Filed under: Stream Marlins News & Rumors MLB Marlins Analysis Miami Marlins close to extending Christian Yelich Contributors: Scott Gelman and Michael Jong Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: Miami Marlins close to extending Christian Yelich Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email The Marlins are close to signing Yelich to a seven-year, $50 million deal. 6 Total Updates Since Mar 18, 2015, 4:44pm EDT Follow this stream March 22, 2015 Yelich 'perfect player to build around' By Scott Gelman The 23-year old received a seven year, $49 million extension. March 20, 2015 Yelich signing: Unique player with upside By Michael Jong The Miami Marlins signed Christian Yelich to be a long-term member of their top-notch outfield. Just how much better can he be in future years? What is his upside? March 19, 2015 Yelich 'good young player with solid upside' By Scott Gelman Mike Lowell is quite fond of the move. Plus other reactions to Miami's second extension of the offseason. March 18, 2015 Yelich signing unprecedented, intelligent move By Michael Jong The rumored Christian Yelich signing is one of the smartest contracts the Marlins have ever put pen to paper, and it is unprecedented in Marlins history. March 18, 2015 Yelich extension ensures outfield stability By Scott Gelman The Marlins already have one of baseball's better outfields, and extending Yelich ensures the core will be kept together long term. March 18, 2015 Marlins close to extending Christian Yelich By Scott Gelman The Marlins are close to signing Yelich to a 7-year, $40 million deal.