26-year old righty swinging SS Marcus Semien is pounding the ball this year for the Oakland A’s. Semien has played in 153 games for the A’s so far this year and he is 127 of 546 (.233 avg, .723 OPS) with 68 runs scored, 26 homers, 70 RBI and 9 stolen bases. Semien is second currently on the A’s in both homers and RBI. He is also #3 in run scored for the A’s right now. Semien has now played in 308 games in his first two years with the A’s and he is 270 of 1,102 (.245 avg, .719 OPS) with 133 runs scored, 41 homers, 115 RBI and 20 stolen bases. The A’s hope that Semien can bring his batting average up 20-30 points in 2017, without sacrificing any power.