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Christian Yelich | Outfielder | #22

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/5/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 199
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (23) / MIA
Contract: view contract details

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Christian Yelich went 0-for-3 with a run scored, a walk and three strikeouts in Saturday's loss to the Phillies.
While Yelich started out the game in fine fashion, walking and coming around to score on Travis Shaw's RBI single in the first inning, the rest of the contest was something of a slog for the outfielder. In his first season in a Brewers uniform, he's slashing .297/.370/.476 with nine home runs and 30 RBI across 229 at-bats. Jun 16 - 8:19 PM

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Christian Yelich slugged a two-run homer, drew a walk, and scored two runs in Friday’s blowout victory over the Phillies.

Jesus Aguilar and Hernan Perez also went deep for Milwaukee. Yelich came into Friday’s action with just one homer and two RBI for the entire month so far. Still, he appears on pace for a typical solid Yelich season. He’s batting .301/.372/.482 with nine homers, 30 RBI, seven steals, and 45 runs scored through 57 games.
Jun 16 - 12:34 AM

Christian Yelich continued his hot-hitting in Saturday's lopsided victory over the Phillies, going 3-for-5 with two runs scored.

All three of Yelich's hits were singles in this one. The dynamic outfielder is now hitting .311/.378/.490 with eight homers, 27 RBI and seven stolen bases. Over his last 36 games, Yelich is hitting .331 (48-for-145) with six long balls and 18 RBI.
Jun 9 - 4:39 PM

Christian Yelich went 2-for-5 with a homer and two runs scored as the Brewers routed the Phillies on Friday evening.

Yelich contributed a solo shot off of Victor Arano in the eighth inning that capped the scoring in the ballgame. He has excelled in his first season with the Brewers, slashing .303/.373/.488 with eight homers, 27 RBI and seven stolen bases. The 26-year-old outfielder is one of the top five-category performers in all fantasy leagues.
Jun 8 - 10:52 PM

Christian Yelich delivered two hits Wednesday in the Brewers’ loss to the Indians.

He doubled and scored Milwaukee’s only run in the third inning. Yelich singled again in the eighth and made an excellent defensive play in the bottom half of the frame, robbing Francisco Lindor with a diving catch in left field. The 26-year-old has been a steady presence in the Brewers’ lineup this year, slashing an impressive .301/.373/.474 with seven homers, seven steals and 37 runs scored.
Jun 6 - 5:56 PM

Christian Yelich pummeled his seventh homer Wednesday in the Brewers’ victory over St. Louis.

Yelich tied it up in the seventh with a towering solo bomb off left-hander Tyler Lyons. The 441-foot missile was one of two hits for Yelich, who also provided a first-inning single off Alex Reyes (Reyes got the last laugh by picking him off first base). The 26-year-old has enjoyed a productive debut season in Milwaukee, slashing .307/.372/.492 with seven homers and six steals for the first-place Brewers.
May 30 - 5:45 PM

Christian Yelich smacked a solo home run and added a pair of stolen bases Monday against the Cardinals.

Yelich deposited a hanging Luke Weaver changeup way over the right field wall in the third inning. He also singled and stole second and third base in the seventh inning. The former Marlin has tallied four straight multi-hit games and has his batting line on the season up to .310/.374/.485.
May 28 - 5:48 PM

Christian Yelich went 3-for-5 with two runs scored in a win over the Mets on Sunday.

Yelich enjoyed the Mets' visit to Miller Park, going 9-for-18 in the four-game series. The three-hit afternoon Sunday got his average up above .300 again, leaving his line at .305/.371/.467 through Sunday's games. Now seemingly settled in, the 26-year-old is showing why the Brewers paid a high price to acquire him this winter, and he should only continue to get better as the year goes along.
May 27 - 5:28 PM

Christian Yelich went 3-for-5 with an RBI triple, a two-run double and three runs scored in Saturday's 17-6 romp over the Mets.

Yelich was one of three Brewers batters (joining Lorenzo Cain and Jesus Aguilar) to finish with three knocks. He raced around for an RBI triple in the fourth inning and added a two-run double in the fifth, putting him on Cycle Watch for the back half of the game. While he already had the most difficult leg of the cycle -- the triple -- under his belt relatively early, the former Marlins outfielder came up short of the fun statistical when he failed to find himself a home run by the end of the contest. He's played solid (if unspectacular) baseball this season, slashing .296/.365/.463 with five home runs and 23 RBI in 162 at-bats.
May 26 - 9:09 PM

Christian Yelich blasted an opposite-field, go-ahead homer in the eighth inning Saturday against the Twins.

Yelich muscled up to give the Brewers the late lead, hitting a no-doubter to left-center against Twins reliever Addison Reed. The outfielder has hits in 16 of his last 18 games dating back to late April, and he's now scored runs in five straight. Through Saturday, the 26-year-old is hitting .299/.362/.470 with five homers, 19 RBI, 22 runs scored and three steals.
May 19 - 11:20 PM

Christian Yelich plated a pair of runs Wednesday in the Brewers’ win over Arizona.

Yelich only managed one hit in the victory but made it count by slugging a tape-measure blast off Matt Koch to give Milwaukee a 5-2 lead in the second inning. He’s had a good month for the Brewers, hitting .327 with eight RBI over 55 May at-bats.
May 16 - 7:45 PM

Christian Yelich came off the bench and went 2-for-2 with a stolen base, an RBI, and a run scored Monday night against the Diamondbacks.

Yelich fell into a bit of a slump toward the end of April, but he's been terrific in May and is batting .299/.366/.436 with three home runs, 15 RBI, three stolen bases, and 18 runs scored through his first 30 games in a Brewers uniform.
May 15 - 1:03 AM

Christian Yelich is not in the Brewers' lineup Monday.

He'll get a breather with the Brewers facing lefty Patrick Corbin. Domingo Santana is in right field.
May 14 - 6:33 PM

Christian Yelich went 2-for-5 with a two-run single in a win over the Rockies on Sunday.

Batting leadoff with Lorenzo Cain getting a day off, Yelich stepped in and delivered a two-RBI single in the second inning before adding a double later in the game. The 26-year-old got off to a sluggish start to his Brewers career, batting .214/.308/.375 in April, but after Sunday's game he's now hitting .311 (14-for-45) in May. The dual threat should finish the year with strong all-around numbers in his first year in Milwaukee.
May 13 - 8:08 PM

Christian Yelich went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in Saturday's win over the Pirates.

Yelich collected an RBI single in the seventh inning, snapping a 1-1 tie in the process. In his first season sporting a Brewers uniform after being traded over from the Marlins in late January, the 26-year-old outfielder is batting .291/.367/.465 with three home runs and 11 RBI over the course of 22 games played. An oblique injury suffered at the beginning of the season has him a little behind the eight-ball in terms of his exposure this year.
May 5 - 11:56 PM

Depth Charts

C1Manny Pina
2Erik Kratz
3Stephen Vogt
1B1Eric Thames
2Jesus Aguilar
2B1Jonathan Villar
2Hernan Perez
3Nick Franklin
SS1Orlando Arcia
2Eric Sogard
3Tyler Saladino
3B1Travis Shaw
2Hernan Perez
LF1Ryan Braun
2Domingo Santana
CF1Lorenzo Cain
RF1Christian Yelich
Starting Pitcher
S1Jimmy Nelson
2Chase Anderson
3Zach Davies
4Jhoulys Chacin
5Junior Guerra
6Wade Miley
7Brent Suter
Relief Pitcher
R1Corey Knebel
2Josh Hader
3Jeremy Jeffress
4Matt Albers
5Dan Jennings
6Taylor Williams
7Jacob Barnes
8Adrian Houser