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Brewers: No update yet on Christian Yelich’s broken kneecap

The Milwaukee Brewers say there’s no update yet on Christian Yelich’s broken right kneecap. Yelich was back in Milwaukee on Wednesday for further tests, a day after the reigning NL MVP was hurt when he fouled a ball off himself during a game in Miami.

Brewers’ Christian Yelich scratched due to back spasms

NL MVP Christian Yelich was scratched from Milwaukee’s lineup against Cincinnati on because of back spasms. Yelich leads the major leagues with 19 home runs and is batting .325 with 41 RBIs in 44 games, including 42 starts. He has missed parts of seven games because of back problems. Ben Gamel replaced Yelich in right field.

Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for N.L. Central title

Lorenzo Cain hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, Christian Yelich collected three more hits and the Milwaukee Brewers took their first N.L. Central title since 2011 by downing the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Monday in a tiebreaker game.

MLB leaders: Mookie Betts wins A.L. batting title

NEW YORK – In a season of haves and have nots, Christian Yelich’s quest to become the National League’s first Triple Crown winner since 1937 will extend to a 163rd game Monday. Yelich is assured the Brewers’ first batting title with a .323 average. He has 36 homers going into Monday’s N.L. Central tiebreaker game at the Chicago Cubs, one behind Nolan Arenado’s league-leading total for Colorado, and Yelich’s 109 RBIs are second to the Cubs’ Javier Baez, who leads with 111.

Brewers sign Lorenzo Cain for $80M, trade four prospects to Marlins for Christian Yelich

Miami Marlins center fielder Christian Yelich has been traded to the Milwaukee Brewers for four prospects, including highly regarded outfielder Lewis Brinson. Yelich became the fourth Marlins starter to be traded this offseason as they reduce payroll and rebuild their weak farm system under new CEO Derek Jeter. The Marlins earlier dealt away major league home run champion Giancarlo Stanton, stolen base champ Dee Gordon and All-Star left fielder Marcell Ozuna.

MLB, notes: Florida Marlins invest in talented outfield

The Florida Marlins made another long-term investment in their young, talented outfield. Left fielder Christian Yelich agreed to a seven-year contract worth about $49.6 million, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday. The person confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it hadn’t been announced.