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Cubs 2, Marlins 4 (6.23.16)

OSS: Injuries starting to take their toll Three up: David Ross continues to spit in the face of father time, tying the game with a solo homer in the eighth and drawing a walk to load the bases in the ninth in the Cubs failed rally. He also TOOTBLAN’d Christian Yelich in the fourth inning and probably would have another in the fifth if Contreras were left handed. Jon Lester had...
Via Obstructed View
1 day ago

Yelich shares advice with kids at PLAY event

Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich contributed to the PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) campaign on Thursday morning at Marlins Park, talking to a captivated group of more than 50 kids about the game he loves and the dangers of illegal performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs).
1 day ago

Phillies Sign No. 1 Draft Pick Mickey Moniak

The Philadelphia Phillies have announced the signing of No. 1 overall 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft pick Mickey Moniak for $ 6.1 million. Moniak, 18, is an outfielder with great range and a strong bat. The California native has drawn comparisons to current Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich. “Collectively, we believe Mickey was the best player available in the draft,”...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yelich's power surfacing as No. 3 hitter

Changing things up is how a number of opposing pitchers have approached Christian Yelich. It happened again in the sixth inning on Friday night when, in a fastball count, the Marlins' left fielder was delivered an elevated changeup from Rockies right-hander Jon Gray.
7 days ago

Yelich homers, 5 pitchers combine for 1-hitter

Christian Yelich connected on a two-run homer and Giancarlo Stanton delivered a two-run single that rallied the Marlins to a 5-1 win over the Rockies on Friday night at Marlins Park.
7 days ago

Yelich's RBI double in the 12th lifts Marlins to 4-3 win

MIAMI (AP) Christian Yelich hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the Miami Marlins to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night to win the four-game series. Yelich doubled to deep right-center field off A.J. Schugel (1-2) with two outs in the ninth to score Martin Prado from first without a throw home and tie the game at 3. Nick Wittgren...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Yelich scratched from lineup because of back spasms

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich has been scratched from the lineup before Saturday's game against Washington because of back spasms. His status is day to day, the team said. Yelich spent stints on the disabled list in both 2014 and 2015 because of back trouble and was sidelined for no more than the 15 days each time. He began the weekend batting .320 with...
Via Associated Press
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Christian Yelich Is Starting to Soar

You know who’s figuring it out? Christian Yelich! Not that Yelich ever didn’t have it figured out — his big-league career began with three consecutive 117 wRC+ seasons. He was as steady as anyone you could find, but he kept on occasionally hinting at more, and now he’s showing more more often. He’s 24, and he’s being coached by Barry Bonds. People everywhere kind of saw...
Via Fangraphs
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Marlins sign Christian Yelich to huge contract extension

By Vincent Frank The Miami Marlins have locked up a second young outfielder with a long-term deal. Just a few months after signing Giancarlo Stanton to a 13-year, $325 million contract, the Marlins have agreed to yet another lucrative deal with a player that figures into the team’s future. Christian Yelich, 23, signed a seven-year, $49.5 million contract that will take him through...
Via Sportsnaut
March 19, 2015  |  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

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