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Garrett Olson PAthletics

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-18-1983
Height6' 1"
Weight205 lbs
Age30 years, 10 months, 30 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
0.22010
0.12011
-0.02012
2013
-0.12014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2007 BAL 23 7 7 32.3 32.3 0.0 1 3 0 0 0 0 162 42 28 28 4 61 28 27 2 28 7.79 5.97 6.23 -0.4 -0.0
2008 BAL 24 26 26 132.7 132.7 0.0 9 10 0 0 8 0 621 168 100 98 17 258 62 61 8 83 6.65 5.16 5.47 8.4 0.7
2009 SEA 25 31 11 80.3 52.7 27.7 3 5 0 0 3 0 347 79 52 50 19 152 34 34 4 47 5.60 6.47 7.31 -10.0 -1.0
2010 SEA 26 35 0 37.7 0.0 37.7 0 3 1 0 0 0 172 42 20 19 6 70 15 14 0 31 4.54 4.67 4.70 1.5 0.2
2011 PIT 27 4 0 4.3 0.0 4.3 1 1 0 0 0 0 21 2 1 1 0 2 3 2 0 4 2.08 3.22 2.79 0.9 0.1
2012 NYN 28 1 0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 4 4 0 6 1 1 0 0 108.00 12.14 5.07 -0.1 -0.0
Career10444287.7217.770.0142210110132833620520046549143139141936.265.535.880.3-0.1

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2005 ABE A- 11 6 40.0 4.17 89 .172 .271 .353 .400 .273 .203 74 5.1 0.5 5.1 0.5
2005 FRD A+ 3 3 14.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.357 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 FRD A+ 14 14 81.0 3.92 116 .235 .267 .349 .406 .267 .316 94 16.7 1.7 16.7 1.7
2006 BOW AA 14 14 84.0 3.51 112 .258 .258 .325 .382 .256 .320 89 13.4 1.4 13.4 1.4
2007 BAL MLB 7 7 32.3 6.23 75 .317 .263 .341 .420 .265 .380 102 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2007 NOR AAA 22 22 128.0 4.70 76 .222 .258 .331 .399 .259 .243 79 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2008 BAL MLB 26 26 132.7 5.47 88 .295 .267 .331 .413 .260 .335 104 7.7 0.8 8.4 0.7
2008 NOR AAA 7 7 36.3 3.78 101 .251 .256 .325 .413 .259 .326 79 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2009 SEA MLB 31 11 80.3 7.31 46 .282 .266 .334 .425 .263 .247 98 -10.2 -1.0 -10.0 -1.0
2009 TAC AAA 9 9 47.3 5.06 87 .249 .279 .349 .440 .282 .265 96 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
2010 SEA MLB 35 0 37.7 4.70 92 .296 .261 .325 .409 .258 .300 97 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
2010 TAC AAA 12 6 46.7 4.70 99 .221 .277 .349 .429 .265 .271 93 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2011 PIT MLB 4 0 4.3 2.79 131 .287 .249 .324 .402 .261 .143 96 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2011 IND AAA 24 15 85.7 5.76 77 .228 .259 .324 .398 .252 .230 97 -4.3 -0.4 -5.8 -0.5
2012 NYN MLB 1 0 0.3 5.07 73 .756 .211 .269 .311 .219 .750 93 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2012 BUF AAA 34 21 122.3 4.66 103 .260 .255 .321 .386 .251 .324 103 12.9 1.3 11.6 1.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2005 ABE A- 2 1 1 11 6 40.0 22 13 40 1 59% .203 5.0 2.9 0.2 9.0 0.88 1.57 5.1 0.5
2005 FRD A+ 0 0 0 3 3 14.3 10 7 19 0 0% -.357 6.3 4.4 0.0 12.0 1.19 3.15 0.0 0.0
2006 BOW AA 6 5 0 14 14 84.0 78 31 85 5 47% .320 8.4 3.3 0.5 9.1 1.30 3.43 13.4 1.4
2006 FRD A+ 4 4 0 14 14 81.0 81 19 77 7 42% .316 9.0 2.1 0.8 8.6 1.23 2.78 16.7 1.7
2007 NOR AAA 9 7 0 22 22 128.0 95 39 120 13 44% .243 6.7 2.7 0.9 8.4 1.05 3.16 2.4 0.2
2007 BAL MLB 1 3 0 7 7 32.3 42 28 28 4 35% .380 11.7 7.8 1.1 7.8 2.16 7.79 -0.4 -0.0
2008 NOR AAA 1 2 0 7 7 36.3 35 16 39 1 44% .326 8.7 4.0 0.2 9.7 1.40 2.98 3.8 0.4
2008 BAL MLB 9 10 0 26 26 132.7 168 62 83 17 44% .335 11.4 4.2 1.2 5.6 1.73 6.65 8.4 0.7
2009 TAC AAA 2 3 0 9 9 47.3 38 23 38 2 47% .265 7.2 4.4 0.4 7.2 1.29 4.95 4.2 0.4
2009 SEA MLB 3 5 0 31 11 80.3 79 34 47 19 35% .247 8.9 3.8 2.1 5.3 1.41 5.60 -10.0 -1.0
2010 TAC AAA 2 5 0 12 6 46.7 36 15 50 4 40% .271 6.9 2.9 0.8 9.6 1.09 3.66 4.8 0.5
2010 SEA MLB 0 3 1 35 0 37.7 42 15 31 6 39% .300 10.0 3.6 1.4 7.4 1.51 4.54 1.5 0.2
2011 IND AAA 4 3 0 24 15 85.7 63 47 61 7 36% .230 6.6 4.9 0.7 6.4 1.28 3.05 -5.8 -0.5
2011 PIT MLB 1 1 0 4 0 4.3 2 3 4 0 50% .143 4.2 6.2 0.0 8.3 1.15 2.08 0.9 0.1
2012 BUF AAA 4 7 0 34 21 122.3 133 53 107 11 46% .324 9.8 3.9 0.8 7.9 1.52 4.63 11.6 1.1
2012 NYN MLB 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 3 1 0 0 25% .750 81.0 27.0 0.0 0.0 12.00 108.00 -0.1 -0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 2271 0.5240 0.4240 0.8442 0.5950 0.2359 0.9040 0.6784 0.1526
2009 1321 0.5556 0.4300 0.8345 0.5926 0.2266 0.8874 0.6617 0.1637
2010 616 0.5519 0.4643 0.8287 0.6412 0.2464 0.8716 0.6912 0.1713
2011 72 0.5694 0.4861 0.7429 0.6829 0.2258 0.7857 0.5714 0.2571
2012 20 0.4000 0.3500 0.8571 0.8750 0.0000 0.8571 0.1429
Career43000.53790.43230.83740.60370.23330.89210.67020.1604

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-03-24 2012-03-27 Camp 3 0 Left Hand Contusion Palm - -
2011-08-13 2011-08-23 Minors 10 10 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-05-15 2011-06-08 Minors 24 23 Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2010-03-14 2010-04-01 Camp 18 0 Left Fingers Sprain Ring Finger -
2007-09-07 2007-10-01 DTD 24 23 Left Forearm Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2011 PIT $430,000
2009 SEA $420,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$850,000
2 yrTotal$850,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 141 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Oakland as a free agent 10/24/12 (minor-league contract). Released by Oakland 3/16/13. Signed for 2013 with Doosan of Korea 3/17/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by NY Mets 8/7/12. DFA by NY Mets 8/11/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/14/12.
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2011). Claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Seattle 3/18/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 4/20/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10.
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2009). Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Baltimore 1/18/09. Acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/28/09. Signed by Seattle 2/27/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Re-signed 2/11/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased 7/4/07.
  • Drafted 2005 (1s-48). Signed 6/05, $0.65M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Garrett Olson is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: Ross Detwiler and the All-Fastball All-StarsBen Lindbergh2014-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The A's and Building a Bullpen By AttritionSam Miller2013-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AL Top 11 Prospects UpdateKevin Goldstein2008-01-10
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Orioles Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2007-10-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Pinch-Hitter's EditionMarc Normandin2007-07-06
This article requires BP Premium accessWait 'Til Next Year: The Scouting Directors, AL EastBryan Smith2007-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 1-12, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-13
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Baltimore Orioles Top Ten ProspectsKevin Goldstein2007-01-05
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Great Leap Forward, American LeagueKevin Goldstein2006-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Position Breakdown: Left-Handed StartersKevin Goldstein2006-08-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Morning Ten-Pack 7/31/06Kevin Goldstein2006-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Division Roundup, AL East, 7/25/2006Kevin Goldstein2006-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AL Draft NotebookKevin Goldstein2006-06-08
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems: AL EastKevin Goldstein2006-03-03


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Garrett Olson threw 4,519 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Slider (82mph), also mixing in a Change (83mph).