
2022 L 326 262 80.4 .407 .348

Pitch Tempo