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Marcus Semien
Popularity: ↑ 47%
SS | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 195LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 6, #201, Chicago White Sox | UC Berkeley
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 236 211 28 47 7 23 4 .223 .305 .374 .680
8 Seasons 3620 3266 467 830 115 380 66 .254 .322 .425 .747
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .223 7 23 4 .680
8 Seasons .254 115 380 66 .747

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 2369 426 19 4.5 87.1 13.6 37.1 .233 .370 .311 .291 .342 29.5 22 7
2016 2586 431 29 6.7 88 15.4 31.8 .218 .400 .315 .295 .345 35.8 22.4 8.2
2017 1592 261 12 4.6 87.1 17.2 37.9 .238 .378 .314 .308 .349 30 22 9.8
2018 2881 510 23 4.5 86.8 15.5 34.9 .239 .373 .308 .300 .330 32.1 18.6 8.7
2019 2965 556 47 8.5 88.9 15.1 33.6 .261 .479 .373 .352 .364 38.1 13.7 11.6
2020 984 161 8 5 86.2 19.3 32.9 .203 .344 .299 .281 .304 28.6 21.2 10.6
13377 2345 138 5.9 87.6 15.5 34.6 .236 .399 .324 .309 .343 33.2 19.4 9.2
6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Fastballs 604 61.4 151 136 37 25 8 1 3 24 112 .272 .241 .412 .404 .331 .315 87.6 18 18.1 13.9
2020 Breaking 267 27.2 60 53 7 3 1 0 3 15 38 .132 .139 .321 .261 .245 .230 82.9 25 30.6 17.4
2020 Offspeed 112 11.4 25 22 3 2 0 0 1 11 11 .136 .123 .273 .174 .234 .198 83.3 8 39.6 25.6
2019 Fastballs 1653 57.1 439 384 116 60 25 5 26 50 334 .302 .290 .596 .566 .407 .396 90.7 15 14.5 12.0
2019 Breaking 898 31.0 207 188 47 30 12 0 5 35 154 .250 .238 .394 .397 .304 .302 85.5 16 23.1 12.1
2019 Offspeed 346 11.9 82 70 17 9 5 1 2 15 55 .243 .222 .429 .327 .337 .302 87.8 10 27.0 13.2
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2020 Splitter -6.4 -1 11 1.1 3 0 0 0 50 100 60 0
2020 Changeup 1.6 2 101 10.3 22 .158 .316 .268 38.1 36.4 21.1 .143 .202 .225 18.2
2020 Cutter 0.9 1 101 10.3 24 .25 .5 .315 21.2 20.8 13.5 .201 .404 .25 31.6
2020 Curveball 0.9 1 104 10.6 28 .231 .5 .334 17.8 25 17.5 .17 .353 .25 21.1
2020 Slider -2 -3 163 16.6 32 .037 .148 .172 41.5 25 17.4 .109 .173 .212 10.5
2020 Sinker -0.5 -1 186 18.9 43 .324 .378 .365 10.5 9.3 9.1 .237 .335 .313 27.3
2020 4-Seamer -0.9 -3 317 32.2 84 .253 .4 .347 20.6 17.9 16.3 .255 .438 .336 38.3
2019 Splitter -3.7 -1 25 0.8 6 0 0 .117 25 16.7 8.3 .301 .352 .353 25
2019 Cutter -0.8 -2 214 7.2 54 .286 .388 .348 27.5 14.8 13.1 .255 .369 .305 29.3
2019 Changeup 2.5 8 321 10.8 76 .262 .462 .376 27.2 18.4 13.7 .216 .325 .3 33.3
2019 Curveball 1.5 5 332 11.2 80 .282 .394 .35 19 12.5 9.4 .25 .355 .305 23
2019 Slider 0.1 0 566 19.1 127 .231 .393 .302 25.3 19.7 13.6 .231 .422 .301 30.1
2019 Sinker 2.5 12 477 16.1 150 .319 .622 .445 8.8 8 11.5 .323 .608 .419 49.6
2019 4-Seamer 1.6 16 962 32.4 235 .295 .63 .452 14.7 12.8 12 .276 .586 .404 43.5
2018 Knuckleball -7.3 0 5 0.2 1 0 0 0 100 100 100 0
2018 Splitter -2.6 -1 49 1.7 14 .154 .154 .179 38.1 35.7 21.7 .153 .244 .212 25
2018 Cutter -0.8 -1 176 6.1 40 .167 .278 .245 31.8 35 23.7 .185 .273 .229 26.1
2018 Curveball 3.9 12 298 10.3 69 .333 .47 .377 22.3 20.3 13.6 .245 .301 .258 11.5
2018 Changeup -0.4 -1 306 10.6 72 .231 .323 .282 28.9 20.8 17 .215 .288 .249 17.3
2018 Slider 0.3 2 529 18.4 125 .231 .298 .254 25.9 25.6 17.8 .196 .26 .215 15.7
2018 Sinker -0.7 -4 593 20.6 157 .301 .378 .341 11.2 10.8 13.5 .296 .423 .348 44.1
2018 4-Seamer -0.4 -3 915 31.8 221 .234 .484 .354 16.1 14.9 12.5 .252 .5 .369 44.9
2017 Splitter -5.6 -2 28 1.8 8 0 0 0 53.8 62.5 33.3 .064 .072 .058 0
2017 Cutter -2.4 -3 108 6.8 21 .222 .333 .271 32.1 19 14.3 .266 .374 .361 26.7
2017 Curveball 1.6 2 140 8.8 38 .263 .395 .308 21.5 21.1 12.7 .243 .321 .241 13.3
2017 Changeup 2.4 3 129 8.1 39 .229 .571 .368 39.3 33.3 32.5 .219 .436 .317 36.4
2017 Slider -0.7 -2 308 19.3 76 .239 .328 .301 36.7 32.9 22.5 .199 .26 .256 28.6
2017 Sinker -1.1 -4 333 20.9 84 .236 .319 .299 18.3 17.9 22.1 .266 .436 .345 36.2
2017 4-Seamer 0.4 2 541 34 118 .284 .48 .384 17.6 12.7 9.9 .261 .445 .349 32.6
2017 N/A 1 0.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 613 2562 5 -17 13 8 8
2017 385 1589 -8 -13 11 8 -2
2018 703 2888 -11 -20 21 12 1
2019 733 2913 13 -15 27 14 38
2020 267 1109 -6 -8 9 6 1
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2369 52.5 61.9 84 24 58.6 43 17 43.8 22.4 7.7 75.6
2016 2586 50.7 65.3 81.3 25.6 61.7 43.4 17.7 45.7 23.6 7.3 79.3
2017 1592 49.6 66.2 83 23.8 50.8 44.5 22 44.8 25.4 8 80.3
2018 2881 49.7 64.4 86.3 23.6 61.3 43.1 19.9 43.8 20.3 7 75.7
2019 2965 48.5 66.4 87.6 19.2 61.2 43 23.7 42.2 18.3 6.8 78.6
2020 984 48.9 70.9 80.9 18.5 60.2 41.5 29.2 44.1 23.3 7.8 75.3
13377 50.1 65.2 84.4 22.7 59.5 43.2 20.7 44 21.7 7.3 77.5
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 59 42.6 29 46.9 24.3 7.2 75.7

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 39 22.1 31.7 7.3 38.5 36.2 25.4 3.3 30.3 27 24.6 8 4.5
2016 40.4 29 24.1 6.5 39.2 35.5 25.3 4.2 28.8 30.6 19.7 7.7 6.7
2017 38.3 25.7 28 8 38.3 37.9 23.8 3.1 26.4 32.6 25.3 7.3 4.6
2018 39.8 24.7 26.7 8.8 42.4 35.5 22.2 3.5 27.6 31.2 25.3 6.7 4.5
2019 41 25.5 25.2 8.3 40.3 35.6 24.1 3.1 29 29.1 23 4.9 8.5
2020 32.9 29.2 25.5 12.4 39.1 34.8 26.1 3.7 24.8 38.5 19.9 6.8 5
39.4 25.6 26.8 8.1 39.9 35.9 24.2 3.5 28.3 30.5 23.2 6.7 5.9
45.3 21.9 25.7 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 29 23 38 46 23 49 43 25 21 27 46 43 93
2016 22 3 40 61 10 61 49 32 42 30 51 41 85
2017 30 21 23 28 41 18 31 31 21 38 63 37 84 5
2018 25 33 27 27 29 42 23 14 25 65 53 71 81 63
2019 77 59 73 71 77 86 57 41 43 89 82 84 75 20
2020 10 7 13 28 13 34 27 12 9 56 70 64 80 1
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 22.6 33 29.3 4 19 15 18 54.5
2020 22.9 9 8.5 1 5 6 4 44.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 33 32 33 30 34 26 30 32 27 30 34 29 21 26 29 33 24 29 28 33 20 26 28 27 28 32 31 30 38 26 33
2020 9 10 11 10 10 7 9 9 7 10 10 8 8 5 9 10 5 9 9 9 5 8 9 8 9 9 8 9 9 8 9
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.1 88 0.9 87.1 -0.9 86.8 -0.3 88.9 2.1 86.2 -2.7
Launch Angle 13.6 15.4 1.8 17.2 1.8 15.5 -1.7 15.1 -0.4 19.3 4.2
Barrel % 4.5 6.7 2.2 4.6 -2.1 4.5 -0.1 8.5 4 5 -3.5
Hard Hit % 29.5 35.8 6.3 30 -5.8 32.1 2.1 38.1 6 28.6 -9.5
Sweet Spot % 37.1 31.8 -5.3 37.9 6.1 34.9 -3 33.6 -1.3 32.9 -0.7
xBA .233 .218 -0.015 .238 0.02 .239 0.001 .261 0.022 .203 -0.058
BA .257 .238 -0.019 .249 0.011 .255 0.006 .285 0.03 .223 -0.062
xwOBA .291 .295 0.004 .308 0.013 .3 -0.008 .352 0.052 .281 -0.071
wOBA .311 .315 0.004 .314 -0.001 .308 -0.006 .373 0.065 .299 -0.074
xSLG .37 .4 0.03 .378 -0.022 .373 -0.005 .479 0.106 .344 -0.135
SLG .405 .435 0.03 .398 -0.037 .388 -0.01 .522 0.134 .374 -0.148
K% 22 22.4 0.4 22 -0.4 18.6 -3.4 13.7 -4.9 21.2 7.5
BB% 7 8.2 1.2 9.8 1.6 8.7 -1.1 11.6 2.9 10.6 -1
Swing % 43.8 45.7 1.9 44.8 -0.9 43.8 -1 42.2 -1.6 44.1 1.9
Whiff% 22.4 23.6 1.2 25.4 1.8 20.3 -5.1 18.3 -2 23.3 5
In Zone Swing % 52.5 50.7 -1.8 49.6 -1.1 49.7 0.1 48.5 -1.2 48.9 0.4
Out of Zone Swing % 47.5 49.3 1.8 50.4 1.1 50.3 -0.1 51.5 1.2 51.1 -0.4
First Pitch Swing % 17 17.7 0.7 22 4.3 19.9 -2.1 23.7 3.8 29.2 5.5
First Pitch Strike % 58.2 57 -1.2 58 1 61.2 3.2 63.3 2.1 62.7 -0.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 609 78 12.8 .314 .321
2017 R 385 11 2.9 .310 .381
2018 R 701 65 9.3 .310 .289
2019 R 730 207 28.4 .368 .373
2020 R 235 96 40.9 .330 .256

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