He’s had a long road to MLB but he’s here — and at the moment he’s under the radar and hot.
He’s Oakland A’s rookie first baseman Matt Olson and he’s got 11 home runs in his last 15 games — 22 for the year. Olson, 23, was a first-round pick of the A’s way back in 2012 and he’s delivering so far with a .267 average and all those longballs in just 172 at-bats this season.
That long road? It’s even longer when it comes to cardboard.