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Garrett Olson # - P

  • Age: 30
  • DOB: 1983/10/18
  • POB: Fresno, CA
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 205lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/L
  • MLB Seasons: 6
  • Drafted by Baltimore in 2005 (1st round).

Scouting Report

AssetsHas shown great control at lower levels, and a fairly solid arsenal of pitches. When he's on, he can also strike people out.
FlawsNeeds to get rid of the big-league jitters in order to let his natural ability take over. Serves up way too many home runs.
Career potentialVersatile left-hander.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/03/16Released by the Oakland Athletics.
2012/11/06Signed by the Oakland Athletics to a minor league contract.
2012/10/06Released by the New York Mets.
2012/08/14Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA).
2012/08/11Designated for assignment by the New York Mets.
2012/08/07Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA).
2012/03/29Assigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp.
2011/12/12Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2011/04/20Outrighted to Indianapolis (AAA).
2011/04/15Designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2011/03/18Claimed off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.
2010/06/01Recalled from Tacoma (AAA).
2010/04/01Optioned to Tacoma (AAA).
2010/02/26Re-signed by the Seattle Mariners to a one-year contract.
2009/09/13Recalled from Tacoma (AAA).
2009/08/20Optioned to Tacoma (AAA).
2009/05/06Recalled from Tacoma (AAA).
2009/04/01Optioned to Tacoma (AAA).
2009/02/27Re-signed by the Seattle Mariners to a one-year contract.
2009/01/28Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
2009/01/18Acquired from the Baltimore Orioles.
2008/09/01Recalled from Norfolk (AAA).
2008/08/21Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2008/04/29Recalled from Norfolk (AAA).
2008/03/18Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2008/02/11Re-signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a one-year contract.
2007/10/01Missed the last 23 regular season games (forearm injury).
2007/09/07Forearm injury, day-to-day.
2007/09/01Recalled from Norfolk (AAA).
2007/08/23Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2007/08/10Recalled from Norfolk (AAA).
2007/07/19Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2007/07/04Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).
2005/06/12Signed by the Baltimore Orioles.

Trades

2012/11/06Signed by the Oakland Athletics to a minor league contract.
2011/12/12Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2011/03/18Claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Pirates from the Seattle Mariners.
2009/01/28Seattle Mariners traded Aaron Heilman to the Chicago Cubs for Ronny Cedeno and Garrett Olson.
2009/01/18Chicago Cubs traded Feliz Pie to the Baltimore Orioles for Garrett Olson and Henry Williamson.
2005/06/07Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round (48th overall) in 2005.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2012NY MetsNL10000000.134401012.12108.00
2012BuffaloAAA342147000122.1133706311531071.524.63
2011PittsburghNL40110004.12110341.152.08
2011IndianapolisAAA24154300085.2633529747611.283.05
2010SeattleAL3500310037.2422019615311.514.54
2010TacomaAAA1262500046.2362219415501.093.66
2009SeattleAL31113500080.17952501934471.415.60
2009TacomaAAA992300047.1382626223381.294.94
2008BaltimoreAL2626910000132.2168100981762831.736.65
2008NorfolkAAA771200036.1351412116391.402.97
2007BaltimoreAL771300032.1422828428282.177.79
2007NorfolkAAA222297010128.095494513391201.053.16
2006BowieAA14146500084.1783332531851.293.42
2006FrederickA14144400081.1813225719771.232.77
2005FrederickA330000014.1105507191.193.14
2005AberdeenA1162110040.02277113400.881.58
2005Cal PolyNCAA1919124030136.01234841-471281.252.71
2004Cal PolyNCAA18177500084.0886152-38921.505.57
2003Cal PolyNCAA18125301182.1785040-27671.284.37
TotalMLB104441422100287.2336205200461431931.676.26
TotalAL99441321100283.0331200195461391891.666.20
TotalNL50110004.25550441.939.64
TotalAAA108802227010466.1400216194381934151.273.74
TotalAA14146500084.1783332531851.293.42
TotalA282365100135.211344378391361.122.45
TotalNCAA55482412041302.1289159133-1122871.333.96

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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