CHRISTIAN YELICH RUMORS

Young Marlins learning to adjust in second major-league season

MIAMI -- Eleven players made their major-league debuts for the Marlins during a 100-loss season in 2013. A rebuilding year proved to be the perfect time for future everyday players like Christian Yelich and Marcell Ozuna to acquaint themselves with baseball's highest level of play. "You never know how long the learning process is going to take in the big leagues," manager...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Sweet swing helping Christian Yelich bounce back from slump

PHILADELPHIA -- Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich earned a reputation over the years for his consistent and easy swing. From high school to the minors to last season's stint in the majors, Yelich hit .275 or better. So when he opened the 2014 season 2 for 14 with just one RBI, Yelich didn't panic. The left-handed hitter faced three southpaw starters and would even sit...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins outfield prospects Marisnick, Yelich share tight bond

JUPITER, Fla. -- November 2012. Outfielders Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick had just met each other and played catch before an Arizona Fall League game. Three days later, the top prospects became teammates when the Marlins and Blue Jays agreed on the 12-player blockbuster trade. It would turn out to be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Yelich and Marisnick, who seem inseparable...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Player Profile #133: Christian Yelich | OF | MIA

In late July of 2013 the Marlins promoted Christian Yelich, who many considered to be their top hitting prospect, to the big leagues. Yelich was a first round pick in the 2010 amateur draft, and after 4 minor league seasons between rookie ball and AA the Marlins had seen enough to believe the 21 year old’s “prettiest swing in the minors” (according to Keith Law) could hold...
Via Baseball Professor
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Christian Yelich, 2014 Fantasy Sleeper

There's a benefit to playing for the Marlins besides learning the value of having to buy your own equipment and refreshments. "Guys, money's tight, you're gonna have to bring your own Gatorade from now on." That's a Marlins exec on the first day of the spring. The other benefit is the Marlins don't care what the hell you do as long as you're playing...
Via Razzball
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Marisnick, Christian Yelich each hit in home debuts

MIAMI -- Moments after a player gets his first major-league hit, the baseball traditionally gets tossed to the dugout to become a keepsake. Very often, one of the player's teammates then will hurl another ball into the stands as a joke, trying to put a scare into the rookie. Not so Friday night, when Miami's Jake Marisnick singled hard in the sixth inning to snap a career...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Prospects Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick Called Up

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 will signal the debut for two top prospects in the Miami Marlins organization, and both happen to be outfielders. One of them is sweet-swinging lefty Christian Yelich, whom the Marlins drafted in the first round of 2010, and the other is Jake Marisnick, one of the main pieces that came back from the big trade this past off-season with the Toronto Blue Jays...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins call up Christian Yelich, Jake Marisnick

Christian Yelich received the much-anticipated call to Miami on Monday night, and he'll be bringing a friend. Following Miami's 3-1 win at Colorado, the Marlins announced they had optioned second baseman Derek Dietrich and center fielder Marcell Ozuna to Double-A Jacksonville of the Southern League. The team said it would select outfielders Yelich and Jake Marisnick from...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins' Christian Yelich shows skills in Futures Game

Miami Marlins top prospect Christian Yelich was a hit in Sunday's Futures Game at Citi Field. Make that two hits. Yelich went 2 for 2 as the USAs designated hitter against a team of international prospects. Before being removed for a pinch hitter in the sixth, he delivered the games first run with an RBI double to center field in the second and then singled in the fourth in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

30 Prospects in 30 Days: Christian Yelich – OF – Miami Marlins

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...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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