Christian Yelich RUMORS & NEWS

  • Christian Yelich (knee) expects to be ready for spring training

    Sportsnaut "After suffering a fractured right kneecap during the Milwaukee Brewers run to the postseason, All-Star outfielder Christian Yelich is excited to return to the field when spring training kicks off. Yelich, who will serve as manager in a charity softball game, told..." January 10

  • Top 10 MLB players of 2019

    The Score "While the year concludes with the Washington Nationals as World Series champions, a number of baseball's top talents showcased some of their finest work during a 2019 campaign chock-full of home runs, strikeouts, and general baseball dominance. Let's look back at the 10 best..." December 31

  • Top-5 Overall Hitters of the 2010’s

    Hardball Talk "We’ve covered the five best defenders, the five best base runners, and the five best power hitters of the 2010s. Now let’s jump into the five best overall hitters of the 2010’s. 5. Christian Yelich, Marlins/Brewers Yelich ended the..." December 26

  • Brewers Outfielder Christian Yelich is a Fan of Model Allie Martinez’s Work

    Sports Gossip "Christian Yelich had an unfortunate ending to his season, he had to find a way to keep busy. Meet Allie Martinez...Yelich is a huge fan. " December 09

  • Josh Donaldson humorously enters Christian Yelich-Yu Darvish beef

    Larry Brown Sports "The sudden Twitter beef between Christian Yelich and Yu Darvish is, at the very least, entertaining to the rest of baseball. Yelich reacted strongly to suggestions that he may have been stealing signs against Yu Darvish in a 2019 game between the Milwaukee Brewers and..." November 16

  • 3 Reasons Christian Yelich Was Robbed of the NL MVP Award

    12 Up "The National League MVP award was handed out by the BBWAA on Thursday night, with the trophy going home with Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Cody Bellinger. We're not taking anything away from Bellinger's accomplishment, but the honors should have went to Milwaukee..." November 15

  • Christian Yelich slams Yu Darvish over Brewers sign stealing allegation

    Larry Brown Sports "After widespread stories about the Houston Astros’ electronic sign stealing operation dominated the news this week, it seems plenty of people are looking for evidence that other teams may have been up to shady business as well. One of the teams named as potentially operating..." November 15

  • Dodgers' Cody Bellinger named 2019 NL MVP, denies Christian Yelich back-to-back victories

    CBS Sports "The Baseball Writers Association of America announced both league's Most Valuable Player Award winners on Thursday evening. In the National League, Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Cody Bellinger took home the trophy over fellow finalists Milwaukee..." November 14

  • Brewers’ Christian Yelich Takes Next Step In Return From Knee Injury

    Sportsnaut "Milwaukee Brewers star outfielder Christian Yelich was having himself another banner season when the reigning NL MVP suffered a brutal knee injury back in September. It cost Yelich the remainder of the season and the playoffs. There’s now some good news on this..." November 11

  • Christian Yelich's run game and other lessons from Bill James Handbook

    ESPN "So much happens during the World Series -- and there's always another game to look ahead to until the final one -- that a lot of small, important plays get lost in the big-picture takes. Two plays, quickly forgotten in aftermath of Stephen Strasburg's mastery and Anthony..." November 09

  • MLB awards: Finalists announced for 2019 MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Manager of the Year honors

    CBS Sports "Major League Baseball revealed the  finalists for each of the four major Baseball Writers' Association of America Awards for the 2019 regular season. Those four awards: MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year. There are three finalists for each award in both..." November 04

  • Christian Yelich Says Knee Is 100% Healthy

    TMZ "The Milwaukee Brewers will have their MVP back to start next season ... Christian Yelich tells TMZ Sports his fractured knee cap is now feeling 100% healthy!! "I'm doing great, man," Yelich says. "All good." The superstar..." October 29

  • Mike Trout and Christian Yelich win the 2019 Hank Aaron Awards

    Yahoo! Sports "Major League Baseball announced today that Mike Trout and Christian Yelich have been selected as the American League and National League winners of the 2019 Hank Aaron Awards. The Hank Aaron Award, which was established in 1999, recognizes “the most outstanding offensive performers in..." October 23

  • While unlikely, Brewers star Christian Yelich won't rule out playoff return

    USA Today "The reigning National League MVP can only sit and watch his Milwaukee Brewers teammates face the Nationals in the do-or-die NL wild card game Tuesday night.  But Christian Yelich, who is rehabbing a fractured kneecap, said a return to the lineup if the Brewers keep advancing..." October 01

  • How Far Will the Playoff-Bound Brewers Go Without Christian Yelich?

    Bleacher Report "On Sept. 10, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich went down with a fractured kneecap. It was almost assuredly the end of the 2019 season for the reigning National League MVP and likely spelled doom and gloom for the Brew Crew. Or not. Since..." September 27

  • Brewers owner flew Christian Yelich to Cincinnati so he could celebrate with team

    Yardbarker "Many in the media thought the Milwaukee Brewers were toast as soon as Christian Yelich got injured, but the opposite turned out to be true. The Brewers have gone 17-2 in their last 19 games and surged ahead in the standings. Their 9-2 win over the Reds on Wednesday allowed..." September 26

  • The Brewers' Run Without Christian Yelich Should Scare Rest of MLB

    12 Up "Many fans surely thought that the Milwaukee Brewers' postseason hopes were dead when reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich fractured his kneecap on Sept. 10. Instead, the team went 12-2 since Yelich went down (19-4 overall in September) and clinched a playoff birth as..." September 26

  • Christian Yelich's Injury Hasn't Slowed the Brewers One Bit

    The Big Lead "When National League MVP candidate Christian Yelich slumped in the batter's box clutching his kneecap, the obituary for the Milwaukee Brewers' championship run seemed to write itself. Yelich's value to the Brewers cannot be understated. The centerpiece of Milwaukee's..." September 22

  • Could Christian Yelich find work writing headlines in his down time?

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Injured Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich was a cover model for ESPN The Magazine's final issue a few weeks ago, but he didn't appear happy with the network Monday. So we’re resorting to out of..." September 17

  • Wearing Christian Yelich jerseys as good-luck undershirts is so crazy it just might work "What's the measure of an MVP? When the Brewers lost reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich on Tuesday night with what was later confirmed to be a fractured kneecap, it no doubt cast a pall in the clubhouse. How could Milwaukee continue its march toward a potential postseason spot..." September 12

  • Cody Bellinger on Christian Yelich’s injury: ‘It definitely sucks’

    Sportsnaut "Los Angeles Dodgers star Cody Bellinger has been doing battle with reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich for that award throughout the entire 2019 season. It promised to be a hotly-contested affair until Yelich went down to a fractured kneecap during Tuesday night’s game. With Yelich..." September 12

  • Report: Brewers' Christian Yelich Won't Need Surgery on Knee Injury; Out 6 Weeks

    Bleacher Report "Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Christian Yelich reportedly will not need surgery on his fractured right knee cap and will be out for six weeks. MLB analyst Jim Bowden reported the news Wednesday. This comes after the Brewers announced the reigning National League MVP exited..." September 12

  • Christian Yelich is done. The Brewers probably are, too.

    The Score "The Milwaukee Brewers took the field Tuesday evening in Miami with a decimated lineup and a remote chance of playing into October, as FanGraphs pegged their odds of sneaking into the postseason at 22.6% prior to their 4-3 win over the Marlins. It was very much a Pyrrhic..." September 11

  • Christian Yelich is out for the rest of the season after fracturing kneecap

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins, 4-3, on Tuesday at Marlins Park. Any other night that would be enough cause for celebration. But not this time. Not after franchise cornerstone and defending National League most valuable player Christian Yelich..." September 11

  • Brewers' Christian Yelich leaves game vs. Marlins after fouling ball off right knee

    CBS Sports "Brewers outfielder and reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich was forced to exit Tuesday night's game against the Marlins (MIL-MIA GameTracker) after fouling a ball off his leg in the first inning.  Yelich, who appeared to foul the ball off his right knee, was on the ground in..." September 10

  • Christian Yelich on controversial strikeouts: ‘I don’t want to say anything that’s going to get myself fined’

    Sportsnaut "Milwaukee Brewers superstar Christian Yelich was on the wrong end of two questionable strike three calls on Monday. He was pretty diplomatic after the game, but still made his feelings known. Unlike his manager, Yelich didn’t come right out and say that the calls were..." September 03

  • Christian Yelich Is Hitting Like Barry Bonds

    The Ringer "About a year ago, the baseball world was enraptured by Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich and his remarkable breakout season. For years, Yelich had been a solid top-of-the-order guy for the Miami Marlins, a good athlete and talented hitter who came into 2018 with a career..." September 03

  • Brewers star Christian Yelich changes walk-up song to 'Roxanne' after tweet defending photo shoot goes viral

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "You weren't expecting the Barenaked Ladies, were you? Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich got the last laugh at Miller Park on Tuesday night by changing his walk-up song to "Roxanne" by the Police when he came to the plate in the first inning against St...." August 28

  • Christian Yelich returns to lineup vs. Twins "Reigning National League MVP Christian Yelich returned to the Brewers' lineup on Tuesday, batting third and playing right field for the opener of a two-game set against the Twins at Miller Park. Yelich missed five games due to a back injury, but he pinch-hit Sunday. Logging his..." August 13

  • Christian Yelich likely to return from back issue Tuesday

    Larry Brown Sports "Christian Yelich’s back problem appears to be nearing a resolution after a week of rest. According to Jon Morosi of, the Milwaukee Brewers outfielder is likely to return to the lineup on Tuesday having not played since Aug. 5 due to back stiffness. " August 12

  • Reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich to miss fourth consecutive game

    Sportsnaut "The Milwaukee Brewers now have to officially be concerned about reigning National League MVP Christian Yelich and his back injury. Yelich is slated to miss a fourth consecutive game Saturday against the Texas Rangers. While Yelich has not been placed on the injured list, his..." August 10

  • Christian Yelich sidelined after tweaking back

    Larry Brown Sports "Milwaukee Brewers slugger and MVP candidate Christian Yelich might miss a few days after tweaking his back Monday. Yelich was not listed in Wednesday’s starting lineup against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and admitted to reporters that he felt something in his back on Monday and is..." August 07

  • Counsell sits Christian Yelich (back) as proactive measure "A night after hitting two home runs, reigning National League MVP Christian Yelich was out of the Brewers' lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Pirates at PNC Park. Manager Craig Counsell said the superstar outfielder, who would be available off the bench, was sitting..." August 06

  • Yeli or Belli? NL MVP race is impossibly close between Christian Yelich and Cody Bellinger

    USA Today "On Monday, Christian Yelich went yard twice against the Pirates. Cody Bellinger must have heard, because he drilled a three-run homer against the Cardinals to stay two off of Yelich's league-leading pace, and also stand firm in the National League Most Valuable Player..." August 06

  • Christian Yelich still motivated by ‘regression’ talk

    Larry Brown Sports "Christian Yelich is on pace to dwarf the offensive numbers that were good enough to make him the NL MVP last season, and the Milwaukee Brewers star says he is still being fueled by people who thought he was going to take a step back in 2019. Yelich belted his 36th home run of the..." July 28

  • Can Christian Yelich and Cody Bellinger replicate the Mark McGwire-Sammy Sosa home run duel of 1998?

    Chicago Tribune "In a season that so far is lacking drama, MLB could use a home run duel for the ages to help market some of its young stars. Can Christian Yelich and Cody Bellinger continue their amazing race and replicate the Mark McGwire-Sammy Sosa duel of 1998? “I think..." July 26