Athletics' Marcus Semien: Struggling at plate in May

Semien is hitting just .184 (9-for-49) with a double, two RBI, 10 walks and three runs across 12 May games.

The downturn for the shortstop has been swift, as he entered the month slashing an impressive .311/.388/.475 for the season. Semien's current slump has led to a 36-point drop in batting average and 77-point tumble in slugging percentage. His on-base percentage has held up much better due to Semien's solid plate discipline, which has already led to a second straight month with a double-digit walk tally. However, Semien's recent lack of pop has resulted in just a single extra-base hit in May, as well as a stretch of 18 games without a home run.

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