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Christian Yelich
AVG HR RBI
.284 9 54
Team: MiamiHt / Wt: 6-3 / 200 NFBC ADP: 76.83
Position: LFBorn: 12/5/1991 Birthplace: Thousand Oaks, California
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 1st Round by Marlins (2010)


Latest News
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
Career 206 822 128 234 42 7 13 70 101 203 31 7 .285 .365 .400

Postseason


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