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Christian Yelich

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Milwaukee Brewers Left Field Age: 29-130d Exp: 7.069 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#23 overall), 2010 College: Westlake HS Agent(s): (Paragon Sports International, AMG Sports)

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Yelich has been held out of the previous two games with lower-back tightness, and he will not face the Cubs on Wednesday.

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  • Current Contract

    Christian Yelich signed a 7 year / $188,500,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $188,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $26,928,571. In 2021, Yelich will earn a base salary of $14,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $14,000,000.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $188,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $26,928,571
    Free Agent: 2030 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 28 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $4,629,630 $4,629,630($4,629,630)
    2021 Contract details by year 29 $14,000,000 $23,888,888 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($18,629,630)
    2022 Contract details by year 30 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($40,629,630)
    2023 Contract details by year 31 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($62,629,630)
    2024 Contract details by year 32 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($84,629,630)
    2025 Contract details by year 33 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($106,629,630)
    2026 Contract details by year 34 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($128,629,630)
    2027 Contract details by year 35 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($150,629,630)
    2028 Contract details by year 36 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $22,000,000 $22,000,000($172,629,630)
    2029 Contract details by year 37 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $6,500,000($179,129,630)
    2030 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $28M deferred ($4M per year)
    • If the Mutual Option is declined, deferred money is paid at $2.5M each from 2031-2042
    • If the Mutal Option is exercised, deferred money is paid at $2.3M each from 2031-2041, & $2.7M in 2042
    • Full No Trade Clause
    • MVP: $100,000 ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd)
    • $50,000 each for All-Star, Silver Slugger, WS MVP, Aaron Award, Comeback POTY
    • $25,000 each for Gold Glove, LCS MVP
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Upcoming Deferred Contract

    Contract: 12 yr(s) / $28,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,333,333
      Year Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2031 Contract details by year 39 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2032 Contract details by year 40 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2033 Contract details by year 41 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2034 Contract details by year 42 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2035 Contract details by year 43 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2036 Contract details by year 44 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2037 Contract details by year 45 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2038 Contract details by year 46 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2039 Contract details by year 47 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2040 Contract details by year 48 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2041 Contract details by year 49 $2,333,333 $2,333,333
    2042 Contract details by year 50 $2,333,337 $2,333,337
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2015-2021

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $49,570,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,081,429
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $505,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $505,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,700,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,700,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings - $1,700,000 - $1,700,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings NL GOLD GLOVE:LF $505,000 - - $505,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - $570,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings NL MVP,
    NL HANK AARON
    $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings ALL MLB (1ST),
    NL HANK AARON
    $9,750,000 - - $9,750,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $4,629,630 - - $4,629,630
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $40,954,630 $1,700,000 - $42,654,630
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2027 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2028 Player Cash Earnings $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2029 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2031* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2032* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2033* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2034* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2035* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2036* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2037* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2038* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2039* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2040* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2041* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,333 - - $2,333,333
    2042* Player Cash Earnings $2,333,337 - - $2,333,337
    $229,454,630 $1,700,000 - $231,154,630
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,575,000 $1,700,000 - $7,275,000
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $35,379,630 - - $35,379,630
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Mar 3 2020Signed a 7 year $188.5 million contract extension with Milwaukee (MIL)
    Jan 25 2018Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from Miami (MIA) for Monte Harrison, Jordan Yamamoto, Lewis Brinson and Isan Diaz
    Mar 18 2015Signed a 7 year $49.57 million extension with Miami (MIA)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $505k contract with Miami (MIA)
    Aug 16 2010Signed a contract with Miami (MIA)
    Jun 7 2010Drafted by Florida (FLA): Round 1 (#23 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Christian Yelich, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Christian Yelich ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2021 MIL 9 9 30 8 10 1 0 0 1 6 2 12 .333 .459 .367 .826 0.28
    2020 MIL 58 58 200 39 41 7 1 12 22 46 4 76 .205 .356 .430 .786 0.22
    2019 MIL 131 127 489 100 161 29 3 44 97 80 30 118 .329 .429 .671 1.100 7.07
    2018 MIL 147 144 574 118 187 34 7 36 110 68 22 135 .326 .402 .598 1.000 7.62
    2017 MIA 156 155 602 100 170 36 2 18 81 80 16 137 .282 .369 .439 .808 3.94
    2016 MIA 155 150 578 78 172 38 3 21 98 72 9 138 .298 .376 .483 .859 5.37
    2015 MIA 126 122 476 63 143 30 2 7 44 47 16 101 .300 .366 .416 .782 3.63
    2014 MIA 144 142 582 94 165 30 6 9 54 70 21 137 .284 .362 .402 .764 4
    2013 MIA 62 61 240 34 69 12 1 4 16 31 10 66 .288 .370 .396 .766 1.65
    Totals 988 968 3,771 634 1,118 217 25 151 523 500 130 920 0.297 0.382 0.487 0.869 33.78