Devon Travis, Second Base, Toronto Blue Jays, #29


Date of Birth: 2/21/1991
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida
College: Florida State University
Current Salary: $545,200

Devon Travis, second baseman for the Toronto Blue Jays, was first drafted by the Detroit Tigers in 2012. He played in the Tigers' minor league system from 2012 through 2014. In 257 games in the minors, he batted .323 with 321 hits, 50 doubles, 29 home runs, 139 RBIs, 41 stolen bases, and 134 strikeouts to 98 walks. As a second baseman, the only position he played, he made 669 assists, 137 double plays, 480 putouts, and 27 errors in 239 games.

On November 12, 2014, the Tigers traded Travis to the Blue Jays. In his first major league game on April 6, 2015, he hit a home run. He spent time in 2015 on the DL with a shoulder injury that ended his season on July 31st. He finished the season with 66 hits and a .304 batting average in 62 games. Defensively, he played 62 games at second base and he made 171 assists, 39 double plays, 112 putouts, and 6 errors.

Travis finished the 2016 season with a .300 batting average in 101 games with the Blue Jays. He had 123 hits, 28 doubles, 11 home runs, and 50 RBIs. Defensively, as the Blue Jays second baseman in 99 games, he made 276 assists, 59 double plays, 150 putouts, and 11 errors. In the postseason, he had just 1 hit in 12 at-bats in 3 games

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