Miami Marlins
2015 Avg.
.211
 
Career Avg.
.276
Name  Christian Yelich
Born  12/5/1991
Height  6-2
Weight  195
Number  21
Position  LF
Bats  L
Throws  R
5/26/2015 9:51:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich finally has his batting average over the Mendoza Line.
Insight: Yelich has gone 6-for-16 in the last four games to raise his batting average from .178 to .208. He was 2-for-4 on Tuesday against the Pirates. Yelich also has one home run, seven RBI and six runs in 106 at-bats this season.
 
5/22/2015 4:20:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich is out for Friday's contest.
Insight: Just a routine day of rest for Yelich. Ichiro Suzuki will get the nod in left field.
 
5/16/2015 11:38:00 AM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich will not start on Saturday versus the Braves and starting pitcher Alex Wood.
Insight: Yelich is probably just getting a day off. He is hitting just .160 since returning from the disabled list, so he might need a day to just get away from things.
 
5/8/2015 7:14:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich (strained lower back) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: He will be in the lineup Friday, and should make an impact immediately.
 
5/5/2015 11:02:00 AM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich (strained lower back) is expected to return on Friday, according to Joe Frisaro of mlb.com.
Insight: A lot is expected to Yelich after last season and to date he's batting just .200 with a .488 OPS. Hopefully he's ready to explode.
 
4/24/2015 3:45:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich (strained lower back) hasn't played since Sunday and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: A lot is expected to Yelich after last season and to date he's batting just .200 with a .488 OPS. Ichiro Suzuki should see most of his at-bats.
 
4/23/2015 9:50:00 AM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich (strained lower back) hasn'r played since Sunday and is questionable for Thursday's game against Philadelphia.
Insight: It's serious enough that the team is discussing a trip to the disabled list. A lot is expected to Yelich after last season and to date he's batting just .200 with a .488 OPS. This is the reason for his ugly start. Ichiro Suzuki will take his spot in left field.
 
4/21/2015 6:43:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich (back) will not play on Tuesday.
Insight: He was originally in the lineup, but had to be scratched due to his back tightening up. Ichiro Suzuki will take his spot in left field.
 
4/16/2015 4:02:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich (back) did not play on Tuesday or Wednesday, but is in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: Ichiro Suzuki would have gotten the start in Yelich's place, but is batting just .188 in the early going and isn't a viable fantasy option. Yelich, at this point in his career, is a better option.
 
4/16/2015 10:59:00 AM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich (back) did not play on Tuesday or Wednesday and there is a chance he may not play until the weekend.
Insight: Ichiro Suzuki would get the start in Yelich's place, but is batting just .188 in the early going and isn't a viable fantasy option.
 
4/14/2015 6:36:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich (back) will not play on Tuesday night.
Insight: Yelich was originally in the lineup, but the team decided to give him a night to rest. Ichiro Suzuki will get the start in Yelich's place.
 
4/10/2015 10:49:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich played the role of hero Friday against Tampa Bay.
Insight: Miami had an 8-1 lead, then a 9-8 lead, but it took 10 innings to pull it out. Yelich went 2-for-5 with three RBIs and a walk. He is hitting .313 through four games this season.
 
Hot9/7/2014 6:15:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich extended his hitting streak, going 2-for-4 with a run on Sunday against the Braves.
Insight: Yelich has scored runs in his last six games and is batting .341 with three extra-base hits and three RBI over his hitting streak. If you need a left fielder to give you a boost these last few weeks, Yelich is a great choice. He hit .339 in August and is batting .381 so far in six games this month.
 
Hot8/31/2014 9:45:00 AM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich is a career .500 hitter against Braves starter Alex Wood.
Insight: Yelich has gone 36-for-105 (.343) in August and his OPS is almost .900. Start him in this favorable matchup.
 
Hot8/24/2014 8:04:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich is a career .500 hitter against Braves starter Alex Wood.
Insight: Yelich has gone 36-for-105 (.343) in August and his OPS is almost .900. Start him in this favorable matchup.
 
Hot8/20/2014 8:15:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich has gone 19-for-37 (.514) with four doubles, six runs and three steals over his last nine games.
Insight: Yelich was 3-for-4 with a walk Wednesday. He's raised his average 21 points since Aug. 10 and is now hitting .288 with a .792 OPS.
 
8/11/2014 10:12:00 PM
Description: Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich went 3-for-4 with a double, one RBI, a steal and two runs Monday against the Cardinals.
Insight: Yelich's stats don't blow you away, but he's been pretty good in multiple categories. He's hitting .272 with nine homers, 43 RBI, 66 runs, 14 steals and a .765 OPS.
 
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.