A's Gold Glove 1B Olson has hand surgery

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Oakland Athletics Gold Glove first baseman Matt Olson had surgery on his right hand, the team announced Friday.

The team said the surgery involved a hamate excision.

No timetable was given on when the 24-year-old would return to play.

Olson was injured in Thursday's 5-4 loss in Japan against theSeattle Marinerson a foul tip in his final at-bat, according to the team.

Olson batted .247 with 29 home runs and 84 RBIs in his first full season last year.