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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
2021 724 652 115 173 45 102 15 .265 .334 .538 .872
9 Seasons 4344 3918 582 1003 160 482 81 .256 .324 .444 .768
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .265 45 102 15 .872
9 Seasons .256 160 482 81 .768

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 25 2369 426 19 4.5 87.1 106.9 13.6 37.1 .233 .370 .311 .291 .342 28.9 22 7
2016 26 2586 431 29 6.7 88 108.4 15.4 31.8 .218 .400 .315 .295 .345 35.3 22.4 8.2
2017 27 1592 261 12 4.6 87.1 106.5 17.2 37.9 .238 .378 .314 .308 .349 30 22 9.8
2018 28 2881 510 23 4.5 86.8 107.1 15.5 34.9 .239 .373 .307 .300 .330 32.1 18.6 8.7
2019 29 2965 556 47 8.5 88.9 108.2 15.1 33.6 .261 .479 .373 .352 .364 38.1 13.7 11.6
2020 30 984 161 8 5 86.2 108 19.3 32.9 .203 .344 .299 .281 .304 28.6 21.2 10.6
2021 31 2923 509 50 9.8 89.7 109.5 20.3 35.2 .244 .453 .368 .331 .377 41.3 20.2 9.1
Player 16300 2854 188 6.6 88 109.5 16.4 34.7 .237 .409 .332 .313 .349 34.5 19.5 9.2
MLB 6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .364 35.4 22 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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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 1636 56.0 447 401 119 62 20 1 36 64 338 .297 .276 .621 .531 .412 .375 91.2 22 16.6 14.9
2021 Breaking 933 31.9 195 172 34 13 13 1 7 61 113 .198 .174 .407 .319 .296 .259 86.5 20 31.1 19.5
2021 Offspeed 353 12.1 82 79 20 12 6 0 2 21 58 .253 .230 .405 .344 .294 .263 87.6 12 25.3 16.8
2020 Fastballs 599 60.9 151 135 37 25 8 1 3 23 112 .274 .242 .415 .407 .335 .320 87.6 18 18.1 13.4
2020 Breaking 268 27.3 60 54 7 3 1 0 3 16 38 .130 .136 .315 .256 .234 .218 82.9 25 30.6 18.4
2020 Offspeed 116 11.8 25 22 3 2 0 0 1 11 11 .136 .123 .273 .174 .234 .198 83.3 8 38.8 25.6
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 25.1 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 42.2 35.5 21.8 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
2021 31 36.7 23.2 9 47 33.6 19.4 1.8 23.6 33.4 22.4 8.3 9.8
Player 37.9 27.6 26.2 8.3 41.1 35.5 23.3 3.2 27.5 31 23.1 7 6.6
MLB 45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6
! 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 %
2021 Splitter -1.8 0 24 0.8 2 0 0 0 15.4 0 0 .603 .657 .552 50
2021 Curveball 1 2 255 8.7 60 .212 .385 .3 27.1 23.3 14.9 .21 .401 .306 30.8
2021 Cutter 0.4 1 261 8.9 61 .207 .534 .313 19.8 21.3 17.6 .196 .421 .277 43.5
2021 Changeup -0.6 -2 329 11.3 80 .26 .416 .316 26.1 26.3 19.3 .221 .335 .256 37.5
2021 Sinker 1.2 5 414 14.2 120 .352 .593 .434 12.6 8.3 13 .318 .534 .396 38.8
2021 Slider 0.5 3 676 23.1 134 .185 .412 .294 32.5 35.1 21.5 .152 .277 .236 28.8
2021 4-Seamer 0.9 9 961 32.9 266 .294 .655 .431 17.4 15.4 14.7 .277 .557 .389 50
2020 Splitter -6.4 -1 11 1.1 3 0 0 0 50 100 60 0
2020 Changeup 1.7 2 105 10.7 22 .158 .316 .268 37.2 36.4 21.1 .143 .202 .225 18.2
2020 Cutter 1.1 1 99 10.1 23 .261 .522 .328 21.2 17.4 11.4 .21 .421 .261 31.6
2020 Curveball 0.7 1 99 10.1 29 .222 .481 .322 16.7 27.6 21.1 .163 .34 .242 21.1
2020 Slider -2 -3 169 17.2 31 .037 .148 .155 41.1 25.8 16.3 .109 .173 .196 10.5
2020 Sinker -0.3 -1 178 18.1 42 .333 .389 .374 10.8 9.5 9.1 .24 .331 .315 25
2020 4-Seamer -0.9 -3 322 32.7 86 .25 .395 .347 20.5 17.4 16.1 .253 .438 .339 39.3
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 2.6 9 323 10.9 77 .273 .485 .387 26.8 18.2 13.7 .213 .32 .296 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 0 569 19.2 128 .229 .39 .3 25.5 19.5 13.4 .229 .418 .299 30.1
2019 Sinker 2.3 11 475 16 150 .316 .61 .438 9.1 8 11.2 .316 .585 .406 49.2
2019 4-Seamer 1.8 18 975 32.9 238 .297 .644 .458 14.6 13 12.3 .276 .593 .407 43.9
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 -1.1 -2 177 6.1 41 .162 .27 .239 31.5 34.1 23.7 .202 .291 .242 29.2
2018 Curveball 3.9 12 300 10.4 69 .333 .47 .377 22.3 20.3 13.6 .245 .301 .258 11.5
2018 Changeup -0.4 -1 304 10.6 72 .231 .323 .282 28.9 20.8 17 .215 .288 .249 17.3
2018 Slider 0.4 2 528 18.3 124 .233 .3 .256 26 25.8 17.8 .191 .255 .211 14.8
2018 Sinker -0.7 -4 591 20.5 157 .301 .378 .341 11.2 10.8 13.5 .296 .423 .348 44.1
2018 4-Seamer -0.4 -3 917 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 -3 333 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
2013 71 263 -1 1 0 1 0
2014 255 1078 2 -8 9 2 5
2015 599 2361 -17 -15 12 5 -15
2016 620 2582 4 -18 13 8 7
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
2021 724 2923 -3 -17 24 14 18
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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 52.4 61.8 84.1 24 58.1 43.2 17 43.8 22.4 7.6 75.6
2016 2586 50.7 65.4 81.3 25.6 62 43.5 17.7 45.7 23.6 7.4 78.5
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
2021 2923 49.3 69.7 85.6 21.2 55.6 42.4 29.7 45.1 21.5 7.9 82.8
Player 16300 49.9 66 84.6 22.4 58.8 43.1 22.3 44.2 21.7 7.4 78.4
MLB 48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 31 24 38 46 23 49 43 25 21 27 46 43 93
2016 22 3 40 61 10 61 49 32 43 30 51 41 85
2017 30 22 23 28 41 18 31 31 21 38 63 37 84 4
2018 25 34 27 27 29 42 23 14 25 65 53 71 81 61
2019 77 60 71 71 76 86 57 41 43 89 82 84 75 19
2020 10 7 13 28 13 34 27 12 9 56 70 64 80 0
2021 53 34 65 72 37 85 63 59 52 58 54 72 87 89
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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 29.8 3 19 18 16 48.5
2020 22.9 9 8.9 0 5 6 4 44.4
2021 23.6 45 41 4 17 27 21 46.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 33 30 33 29 34 27 31 32 30 31 34 31 21 26 29 33 25 36 28 33 19 28 26 27 29 32 31 29 39 26 36
2020 9 10 12 10 10 7 0 9 8 10 10 8 8 6 9 10 5 9 9 10 5 10 9 9 9 10 8 8 9 9 10
2021 45 36 54 40 47 32 43 49 41 48 43 39 27 42 41 48 33 48 41 46 27 34 34 47 39 49 38 36 47 32 48
! 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 +/-   2021 +/-  
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
Launch Angle 13.6 15.4 1.8 17.2 1.8 15.5 -1.7 15.1 -0.4 19.3 4.2 20.3 1
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
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
Sweet Spot % 37.1 31.8 -5.3 37.9 6.1 34.9 -3 33.6 -1.3 32.9 -0.7 35.2 2.3
xBA .233 .218 -0.015 .238 0.02 .239 0.001 .261 0.022 .203 -0.058 .244 0.041
BA .257 .238