Matt Olson

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Atlanta Braves 1st Base Age: 28-98d Exp: 4.103 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Right
Drafted: Round 2 (#47 overall), 2012 College: Parkview HS Agent(s): (Jet Sports Management)

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  • Current Contract

    Matt Olson signed a 8 year / $168,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $168,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $21,000,000. In 2022, Olson will earn a base salary of $15,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $15,000,000.

    Contract: 8 yr(s) / $168,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $21,000,000
    Free Agent: 2031 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 28 $15,000,000 $21,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $15,000,000($15,000,000)
    2023 Contract details by year 29 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($36,000,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 30 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($58,000,000)
    2025 Contract details by year 31 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($80,000,000)
    2026 Contract details by year 32 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($102,000,000)
    2027 Contract details by year 33 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($124,000,000)
    2028 Contract details by year 34 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($146,000,000)
    2029 Contract details by year 35 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($168,000,000)
    2030 Contract details by year 36 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 -($168,000,000)
    2031 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2030 Club Option: $20M

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $603,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $603,500
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $575,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $575,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $547,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $547,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $535,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $535,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,079,700
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,079,700
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings - $1,079,700 - $1,079,700
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $58,233 - - $58,233
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $236,763 - - $236,763
    2018 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:1B $547,500 - - $547,500
    2019 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:1B $575,000 - - $575,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $223,519 - - $223,519
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (7 seasons)
    $21,641,015 $1,079,700 - $22,720,715
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2027 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2028 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2029 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    $174,641,015 $1,079,700 - $175,720,715
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,641,015 $1,079,700 - $7,720,715
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Mar 15 2022Signed a 8 year $168 million contract extension with Atlanta (ATL)
    Mar 14 2022Traded to Atlanta (ATL) from Oakland (OAK) for Cristian Pache, Shea Langeliers, Joey Estes and Ryan Cusick
    Dec 2 2020Signed a 1 year $5 million contract with Oakland (OAK), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 6 2020Signed a 1 year $603,500 contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Mar 5 2019Signed a 1 year $575,000 contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Mar 24 2018Signed a 1 year $547,500 contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Jun 19 2012Signed a contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Jun 4 2012Drafted by Oakland (OAK): Round 2 (#47 overall)

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2022 ATL 74 74 281 29 70 29 0 10 40 43 0 72 .249 .349 .459 .808 1.2
    2021 OAK 156 156 565 101 153 35 0 39 111 88 4 113 .271 .371 .540 .911 5.78
    2020 OAK 60 59 210 28 41 4 1 14 42 34 1 77 .195 .310 .424 .734 1.09
    2019 OAK 127 125 482 73 129 26 0 36 91 51 0 138 .268 .352 .546 .898 5.07
    2018 OAK 162 152 580 85 143 33 0 29 84 70 2 163 .247 .335 .453 .788 4.29
    2017 OAK 59 48 189 33 49 2 0 24 45 22 0 60 .259 .352 .651 1.003 2.78
    2016 OAK 11 6 21 3 2 1 0 0 0 7 0 4 .095 .321 .143 .464 -0.15
    Totals 649 620 2,328 352 587 130 1 152 413 315 7 627 0.252 0.348 0.505 0.853 20.06