Skye Michael Bolt (born January 15, 1994) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB).
The Athletics selected Bolt in the fourth round, with the 128th overall selection, of the 2015 MLB draft. He made his professional debut in 2015 with the Vermont Lake Monsters, hitting .238/.325/.381/.706 with 4 home runs and 19 RBIs.
In 2016, he played for the Beloit Snappers, hitting .231/.318/.345/.663 with 5 home runs and 37 RBIs, and was a mid-season All Star. In 2017, he played for the Stockton Ports of the Class A-Advanced California League, hitting .243/.327/.435/.762 with 76 runs (10th in the league), 7 triples (7th), 15 home runs, 53 walks (6th), and 66 RBIs, and was a mid-season All-Star
On April 5, 2021, Bolt was claimed off waivers by the San Francisco Giants. On April 30, Bolt was designated for assignment by the Giants following the promotion of Zack Littell. Bolt only appeared in 2 games for the Giants, registering a single plate appearance.
On May 5, 2021, Bolt was traded back to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for cash considerations and was assigned to the Triple-A Las Vegas Aviators. On June 1, Bolt was called up by the Athletics. On June 12, Bolt recorded his first career home run, against Kansas City Royals reliever Wade Davis.
With Oakland, he batted .089/.105/.161 in 56 at-bats. However, his 2021 Triple-A Las Vegas Aviators performance was the polar opposite — crushing a .387/.492/.650 with a minor league career-high 16.1% BB rate and lowered his K rate to 21.6%…