Christian Yelich
LF | B/T: L/R | 6' 3" 195LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2010 | Rd: 1, #23, Florida Marlins | Westlake HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 319 278 47 69 7 27 12 .248 .339 .378 .717
10 Seasons 5084 4418 743 1276 167 600 149 .289 .377 .471 .848
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .248 7 27 12 .717
10 Seasons .289 167 600 149 .848

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 23 2125 375 18 4.8 3.4 91.7 112.5 0.1 30.1 .304 .443 .343 .358 .415 45.1 19.2 9.0
2016 24 2715 445 43 9.7 6.5 92.6 113.6 2.7 31.9 .306 .513 .367 .388 .461 49.9 20.9 10.9
2017 25 2883 471 33 7 4.8 90.6 112.4 4.6 29.5 .287 .460 .348 .363 .411 45.8 19.7 11.5
2018 26 2532 441 57 12.9 8.8 92.6 113.6 5.0 36.7 .318 .570 .422 .416 .498 50.8 20.7 10.4
2019 27 2284 374 59 15.8 10.2 93.3 117.9 11.3 33.2 .315 .630 .442 .430 .514 49.1 20.2 13.8
2020 28 1100 124 15 12.1 6.1 94.0 112.0 7.1 32.3 .250 .473 .343 .378 .494 55.6 30.8 18.6
2021 29 2012 289 22 7.6 4.6 91.0 114.9 2.8 29.4 .254 .392 .325 .337 .385 48.8 23.8 14.7
2022 30 1341 203 21 10.3 6.6 91.4 113.7 6.2 32.5 .272 .464 .319 .354 .424 49.8 24.1 11.6
Player 16992 2722 268 9.8 6.5 92.0 117.9 4.7 32.0 .294 .501 .370 .381 .450 48.7 21.5 12.1
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 63.7 8.5 27.5 0.3 26.7 46.4 26.9 1.1 50.9 8.0 27.5 5.6 4.8 3.4
2016 58.4 11.5 28.1 2.0 33.0 38.2 28.8 2.0 42.2 9.0 26.5 7.2 9.7 6.5
2017 55.6 16.3 25.5 2.5 27.0 44.2 28.9 3.6 40.8 14.9 27.0 5.5 7.0 4.8
2018 52.8 16.8 27.4 2.9 31.3 44.2 24.5 2.3 42.2 10.2 24.0 7.9 12.9 8.8
2019 42.8 28.1 24.1 5.1 35.8 40.6 23.3 2.4 30.7 19.8 23.8 6.4 15.8 10.2
2020 51.6 22.6 23.4 2.4 33.9 37.1 29.0 1.6 33.1 15.3 28.2 8.1 12.1 6.1
2021 55.7 17.0 23.9 3.5 33.9 36.3 29.8 3.1 43.9 16.3 20.8 8.3 7.6 4.6
2022 55.2 21.7 19.2 3.9 35.0 38.4 26.6 4.4 38.4 16.3 24.1 6.4 10.3 6.6
Player 54.8 16.9 25.6 2.8 31.5 41.4 27.0 2.5 41.1 13.2 25.2 6.8 9.8 6.5
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 4-Seamer 1.9 9 486 36.2 105 .318 .443 .385 19.6 22.9 15.7 .332 .598 .434 60.0
2022 Slider 0.6 1 238 17.7 59 .241 .407 .343 25.7 23.7 16.9 .288 .473 .353 47.5
2022 Sinker 0.9 2 213 15.9 60 .314 .392 .383 14.7 21.7 24.1 .223 .312 .299 47.4
2022 Curveball -2.3 -3 152 11.3 33 .125 .156 .141 32.1 30.3 22.2 .233 .314 .247 50.0
2022 Changeup 0.1 0 126 9.4 33 .125 .375 .245 37.5 30.3 28.6 .213 .453 .288 36.4
2022 Cutter -3.2 -4 116 8.7 25 .211 .368 .326 23.8 16.0 12.9 .284 .540 .402 37.5
2022 Splitter -0.4 0 10 0.7 3 .000 .000 .233 75.0 66.7 40.0 -- -- .233 --
2021 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 745 37.0 177 .273 .420 .366 18.8 21.5 17.1 .263 .406 .348 45.1
2021 Slider 0.2 1 348 17.3 71 .228 .246 .288 36.5 33.8 18.0 .200 .299 .298 54.3
2021 Sinker 1.5 4 270 13.4 77 .279 .377 .371 10.6 20.8 21.6 .277 .369 .369 64.4
2021 Changeup 2.6 7 250 12.4 71 .274 .581 .413 31.2 21.1 18.1 .264 .505 .373 44.7
2021 Curveball -0.7 -2 233 11.6 42 .105 .158 .169 36.5 31.0 15.5 .227 .320 .279 44.0
2021 Cutter -0.4 -1 126 6.3 24 .217 .217 .217 31.0 20.8 15.2 .277 .444 .326 44.4
2021 Splitter -1.2 0 40 2.0 8 .250 .250 .225 33.3 25.0 14.3 .258 .288 .242 33.3
2020 4-Seamer 2.4 8 352 32.0 75 .321 .714 .507 26.9 22.7 21.8 .326 .702 .496 66.7
2020 Sinker -1.1 -2 201 18.3 45 .184 .368 .326 22.2 31.1 26.4 .243 .415 .346 58.3
2020 Curveball -2.2 -4 180 16.4 41 .125 .250 .277 53.6 43.9 31.6 .159 .278 .297 50.0
2020 Slider 0.9 2 173 15.7 42 .250 .472 .383 41.5 35.7 22.4 .276 .532 .392 61.9
2020 Changeup -1.2 -1 121 11.0 23 .100 .250 .217 41.0 30.4 21.9 .221 .346 .304 30.8
2020 Cutter -6.8 -4 61 5.5 16 .067 .133 .130 24.0 31.3 31.3 .165 .252 .217 30.0
2020 Splitter -0.9 0 12 1.1 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .202 .247 .210 66.7
2019 4-Seamer 1.6 12 738 32.3 176 .356 .725 .494 16.5 13.1 11.0 .326 .653 .448 50.0
2019 Sinker 0.8 4 424 18.6 110 .310 .630 .439 12.3 13.6 16.0 .349 .672 .450 52.9
2019 Slider 2.8 11 380 16.6 99 .284 .636 .423 46.6 35.4 26.3 .249 .512 .356 37.7
2019 Changeup 4.2 13 310 13.6 78 .385 .738 .513 39.1 20.5 16.7 .318 .657 .451 49.0
2019 Curveball 2.4 6 229 10.0 48 .256 .605 .393 45.6 39.6 23.8 .285 .689 .426 62.5
2019 Cutter 3.1 5 160 7.0 43 .389 .667 .491 24.4 16.3 15.6 .386 .647 .476 44.8
2019 Splitter 3.0 1 27 1.2 6 .333 .500 .358 56.3 50.0 75.0 .113 .168 .121 33.3
2018 4-Seamer 1.8 15 820 32.4 177 .364 .669 .478 12.6 19.2 16.1 .347 .672 .472 55.1
2018 Sinker 1.0 6 552 21.8 155 .328 .507 .403 11.2 9.7 14.9 .358 .577 .442 56.3
2018 Slider 1.7 7 415 16.4 126 .248 .531 .373 38.5 35.7 28.5 .235 .458 .342 44.9
2018 Changeup 2.0 7 325 12.8 88 .282 .551 .406 35.3 19.3 16.5 .271 .469 .362 41.0
2018 Curveball 3.6 10 273 10.8 61 .368 .667 .486 35.3 23.0 17.9 .321 .544 .389 48.8
2018 Cutter 7.8 9 118 4.7 31 .419 .839 .529 21.4 25.8 29.6 .375 .740 .475 47.8
2018 Splitter 14.6 4 25 1.0 10 .444 .778 .535 21.4 10.0 14.3 .487 .657 .522 50.0
2017 4-Seamer 1.8 17 980 34.0 243 .354 .622 .449 12.3 11.9 11.3 .338 .611 .434 51.6
2017 Sinker 0.7 4 545 18.9 130 .351 .482 .414 10.4 10.8 12.1 .354 .536 .419 51.0
2017 Slider -0.7 -3 388 13.5 97 .207 .287 .265 38.6 43.3 26.4 .200 .303 .265 48.9
2017 Changeup -0.6 -2 373 12.9 80 .222 .347 .282 35.5 21.3 17.2 .240 .343 .290 35.7
2017 Curveball -1.9 -7 366 12.7 68 .153 .203 .217 36.0 32.4 20.2 .194 .238 .252 34.2
2017 Cutter 0.5 1 121 4.2 39 .212 .273 .287 26.4 25.6 22.2 .213 .323 .300 21.7
2017 Splitter -3.7 -2 65 2.3 18 .188 .250 .247 33.3 5.6 5.6 .323 .488 .381 40.0
2017 Knuckleball 0.2 0 30 1.0 7 .333 .333 .357 17.6 14.3 7.1 .420 .512 .446 40.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2013 272 1,170 0 -7 8 5 6
2014 657 2,803 0 -18 22 13 18
2015 522 2,112 4 -21 13 8 3
2016 655 2,702 10 -20 17 12 19
2017 683 2,871 -17 -15 27 14 8
2018 694 2,705 33 -9 20 13 57
2019 559 2,267 24 -12 23 16 50
2020 254 1,136 -5 -15 10 7 -3
2021 487 2,083 -17 -10 20 13 6
2022 318 1,341 -4 -9 11 8 6
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2,125 46.3 64.8 84.6 24.4 57.9 42.2 24.0 43.2 22.1 7.1 74.2
2016 2,715 45.6 63.2 85.9 21.2 49.5 43.1 18.4 40.3 24.4 5.7 76.3
2017 2,883 47.4 64.0 85.6 23.0 57.8 42.3 19.5 42.5 22.1 7.1 77.6
2018 2,532 47.9 65.1 85.4 25.1 55.6 42.9 28.9 44.3 22.8 6.3 81.3
2019 2,284 41.4 69.8 83.8 27.9 50.4 40.6 30.3 45.2 28.2 4.9 81.3
2020 1,100 42.4 57.7 78.1 17.7 38.4 41.5 13.4 34.6 33.6 5.1 66.1
2021 2,012 47.6 67.1 83.2 18.0 47.9 41.6 22.8 41.4 24.9 6.3 74.0
2022 1,341 49.3 63.4 83.1 20.6 55.7 41.8 19.5 41.7 23.6 7.0 75.5
Player 16,992 46.1 64.8 84.4 22.8 52.8 42.1 22.9 42.2 24.5 6.3 76.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 85 99 73 47 95 47 45 92 91 48 69 45 90
2016 95 98 89 73 96 85 79 96 99 40 83 36 92
2017 83 89 66 51 92 71 56 92 95 55 80 57 80 45
2018 99 100 99 94 98 97 92 96 97 50 73 58 84 79
2019 99 99 99 97 99 97 97 98 96 61 93 22 88 16
2020 87 50 72 76 95 75 80 99 98 11 98 12 81 14
2021 61 52 30 27 89 35 42 80 87 32 98 45 81 75
2022 70 63 61 52 76 83 68 88 91 35 82 58 74 12
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 21.9 21 22.6 -2 11 21 8 38.1
2017 21.5 18 19.6 -2 11 16 7 38.9
2018 22.7 38 33.6 4 18 29 10 26.3
2019 22.8 44 37.9 6 12 22 20 45.5
2020 22.8 12 10.7 1 5 9 3 25.0
2021 22.5 9 7.0 2 8 7 1 11.1
2022 22.4 7 6.7 0 4 8 1 14.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 21 23 28 18 21 24 19 26 24 22 22 21 14 16 21 26 23 26 14 27 34 13 16 25 18 29 29 22 20 22 34
2017 18 16 26 19 18 19 19 21 25 21 16 18 16 19 20 23 21 21 11 21 24 14 18 22 20 22 20 17 21 15 24
2018 38 38 38 33 32 37 32 45 30 26 29 33 25 19 30 38 26 40 27 35 37 34 30 35 39 37 41 31 38 30 42
2019 44 39 38 40 35 35 37 43 40 36 42 37 31 29 34 40 34 45 28 38 41 37 35 39 40 40 43 37 43 38 43
2020 12 10 11 9 11 11 0 13 10 13 10 8 9 5 10 12 10 12 8 10 11 11 12 13 12 13 12 9 12 9 12
2021 9 9 8 6 7 9 7 8 7 5 7 7 5 2 5 8 8 9 5 6 8 7 6 9 7 7 10 6 7 6 10
2022 7 8 9 6 6 6 7 6 7 7 4 6 5 2 6 7 6 9 8 7 10 7 8 6 7 6 7 6 8 6 9
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.7 92.6 0.9 90.6 -2 92.6 2 93.3 0.7 94 0.7 91 -3 91.4 0.4
Launch Angle .1 2.7 2.6 4.6 1.9 5 0.4 11.3 6.3 7.1 -4.2 2.8 -4.3 6.2 3.4
Barrel % 4.8 9.7 4.9 7 -2.7 12.9 5.9 15.8 2.9 12.1 -3.7 7.6 -4.5 10.3 2.7
Hard Hit % 45.1 49.9 4.8 45.8 -4.1 50.8 5 49.1 -1.7 55.6 6.5 48.8 -6.8 49.8 1
Sweet Spot % 30.1 31.9 1.8 29.5 -2.4 36.7 7.2 33.2 -3.5 32.3 -0.9 29.4 -2.9 32.5 3.1
xBA .304 .306 0.002 .287 -0.019 .318 0.031 .314 -0.004 .25 -0.064 .254 0.004 .272 0.018
BA .3 .298 -0.002 .282 -0.016 .326 0.044 .329 0.003 .205 -0.124 .248 0.043 .248 0
xwOBA .358 .388 0.03 .363 -0.025 .416 0.053 .429 0.013 .378 -0.051 .337 -0.041 .354 0.017
wOBA .343 .367 0.024 .348 -0.019 .422 0.074 .442 0.02 .343 -0.099 .325 -0.018 .319 -0.006
xSLG .443 .513 0.07 .46 -0.053 .57 0.11 .629 0.059 .473 -0.156 .392 -0.081 .464 0.072
SLG .416 .483 0.067 .439 -0.044 .598 0.159 .671 0.073 .43 -0.241 .373 -0.057 .378 0.005
K% 19.2 20.9 1.7 19.7 -1.2 20.7 1 20.3 -0.4 30.8 10.5 23.8 -7 24.1 0.3
BB% 9 10.9 1.9 11.5 0.6 10.4 -1.1 13.8 3.4 18.6 4.8 14.7 -3.9 11.6 -3.1
Swing % 43.2 40.3 -2.9 42.5 2.2 44.3 1.8 45.2 0.9 34.6 -10.6 41.4 6.8 41.7 0.3
Whiff% 22.1 24.4 2.3 22.1 -2.3 22.8 0.7 28.2 5.4 33.6 5.4 24.9 -8.7 23.6 -1.3
In Zone % 46.3 45.6 -0.7 47.4 1.8 47.9 0.5 41.4 -6.5 42.4 1 47.6 5.2 49.3 1.7
Out of Zone % 53.7 54.4 0.7 52.6 -1.8 52.1 -0.5 58.6 6.5 57.6 -1 52.4 -5.2 50.7 -1.7
Out of Zone Swing % 24.4 21.2 -3.2 23 1.8 25.1 2.1 27.9 2.8 17.7 -10.2 18 0.3 20.6 2.6
First Pitch Swing % 24 18.4 -5.6 19.5 1.1 28.9 9.4 30.3 1.4 13.4 -16.9 22.8 9.4 19.5 -3.3
First Pitch Strike % 56.6 55.1 -1.5 52.4 -2.7 60.6 8.2 56 -4.6 50.6 -5.4 55.7 5.1 54.4 -1.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 631 3 0.5 .364 .293
2017 L 683 4 0.6 .347 .392
2018 L 649 11 1.7 .421 .487
2019 L 563 182 32.3 .429 .470
2020 L 245 133 54.3 .376 .315
2021 L 470 247 52.6 .347 .304
2022 L 318 105 33.0 .298 .361

Pitch Tempo