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Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 10:18 AM
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By Adam Boedeker

Olt Makes Cubs Roster

Olt Makes Cubs Roster

Former Rangers prospect Mike Olt will start the 2014 season on the Cubs' big-league roster. Read »

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM
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By Adam Boedeker

Olt Dealing With Vision Issues Again

Olt Dealing With Vision Issues Again

Former Rangers prospect Mike Olt, who was one of the prizes for the Cubs in the Matt Garza deal, is again dealing with vision issues. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 4:12 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Olt is Fair Game, Perez Not So Much

Olt is Fair Game, Perez Not So Much

The Rangers are bound to make a move prior to the July 31 trade deadline, and Martin Perez most likely won't be a part of it. Read »

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 11:55 AM
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By Adam Boedeker

Rangers Considered Frontrunner For Garza

Rangers Considered Frontrunner For Garza

The Chicago Cubs have let Matt Garza know he's likely to be traded, and the Rangers are one of the few teams thought of as a serious contender. Read »

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 at 10:39 AM
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By Adam Boedeker

Olt Seems Back on Track

Olt Seems Back on Track

After massive struggles led to the realization he was suffering from vision problems, Mike Olt got fixed up and is now raking for Triple-A Round Rock. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 10:47 AM
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By Adam Boedeker

Olt Back At Triple-A

Olt Back At Triple-A

After an odd vision issue put him on the minor-league disabled list, Mike Olt is seeing clearly and is back to hitting the baseball. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 11:04 AM
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By Adam Boedeker

Olt To Concentrate on Third Base

Olt To Concentrate on Third Base

The Rangers announced Mike Olt would play third base almost exclusively in Triple-A, but what's that mean for his Rangers future? Read »

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 at 1:51 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Baker's Play Made Olt Decision Easy

Baker's Play Made Olt Decision Easy

Jeff Baker has come out of nowhere to be one of the top hitters in baseball this spring. That was enough to option Mike Olt to Triple-A and seemingly lock up a bench spot for Baker. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 at 12:35 PM
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By Frank Heinz

Rangers Option Top Prospect Mike Olt to Triple-A

Rangers Option Top Prospect Mike Olt to Triple-A

The Texas Rangers have optioned top prospect Mike Olt to Triple-A Round Rock and reassigned right-handed reliever Yoshinori Tateyama to their minor league camp. Read »

Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 10:24 AM
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By Adam Boedeker

Olt Takes Turn in Right

Olt Takes Turn in Right

Mike Olt got his first go in right field this spring on Thursday. Read »

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