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Marcus Semien

26-Year-Old Shortstop – Oakland Athletics

2016 Stats

AVG

.233

HR

26

RBI

70

R

68

SB

9

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Semien, acquired by Oakland in the Jeff Samardzija trade, was slotted into the lineup as the everyday shortstop for the A's. He started the season hot, then struggled in June and July before righting ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   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

September 17, 2016  –  Marcus Semien News

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Semien went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer, a walk, two runs and a strikeout in an 11-2 win over Texas on Saturday.

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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 AAA CHA 83 366 303 57 81 38 20 3 15 52 7 2 53 59 0 5 5 .267 .380 .502 .882
2014 23 MAJ CWS 64 255 231 30 54 18 10 2 6 28 3 0 21 70 2 0 1 .234 .300 .372 .672
2015 24 MAJ OAK 155 601 556 65 143 45 23 7 15 45 11 5 42 132 1 1 1 .257 .310 .405 .715
2016 25 MAJ OAK 152 595 544 68 127 52 24 2 26 70 9 2 49 134 1 1 0 .233 .296 .428 .724
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3-Year Averages     80 307 285 34 71 22 12 3 7 26 5 2 21 74 1 0 0 .249 .301 .386 .687
Career  (View All)     392 1,522 1,400 170 342 121 61 11 49 150 25 9 113 358 4 3 2 .244 .301 .409 .710

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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
Sep. 25 Tex 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .296 .428 .724
Sep. 24 Tex 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .295 .428 .723
Sep. 23 Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .294 .428 .722
Sep. 21 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .296 .432 .728
Sep. 20 Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .296 .433 .729
Sep. 19 Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .296 .435 .731
Sep. 18 @Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .298 .438 .736
Sep. 17 @Tex 4 2 2 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .298 .440 .738
Sep. 16 @Tex 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 .234 .295 .434 .729
Sep. 15 @KC 5 1 2 1 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .296 .436 .732
Sep. 14 @KC 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .295 .429 .724
Sep. 13 @KC 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .294 .428 .722
Sep. 12 @KC 6 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .293 .429 .722
Sep. 11 Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .294 .426 .720
Sep. 10 Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .296 .429 .725
Sep. 9 Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .298 .431 .729
Sep. 7 LAA 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .300 .435 .735
Sep. 6 LAA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .301 .437 .738
Sep. 5 LAA 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .301 .439 .740
Sep. 4 Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .300 .435 .735
Sep. 3 Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238 .300 .437 .737
Sep. 2 Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .302 .440 .742
Aug. 31 @Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .241 .304 .443 .747
Aug. 30 @Hou 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .303 .444 .747
Aug. 29 @Hou 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .301 .443 .744
Aug. 28 @StL 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .299 .440 .739
Aug. 27 @StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .300 .443 .743
Aug. 26 @StL 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .301 .447 .748
Aug. 24 Cle Did not play.
Aug. 23 Cle Did not play.
Last 7 Games 24 1 4 0 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .259 .167 .426
Last 14 Games 54 6 12 2 0 3 14 6 14 0 0 0 0 3 .222 .300 .426 .726
Last 30 Games 107 10 22 7 0 3 15 10 24 0 1 0 0 5 .206 .274 .355 .629

Marcus Semien: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 152
2015 152
2014 26 33 3 2
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
20161432110163.252.497.793
2015152205186.329.507.879
201485113101.271.424.735

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163974616546.224.403.698
20154044510275.230.366.653
2014146193182.212.342.637

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162643210246.231.394.678
2015277325265.271.401.715
2014109174121.220.385.705

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162763516463.232.460.765
20152793310196.244.409.715
2014122132162.246.361.642
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 AAA CHA 366 303 14.5% 16.1% 0.90 81% .288 .235
2014 23 MAJ CWS 255 231 8.2% 27.5% 0.30 70% .310 .138
2015 24 MAJ OAK 601 556 7% 22% 0.32 76% .313 .148
2016 25 MAJ OAK 595 544 8.2% 22.5% 0.37 75% .263 .195
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3-Year Averages     307 285 6.8% 24.1% 0.28 74% .314 .137
Career     1,522 1,400 7.4% 23.5% 0.32 74% .295 .165

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2016 Stat Review for Marcus Semien    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.233 AVG
POOR
75% Contact Rate
POOR
.263 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.428 SLG
AVERAGE
.195 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.37 BB/K
WEAK
8.2% BB Rate
GOOD
22.5% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.724 OPS
WEAK
.296 OBP
POOR

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

Semien went 2-for-5 with a double, a home run and four RBI in Thursday's 14-5 win over the Royals.

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Semien was 0-for-3 on Friday night against the Red Sox to lower his average to .239.

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The A's activated Semien from the paternity list Friday.

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Semien was placed on the paternity list Wednesday, as expected, the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reports.

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Semien is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Indians.

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Semien is expected to be placed on the paternity list in the near future, John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group reports.

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Semien is out of Monday's lineup against Cleveland, John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group reports.

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Semien will be placed on the paternity list at some point in the next week, the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reports.

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Semien was 4-for-4 on Friday night with two runs, bumping his average up to .244.

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Semien homered in a 2-for-4 game with two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Rangers.

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Semien is not in Friday's lineup against the Rays.

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Semien went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Sunday against the Blue Jays.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Expectations were fairly high for Semien entering the 2014 season after he get on base at over a .400 clip between Double-A and Triple-A in 2013. Unfortunately, he might have been rushed to the major leagues too early. Semien was the White Sox's Opening Day second baseman after Gordon Beckham got hurt and served in a utility role after Beckham returned. Semien struck out in 31 percent of his plate appearances, hardly walked and was back at Triple-A Charlotte by June 2. However, the A's saw something they liked and included him in a trade for Jeff Samardzija. In an ideal world, he plays regularly while posting doubles power and an above-average OBP. He'll get a chance to prove he can do that, as he's expected to compete for the starting shortstop job in Oakland.

2014

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 plate discipline helped him make is way to the top (98:90 BB:K in 137 minor league games), but this skill faded a bit against better pitching (1:22 BB:K in his September audition). His struggles continued into the Arizona Fall League, and he likely needs a bit more seasoning before he is ready for a regular MLB role. Still, the White Sox's lack of depth at third base could force him into action at some point again in 2014.