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Michael Olmsted | Relief Pitcher

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/2/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 245
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Red Sox signed RHP Michael Olmsted to a minor league contract.
Olmsted was released by the Brewers on March 10. The right-hander had a 5.88 ERA and 1.66 WHIP in 59 2/3 innings between the Brewers' Double-A and Triple-A affiliates last season. He'll be minor league depth for the Sox. Wed, Mar 12, 2014 07:41:00 PM

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Brewers released RHP Michael Olmstead.

Olmstead posted a rough 5.88 ERA and 1.66 WHIP across 59 2/3 innings last season between Double-A Huntsville and Triple-A Nashville. The 26-year-old will attempt to latch on elsewhere.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 01:08:00 PM

Brewers re-signed RHP Michael Olmstead to a minor league contract.

Olmstead had been outrighted in December to make room on the 40-man roster. While he had a difficult season in 2013, the Brewers still see potential in his right arm and are willing to keep him around as minor league depth.
Sat, Jan 18, 2014 11:30:00 AM

Brewers sent RHP Michael Olmsted outright to Triple-A Nashville.

Olmsted is now off Milwaukee's 40-man roster. The 26-year-old right-hander posted a rough 5.88 ERA and 1.66 WHIP across 59 2/3 innings this past summer between Double-A Huntsville and Triple-A Nashville.
Mon, Dec 23, 2013 02:04:00 PM

Brewers optioned RHP Michael Olmsted to Triple-A Nashville.

Olmsted struck out 14 over 10 1/3 innings this spring, but he had struggled of late, serving up two of his team-high four home runs allowed on Friday. The big right-hander has a shot to make his major league debut at some point this season.
Sun, Mar 24, 2013 12:20:00 PM

Brewers signed RHP Michael Olmsted to a minor league contract.

The 25-year-old right-hander, who spent the past two seasons in the Red Sox organization, will be added to the Brewers' 40-man roster. Olmsted owns a sparkling 1.96 ERA, 0.96 WHIP and 213/47 K/BB ratio over 161 innings in his minor league career.
Sat, Nov 3, 2012 08:22:00 PM

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