Travis Jankowski, Outfield, San Diego Padres, #16
Date of Birth: 6/15/1991
Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
College: Stony Brook University
Travis Jankowski, outfielder for the San Diego Padres, was a top player at Stony Brook University. In 2012, he was named the American East Player of the Year. That same year, he was drafted by the Padres. He played in the Padres' minor league system from 2012 through part of 2015. In 326 games, he batted .293 with 376 hits, 137 stolen bases, 105 RBIs, and 214 strikeouts to 134 walks. Defensively, as a center fielder, he made 800 putouts and 10 errors in 306 games.
Jankowski played in 34 games with the Padres in 2015. He batted .211 with 19 hits, 2 doubles, 2 triples, and 2 home runs. Defensively, he played 23 games in center field and 11 games in right field.
In 2016, his first full season in the majors, Jankowski batted .245 in 131 games with the Padres. He finished the season with 82 hits, 13 doubles, and 30 stolen bases. Defensively, as the Padres' center fielder in 87 games, he made 193 putouts and no errors.