Sam Travis Biography

Sam Travis born as Samuel John Travis is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball(MLB).

He was born on August 27th, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Recorded at 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) and 205 pounds (93 kg), he bats and tosses right-gave. Travis made his MLB debut in May 2017. He is one of just a couple of players in MLB not to wear batting gloves.

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He was born on August 27th, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Novice profession

Travis went to Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox, Illinois, and Indiana University. In his third season with the Indiana Hoosiers, Travis earned the 2013 Big Ten Most Outstanding Player of the Year respects in the wake of hitting a slice line of .347/.415/.576 out of 59 games, including 16 duplicates, two triples, and 12 grand slams, while scoring multiple times and driving in 58 runs, the most in the Big Ten Conference.

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Travis likewise played for the Yarmouth–Dennis Red Sox in the Cape Cod Baseball League in the wake of guaranteeing Big Ten Freshman of the Year respects in the late spring of 2012, when he completed with a 6th best normal of .339 and seventh-best OBP of .415, while including 12 pairs, four homers, and 35 RBIs. A Cape League All-Star, he was named to the All-League group toward the finish of the late spring. Moreover, he won the Chicago Tribune Illinois Player of the Year refinement in 2011 and was on Team USA in 2013.

In his school residency, Travis had a stroll to-strikeout proportion of 93 strolls and 94 strikeouts in 721 plate appearances (7.67 PA/SO).

Expert profession

The Boston Red Sox chose Travis in the second round (67th by and large pick) of the 2014 MLB draft, marking him for $846,800.

Minor League Baseball

Travis moved rapidly through Boston’s ranch framework, arriving at his fourth level in less than a schedule year.

Travis began his expert vocation with the Class A Short Season Lowell Spinners in their 2014 season. He had a slice line of .333/.364/.448 out of 40 games for Lowell, including four grand slams, 17 copies, 28 runs scored and 30 RBIs. He at that point was elevated to the Class A Greenville Drive, where hit .290/.330/.495 with 12 runs and 14 RBIs in 27 games.

Travis opened 2015 with the Class An Advanced Salem Red Sox, where he bloomed and immediately earned advancement to Double-A Portland Sea Dogs after 66 games. In 131 games between the two groups, Travis hit .307/.381/.452 with 32 copies, six triples, nine homers, and 78 RBIs, and was named to the Carolina League All-Star group. From that point forward, Travis played in the Arizona Fall League, batting .344/.394/.505 of every 23 games for the Scottsdale Scorpions and acquiring an All-Star compartment.

In 2016, Travis was welcome to take an interest in the Red Sox’ spring preparing. He batted .536 (15-for-28), with two homers and two copies while driving in a group driving 13 runs. He at that point was elevated to the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox to begin the ordinary season.

In May, Travis endured a torn ACL in his forgot about knee and was for the rest of the period subsequent to experiencing the medical procedure. At the season of the damage, Travis was driving the International League with 29 RBIs while hitting .272 with a .756 OPS. He was relied upon to be prepared for the 2017 season.

Travis began the 2017 season with Triple-A Pawtucket, where he would eventually show up in 82 games while batting .270 with six grand slams and 24 RBIs, when not on Boston’s dynamic MLB program.

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The Red Sox elevated Travis to the significant alliances on May 23, 2017. He had his first MLB hit the following day, off of Martín Pérez of the Texas Rangers. Travis was optioned back to Pawtucket on June 9, and reviewed to Boston on June 20; in the Red Sox’ game against the Kansas City Royals that day, Travis had his first significant group RBI. He was sent back to Triple-An in mid-July, at that point rejoined Boston toward the beginning of September.

Generally speaking for the 2017 season, Travis showed up in 33 MLB games, batting 20-for-76 (.263) with no homers and one RBI. Protectively, he played 140 innings at a respectable starting point (21 games with 17 begins) with a solitary mistake. Travis was excluded on Boston’s postseason program for the 2017 American League Division Series.

Travis played in the Dominican Winter League during their 2017–18 season for Gigantes del Cibao, batting 5-for-32 (.156) in ten games.


The Red Sox optioned Travis to Triple-A Pawtucket to begin the 2018 season, taking note of that he would play a few games in left field and a few games at a respectable starting point. Travis was put on the small-time incapacitated rundown toward the beginning of May with a left intercostal strain; he later went on a restoration task at broadened spring preparing.

Travis was with Boston from June 2 until June 11, while Mookie Betts was on the handicapped rundown. During that time, Travis went 2-for-12 with three RBIs in four appearances. Travis was next reviewed to Boston on July 13, went 1-for-4 in that day’s down, and was come back to Triple-An on July 16.

Travis was called up to Boston on September 1, when lists extended. He hit his first real class grand slam on September 21, against Shane Bieber of the Cleveland Indians. Generally, with the 2018 Red Sox, Travis showed up in 19 games, batting 8-for-36 (.222) with one grand slam and seven RBIs. He was excluded from Boston’s postseason list.


Travis was incorporated on Boston’s 2019 Opening Day list, as Steve Pearce began the season on the 10-day harmed list because of left calf damage. Travis showed up in two games, batting 2-for-7 (.286) at the plate, before being sent to Triple-A Pawtucket on April 4.

On June 1, Travis was reviewed to Boston when Pearce was again put on the harmed rundown, and optioned back to Pawtucket on June 14. For the MLB London Series toward the finish of June, Travis was added to Boston’s list as the extra (26th) player permitted by MLB. Travis was reviewed to Boston on July 15, when Eduardo Núñez was assigned for the task.

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