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 321 290 39 67 8 32 12 .231 .290 .362 .652
10 Seasons 4665 4208 621 1070 168 514 93 .254 .322 .438 .760
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .231 8 32 12 .652
10 Seasons .254 168 514 93 .760

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 1217 236 12 5.1 3.8 86.1 110.1 18.7 31.4 .222 .362 .278 .284 .304 30.1 17.1 7.9
Player 17517 3090 200 6.5 4.6 87.8 110.1 16.5 34.5 .239 .410 .328 .314 .351 34.2 19.4 9.1
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 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 36.4 32.2 20.3 11.0 41.1 36.0 22.9 5.5 26.7 36.9 20.3 5.5 5.1 3.8
Player 37.8 28.1 25.6 8.5 41.1 35.5 23.2 3.3 27.5 31.5 22.9 7.0 6.5 4.6
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 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 -1.1 -5 422 34.7 99 .167 .298 .275 19.3 16.2 13.9 .232 .437 .337 42.0
2022 Slider -0.8 -3 336 27.6 81 .233 .288 .272 30.5 18.5 16.0 .208 .300 .254 18.0
2022 Sinker 0.5 1 162 13.3 59 .263 .439 .314 9.5 11.9 17.5 .299 .462 .337 36.0
2022 Changeup -2.6 -3 124 10.2 34 .194 .258 .241 18.6 11.8 8.5 .149 .234 .208 22.2
2022 Curveball 2.4 2 95 7.8 22 .350 .650 .448 8.7 9.1 6.1 .214 .381 .289 22.2
2022 Cutter -1.7 -1 71 5.8 16 .250 .250 .225 35.5 43.8 35.0 .169 .206 .162 33.3
2022 Splitter 5.6 0 7 0.6 5 .200 .400 .250 50.0 60.0 75.0 .040 .051 .040 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.9 9 952 32.6 264 .295 .658 .435 17.3 15.5 15.0 .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 4 423 14.5 122 .349 .587 .436 12.7 8.2 12.3 .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 -0.7 -2 317 32.2 84 .253 .400 .355 20.8 17.9 16.1 .259 .451 .343 40.0
2020 Sinker 0.0 0 183 18.6 44 .324 .378 .393 10.5 9.1 9.1 .243 .332 .323 24.2
2020 Slider -2.1 -4 170 17.3 31 .037 .148 .155 41.1 25.8 16.3 .109 .173 .196 10.5
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 98 10.0 23 .261 .522 .328 21.2 17.4 11.4 .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 18 958 32.3 235 .295 .645 .457 14.8 13.2 12.4 .276 .595 .407 43.8
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 10 492 16.6 153 .319 .609 .440 8.8 7.8 10.9 .321 .590 .412 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 -4 917 31.8 221 .234 .484 .354 16.1 14.9 12.5 .252 .500 .369 44.9
2018 Sinker -0.6 -4 591 20.5 157 .301 .378 .346 11.2 10.8 13.5 .296 .423 .348 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 2 540 33.9 118 .284 .480 .384 17.6 12.7 9.9 .261 .445 .349 32.6
2017 Sinker -0.6 -2 334 21.0 84 .236 .319 .310 18.3 17.9 22.1 .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 316 1,217 -8 -15 11 4 -8
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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 1,217 49.1 72.9 87.1 26.8 58.4 45.7 32.9 49.4 20.8 7.0 85.9
Player 17,517 49.9 66.5 84.8 22.7 58.8 43.3 23.1 44.5 21.6 7.4 78.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! 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 29 19 36 46 20 49 43 25 21 27 46 43 93
2016 24 4 40 60 11 61 49 32 42 30 51 41 85
2017 30 21 21 28 41 18 31 31 21 38 63 37 84 4
2018 23 33 27 28 29 42 23 14 25 65 53 71 81 61
2019 79 66 75 73 80 86 56 41 43 89 82 84 75 20
2020 10 8 13 29 14 34 27 12 9 56 70 64 80 1
2021 56 35 67 72 37 85 63 59 52 58 54 72 87 90
2022 10 10 12 22 10 42 23 10 10 75 47 72 86 17
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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 22.3 7 7.4 0 4 10 0 0.0

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 14 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 51 43 41 43 51 37 36 47 40 46 43 36 46 36 50
2022 7 8 13 8 7 7 9 2 8 7 5 7 6 4 8 9 8 9 6 8 10 8 6 8 8 8 8 5 7 6 10
! 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 86.1 -3.6
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 18.7 -1.6
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 5.1 -4.7
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 30.1 -11.2
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 .222 -0.023
BA .257 .238 -0.019 .249 0.011 .255 0.006 .285 0.03 .223 -0.062 .265 0.042 .224 -0.041
xwOBA .295 .3 0.005 .309 0.009 .301 -0.008 .359 0.058 .284 -0.075 .333 0.049 .284 -0.049
wOBA .311 .315 0.004 .314 -0.001 .307 -0.007 .373 0.066 .299 -0.074 .368 0.069 .278 -0.09
xSLG .376 .407 0.031 .379 -0.028 .375 -0.004 .49 0.115 .347 -0.143 .455 0.108 .362 -0.093
SLG .405 .435 0.03 .398 -0.037 .388 -0.01 .522 0.134 .374 -0.148 .538 0.164 .343 -0.195
K% 22 22.4 0.4 22 -0.4 18.6 -3.4 13.7 -4.9 21.2 7.5 20.2 -1 17.1 -3.1
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 49.4 4.3
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 20.8 -0.7
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 49.1 -0.2
Out of Zone % 47.6 49.3 1.7 50.4 1.1 50.3 -0.1 51.4 1.1 51.1 -0.3 50.7 -0.4 50.9 0.2
Out of Zone Swing % 24 25.6 1.6 23.8 -1.8 23.6 -0.2 19.2 -4.4 18.5 -0.7 21.2 2.7 26.8 5.6
First Pitch Swing % 17 17.7 0.7 22 4.3 19.9 -2.1 23.7 3.8 29.2 5.5 29.7 0.5 32.9 3.2
First Pitch Strike % 58.2 57 -1.2 58 1 61.3 3.3 63.3 2 62.7 -0.6 59.5 -3.2 59.5 0
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 608 78 12.8 .314 .321
2017 R 385 11 2.9 .310 .381
2018 R 701 65 9.3 .310 .289
2019 R 735 208 28.3 .371 .372
2020 R 235 96 40.9 .330 .256
2021 R 685 272 39.7 .355 .379
2022 R 316 243 76.9 .279 .278

Pitch Tempo