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Christian Yelich to Join Nashville Sounds on MLB Rehab Assignment Friday

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich will join the Nashville Sounds on a Major League rehab assignment beginning Friday, May 14th, 2021 the team announced today.

The 2018 National League MVP and two-time All-Star was placed on Milwaukee’s 10-day injured list on May 4th with a lower back injury. In 10 games with Milwaukee this year, Yelich is hitting .353 (12-for-34) with 8 runs, 1 double, 1 RBI, 2 stolen bases, and 6 walks.

Yelich won the 2018 NL MVP Award when he hit .326 (187-for-574) with 118 runs, 34 doubles, 36 home runs, 110 RBI, and 22 stolen bases.

Outfielder Christian Yelich  Joins Derek Fisher, Tim Lopes and Jace Peterson in Nashville. (Nashville Sounds)

He also won back-to-back National League batting titles in 2018 and 2019 (.329).

The Sounds continue their 12-game homestand tonight at 6:35pm against the Memphis Redbirds – Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.

The first half of the homestand concludes with three games against the Redbirds Friday through Sunday.

Beginning with Friday’s 6:35pm game against Memphis, First Horizon Park will be open to 100% capacity.

Tickets are available at www.nashvillesounds.com/tickets.

The Nashville Sounds are the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers and play at First Horizon Park. Single-game tickets are on sale now for all remaining 2021 home games. For more information call 615.690.4487 or e-mail .


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