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Christian Yelich

23-Year-Old Outfielder – Miami Marlins

2015 Stats

AVG

.257

HR

5

RBI

16

R

28

SB

7

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Yelich backed up his strong finish to the 2013 season with a sophomore breakout at age 22. He truly arrived down the stretch, catching fire during a .339/.425/.459 August as he put up his first 20-ste...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 200   DOB: 12/5/1991   BORN: Thousand Oaks, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Christian Yelich Contract Information:

Signed seven-year, $49.5 million contract with the Marlins in March of 2015.

June 27, 2015  –  Christian Yelich News

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Yelich had one his best games of the season Saturday against the Dodgers, going 4-for-4 with a run.

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Christian Yelich Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 18 R GUL 6 26 24 3 9 2 1 1 0 3 1 0 2 7 0 0 0 .375 .423 .500 .923
2010 18 A GRE 6 24 23 2 8 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 .348 .375 .435 .810
2011 19 A GRE 122 521 461 73 144 48 32 1 15 77 32 5 55 102 0 2 3 .312 .388 .484 .872
2012 20 R GUL 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
2012 20 A+ JUP 106 447 397 76 131 46 29 5 12 48 20 6 49 85 1 0 0 .330 .404 .519 .923
2013 21 R GUL 5 18 17 2 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .294 .333 .412 .745
2013 21 A+ JUP 7 30 26 3 6 2 0 0 2 4 0 0 4 8 0 0 0 .231 .333 .462 .795
2013 21 AA JAC 49 222 193 33 54 26 13 6 7 29 5 5 26 52 0 2 1 .280 .365 .518 .883
2013 21 MAJ MIA 62 273 240 34 69 17 12 1 4 16 10 0 31 66 0 1 1 .288 .370 .396 .766
2014 22 A+ JUP 2 7 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .429 .333 .762
2014 22 AAA NEW 2 9 9 1 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 .111 .111 .444 .555
2014 22 MAJ MIA 144 660 582 94 165 45 30 6 9 54 21 7 70 137 3 2 3 .284 .362 .402 .764
2015 23 A+ JUP 3 10 9 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 .333 .400 .444 .844
2015 23 MAJ MIA 62 256 230 28 59 14 8 1 5 16 7 1 25 62 0 0 1 .257 .332 .365 .697
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3-Year Averages     103 465 411 64 117 30 21 3 6 35 15 3 50 101 1 1 2 .285 .364 .394 .758

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Christian Yelich Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 4 @ChC 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .332 .365 .697
Jul. 3 @ChC 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .331 .364 .695
Jul. 2 SF 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .253 .332 .353 .685
Jul. 1 SF 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .325 .347 .672
Jun. 30 SF 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .318 .346 .664
Jun. 28 LAD 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .315 .341 .656
Jun. 27 LAD 4 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .242 .307 .332 .639
Jun. 26 LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .295 .319 .614
Jun. 25 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .296 .324 .620
Jun. 24 StL Did not play.
Jun. 23 StL 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .301 .330 .631
Jun. 21 @Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .298 .327 .625
Jun. 20 @Cin 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .303 .333 .636
Jun. 19 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .300 .328 .628
Jun. 18 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .300 .330 .630
Jun. 17 @NYY 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .307 .337 .644
Jun. 16 NYY 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .303 .320 .623
Jun. 15 NYY 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .295 .316 .611
Jun. 14 Col 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .290 .312 .602
Jun. 13 Col 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .291 .317 .608
Jun. 12 Col 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .227 .292 .319 .611
Jun. 11 Col 4 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .287 .319 .606
Jun. 10 @Tor 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .278 .301 .579
Jun. 9 @Tor 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .279 .296 .575
Jun. 8 @Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .280 .277 .557
Jun. 7 @Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .287 .285 .572
Jun. 6 @Col 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .288 .286 .574
Jun. 5 @Col 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .284 .287 .571
Jun. 3 ChC 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .285 .288 .573
Jun. 2 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .282 .285 .567
Last 7 Days 23 5 12 3 0 1 1 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 .522 .621 .783 1.404
Last 14 Days 45 7 16 4 0 1 1 8 13 2 0 0 0 0 .356 .453 .511 .964
Last 30 Days 104 19 31 5 1 3 5 14 24 3 0 0 0 0 .298 .381 .452 .833

Christian Yelich: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 61 61
2014 144 138 12
2013 62 59 5

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Christian Yelich Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015626131.226.306.621
2014142201152.317.444.819
2013918152.165.231.476

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015168224136.268.387.726
20144407483919.273.389.747
2013149263118.362.497.941

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201511116054.315.378.794
2014273452209.297.429.799
201312118053.256.322.672

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015119125113.202.353.599
20143094973412.272.379.734
2013119164117.319.471.862
Christian Yelich Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 18 R GUL 26 24 7.7% 26.9% 0.29 71% .529 .125
2010 18 A GRE 24 23 4.2% 25% 0.17 74% .471 .087
2011 19 A GRE 521 461 10.6% 19.6% 0.54 78% .375 .172
2012 20 R GUL 4 4 0% 0% 0.00 100% .250 .000
2012 20 A+ JUP 447 397 11% 19% 0.58 79% .397 .189
2013 21 R GUL 18 17 5.6% 27.8% 0.20 71% .417 .118
2013 21 A+ JUP 30 26 13.3% 26.7% 0.50 69% .250 .231
2013 21 AA JAC 222 193 11.7% 23.4% 0.50 73% .351 .238
2013 21 MAJ MIA 273 240 11.4% 24.2% 0.47 73% .382 .108
2014 22 A+ JUP 7 6 14.3% 14.3% 1.00 83% .400 .000
2014 22 AAA NEW 9 9 0% 55.6% 0.00 44% .000 .333
2014 22 MAJ MIA 660 582 10.6% 20.8% 0.51 76% .358 .118
2015 23 A+ JUP 10 9 10% 30% 0.33 67% .500 .111
2015 23 MAJ MIA 256 230 9.8% 24.2% 0.40 73% .331 .108
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3-Year Averages     465 411 10.8% 21.7% 0.50 75% .365 .109

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2015 Stat Review for Christian Yelich    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.257 AVG
WEAK
73% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.331 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.365 SLG
POOR
.108 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.40 BB/K
AVERAGE
9.8% BB Rate
GOOD
24.2% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

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.697 OPS
WEAK
.332 OBP
GOOD

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Christian Yelich: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Yelich is not in the lineup Wednesday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.
Yelich scored three times during the Marlins' win Tuesday, collecting two base hits and a walk against the Yankees.

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Yelich went 1-for-3 with a walk, stolen base and run in a win over the Rockies on Friday.

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Yelich was 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday’s loss to Toronto.

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Yelich is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Cubs, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Yelich knocked a pair of singles in four at-bats Tuesday as the Marlins lost to the Pirates.

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Yelich will bat seventh Monday against the Pirates, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Yelich is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Braves, MLB.com's Joe Frisaro reports.

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Yelich went 2-for-4 and popped his first home run of the season while batting out of the fifth position Monday against the Dodgers.

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Yelich went 1-for-3 with a walk, one run scored and two stolen bases in Sunday's loss to the Giants.

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Yelich returned to the lineup Friday and went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts out of the leadoff spot in a 6-0 loss to the Giants.

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Yelich (back) was activated from the 15-day on Friday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Yelich (back) is not expected to rejoin the Marlins until Friday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

A strong spring training to open the 2013 season put Yelich on the fast-track toward the majors, and after pounding out a .275/.359/.504 line across three stops in the minors, the sweet-swinging lefty made his MLB debut in late July. He knocked a pair of hits out of the two-hole in his debut, driving home his first major league RBI, and never looked back. At 21 years old, with just under 1,200 minor league at-bats to his name, Yelich posted a stellar .288/.370/.396 slash line in his first 62 major league games, adding four home runs and 10 steals. Not without his warts, Yelich struggled mightily versus left-handed pitching, collecting just 15 hits in 91 at-bats (.165 average) against southpaws while watching his strikeout rate and walk rate both move in the wrong direction when a lefty was on the mound. Still, the future remains bright for an emerging talent capable of a .290 average, double-digit home runs and 20-plus steals right now, with potential to add some balance to his platoon split and strength to his power stroke down the line.

2013

Consider to be the most exciting offensive prospect in the Marlins' minor league system, Yelich made strides in 2012 while playing the majority of his season at High-A Jupiter. He posted a strong .330/.404/.519 line over 397 at-bats while blasting 12 home runs with 29 doubles and five triples while driving in 48 runs on the year. Yelich enjoyed yet another efficient campaign on the basepaths, swiping 20 bags in 26 attempts after going 32-for-37 in that area in 2011. While a shot at the big leagues seems a bit of a stretch in 2013, Yelich should continue to progress towards that goal and could be fast-tracked to Miami as part of the franchise's most recent rebuilding effort.

2012

Ah, the sweet lefty swing. Every once in a while a player comes along who has it, and scouts swoon over that pure unfettered stroke, projecting great things from it. Yelich is the latest example, and while some folks see him turn on a pitch and start throwing around comparisons to Mark Grace or John Olerud, it's important to remember that he could just as easily end up as the next Hal Morris or Dave Magadan. For now he's a kid who's trying to cut it in left field despite an awkward throwing motion, in case he doesn't develop enough power to fit at first base. His first season of full-season ball was mostly a success, with the 32 steals in 37 attempts being a very pleasant surprise, but he didn't put up outrageous triple slash numbers. Until we see a concrete spike in that batting average or slugging percentage, don't fall too much in love with that swing.