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Christian Yelich
AVG HR RBI
.258 5 16
Team: MiamiHt / Wt: 6-3 / 200 NFBC ADP: 75.75
Position: LFBorn: 12/5/1991 Birthplace: Thousand Oaks, California
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 1st Round by Marlins (2010)


Latest News
June 28 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Yelich had his second career four-hit game in a 3-2 win over the Dodgers on Saturday.
Analysis: Yelich had his other four-hit game June 10, 2014, at Texas. The Marlins outfielder, now batting .242, was 4 for 26 (.154) in his previous seven games.
May 25 1:07 PM PT2:07 PM MT3:07 PM CT4:07 PM ET16:07 ET20:07 GMT4:07 1:07 PM MST3:07 PM EST3:37 PM VEN0:07 UAE (+1)3:07 PM CT-Yelich went 2 for 4 on Sunday.
Analysis: Yelich is a .194 hitter with no potential.
May 12 9:31 AM PT10:31 AM MT11:31 AM CT12:31 PM ET12:31 ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST12:01 PM VEN20:31 UAE11:31 AM CT-Yelich went 2 for 4 with a home run in Monday's 5-3 loss at the Dodgers.
Analysis: Yelich had been 1 for 11 with five strikeouts over his first three games since coming off the disabled list.
Apr. 24 4:35 PM PT5:35 PM MT6:35 PM CT7:35 PM ET19:35 ET23:35 GMT7:35 4:35 PM MST6:35 PM EST7:05 PM VEN3:35 UAE (+1)6:35 PM CT-Yelich could reportedly return as early as Friday.
Analysis: The Miami Marlins outfielder has been on the disabled list since April 24 with a lower back strain.
Apr. 14 3:29 PM PT4:29 PM MT5:29 PM CT6:29 PM ET18:29 ET22:29 GMT6:29 3:29 PM MST5:29 PM EST5:59 PM VEN2:29 UAE (+1)5:29 PM CT-Yelich has been scratched from Miami's lineup at Atlanta because of tightness in his back. Ichiro Suzuki replaced Yelich in left and was batting second for Tuesday night's game.
Analysis: Yelich, a Gold Glove winner last year, has been getting treatment recently for his back and is listed as day to day. Yelich made a diving catch in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Braves. But manager Mike Redmond says the injury is "just something that's just kind of been lingering for a day or so."
Apr. 11 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET17:52 ET21:52 GMT5:52 2:52 PM MST4:52 PM EST5:22 PM VEN1:52 UAE (+1)4:52 PM CT-Yelich was 2 for 5 and drove in three runs Friday against the Rays.
Analysis: Yelich is 5 for 16 in four games.
Mar. 22 9:33 AM PT10:33 AM MT11:33 AM CT12:33 PM ET12:33 ET16:33 GMT0:33 9:33 AM MST11:33 AM EST12:03 PM VEN20:33 UAE10:33 AM CT-Yelich has signed a seven-year contract extension said to be worth $49.5 million. The Marlins have a club option for an eighth year with the 2010 first-round draft pick. They have now locked up two-thirds of their outfield through 2021. Giancarlo Stanton signed a 13-year deal worth $325 million in November.
Analysis: The 23-year-old Yelich hit .284 last year in his first full major league season. He had nine homers and 54 RBIs and also won a Gold Glove. He is the latest homegrown product Miami has secured for the long term.
Mar. 19 11:38 AM PT12:38 PM MT1:38 PM CT2:38 PM ET14:38 ET18:38 GMT2:38 11:38 AM MST1:38 PM EST2:08 PM VEN22:38 UAE12:38 PM CT-Yelich has agreed to a seven-year contract worth about $49.6 million with the Marlins.
Analysis: Yelich, 23, won a Gold Glove and hit .284 with nine homers and 54 RBIs in his first full major league season last year, when he made $505,000. His base salary this year will be $570,000 before the contract escalates. A left-handed hitter, Yelich is part of an outfield the Marlins consider the best in the majors, with $325 million slugger Giancarlo Stanton in right field and Marcell Ozuna in center.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Mia 62 240 34 69 12 1 4 16 31 66 10 0 .288 .370 .396
2014 Mia 144 582 94 165 30 6 9 54 70 137 21 7 .284 .362 .402
2015 Mia 63 233 28 60 8 1 5 16 26 62 7 1 .258 .335 .365
Career 269 1055 156 294 50 8 18 86 127 265 38 8 .279 .358 .392


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