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Q&A with Rangers 1st Round Pick Mike Olt

Olt hit 23 home runs this season

Rangers supplemental first-round selection Mike Olt has posted big numbers during his three seasons at the University of Connecticut, and he batted .318 with 23 homers and 76 RBI this year. Lone Star Dugout caught up with the 21-year-old third baseman, who expects to sign soon.

Mike Olt says he's ready to leave the University of Connecticut and begin his professional career, but it wasn't before he did plenty of damage to the school's record books. One of the top hitters in UConn history, Olt has belted a school-record 44 home runs in three seasons [despite an injury-shortened sophomore campaign]. The Connecticut native has been a strong performer in all three of his... Recommended Stories

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