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Yelich homer opens scoring in Game 7

MILWAUKEE — Looking to lift the Brewers to the World Series with a win in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday night, Christian Yelich got Milwaukee off to a quick start, drilling a solo first-inning homer off the Dodgers’ Walker Buehler. Yelich’s drive just cleared the right-center-field wall and the glove … MLB News Index

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Counsell keeping Yelich in No. 2 hole, confident he'll break slump

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell is keeping slumping superstar Christian Yelich in the No. 2 spot in the lineup as his club faces elimination in Game 6 of the NLCS on Friday night. After his torrid September helped the Brewers win the NL Central and cemented his case as the presumpti… MLB | theScore

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Brewers' Yelich on Machado incident: 'It's a dirty play by a dirty player'

Dodgers star Manny Machado has been fined by Major League Baseball for kicking Milwaukee first baseman Jesus Aguilar in the NL Championship Series. MLB fined Machado an undisclosed amount on Wednesday, a day after the baserunning incident caused the benches to clear at Dodger Stadium and prompted Brewers MVP candidate Christian Yelich to call Machado a “dirty player.” “He’s a ...

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How Yelich vs. Kershaw may go down in Game 5

“Christian Yelich has Clayton Kershaw‘s number,” you might hear in regards to today’s Game 5 of the National League Championship Series. You’ll hear that because their head-to-head numbers are gaudy, tilted in Yelich’s favor: He owns a .500/.550/.889 line in 20 plate appearances, including the postseason. It’s the <a href="https://www.baseb… MLB News Index

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Facing hometown Dodgers 'a dream' for Yelich

MILWAUKEE — The whole season has been a dream for Christian Yelich, really, and it keeps getting better. It’s about to continue with a National League Championship Series against his boyhood team. Yelich grew up in Thousand Oaks, Calif., just up the 101 freeway from Dodger Stadium. He attended too many Dodgers games as a kid to count, starting with ...

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Yelich not distracted by launch-angle talk

MILWAUKEE — Two summers ago, Christian Yelich sat in the visitors’ clubhouse at Citi Field in New York on something of an ideological island. It had been more than a year since Statcast™ introduced <a href="http://… MLB News Index

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Yelich opens NLDS scoring with 2-run HR

MILWAUKEE — Lorenzo Cain and Christian Yelich spent their first season in Milwaukee powering the Brewers, from the top of the lineup, to their first postseason berth in seven years. It was only fitting that they teamed up to provide Milwaukee’s first two runs of October. • <span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-CAA005F1… MLB News Index

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