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Olson is Better Than His Numbers

Olson is Better Than His Numbers

When you look at stats from the Gulf Coast League, you have to keep in mind that they can be out of whack because of the relatively few numbers of games that they've played. Plus, you have to keep in mind that many of these players are fresh out of high school; such is the case with Matt Olson, a 13th round pick from this past June's draft.

Up until his last outing last week, Matt Olson had been pitching well for the Gulf Coast League Phillies. The one thing that has been an issue for him - getting the final out of an inning - came back to haunt him when he gave up a two out three-run homerun. "I've been pitching okay, but I always seem to give up a hit or a run with two outs," explained Olson. The Phillies took Olson out of Western...

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