Yelich’s reach safely streak at 25
MIAMI — It started with a 3-for-4 performance on Aug. 11, and Christian Yelich has been an on-base machine ever since.
The Marlins left fielder has reached based safely in 25 straight games, starting off with his three-hit night on Aug. 11 against the Cardinals. The streak was extended with a 2-for-5 night in Miami’s 6-4 win over the Brewers on Monday night at Miller Park.
Yelich also has hit safely in 11 straight games.
Over his 25-game stretch, the 22-year-old is 42-for-104 (.404) with 22 runs scored, nine doubles, 13 walks and five stolen bases.
During his 11-game hit streak, which started on Aug. 27, Yelich is batting .348 (16-for-46) with three doubles and 10 runs scored.
— Joe Frisaro