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CHRISTIAN YELICH RUMORS

Player Profile #99: Christian Yelich | OF | MIA

Yelich is one of the youngest players in the major leagues at just 23, but since the Marlins drafted him in the first round of the 2010 Amateur Draft he’s done nothing but impress. Even during his first taste of the major leagues in 2013 he put that pretty left-handed swing to work and exceeded expectations. Over just 62 games, he posted a .288 batting average, 34 R, 4 HR, 16...
Via Baseball Professor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

After full MLB season, Yelich, Ozuna could offer Marlins in-house improvements

Few teams significantly improved their roster -- at least on paper -- this offseason more than the Miami Marlins. Despite losing ace Jose Fernandez and slugger Giancarlo Stanton to injury by season's end, the Marlins improved by 15 wins. The front office and coaching staff knew it had a talented, young core. So the Marlins sought out complementary pieces to fill the remaining holes...
Via Fox Sports Florida
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Miami Marlins have the best outfield in baseball?

It hasn’t exactly been quiet, but the Miami Marlins have managed to upgrade their roster substantially towards contending in 2015. In a National League East that is expected to be run by the Washington Nationals in the upcoming season, the Marlins seem to be the team that has the best chance of standing in their way in doing so. A primary reason that they find themselves in such...
Via The Outside Corner
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Christian Yelich returns from DL, plays against Athletics

MIAMI -- As expected, Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich came off the 15-day disabled list for Sunday's series finale against the Oakland Athletics. Yelich, who exited after one inning June 13 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, felt discomfort in his lower back and sat out a few days before going on the DL. Sunday marked the first game he was eligible to return. The 22-year-old...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Injury Update: Christian Yelich exits with back tightness

Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich left last night's extra-innings loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates after experiencing back tightness. MLB.com's Joe Frisaro tweeted that the diagnosis is a lower back strain:Just announced Yelich has a lower back strain #Marlins #Pirates— Joe Frisaro (@JoeFrisaro) June 13, 2014According to Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel, Yelich said...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins' Christian Yelich leaves game vs. Pirates with lower back strain

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich exited Friday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a lower back strain and is listed as day-to-day. Yelich appeared to aggravate it while running out his grounder to short in the first inning. He was shown rubbing his lower back in the dugout before being tended to by training staff. Reed Johnson entered as a defensive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 13, 2014  |  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 a few other...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 11, 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 for the salary minimum. You...
Via Razzball
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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