OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Slugging first baseman Matt Olson reached settlement Wednesday on a $5 million assured contract for the 2021 season, avoiding wage arbitration.
The deal consists of award bonuses. Olson, 26, batted .195 with 14 house runs and 42 RBIs enjoying all 60 video games for the AL West champion A’s in 2020.
Olson was eligible for arbitration for the primary time. He earned $223,519 in prorated pay final season from a $603,500 wage.
Oakland gained the wild-card spherical in opposition to the Chicago White Sox earlier than shedding to the rival Astros within the AL Division Collection.
Copyright 2020 The Related Press. All rights reserved. This materials is probably not revealed, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed with out permission.
Signal as much as obtain skilled baseball information in your inbox each week.
— to qconline.com