Christian Yelich

Christian Yelich

Age: 27Bats: LThrows: R

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Christian Yelich out for season after fracturing kneecap

Christian Yelich will miss the remainder of the season after fracturing his right kneecap in Tuesday's game against the Marlins.

Fantasy Impact

Yelich fouled a ball off his knee and immediately looked seriously injured, and the worst is now confirmed. It's a devastating blow to the Brewers as they try to chase down a playoff spot, to fantasy owners, and to Yelich himself. Yelich's dynasty league value should take a small hit, as a lengthy recovery from the injury may impact his availability for the start of next season. As for his replacement, Ben Gamel, Trent Grisham, and Hernan Perez are likely to see the majority of the time in the outfield.

Dan Harris5 weeks ago
Christian Yelich leaves game after fouling ball off knee Tuesday

Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich left Tuesday night’s game at against the Marlins after fouling a ball off his right knee during his first at-bat. He stayed down on the ground for several minutes before eventually being able to walk off under his own power.

Fantasy Impact

While it is a good sign that Yelich was eventually able to walk off on his own, he appeared to be in a lot of pain and stayed down on the ground for several minutes. We have seen players like Brandon Lowe and Yandy Diaz miss months this season after fouling balls off of their own legs/feet, so fantasy owners should continue holding their breath until more information is available. Hopefully, his removal was precautionary and further tests do not reveal a significant injury.

Mike Maher5 weeks ago
Christian Yelich delivers 44th home run Friday

Christian Yelich went 3-for-4 with a three-run home run in Friday's win over the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact

Yelich went deep in the third inning off Cole Hamels, giving the Brewers a two-run lead. Yelich is having an MVP caliber season, batting .326 with 44 homers, 96 RBI, 97 runs, and 27 steals.

Connor Rooney6 weeks ago
Christian Yelich belts 43rd home run Monday

Christian Yelich went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Monday's loss to the Astros.

Fantasy Impact

Yelich had been shut down for most of the afternoon, but tied the game in the bottom of the ninth with a solo shot off Roberto Osuna. Yelich's prolific season continues, as he's batting .326 with 43 homers, 93 RBI, 96 runs scored, and 26 steals.

Connor Rooney6 weeks ago
Christian Yelich clubs 42nd home run Sunday

Christian Yelich went 1-for-4 with a walk and a three-run home run in Sunday's win over the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact

Yelich launched his 42nd home run of the season in the ninth inning of Sunday's win, effectively putting the game out of reach for the Cubs. Before Sunday, Yelich's last homer came on August 17. He has a .328/.423/.670 slash line with 92 RBI and 26 steals this season.

Connor Rooney6 weeks ago