Miami Marlins
2014 Avg.
.276
 
Career Avg.
.281
Name  Christian Yelich
Born  12/5/1991
Height  6-4
Weight  195
Number  21
Position  CF
Bats  L
Throws  R
Hot7/23/2014 10:07:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich went 2-for-3 with a walk, a steal and an RBI Wednesday at Atlanta.
Insight: Yelich is 27-for-75 (.360) in July, but just three of his hits went for extra bases. He's batting .282 with 27 extra-base hits (8 HR) in 330 at-bats this season.
 
Hot7/22/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich has batted .347 in July.
Insight: Yelich (.278, .784 OPS) went 2-for-4 with a walk, one RBI and three runs Tuesday at Atlanta. He's scored 56 runs in 81 games this season.
 
6/29/2014 11:22:00 AM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich (back) has been activated from the disabled list and will bat leadoff on Sunday.
Insight: The outfielder provides a combination of speed and power, but not quite at the level we need to be fantasy worthy. That should come down the road.
 
6/15/2014 9:07:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich is headed to the 15-day DL. SOURCE: Joe Frisaro, MLB.com
Insight: He's missed Miami's last two games with a lower back strain and the injury doesn't seem to be getting any better. Jake Marisnick is expected to be called up from Triple-A New Orleans to take Yelich's roster spot.
 
6/15/2014 12:09:00 PM
Description: Miami left fielder Christian Yelich (back) is out of the lineup Sunday.
Insight: He suffered a lower-back strain early in Friday's game. Reed Johnson started in left field Saturday and Rafael Furcal took over for Yelich as the leadoff hitter in Miami's order. Miami will use that setup again Sunday.
 
6/14/2014 4:53:00 PM
Description: Miami left fielder Christian Yelich is not in Saturday's lineup due to his back strain.
Insight: He suffered the injury early in Friday's game. Reed Johnson started in left field Saturday and Rafael Furcal took over for Yelich as the leadoff hitter in Miami's order.
 
6/13/2014 8:22:00 PM
Description: Miami left fielder Christian Yelich strained his lower back Friday against Pittsburgh. SOURCE: Joe Capozzi, Palm Beach Post
Insight: He came out after the first inning. Reed Johnson (.307, 2 HR, 14 RBI) has taken over in left field. Yelich (.259, 6 HR, 24 RBI) is day-to-day.
 
Hot6/11/2014 9:15:00 AM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich had four hits and four RBI Tuesday at Texas and has gone 8-for-14 in his last three games.
Insight: Yelich is only hitting .259 this season, but he has contributed solid numbers across the board. He has six homers, 24 RBI, 41 runs, 10 steals and a .762 OPS.
 
6/8/2014 7:47:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich hustled his way to two stolen bases Sunday against the Cubs.
Insight: Yelich also went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles. The 22-year-old has only been caught stealing once in 11 attempts this season.
 
6/7/2014 7:36:00 PM
Description: Miami left fielder Christian Yelich went 2-for-4 with a solo homer Saturday against the Cubs.
Insight: Yelich entered the game just one for his last 17 with nine strikeouts. He's hitting only.245, but he has a .328 OBP, six homers, 20 RBI, 39 runs and eight steals.
 
6/4/2014 3:56:00 PM
Description: Miami left fielder Christian Yelich will take a seat Wednesday against the Rays. SOURCE: Marlins on Twitter
Insight: Yelich is hitless for the series (0-for-5, 3 BB). Reed Johnson (.324, 2 HR, 12 RBI) is taking over in left field.
 
5/31/2014 9:45:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich belted three hits in Saturday's loss to Atlanta.
Insight: Yelich has been a borderline fantasy player for most of the season, hitting .255 with five homers and 18 RBI over 212 at bats. He batted .288 as a rookie in 2013 so Yelich certainly has the ability to be a difference maker. Maybe Saturday's outing will lead to a hot streak.
 
5/21/2014 11:00:00 PM
Description: Miami outfielder Christian Yelich went 3-for-6 with a triple, two RBI and a run Wednesday against the Phillies.
Insight: Yelich hasn't had a good month (.216), but he's managed to score 17 runs anyway. On the year, he's hitting .261 with five homers, 17 RBI, 34 runs, seven steals and a .762 OPS, so he has solid fantasy value in all formats.
 
4/9/2014 11:06:00 PM
Description: Miami outfielder Christian Yelich reached base five times Wednesday night.
Insight: The Marlins leadoff hitter had three hits (one 2B), two walks, three runs and a steal. Yelich is up to .290 with eight runs, four RBI and two stolen bases this season.
 
4/4/2014 4:56:00 PM
Description: Miami outfielder Christian Yelich will get Friday night off with Reed Johnson getting a rare start in left field.
Insight: Yelich is just 3-for-19 this season and can probably use a day off to get his head straight.
 
8/27/2013 9:54:00 PM
Description: Miami outfielder Christian Yelich accounted for the team's only run Tuesday at Washington with a solo homer.
Insight: Yelich went 2-for-4 in the game after going 3-for-31 (.097) in his previous eight. The 21-year-old is hitting .259 with two home runs in his first 135 at-bats in the big leagues.
 
8/8/2013 8:30:00 PM
Description: Miami outfielder Christian Yelich hit his first career home run Thursday at Pittsburgh.
Insight: Yelich went 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBI in the game and is hitting .318 with five extra-base hits in 71 plate appearances since making his debut. The 21-year-old, who was the Marlins' first-round pick in 2010, hit .275 with nine homers and an .863 OPS in 61 games in the minors this season and was called up without playing a game at Triple-A.
 
7/29/2013 10:44:00 PM
Description: Miami outfielder Christian Yelich has gone 7-for-29 (.241) with 10 K since making his major league debut.
Insight: Yelich, who was the Marlins' first-round pick in 2010, is ranked 10th on MLB.com's latest list of the top-100 prospects. The 21-year-old hit .275 with nine homers and an .863 OPS in 61 games in the minors this season and was called up without playing a game at Triple-A.