Originally written on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 10/20/14
21 year-old Christian Yelich is an outstanding young outfield prospect for the Miami Marlins. Listed at 6’4 189 pounds, Yelich has what scout Keith Law called “the prettiest swing in the minors.” Yelich is a very intriguing prospect because despite his young age, he has an advanced bat (as showcased by his Spring Training outburst so far) – slash line of .364/.451/.818! Although Yelich was already sent to the minors, the Marlins are, quite frankly, going to suck in 2013 – giving Yelich a path to playing time later in the season. Marlins phenom prospect Christian Yelich has a big future ahead of him Baseball Prospectus writer Josh Shepardson rates Christian Yelich as his 23rd best Dynasty League prospect with his potential earnings in the $25-30 range. Shepardson describes him as a “batting average stud with a floor of 15-10 home-runs to go with 15-20 steals – which is excellent value. Prospectus’s PECOTA system currently projects Yelich for 250 plate appearances this season, with a ...
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