Christian Yelich
LF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 3" 206LBS | Age: 32
Draft: 2010 | Rd: 1, #23, Florida Marlins | Westlake HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 671 575 99 145 14 19 .252 .355 .383 .738
2023 632 550 106 153 19 28 .278 .370 .447 .817
2024 116 101 16 31 5 7 .307 .391 .535 .926
12 Seasons 6,184 5,366 917 1,536 198 191 .286 .376 .465 .841
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .252 14 19 .738
2023 .278 19 28 .817
2024 .307 5 7 .926
12 Seasons .286 198 191 .841
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 23 2125 375 18 4.8 3.4 91.7 112.5 0.0 30.1 .303 .443 .343 .358 .414 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 7.0 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 .571 .422 .417 .499 50.8 20.7 10.4
2019 27 2285 374 59 15.8 10.2 93.3 117.9 11.3 33.2 .314 .629 .442 .429 .514 49.1 20.3 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 2747 416 34 8.2 5.1 91.5 117.2 3.6 30.3 .258 .404 .328 .339 .396 48.6 24.1 13.1
2023 31 2559 411 38 9.2 6.0 91.7 113.5 3.5 30.4 .284 .460 .353 .362 .425 50.1 22.2 12.3
2024 32 440 75 6 8.0 5.4 92.0 112.4 7.1 33.3 .336 .520 .414 .405 .474 53.3 19.6 12.5
Player 21398 3421 325 9.5 6.2 92.0 117.9 4.4 31.6 .290 .486 .366 .375 .443 48.9 21.8 12.3
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.2 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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 51.2 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 24.3 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 59.1 18.0 19.7 3.1 33.4 38.9 27.6 3.1 43.3 13.2 25.5 6.7 8.2 5.1
2023 57.4 17.3 22.4 2.9 35.0 34.1 30.9 2.4 42.1 11.4 28.5 6.1 9.2 6.0
2024 52.0 20.0 25.3 2.7 48.0 28.0 24.0 5.3 30.7 12.0 33.3 10.7 8.0 5.4
Player 55.5 16.9 24.8 2.7 32.3 40.1 27.5 2.5 41.4 12.7 25.9 6.8 9.5 6.2
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.1 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.4 1 119 27.0 32 .280 .560 .430 23.6 15.6 13.5 .362 .608 .475 75.0
2024 Sinker 6.6 5 76 17.3 26 .421 .526 .492 6.5 11.5 21.4 .349 .405 .430 50.0
2024 Cutter 2.2 1 64 14.5 16 .313 .438 .325 16.1 25.0 21.1 .342 .410 .327 25.0
2024 Slider 2.5 1 59 13.4 14 .286 .786 .439 40.0 35.7 22.7 .261 .523 .329 55.6
2024 Curveball 5.8 2 34 7.7 3 .667 1.000 .717 20.0 0.0 0.0 .508 1.007 .636 66.7
2024 Changeup -1.0 0 34 7.7 6 .167 .167 .150 23.1 0.0 0.0 .373 .805 .498 50.0
2024 Sweeper 3.0 1 27 6.1 4 .500 .500 .450 30.0 25.0 11.1 .424 .495 .406 33.3
2024 Split-Finger -1.0 0 25 5.7 9 .111 .222 .139 41.7 44.4 33.3 .172 .206 .166 40.0
2024 Slurve 53.3 1 2 0.5 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 -- .783 1.984 1.143 100.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.3 11 821 32.1 199 .333 .594 .449 20.1 18.6 16.8 .334 .564 .437 52.7
2023 Slider 0.8 3 402 15.7 96 .253 .345 .302 38.7 34.4 24.3 .213 .338 .277 50.0
2023 Sinker 1.6 6 374 14.6 93 .301 .518 .387 13.2 15.1 14.1 .325 .559 .409 53.6
2023 Curveball -0.7 -2 288 11.3 66 .194 .242 .236 35.2 30.3 23.5 .218 .355 .271 40.5
2023 Changeup 2.4 7 285 11.1 79 .267 .413 .347 32.8 19.0 17.9 .289 .423 .325 50.0
2023 Cutter 0.7 2 206 8.1 54 .326 .478 .401 26.7 16.7 19.6 .304 .476 .386 45.9
2023 Sweeper -2.6 -3 121 4.7 19 .059 .059 .121 34.6 31.6 13.6 .176 .226 .229 54.5
2023 Split-Finger 3.5 2 62 2.4 19 .200 .400 .347 30.8 31.6 25.0 .224 .308 .329 44.4
2022 4-Seam Fastball 1.1 11 973 35.4 223 .299 .457 .388 20.1 20.6 16.0 .304 .505 .407 56.1
2022 Sinker 0.4 2 456 16.6 129 .291 .373 .362 15.3 19.4 22.7 .238 .323 .309 43.0
2022 Slider 0.7 3 413 15.0 100 .256 .378 .335 30.3 27.0 18.2 .249 .368 .311 49.2
2022 Curveball -0.7 -2 319 11.6 68 .143 .254 .208 38.1 35.3 23.8 .231 .376 .294 51.3
2022 Changeup 2.5 6 256 9.3 63 .228 .474 .361 34.2 28.6 22.2 .239 .458 .333 43.6
2022 Cutter -1.3 -3 216 7.9 47 .263 .342 .333 23.0 19.1 16.4 .271 .371 .347 30.0
2022 Sweeper -1.3 -1 54 2.0 17 .125 .250 .188 52.4 52.9 47.4 .133 .178 .169 42.9
2022 Split-Finger -3.9 -2 40 1.5 16 .071 .071 .144 40.0 25.0 28.6 .197 .245 .259 50.0
2022 Slurve -1.4 0 20 0.7 3 .000 .000 .000 25.0 0.0 0.0 .146 .176 .137 66.7
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 -1 749 37.2 177 .273 .420 .366 18.7 21.5 16.9 .263 .406 .348 45.1
2021 Slider 0.2 1 315 15.7 63 .216 .235 .285 36.9 31.7 17.2 .196 .302 .303 56.3
2021 Sinker 1.5 4 265 13.2 77 .279 .377 .371 10.9 20.8 22.5 .277 .369 .369 64.4
2021 Changeup 2.9 7 246 12.2 70 .279 .590 .419 29.9 20.0 17.1 .269 .513 .378 44.7
2021 Curveball -0.3 -1 222 11.0 36 .125 .188 .197 33.8 27.8 13.0 .245 .337 .301 45.5
2021 Cutter 0.2 0 132 6.6 26 .240 .240 .235 31.1 23.1 16.7 .292 .453 .336 47.4
2021 Split-Finger -2.1 -1 44 2.2 9 .222 .222 .200 39.1 33.3 20.0 .229 .256 .215 33.3
2021 Sweeper -1.8 0 28 1.4 6 .250 .250 .267 33.3 50.0 21.4 .107 .122 .193 0.0
2021 Slurve -10.6 -1 11 0.5 6 .000 .000 .000 55.6 50.0 42.9 .129 .225 .145 33.3
2020 4-Seam Fastball 2.4 8 354 32.2 75 .321 .714 .507 26.7 22.7 21.8 .326 .702 .496 66.7
2020 Sinker -1.1 -2 199 18.1 45 .184 .368 .326 22.6 31.1 26.4 .243 .415 .346 58.3
2020 Curveball -2.2 -4 174 15.8 40 .129 .258 .284 52.7 42.5 31.5 .164 .287 .305 50.0
2020 Slider 0.6 1 159 14.5 40 .235 .471 .380 41.3 37.5 22.7 .274 .556 .401 68.4
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 -6.7 -4 59 5.4 15 .071 .143 .139 27.3 33.3 35.7 .122 .149 .164 22.2
2020 Sweeper 2.4 0 16 1.5 3 .333 .333 .300 20.0 0.0 0.0 .440 .606 .449 33.3
2020 Split-Finger -0.9 0 12 1.1 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .202 .247 .210 66.7
2020 Slurve -1.6 0 6 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.5 11 746 32.6 179 .349 .711 .486 16.2 12.8 10.8 .323 .645 .443 49.6
2019 Sinker 1.0 4 416 18.2 107 .320 .649 .451 12.6 14.0 16.5 .355 .686 .458 53.7
2019 Slider 3.0 11 380 16.6 98 .287 .678 .439 46.0 33.7 25.2 .262 .558 .377 38.9
2019 Changeup 4.4 13 308 13.5 77 .391 .750 .519 38.7 19.5 16.0 .323 .667 .457 49.0
2019 Curveball 2.6 6 222 9.7 46 .268 .634 .410 46.0 41.3 25.3 .287 .707 .434 68.2
2019 Cutter 2.8 4 154 6.7 41 .400 .600 .471 24.0 17.1 15.9 .372 .568 .441 42.9
2019 Split-Finger 1.2 0 29 1.3 7 .286 .429 .307 58.8 57.1 66.7 .097 .144 .104 33.3
2019 Sweeper -2.7 0 8 0.4 4 .000 .000 .175 50.0 50.0 50.0 .007 .024 .184 0.0
2019 Slurve -1.1 0 5 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .507 .568 .456 0.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball 1.8 15 820 32.4 177 .364 .669 .478 12.6 19.2 16.1 .348 .676 .473 55.1
2018 Sinker 1.1 6 552 21.8 155 .328 .507 .403 11.2 9.7 14.9 .358 .577 .442 56.3
2018 Slider 1.9 7 399 15.8 121 .257 .550 .383 38.4 35.5 27.7 .242 .469 .347 44.8
2018 Changeup 2.5 8 320 12.6 86 .303 .579 .426 34.5 17.4 15.2 .289 .498 .380 42.6
2018 Curveball 3.7 10 272 10.7 60 .375 .679 .494 35.0 21.7 16.9 .326 .554 .396 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 Split-Finger 7.2 2 30 1.2 12 .273 .545 .371 31.3 25.0 27.3 .324 .422 .362 37.5
2018 Sweeper -4.5 -1 15 0.6 5 .000 .000 .140 40.0 40.0 100.0 .057 .172 .222 50.0
2018 Slurve -4.3 0 2 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 4-Seam Fastball 1.8 17 983 34.1 243 .354 .622 .449 12.3 11.9 11.3 .338 .611 .434 51.6
2017 Sinker 0.8 4 543 18.8 130 .351 .482 .414 10.4 10.8 12.1 .354 .536 .419 51.0
2017 Slider -0.5 -2 374 13.0 94 .214 .298 .273 37.9 43.6 26.5 .194 .293 .261 46.5
2017 Curveball -1.9 -7 367 12.7 68 .153 .203 .217 36.0 32.4 20.0 .194 .238 .252 34.2
2017 Changeup -1.0 -4 366 12.7 78 .211 .296 .254 36.2 21.8 17.5 .235 .315 .273 34.5
2017 Cutter 1.5 2 122 4.2 40 .235 .382 .330 26.4 25.0 22.7 .224 .384 .323 25.0
2017 Split-Finger -2.7 -2 72 2.5 19 .188 .250 .271 30.6 5.3 4.5 .323 .488 .398 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
2017 Sweeper -9.6 -1 11 0.4 3 .000 .000 .000 60.0 33.3 50.0 .364 .566 .398 100.0
! 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 -1 -6 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 12 -22 17 12 19
2017 683 2,871 -17 -15 27 14 8
2018 694 2,705 32 -8 20 13 57
2019 559 2,267 24 -11 22 16 50
2020 254 1,136 -5 -15 10 7 -3
2021 487 2,083 -17 -10 20 13 6
2022 666 2,747 -3 -22 24 15 14
2023 635 2,594 -7 -1 23 12 27
2024 111 440 3 3 5 1 12
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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 46.2 64.8 84.5 24.6 58.4 42.2 24.0 43.2 22.1 7.1 74.0
2016 2,715 45.7 63.4 85.6 20.9 49.8 43.1 18.4 40.3 24.4 5.7 76.3
2017 2,883 47.2 64.0 85.7 23.1 57.7 42.1 19.5 42.5 22.1 7.1 77.3
2018 2,532 48.0 65.2 85.4 25.0 55.5 42.9 28.9 44.3 22.8 6.3 81.3
2019 2,285 41.3 69.8 83.9 27.9 50.3 40.6 30.3 45.2 28.2 4.9 81.3
2020 1,100 42.3 57.6 78.4 17.8 38.1 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 2,747 47.5 65.4 85.1 23.2 48.5 41.6 21.7 43.2 25.0 7.0 73.6
2023 2,559 46.6 68.1 82.3 24.8 51.6 42.4 26.3 45.0 26.8 6.5 84.4
2024 440 46.6 70.7 82.8 22.6 58.5 42.3 23.2 45.0 23.2 6.1 77.8
Player 21,398 46.1 65.5 84.2 23.2 52.1 42.1 23.3 42.7 24.9 6.3 77.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2015 85 99 73 46 94 47 45 92 90 91 48 69 45 80 93
2016 95 98 89 73 96 85 79 96 93 99 40 83 36 94 93 89
2017 83 89 66 51 92 71 56 92 88 95 55 80 57 79 83 62
2018 99 100 99 94 98 97 92 96 92 97 50 72 58 67 87 79
2019 99 99 99 98 99 97 97 98 99 96 60 93 22 54 87 14
2020 87 51 73 76 95 75 80 99 86 98 11 98 12 93 83 14 17
2021 61 52 31 27 89 35 42 80 94 87 32 98 46 96 82 74 20
2022 76 69 54 44 92 70 53 89 99 90 31 94 47 81 72 12 27
2023 85 89 74 55 93 70 58 86 87 93 49 87 40 75 71 84 40
2024 97 100 92 67 97 21 57 88 87 95 60 88 57 80 59 42
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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 22.3 -1 10 23 7 33.3
2017 21.5 18 19.3 -1 11 14 8 44.4
2018 22.7 38 33.7 4 19 26 13 34.2
2019 22.8 44 38.3 6 9 21 21 47.7
2020 22.8 12 10.8 1 5 9 3 25.0
2021 22.5 9 6.9 2 6 7 1 11.1
2022 22.3 14 13.6 0 4 10 6 42.9
2023 20.9 19 18.0 1 8 17 6 31.6
2024 21.6 5 3.5 2 1 3 1 20.0
Player 22.3 180 166.5 14 73 130 66 36.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 21 28 19 20 24 19 28 19 18 14 22 27 22 19 20 23 11 15 26 27 18 19 33 28 21 22 23 32 28 28 15
2017 18 22 17 18 24 18 23 16 18 15 20 24 16 18 18 21 13 18 21 21 20 22 24 19 16 16 21 25 22 21 13
2018 38 47 24 29 29 30 37 32 23 28 30 40 39 31 31 36 32 32 34 40 39 37 43 40 32 31 26 35 42 34 28
2019 44 45 37 40 38 37 41 38 31 31 33 37 43 40 36 38 37 35 41 41 41 43 45 43 39 37 34 41 46 36 26
2020 12 13 15 10 11 12 12 10 5 8 9 12 10 11 11 11 12 11 13 13 11 13 13 12 9 8 9 11 12 10 8
2021 9 8 5 7 7 6 8 8 2 5 4 7 9 6 7 9 7 7 9 7 7 8 9 9 6 6 9 8 7 6 5
2022 14 10 12 10 15 16 17 9 9 12 13 18 13 13 14 13 13 13 12 14 13 15 17 14 11 13 15 20 13 17 15
2023 19 7 17 15 23 20 23 12 21 13 20 27 13 12 23 15 18 13 17 24 15 17 26 21 11 16 20 26 17 22 16
2024 5 3 4 3 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 5 3 4 4 3 3 3 2 5 4 3 5 4 2 4 3 4 3 4 3
Player 180 183 150 152 175 162 193 147 130 129 154 197 168 154 164 169 146 147 175 192 168 177 215 190 147 153 160 202 190 178 129
! 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 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.7 92.6 0.9 90.6 -2.0 92.6 2.0 93.3 0.7 94.0 0.7 91.0 -3.0 91.5 0.5 91.7 0.2 92.0 0.3
Launch Angle 0.0 2.7 2.7 4.6 1.9 5.0 0.4 11.3 6.3 7.1 -4.2 2.8 -4.3 3.6 0.8 3.5 -0.1 7.1 3.6
Barrel % 4.8 9.7 4.9 7.0 -2.7 12.9 5.9 15.8 2.9 12.1 -3.7 7.6 -4.5 8.2 0.6 9.2 1.0 8.0 -1.2
Hard Hit % 45.1 49.9 4.8 45.8 -4.1 50.8 5.0 49.1 -1.7 55.6 6.5 48.8 -6.8 48.6 -0.2 50.1 1.5 53.3 3.2
LA 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 30.3 0.9 30.4 0.1 33.3 2.9
xBA .303 .306 0.003 .287 -0.019 .318 0.031 .314 -0.004 .250 -0.064 .254 0.004 .258 0.004 .284 0.026 .336 0.052
BA .300 .298 -0.002 .282 -0.016 .326 0.044 .329 0.003 .205 -0.124 .248 0.043 .252 0.004 .278 0.026 .320 0.042
xwOBA .358 .388 0.030 .363 -0.025 .417 0.054 .429 0.012 .378 -0.051 .337 -0.041 .339 0.002 .362 0.023 .405 0.043
wOBA .343 .367 0.024 .348 -0.019 .422