Devon Travis

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Devon Travis
Detroit Tigers
Second baseman
Born: (1991-02-21) February 21, 1991 (age 23)
Wellington, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Devon Travis (born February 21, 1991) is an American professional baseball second baseman in the Detroit Tigers organization. He is the 84th best prospect by Baseball America.[1]

Travis was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 13th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Florida State University.[2][3] He started his career with the short-season Connecticut Tigers hitting .280/.352/.441 with three home runs and in 25 games.

Travis started the 2013 season with the Class A West Michigan Whitecaps.[4] He was the MVP of the Midwest League All-Star Game after going 2-for-2 with a three-run triple.[5] He was promoted to the High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers after hitting .352/.430/.486 with six home runs in 77 games.[6] After the season he was named the Tigers Minor League Player of the Year.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Baseball America Top 100 Prospects: The 25th Edition". February 20, 2014. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ Sipple, George (April 21, 2013). "Once unsure about leaving college, Tigers prospect Devon Travis thrives with Whitecaps". Freep.com. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ "FSU product Travis putting up big numbers in minors". Tallahassee.com. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Tigers find plenty of pluses in Lakeland's Devon Travis". [dead link]
  5. ^ Lenny Padilla. "Whitecaps' Devon Travis is hero of Midwest League All-Star Game, hits 3-run triple to win MVP". Mlive.com. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 
  6. ^ Lenny Padilla. "Midwest League's best hitter, Devon Travis, promoted from Whitecaps to Lakeland". Mlive.com. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 
  7. ^ Nightengale, Bobby (September 14, 2013). "Tigers announce Minors Player, Pitcher of Year". mlb.com. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Florida State Seminoles bio". CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 

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