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Marcus Semien

23-Year-Old Third Baseman – Chicago White Sox

2014 Stats

AVG

.206

HR

2

RBI

5

R

9

SB

2

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Semien is the latest White Sox prospect to run the minor league gamut. He finished 2012 in virtual obscurity at High-A, but he found his way into 21 September contests for the big league club. Stellar...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 195   DOB: 9/17/1990   BORN: San Francisco, CA   COLLEGE: California   DRAFTED: 6th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Marcus Semien Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year deal with the White Sox in March 2014

April 13, 2014  –  Marcus Semien News

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Semien is back in the lineup Sunday against the Indians, Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago reports.

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Marcus Semien Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 20 A Kan 60 262 229 35 58 20 15 2 3 26 3 4 22 53 6 3 2 .253 .320 .376 .696
2012 21 A Win 107 487 418 80 114 50 31 5 14 59 11 5 55 97 6 3 5 .273 .362 .471 .833
2013 22 AA Bir 105 483 393 90 114 41 21 5 15 49 20 5 84 66 2 0 4 .290 .420 .483 .903
2013 22 AAA Cha 32 142 125 20 33 16 11 1 4 17 4 0 14 24 0 2 1 .264 .338 .464 .802
2013 22 MAJ CWS 21 71 69 7 18 6 4 0 2 7 2 2 1 22 0 1 0 .261 .268 .406 .674
2014 23 MAJ CWS 14 69 63 9 13 4 2 0 2 5 2 0 6 19 0 0 0 .206 .275 .333 .608
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3-Year Averages MAJ   21 71 69 7 18 6 4 0 2 7 2 2 1 22 0 1 0 .261 .268 .406 .673

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter vs. Pitcher Stats     ▼ Games By Position

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Marcus Semien Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 16 Bos 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .275 .333 .608
Apr. 15 Bos 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .290 .357 .647
Apr. 13 Cle 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .316 .392 .708
Apr. 12 Cle Did not play.
Apr. 11 Cle 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .321 .340 .661
Apr. 10 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .292 .341 .633
Apr. 9 @Col 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .244 .295 .366 .661
Apr. 8 @Col 5 2 4 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .243 .300 .378 .678
Apr. 7 @Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .156 .206 .281 .487
Apr. 6 @KC 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .200 .286 .486
Apr. 5 @KC 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .130 .200 .304 .504
Apr. 4 @KC 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .200 .333 .533
Apr. 3 Min 4 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .133 .286 .419
Apr. 2 Min 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Mar. 31 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 26 4 4 0 0 1 1 3 10 1 0 0 0 1 .154 .241 .269 .510
Last 14 Days 59 9 13 2 0 2 5 6 18 2 0 0 0 2 .220 .292 .356 .648
Last 30 Days 63 9 13 2 0 2 5 6 19 2 0 0 0 2 .206 .275 .333 .608

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Marcus Semien: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 12 3
2013 3 17 3

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Marcus Semien Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013152131.267.533.783

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013545141.259.370.643

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013475241.298.489.802

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013222031.182.227.401
Marcus Semien Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 20 A Kan 262 229 8.4% 20.2% 0.42 77% .318 .123
2012 21 A Win 487 418 11.3% 19.9% 0.57 77% .326 .198
2013 22 AA Bir 483 393 17.4% 13.7% 1.27 83% .317 .193
2013 22 AAA Cha 142 125 9.9% 16.9% 0.58 81% .299 .200
2013 22 MAJ CWS 71 69 1.4% 31% 0.05 68% .356 .145
2014 23 MAJ CWS 69 63 8.7% 27.5% 0.32 70% .262 .127
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Marcus Semien
3-Year Averages MAJ   71 69 1.4% 31% 0.05 68% .356 .145

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2014 Stat Review for Marcus Semien    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.206 AVG
TERRIBLE
70% Contact Rate
POOR
.262 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.333 SLG
TERRIBLE
.127 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.32 BB/K
WEAK
8.7% BB Rate
GOOD
27.5% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.608 OPS
TERRIBLE
.275 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Best Matchups for Marcus Semien (by OPS, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Yordano Ventura KC 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.000 4.000
Wilton Lopez COL 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Caleb Thielbar MIN 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
J.A. Happ TOR 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 .667 1.667 2.333
Zach McAllister CLE 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Cody Allen CLE 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 2.000
Aaron Crow KC 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Tommy Kahnle COL 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
David Robertson NY-A 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Josh Tomlin CLE 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000

Worst Matchups for Marcus Semien (by OPS, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Samuel Deduno MIN 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Steve Delabar TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Luke Hochevar KC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Justin Masterson CLE 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Darren O'Day BAL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Adam Ottavino COL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Josh Outman CLE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Perez LA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jose Alvarez ANA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Burke Badenhop BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Marcus Semien: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Semien isn't in the starting lineup Saturday against the Indians, Doug Padilla of ESPNChicago.com reports.

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Semien reached base three times and scored three runs in Friday's 9-6 win over the Indians.

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Semien had his first hit of the season in Thursday's loss to Minnesota, smacking a solo homer in the eighth inning.

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Semien, who has hit second in each of the White Sox's first two games, has gone 0-for-10 with three strikeouts.

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Semien will be the Opening Day starter at second base for the White Sox, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Semien went 2-for-3, including his first home run of the preseason, on Monday versus the Mariners.

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White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Saturday that Semien and Leury Garcia will get most of the playing time at second base in place of Gordon Beckham (oblique) this spring, the Chicago Sun-Times' Daryl Van Schouwen reports.

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Semien has been working out at shortstop so far in camp, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Semien went 3-for-4 with a solo home run in the White Sox's win over the Royals on Saturday.

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Semien went 2-for-4 Monday night, including his first Major League home run.

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Manager Robin Ventura said he could "trust" Semien at short, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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