Marcus Semien
2B | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 195LBS | Age: 31

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
2022 496 446 64 107 17 55 19 .240 .300 .408 .708
10 Seasons 4840 4364 646 1110 177 537 100 .254 .322 .440 .762
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .240 17 55 19 .708
10 Seasons .254 177 537 100 .762

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 24 2369 426 19 4.5 3.2 87.1 106.9 13.6 37.1 .236 .376 .311 .295 .349 28.9 22.0 7.0
2016 25 2586 431 29 6.7 4.7 88.0 108.4 15.4 31.8 .222 .407 .315 .300 .352 35.3 22.4 8.2
2017 26 1592 261 12 4.6 3.1 87.1 106.5 17.2 37.9 .239 .379 .314 .309 .351 30.0 22.0 9.8
2018 27 2881 510 23 4.5 3.3 86.8 107.1 15.5 34.9 .241 .375 .307 .301 .333 32.1 18.6 8.7
2019 28 2965 556 47 8.5 6.3 88.9 108.2 14.9 34.0 .267 .490 .373 .359 .373 38.1 13.7 11.6
2020 29 984 161 8 5 3.4 86.2 108.0 19.3 32.9 .205 .347 .299 .284 .307 28.6 21.2 10.6
2021 30 2923 509 50 9.8 6.9 89.7 109.5 20.3 35.2 .245 .455 .368 .333 .380 41.3 20.2 9.1
2022 31 1916 376 24 6.4 4.8 86.5 110.1 19.9 31.4 .227 .371 .308 .294 .311 32.4 15.7 7.9
Player 18216 3230 212 6.6 4.7 87.8 110.1 16.8 34.4 .239 .409 .330 .314 .350 34.3 19.1 9.1
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 39.0 22.1 31.7 7.3 38.5 36.2 25.4 3.3 30.3 27.0 24.6 8.0 4.5 3.2
2016 40.4 29.0 24.1 6.5 39.2 35.5 25.1 4.2 28.8 30.6 19.7 7.7 6.7 4.7
2017 38.3 25.7 28.0 8.0 38.3 37.9 23.8 3.1 26.4 32.6 25.3 7.3 4.6 3.1
2018 39.8 24.7 26.7 8.8 42.2 35.5 21.8 3.5 27.6 31.2 25.3 6.7 4.5 3.3
2019 41.0 25.5 25.2 8.3 40.3 35.6 24.1 3.1 29.3 29.1 23.0 5.2 8.5 6.3
2020 32.9 32.3 22.4 12.4 39.1 34.8 26.1 3.7 24.8 38.5 19.9 6.8 5.0 3.4
2021 31.0 36.7 23.2 9.0 47.0 33.6 19.4 1.8 23.6 33.4 22.4 8.3 9.8 6.9
2022 34.6 32.7 20.7 12.0 41.2 35.4 23.4 4.3 25.5 35.9 21.8 6.1 6.4 4.8
Player 37.5 28.4 25.4 8.7 41.1 35.4 23.3 3.3 27.3 31.6 22.9 7.0 6.6 4.7
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 %
2022 4-Seamer -0.6 -4 652 34.0 157 .193 .400 .319 18.0 13.4 12.5 .226 .444 .340 40.9
2022 Slider 0.2 1 528 27.6 127 .252 .330 .304 31.6 20.5 16.7 .224 .316 .266 21.5
2022 Sinker -1.0 -3 251 13.1 87 .237 .450 .308 9.3 9.2 13.8 .288 .457 .343 37.8
2022 Changeup 0.6 1 192 10.0 51 .234 .404 .323 18.6 15.7 9.9 .179 .264 .232 33.3
2022 Curveball 2.3 4 156 8.1 35 .387 .677 .460 13.9 11.4 9.5 .243 .365 .301 32.1
2022 Cutter -1.3 -2 126 6.6 32 .226 .226 .219 30.9 25.0 25.0 .171 .199 .178 17.4
2022 Splitter 30.6 3 11 0.6 7 .429 1.000 .593 37.5 42.9 60.0 .124 .383 .207 25.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.9 9 954 32.6 264 .295 .658 .435 17.3 15.5 14.9 .280 .565 .392 50.3
2021 Slider 0.3 2 668 22.9 128 .177 .398 .288 33.5 35.9 21.3 .148 .271 .235 26.5
2021 Sinker 1.0 4 421 14.4 122 .349 .587 .436 12.9 8.2 12.7 .318 .534 .399 38.4
2021 Changeup -0.7 -2 328 11.2 80 .260 .416 .320 26.3 26.3 19.4 .224 .340 .259 37.5
2021 Cutter 1.2 3 270 9.2 65 .226 .565 .346 18.9 20.0 17.1 .199 .421 .277 44.0
2021 Curveball 0.7 2 254 8.7 62 .204 .370 .290 26.8 24.2 15.8 .209 .399 .303 32.5
2021 Splitter -1.7 0 25 0.9 2 .000 .000 .000 14.3 0.0 0.0 .603 .657 .552 50.0
2021 N/A 4.0 0 3 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 50.0 0.0 -- .911 1.056 .865 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -0.8 -3 334 33.9 86 .247 .390 .347 20.1 17.4 15.0 .258 .446 .340 38.7
2020 Slider -2.1 -4 170 17.3 31 .037 .148 .155 41.1 25.8 16.3 .109 .173 .196 10.5
2020 Sinker 0.3 1 167 17.0 42 .343 .400 .412 11.3 9.5 10.5 .243 .337 .328 25.8
2020 Changeup 1.7 2 105 10.7 22 .158 .316 .268 37.2 36.4 21.1 .143 .202 .225 18.2
2020 Curveball 0.6 1 99 10.1 29 .222 .481 .322 16.7 27.6 21.1 .163 .340 .242 21.1
2020 Cutter 1.0 1 97 9.9 23 .261 .522 .328 21.2 17.4 11.8 .210 .421 .261 31.6
2020 Splitter -6.5 -1 11 1.1 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 60.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seamer 1.8 18 981 33.1 242 .293 .639 .455 14.5 13.2 12.4 .278 .592 .408 43.9
2019 Slider 0.0 0 569 19.2 128 .229 .390 .300 25.5 19.5 13.4 .230 .419 .299 29.8
2019 Sinker 2.1 10 469 15.8 146 .323 .617 .442 9.1 7.5 11.0 .319 .595 .409 49.2
2019 Curveball 1.5 5 332 11.2 80 .282 .394 .350 19.0 12.5 9.4 .250 .355 .305 23.0
2019 Changeup 2.6 8 323 10.9 77 .273 .485 .392 26.8 18.2 13.7 .227 .340 .309 34.6
2019 Cutter -0.9 -2 214 7.2 54 .286 .388 .348 27.5 14.8 13.1 .255 .369 .305 29.3
2019 Splitter -3.7 -1 25 0.8 6 .000 .000 .117 25.0 16.7 8.3 .301 .352 .353 25.0
2018 4-Seamer -0.4 -3 925 32.1 222 .234 .484 .355 16.3 14.9 12.5 .252 .500 .371 44.9
2018 Sinker -0.6 -4 583 20.2 156 .301 .378 .344 10.9 10.9 13.5 .296 .423 .346 44.1
2018 Slider 0.4 2 528 18.3 124 .233 .300 .256 26.0 25.8 17.8 .191 .255 .211 14.8
2018 Changeup -0.5 -1 304 10.6 72 .231 .323 .282 28.9 20.8 17.0 .215 .288 .249 17.3
2018 Curveball 3.9 12 300 10.4 69 .333 .470 .364 22.3 20.3 13.6 .248 .306 .262 11.5
2018 Cutter -1.1 -2 177 6.1 41 .162 .270 .239 31.5 34.1 23.7 .202 .291 .242 29.2
2018 Splitter -2.6 -1 49 1.7 14 .154 .154 .179 38.1 35.7 21.7 .153 .244 .212 25.0
2018 Knuckleball -7.3 0 5 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 4-Seamer 0.3 2 544 34.2 118 .284 .480 .384 17.6 12.7 9.7 .261 .445 .349 32.6
2017 Sinker -0.6 -2 330 20.7 84 .236 .319 .310 18.4 17.9 22.7 .266 .436 .345 36.2
2017 Slider -0.8 -2 308 19.3 76 .239 .328 .301 36.7 32.9 22.5 .199 .260 .256 28.6
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 2.3 3 129 8.1 39 .229 .571 .368 39.3 33.3 32.5 .219 .436 .317 36.4
2017 Cutter -2.4 -3 108 6.8 21 .222 .333 .271 32.1 19.0 14.3 .266 .374 .361 26.7
2017 Splitter -5.6 -2 28 1.8 8 .000 .000 .000 53.8 62.5 33.3 .064 .072 .058 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2013 71 263 -1 1 0 1 -1
2014 255 1,078 1 -6 9 2 6
2015 599 2,361 -18 -16 12 5 -17
2016 620 2,582 4 -18 13 8 6
2017 385 1,589 -8 -14 12 8 -2
2018 703 2,888 -11 -21 21 12 1
2019 738 2,929 14 -16 27 14 39
2020 267 1,109 -7 -7 9 6 2
2021 724 2,923 -3 -17 24 14 18
2022 496 1,916 -8 -13 16 7 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 2,369 52.4 61.8 84.1 24.0 58.1 43.2 17.0 43.8 22.4 7.6 75.6
2016 2,586 50.7 65.4 81.3 25.6 62.0 43.5 17.7 45.7 23.6 7.4 78.5
2017 1,592 49.6 66.2 83.0 23.8 50.8 44.5 22.0 44.8 25.4 8.0 80.3
2018 2,881 49.7 64.4 86.3 23.6 61.3 43.1 19.9 43.8 20.3 7.0 75.7
2019 2,965 48.6 66.5 87.5 19.2 61.3 43.0 23.7 42.2 18.3 6.8 78.4
2020 984 48.9 70.9 80.9 18.5 60.2 41.5 29.2 44.1 23.3 7.8 75.3
2021 2,923 49.3 69.7 85.6 21.2 55.6 42.4 29.7 45.1 21.5 7.9 82.8
2022 1,916 48.4 71.9 87.1 25.1 57.7 44.5 30.4 47.8 20.9 6.8 80.9
Player 18,216 49.8 66.6 84.9 22.7 58.7 43.2 23.2 44.5 21.6 7.4 78.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA
2015 29 19 36 46 20 49 43 25 52 21 27 46 43 83 93
2016 24 4 40 60 11 61 49 32 63 42 30 51 41 68 85
2017 30 21 21 28 41 18 31 30 50 21 38 63 37 73 84 4
2018 23 33 27 28 29 42 23 14 53 25 65 53 71 75 81 61
2019 79 66 75 73 80 86 56 41 58 43 89 82 84 95 75 16
2020 10 8 13 29 14 34 27 12 49 9 56 70 64 91 80 1
2021 56 35 67 72 37 85 63 59 65 52 58 54 72 88 87 90
2022 22 22 31 38 20 65 36 12 65 14 82 47 70 73 88 41
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.4 27 26.0 1 5 14 16 59.3
2017 22.7 10 9.5 1 10 6 4 40.0
2018 22.6 15 17.3 -2 7 12 8 53.3
2019 22.6 33 31.2 2 17 17 18 54.5
2020 22.9 9 9.5 -1 6 6 4 44.4
2021 23.6 45 43.1 2 17 21 27 60.0
2022 23.0 17 16.2 1 9 15 4 23.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 27 26 31 24 27 26 26 25 26 26 27 23 22 23 28 30 26 26 21 29 33 20 22 24 25 30 28 25 24 26 32
2017 10 6 15 8 10 8 10 10 10 10 8 8 6 8 10 13 9 11 8 10 14 6 8 11 11 10 11 8 10 6 13
2018 15 18 22 14 17 22 16 21 17 15 15 14 13 15 15 20 16 21 15 17 17 15 18 19 19 21 20 14 20 11 21
2019 33 37 33 29 30 30 31 36 34 28 33 30 25 26 28 33 25 41 27 32 33 29 28 28 30 31 36 29 38 27 38
2020 9 10 12 9 9 8 0 9 10 12 13 8 8 5 8 11 9 10 9 10 9 11 9 10 10 10 9 9 9 8 12
2021 45 43 55 36 42 48 45 46 46 45 39 41 34 38 41 47 50 43 41 43 50 38 36 47 40 46 43 36 47 36 50
2022 17 17 23 17 16 17 16 9 17 16 12 15 13 11 16 18 18 19 14 17 21 16 14 17 18 18 19 13 18 12 20
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and 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 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.1 88 0.9 87.1 -0.9 86.8 -0.3 88.9 2.1 86.2 -2.7 89.7 3.5 86.5 -3.2
Launch Angle 13.6 15.4 1.8 17.2 1.8 15.5 -1.7 14.9 -0.6 19.3 4.4 20.3 1 19.9 -0.4
Barrel % 4.5 6.7 2.2 4.6 -2.1 4.5 -0.1 8.5 4 5 -3.5 9.8 4.8 6.4 -3.4
Hard Hit % 28.9 35.3 6.4 30 -5.3 32.1 2.1 38.1 6 28.6 -9.5 41.3 12.7 32.4 -8.9
Sweet Spot % 37.1 31.8 -5.3 37.9 6.1 34.9 -3 34 -0.9 32.9 -1.1 35.2 2.3 31.4 -3.8
xBA .236 .222 -0.014 .239 0.017 .241 0.002 .267 0.026 .205 -0.062 .245 0.04 .227 -0.018
BA .257 .238 -0.019 .249 0.011 .255 0.006 .285 0.03 .223 -0.062 .265 0.042 .24 -0.025
xwOBA .295 .3 0.005 .309 0.009 .301 -0.008 .359 0.058 .284 -0.075 .333 0.049 .294 -0.039
wOBA .311 .315 0.004 .314 -0.001 .307 -0.007 .373 0.066 .299 -0.074 .368 0.069 .308 -0.06
xSLG .376 .407 0.031 .379 -0.028 .375 -0.004 .49 0.115 .347 -0.143 .455 0.108 .371 -0.084
SLG .405 .435 0.03 .398 -0.037 .388 -0.01 .522 0.134 .374 -0.148 .538 0.164 .408 -0.13
K% 22 22.4 0.4 22 -0.4 18.6 -3.4 13.7 -4.9 21.2 7.5 20.2 -1 15.7 -4.5
BB% 7 8.2 1.2 9.8 1.6 8.7 -1.1 11.6 2.9 10.6 -1 9.1 -1.5 7.9 -1.2
Swing % 43.8 45.7 1.9 44.8 -0.9 43.8 -1 42.2 -1.6 44.1 1.9 45.1 1 47.8 2.7
Whiff% 22.4 23.6 1.2 25.4 1.8 20.3 -5.1 18.3 -2 23.3 5 21.5 -1.8 20.9 -0.6
In Zone % 52.4 50.7 -1.7 49.6 -1.1 49.7 0.1 48.6 -1.1 48.9 0.3 49.3 0.4 48.4 -0.9
Out of Zone %