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Where Marcus Semien’s Weakness Is Strongest

In each of the past two seasons, Chicago White Sox rookie infielder Marcus Semien has recorded among the most impressive walk and strikeout rates in the high minors. Insofar as it’s generally the case that walk and strikeout figures from the high minors translate somewhat predictably to the majors, a reasonable person — and also […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Semien Taking on New Position?

Posted to Chicago White SoxThe Chicago White Sox have some versatile players in their system. One of those players is Marcus Semien, who can handle 2B, SS and 3B. Well now it looks like Semien is looking to add another position to his skills. In the Charlotte Knight’s game Saturday, Marcus played left field, something that could help him return to the White Sox quicker. Playing...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-10 MLB Studs: White Sox Rookie INF Marcus Semien All-Star Caliber

Another period is in the books and we now find ourselves heading into Week 6 of the 2014 Fantasy Baseball season. Each and every week we will be taking a look at the hottest hitters and pitchers in baseball from the past several days. These players that we will be talking about are players that are owned in less than 67% of all ESPN Fantasy Baseball leagues and are capable of providing...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-10 2014 Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Report: Week 5 Marcus Semien

I have received emails from people who have started their seasons 4-0, 0-4 and everywhere in-between and my advice to all of them is simple and regulated, “It is a very long season and where you stand in fantasy baseball right now could change quickly.” I tell them that their record is derived from a very small sample size and that they better keep plugging away to get their...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Semien's slam lifts White Sox past Tigers

There are times this season where Marcus Semien has looked like an overmatched rookie. There are times where he has had the poise of a veteran. Semien had the latter on display on Wednesday night. The rookie got ahead in the count before he ripped a fastball for a game-winning grand slam in the seventh inning of a 6-4 White Sox victory over the Detroit Tigers in front of 23,451...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Top Prospect Marcus Semien: Patience is a Virtue

Chicago White Sox Baseball – The game of baseball involves a lot of waiting for that one chance. The one shot to prove everyone you are worthy of a roster spot in the ‘Big Leagues’. With second baseman Gordon Beckham still absent from the lineup, Chicago White Sox prospect Marcus Semien has that chance to shine. Beckham on Rehab Assignment Gordon Beckham, 2009′s Rookie of...
Via Sports Mockery
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Semien’s Chance to be a Fixture in White Sox Lineup

Opening Day at U.S. Cellular Field will be a special one for Marcus Semien. The 23-year-old infielder will start at second base for the Chicago White Sox. The news comes after the team announced that regular second baseman Gordon Beckham and utility infielder Jeff Keppinger will begin the season on... Read More... The post Marcus Semien’s Chance to be a Fixture in White Sox Lineup...
Via Outside Analysis
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Marcus Semien Taking Over Second Base?

Chicago White Sox Baseball — Marcus Semien has created a lot of buzz this spring, and yesterday he created even more by hitting a 3-run bomb (video above) against the Mariners. It is looking more and more that Gordon Beckham will not be ready by Opening Day which may have opened the door for Semien. Based on the lineups we have seen the past few days (including today), it looks...
Via Sports Mockery
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Semien, the Next Matt Carpenter

Last year there was not one player I was making sure I had on my fantasy teams more than Matt Carpenter. Thankfully most of my leagues are keeper or dynasty leagues so I have Carpenter not only for last year’s magnificent season but at a super low price going forward. Most anyone who drafted Carpenter on their own or took my advice to draft him were extremely happy with getting...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A: Marcus Semien, Chicago White Sox Infield Prospect

Coming into the 2013 season, Marcus Semien was a nothing-special prospect in a not-so-good Chicago White Sox system. Eight months later, the system isn’t markedly better, but the 23-year-old infielder is. A sixth-round pick in 2011 out of Cal-Berkeley, Semien broke out this year. Playing in Double-A Birmingham and Triple-A Charlotte, he hit a robust .284/.401/.479 and earned a...
Via Fangraphs
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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