The Book on Christian Yelich
Graduated Prospect Info
Christian Yelich / OF, MIA
Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
1752 | 5/11/2013
No longer ranked.
Total professional at-bats: .
Total professional innings pitched: .
Christian Yelich is no longer tracked as an eligible prospect in Scouting Book.
Final rookie-eligible season: 2013.
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News and Notes
7/24/2013 by KDaddy
Christian Yelich went 3-for-4 with two RBIs in his MLB debut last night. His only failure, in fact, was a deep fly ball to center field on one of his best swings. He'll get the majority of playing time for the rest of the year, depending on how much the Marlins choose to showcase Justin Ruggiano for a possible trade.
7/23/2013 by DataBoy
Christian Yelich will be called up in time for tonight's game in Colorado, according to ESPN. While there's no obvious place for Yelich to fit into the everyday lineup, that's only true if we assume the everyday lineup will continue to feature Justin Ruggiano and Juan Pierre, which isn't likely. Yelich, who is probably the long-term answer in left field, was hitting .277 with seven home runs at AA Jacksonville.
5/10/2013 by KDaddy
It's hard to see where the Marlins could play him without a big trade opening space, but outfielder Christian Yelich is doing everything possible to earn a permanent callup. He's slashing .324/.383/.649 at AA Jacksonville, and is (by far) the most interesting prospect the team has left on the farm.