Marlins have a shot at keeping Christian Yelich, but...

The Marlins outfielder is looking for answers from the Marlins organization

Christian Yelich.

Christian Yelich. | AP

There is only one true star left in the Miami Marlins organization and that is Christian Yelich, after the team traded Dee Gordon to the Mariners, Marcell Ozuna to the Cardinals and the NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees.

Yelich immediately became the MLB fans punchline, with several MEMES hitting social media.

But it appears the outfielder is willing to give the Marlins one more shot.

According to Jerry Crasnick of, Yelich is "unhappy" over all the trades that have gone on in the past few weeks, but he is willing to give the Marlins a chance to win him over with a rebuilding plan.

Many baseball analysts believe that Yelich will still likely ask for a trade, but giving the Marlins a shot speaks volumes about him.

Yelich is under contract for the next four seasons and is owed $44.5 million dollars, which makes him a very valuable asset especially since at 26 years old he already has a Gold Glove and Silver Slugger on his resumé.

Teams like tha Giants, Diamondbacks and Phillies would be teams interested in Yelich's services in the outfield.

With fellow young star J.T. Realmuto asking for a trade this Monday, it could tilt the scale in favor of asking also for a trade by Yelich.

The Marlins are still about $12 to $13 million dollars away from their goal to cut down their payroll to under $90 million and trading away Yelich and Realmuto would probably put the Marlins over that hump.

For the moment it's wait and see.