Christian Yelich
Chicago (N) Cubs (ML)
Christian Yelich
Birthdate:
Dec. 5, 1991 (34 y, 2 m, 1 d)
Born In:
Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
LF
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'3"/227
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$57M / 5 years (2025-2029)
ML Service Time:
12 years, 67 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 12 years, 67 days
40-man Service Time 12 years, 69 days
Time as Pro 16 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 0 - No
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Desire for Win Low
Greed Very High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Popular
Local Popular
Current Contract
2025 $12.1M
2026 $12.1M ($12.1M left)
2027 $11.1M
2028 $11.1M
2029 $10.6M
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 12 15 9 15 7
vs R 12 15 10 15 7
vs L 11 14 9 14 7
Potential 13 15 9 15 8
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 12
Error 1 19
Arm 1 1 10
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Left Field 14
Run/Bunt
Speed 8
Stealing 14
Running 15
Sac Bunt 9
Bunt for Hit 10
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 1 2
vs R 1 1 2
vs L 1 1 2
Potential 1 1 2
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Other Pitching
Velocity 90-92 mph
GB % 4%
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2026-02-06
Eye vs L decreased from 15 to 14
2026-01-10
Power vs R increased from 9 to 10
2025-12-19
Contact vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 8 to 7
2025-11-24
Contact vs L decreased from 12 to 11
2025-11-14
Local Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Popular
National Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Popular
2025-10-30
Speed decreased from 9 to 8
LF defense decreased from 15 to 14
Weight increased from 226 to 227
2025-09-15
Control increased from 1 to 2
Control vs R increased from 1 to 2
Control vs L increased from 1 to 2
2025-09-08
Weight increased from 225 to 226
2025-08-25
Power vs R decreased from 10 to 9
2025-08-11
Power vs R increased from 9 to 10
2025-08-04
Contact vs L increased from 11 to 12
2025-07-14
Weight decreased from 226 to 225
2025-06-16
Contact vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Power vs R decreased from 10 to 9
2025-06-09
Control Potential increased from 1 to 2
2025-06-02
Contact decreased from 13 to 12
Power vs R increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks decreased from 8 to 7
2025-04-21
Contact increased from 12 to 13
2025-04-14
Contact decreased from 13 to 12
2025-03-09
Power vs L increased from 8 to 9
2025-02-08
Power vs L decreased from 9 to 8
Eye vs L increased from 14 to 15
Sac Bunt decreased from 10 to 9
LF defense decreased from 16 to 15
Local Popularity decreased from Extremely Popular to Very Popular
National Popularity decreased from Extremely Popular to Very Popular
2024-10-07
Contact vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Eye vs L decreased from 15 to 14
2024-09-23
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Power vs R decreased from 10 to 9
2024-09-16
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
2024-08-19
Eye vs L increased from 14 to 15
2024-08-12
Power vs R increased from 9 to 10
2024-08-05
Eye vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 8 to 7
Bunt for Hit decreased from 11 to 10
Outfield Range decreased from 13 to 12
LF defense decreased from 17 to 16
Weight increased from 225 to 226
2024-07-22
Contact vs R increased from 13 to 14
2024-07-15
Eye vs L increased from 14 to 15
2024-07-08
Contact vs R decreased from 14 to 13
2024-06-17
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Eye vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Weight increased from 224 to 225
2024-06-10
Contact Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Contact decreased from 14 to 13
2024-05-27
Contact Potential increased from 13 to 14
Contact increased from 13 to 14
2024-05-20
Eye vs L increased from 14 to 15
2024-05-13
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
2024-05-06
Weight decreased from 225 to 224
2024-04-29
Contact vs R increased from 13 to 14
Eye Potential increased from 14 to 15
Eye increased from 14 to 15
2024-04-15
Eye Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Eye decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 224 to 225
2024-03-20
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Speed decreased from 10 to 9
Weight increased from 223 to 224
2024-03-11
Contact vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 8 to 7
Bunt for Hit increased from 10 to 11
Speed increased from 9 to 10
2024-02-25
Contact vs R increased from 13 to 14
Eye Potential increased from 14 to 15
Eye increased from 14 to 15
Eye vs R increased from 14 to 15
Bunt for Hit decreased from 11 to 10
2024-02-09
Speed decreased from 10 to 9
2024-02-03
Contact vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Eye Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Eye decreased from 15 to 14
Eye vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Weight increased from 222 to 223
2024-01-17
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 9 to 8
2023-12-26
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 8 to 9
LF defense decreased from 18 to 17
Weight increased from 221 to 222
2023-11-20
Contact Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Contact decreased from 14 to 13
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 9 to 8
2023-11-09
Contact Potential increased from 13 to 14
Contact increased from 13 to 14
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
Eye Potential increased from 14 to 15
Eye increased from 14 to 15
Eye vs R increased from 14 to 15
2023-09-11
Power vs R decreased from 10 to 9
Weight increased from 220 to 221
2023-07-17
Contact Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Contact decreased from 14 to 13
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Gap increased from 14 to 15
Avoid Ks decreased from 9 to 8
RF defense decreased from 1 to 0
2023-05-29
Power vs R increased from 9 to 10
Eye vs L increased from 13 to 14
RF defense increased from 0 to 1
Weight increased from 218 to 220
2023-02-26
Gap vs R increased from 14 to 15
Gap vs L increased from 13 to 14
Eye vs L decreased from 14 to 13
2022-10-14
Eye increased from 13 to 14
Eye vs R increased from 13 to 14
Eye vs L increased from 13 to 14
Bunt for Hit decreased from 12 to 11
Speed decreased from 11 to 10
Weight increased from 216 to 218
2022-07-31
Gap vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Gap vs L decreased from 14 to 13
Eye decreased from 14 to 13
Eye vs R decreased from 14 to 13
2022-05-29
Gap decreased from 15 to 14
Power vs R decreased from 10 to 9
Eye vs L decreased from 14 to 13
Speed decreased from 12 to 11
Stealing decreased from 15 to 14
Weight increased from 215 to 216
2021-04-10
Stealing decreased from 16 to 15
Weight decreased from 216 to 215

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
CHN - MLB
2025 33 105 425 373 98 26 2 3 36 39 45 116 5 0 0.263 0.346 0.713 0.3725 0.316 99 1.07
CHN - MLB
2024 32 137 590 511 150 34 3 10 68 74 72 149 13 1 0.294 0.380 0.810 0.3955 0.358 127 4.94
CHN - MLB
2023 31 155 603 527 164 28 2 15 74 76 64 140 16 3 0.311 0.386 0.843 0.3984 0.372 137 5.33
Colorado - MLB
COL - MLB
2022 30 101 433 380 112 29 3 11 49 56 40 109 7 5 0.295 0.358 0.831 0.3811 0.362 130 3.23
Colorado - MLB
COL - MLB
2021 29 94 412 362 113 24 3 8 47 51 41 84 7 5 0.312 0.379 0.841 0.3846 0.370 137 3.28
Colorado - MLB
COL - MLB
2020 28 155 693 602 204 47 6 22 100 107 67 143 23 5 0.339 0.407 0.954 0.4155 0.415 169 8.07
Colorado - MLB
COL - MLB
2019 27 40 182 162 49 15 2 4 23 35 20 37 6 5 0.303 0.379 0.873 0.3719 0.381 145 1.46
JAC - MLB
2019 27 17 76 67 15 2 1 0 5 6 8 17 1 0 0.224 0.303 0.586 0.2941 0.269 65 0.06
PIT - MLB
2019 27 6 25 22 4 2 0 2 6 3 3 7 0 0 0.182 0.280 0.826 0.1538 0.354 126 0.16
JAC - MLB
2018 26 159 705 608 170 40 5 10 76 89 90 147 11 0 0.280 0.370 0.781 0.3501 0.345 117 4.55
JAC - MLB
2017 25 91 393 348 93 18 2 8 37 47 38 84 8 2 0.267 0.341 0.740 0.3269 0.326 103 2.05
JAC - MLB
2016 24 159 680 611 191 39 5 12 84 80 60 116 13 2 0.313 0.371 0.823 0.3653 0.362 130 6.60
Miami - MLB
MIA - MLB
2015 23 145 586 536 152 20 1 15 62 61 44 105 6 2 0.284 0.336 0.744 0.3262 0.328 109 3.91
Chicago (N) (3 yrs)
CHN (3 yrs)
397 1618 1411 412 88 7 28 178 189 181 405 34 4 0.292 0.373 0.797 0.3906 0.352 123 11.33
Colorado (4 yrs)
COL (4 yrs)
390 1720 1506 478 115 14 45 219 249 168 373 43 20 0.317 0.385 0.887 0.3947 0.387 149 16.04
Miami (5 yrs)
MIA (5 yrs)
571 2440 2170 621 119 14 45 264 283 240 469 39 6 0.286 0.355 0.772 0.3433 0.340 115 17.17
Pittsburgh (1 yrs)
PIT (1 yrs)
6 25 22 4 2 0 2 6 3 3 7 0 0 0.182 0.280 0.826 0.1538 0.354 126 0.16
Total - MLB
MLB
1364 5803 5109 1515 324 35 120 667 724 592 1254 116 30 0.297 0.369 0.813 0.3699 0.358 127 44.69

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Modesto - CAL
MOD - CAL
2022 30 7 33 24 11 4 0 0 8 6 8 6 4 0 0.458 0.576 1.201 0.5789 0.522 259 0.65
NRL - PCL
2017 25 18 71 59 20 6 0 3 6 11 9 11 0 2 0.339 0.435 1.028 0.3778 0.443 168 0.66
Total - AAA
AAA
18 71 59 20 6 0 3 6 11 9 11 0 2 0.339 0.435 1.028 0.3778 0.443 168 0.66
Total - A
A
7 33 24 11 4 0 0 8 6 8 6 4 0 0.458 0.576 1.201 0.5789 0.522 259 0.65

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
CHN - MLB
2025 LF 102 892.2 203 7 0 1.000 2.117 1.014 -0.88
CHN - MLB
2024 LF 137 1171.2 237 12 1 0.996 1.913 1.077 11.96
CHN - MLB
2023 LF 145 1217.2 244 10 0 1.000 1.877 1.063 9.87
Colorado - MLB
COL - MLB
2022 LF 97 841.0 172 6 1 0.994 1.905 1.086 9.87
Colorado - MLB
COL - MLB
2021 LF 93 803.0 171 5 1 0.994 1.973 1.063 6.88
Colorado - MLB
COL - MLB
2020 LF 147 1285.1 261 11 3 0.989 1.905 1.059 10.05
JAC - MLB
2019 LF 17 148.2 39 1 0 1.000 2.422 1.023 0.62
PIT - MLB
2019 LF 6 50.0 10 0 0 1.000 1.800 0.996 -0.03
Colorado - MLB
COL - MLB
2019 LF 40 348.2 74 5 1 0.988 2.039 1.024 1.25
JAC - MLB
2018 LF 157 1404.1 329 11 1 0.997 2.179 1.031 6.91
JAC - MLB
2017 C 1 8.0 3 1 0 1.000 4.500 0.000 -0.13
JAC - MLB
2017 LF 88 782.2 183 7 3 0.985 2.185 1.036 4.36
JAC - MLB
2016 C 1 8.0 7 0 1 0.875 7.875 0.000 -0.38
JAC - MLB
2016 2B 1 3.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
JAC - MLB
2016 LF 153 1377.0 315 5 0 1.000 2.092 1.071 15.30
Miami - MLB
MIA - MLB
2015 C 1 8.0 4 0 0 1.000 4.500 0.000 0.02
Miami - MLB
MIA - MLB
2015 LF 134 1149.1 238 6 1 0.996 1.911 1.070 10.99
Miami - MLB
MIA - MLB
2015 CF 7 60.0 11 1 0 1.000 1.800 0.893 -0.97
Total C 3 24.0 14 1 1 -0.49
Total 2B 1 3.0 0 0 0 0.00
Total LF 1316 11472.0 2476 86 12 87.14
Total CF 7 60.0 11 1 0 -0.97
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
April 29, 2019 Jacksonville Christian Yelich
Julio Urias
Keone Kela
Brendan Young
Angel Reyes
Pittsburgh Jose Altuve
May 6, 2019 Pittsburgh Christian Yelich
Todd Frazier
Ben Wallace
Colorado Nolan Arenado
Mikey White
Corey Ray
James Harris
Patrick Corbin
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2020 Colorado (MLB)
2018 Miami (MLB)
2016 Miami (MLB)
2015 Miami (MLB)
League Champ 2020 Colorado (MLB)
Gold Glove 2020 - LF Colorado (MLB)
2016 - LF Miami (MLB)
2015 - LF Miami (MLB)
Silver Slugger 2020 - LF Colorado (MLB)
Championship Series MVP 2020 Colorado (MLB)
Batter of the Month May 2015 Miami (MLB)
Player of the Week Aug 22, 2022 Colorado (MLB)
May 18, 2020 Colorado (MLB)
May 21, 2018 Miami (MLB)
Apr 27, 2015 Miami (MLB)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink2
Grey Ink34
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year PA Rank
2018 705 6
Year Hits Rank
2016 191 4
2020 204 3
Year TB Rank
2020 329 4
Year 2B Rank
2016 39 6
2018 40 5
2020 47 1
Year RBI Rank
2020 100 9
Year R Rank
2020 107 4
Year BB Rank
2018 90 4
Year SH Rank
2020 20 2
Year SF Rank
2016 7 3
2018 6 7
Year XBH Rank
2020 75 2
Year Avg Rank
2016 0.313 5
2020 0.339 3
Year OBP Rank
2020 0.407 4
2023 0.386 9
Year SLG Rank
2020 0.547 5
Year ISO Rank
2020 0.208 9
Year OPS Rank
2020 0.954 4
Year G Rank
2016 159 9
2018 159 6
Year WAR Rank
2016 6.5 8
2020 8.0 3