A closer look at Braves trade target Christian Yelich

The Braves would love to trade for outfielder Christian Yelich. Yelich's agent says the relationship with the Marlins is "irretrievably broken." Yelich is upset the team is rebuilding and trading away key players. He has four years left on a contract that pays $44.5 million. He has a .290 career batting average in 4 1/2 seasons. Last season: 18 homers, 81 RBIs, 16 stolen bases, .282 average. He's won a Gold Glove AND a Silver Slugger Award. Yelich is 26 years old. His named is pronounced: YELL-itch Yelic

The good news for Braves fans is that young Miami Marlins star outfielder Christian Yelich wants to be traded.

The bad news is that the Braves once cut Yelich's brother.

Christian Yelich is upset the Marlins are rebuilding and have traded away some of their best players.

It would take a lot to acquire Yelich and at least 12 teams, including the Braves, are reportedly interested.

Adding Yelich could give the Braves a talented young outfield of Yelich, Ender Inciarte and prized rookie Ronald Acuna.

However, MLB Network’s Peter Gammons said the Marlins want Acuna included in any trade for Yelich. That’s not likely to happen but the Braves have plenty of prospects to offer.

Check out the video above to learn more about Yelich.