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Marcus Semien

25-Year-Old Shortstop – Oakland Athletics

2016 Stats

AVG

.202

HR

6

RBI

11

R

9

SB

1

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

April 30, 2016  –  Marcus Semien News

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Semien went 1-for-3 with a solo homer Friday against the Astros.

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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 27 95 84 9 17 7 1 0 6 11 1 0 10 22 0 1 0 .202 .284 .429 .713
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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)     267 1,022 940 111 232 76 38 9 29 91 17 7 74 246 3 3 2 .247 .302 .399 .701

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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
May. 2 Sea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .202 .284 .429 .713
May. 1 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .283 .439 .722
Apr. 30 Hou 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .284 .449 .733
Apr. 29 Hou 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .197 .271 .447 .718
Apr. 28 @Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .268 .411 .679
Apr. 27 @Det 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .269 .429 .698
Apr. 26 @Det 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .197 .270 .439 .709
Apr. 25 @Det 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .268 .397 .665
Apr. 24 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .186 .269 .390 .659
Apr. 23 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196 .281 .411 .692
Apr. 22 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .295 .434 .729
Apr. 21 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .204 .298 .449 .747
Apr. 20 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .302 .478 .780
Apr. 19 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .327 .524 .851
Apr. 17 KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .333 .553 .886
Apr. 16 KC 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 .257 .357 .600 .957
Apr. 15 KC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .378 .656 1.034
Apr. 13 LAA 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .364 .690 1.054
Apr. 12 LAA 3 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .333 .593 .926
Apr. 11 LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .296 .333 .629
Apr. 10 @Sea 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .304 .350 .654
Apr. 9 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .263 .176 .439
Apr. 8 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .333 .231 .564
Apr. 7 CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .455 .333 .788
Apr. 6 CWS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .444 .375 .819
Apr. 5 CWS 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .500 .400 .900
Apr. 4 CWS 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333
Last 7 Days 21 2 5 0 0 2 4 3 7 0 0 0 0 1 .238 .333 .524 .857
Last 14 Days 46 3 8 1 0 2 5 4 12 1 0 0 1 1 .174 .235 .326 .561
Last 30 Days 84 9 17 1 0 6 11 10 22 1 0 0 1 2 .202 .284 .429 .713

Marcus Semien: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 27
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
2016213220.238.524.797
2015152205186.329.507.879
201485113101.271.424.735

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016636491.190.397.684
20154044510275.230.366.653
2014146193182.212.342.637

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016386470.289.605.997
2015277325265.271.401.715
2014109174121.220.385.705

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016463241.130.283.466
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 95 84 10.5% 23.2% 0.45 74% .196 .227
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3-Year Averages     307 285 6.8% 24.1% 0.28 74% .314 .137
Career     1,022 940 7.2% 24.1% 0.30 74% .305 .152

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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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.202 AVG
TERRIBLE
74% Contact Rate
POOR
.196 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.429 SLG
AVERAGE
.227 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.45 BB/K
GOOD
10.5% BB Rate
GREAT
23.2% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.713 OPS
WEAK
.284 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

Semien hit his fifth homer of the season -- a two-run shot -- during Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Tigers.

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Semien went 2-for-3 with a pair of solo home runs Tuesday against the Angels.

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Semien had his first multi-hit game of the spring Monday, going 2-for-4 against the Giants.

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Semien went 2-for-6 with a game-winning two-run homer in a 7-5 win over the Mariners on Saturday.

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Semien is not in the lineup Friday against the Mariners, Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Semien is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Giants.

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Semien went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk and two runs scored in a 10-6 loss to the Astros on Saturday.

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Semien is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Rangers.

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Semien is not in the lineup Sunday against the Mariners.

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Semien went 2-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored in a 6-4 loss to Arizona on Friday.

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Semien was 1-for-3 with his 11th homer on Tuesday night.

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

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Semien is not in the lineup Wednesday against Toronto.

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Semien went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, a steal, two RBI and a run scored Tuesday against Baltimore.

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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.