Toronto Blue Jays
February 21, 1991 |
Travis was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 13th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Florida State University. 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. He was the MVP of the Midwest League All-Star Game after going 2-for-2 with a three-run triple. Travis was promoted to the High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers after hitting .352/.430/.486 with six home runs in 77 games. After the season he was named the Tigers Minor League Player of the Year. Travis played 100 games for the Double-A Erie SeaWolves in 2014, batting .298 with 10 home runs and 52 RBI.
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- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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