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Birth Date8-27-1993
Height6' 0"
Weight205 lbs
Age24 years, 9 months, 26 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2017 BOS 23 33 83 76 13 20 6 0 0 26 6 23 1 0 0 1 1 0 .263 .325 .342 .217 -3.8 0.2 -0.4
2018 BOS 24 4 13 12 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 .167 .231 .167 .166 -1.3 -0.0 -0.1
Career379688132260028726100410.250.312.318.210-5.00.2-0.5

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2014 GRN A 27 115 .276 .260 .331 .373 .261 .308 112 1.9 3.3 -2.1 0.8 -1.3 1.8 0.3 1.8 0.3
2014 LOW A- 40 174 .291 .254 .314 .359 .257 .357 105 5.7 4.9 -3.1 -1.7 -0.7 6.7 0.5 6.7 0.5
2015 SLM A+ 66 278 .306 .243 .309 .348 .249 .356 106 13 7.5 -4.8 2.3 2.0 17.6 2.2 17.6 2.2
2015 PME AA 65 281 .297 .259 .318 .377 .258 .332 104 10.5 7.5 -4.8 8.7 2.7 15.9 2.7 15.9 2.7
2015 SCO Wnt 23 104 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .413 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 PAW AAA 47 190 .283 .256 .318 .374 .254 .320 94 4.6 5.3 -3.4 2.1 1.4 7.8 1.0 7.8 1.0
2017 BOS MLB 33 83 .217 .256 .328 .417 .257 .377 107 -3.7 2.4 -1.5 0.2 -1.0 -3.8 -0.4 -3.8 -0.4
2017 PAW AAA 82 342 .261 .255 .319 .389 .251 .315 95 0.2 10.1 -6.5 -0.1 -3.5 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2017 GIG Wnt 10 37 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .227 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 BOS MLB 4 13 .166 .229 .299 .363 .240 .222 115 -1.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2018 PAW AAA 42 169 .241 .243 .315 .378 .252 .270 96 -3.6 5.0 -2.8 -0.9 -0.8 -2.1 -0.3 -2.1 -0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2014 LOW A- 174 28 55 5 1 4 30 4 18 5 1 .333 .364 .448 .115 .291 6.7 -1.7 0.5
2014 GRN A 115 12 31 11 1 3 14 7 14 0 1 .290 .330 .495 .206 .276 1.8 0.8 0.3
2015 PME AA 281 35 73 17 2 4 38 33 34 9 6 .300 .384 .436 .136 .297 15.9 8.7 2.7
2015 SCO Wnt 104 19 32 10 1 1 14 9 19 3 1 .344 .394 .505 .161 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 SLM A+ 278 35 77 15 4 5 40 26 43 10 6 .313 .378 .467 .154 .306 17.6 2.3 2.2
2016 PAW AAA 190 26 47 10 0 6 29 15 40 1 0 .272 .332 .434 .162 .283 7.8 2.1 1.0
2017 BOS MLB 83 13 20 6 0 0 1 6 23 1 0 .263 .325 .342 .079 .217 -3.8 0.2 -0.4
2017 GIG Wnt 37 3 5 2 0 0 2 4 11 0 0 .156 .243 .219 .062 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 PAW AAA 342 40 82 14 0 6 24 37 57 6 2 .270 .351 .375 .105 .261 0.3 -0.1 0.0
2018 PAW AAA 169 12 31 6 0 4 17 12 50 0 1 .204 .272 .322 .118 .241 -2.1 -0.9 -0.3
2018 BOS MLB 13 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 0 .167 .231 .167 .000 .166 -1.3 -0.0 -0.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2017 366 0.4645 0.3852 0.7021 0.5882 0.2092 0.7600 0.5610 0.2979 0 0.000000
2018 59 0.4068 0.4915 0.7241 0.5833 0.4286 0.8571 0.6000 0.2759 0 0.000000
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 BOS $
2017 BOS $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 76 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Boston 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Contract selected by Boston 5/23/17.
  • Drafted by Boston 2014 (2-67) (Indiana). $0.8468M signing bonus (slot amount).

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-04-11 19:00:00 (link to chat)Sam Travis seems like a legitimate person of interest. I would like for you to tell me how he will fare next year as the Red Sox starting 1b. Thanks for your time.
(Hello from Here)
Hello!

Two caveats that apply to this question and prospect questions generally:
1. I am not on the prospect team; and
2. As a White Sox fan/writer, my perspective has become skewed over the years. Given their organizational strengths with pitchers (and unusual pitchers at that) and crushing weakness at developing hitters (I think Aaron Rowand is the last plus position player the White Sox have drafted and graduated to the majors), I tend to err positive on arms and negative on bats--although...with a much lower bar for what I deem to be a success.

All of that said, I find it hard to imagine that the Red Sox would enter 2018 with Travis as their starting first baseman. Given the presence of both Hanley and Sandoval (and potentially Swihart?), as well as their general aspirations for excellence, a fringe-power profile like Travis seems like a Plan B or C for the position rather than Plan A. (Nick Schaefer)
2017-03-30 20:00:00 (link to chat)Will Moreland hit enough to keep Sam Travis waiting in the wings? Travis might not provide quite as much defensive value, but it doesn't seem far-fetched to expect him tp demonstrate he'll outgrow Pawtucket before long.
(Oliver from Boston)
Yes, I think Moreland will be able to hold off Sam Travis. I like Moreland more than most as a boring but reliable player. And maybe temper your expectations for Travis since he wasn't even ranked on several industry prospect lists and was ranked around # 100 on the ones where he was ranked. (Scooter Hotz)
2015-08-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Better future 1B for your dynasty team: a. Matt Olson b. Sam Travis c. find another option, dude!
(J. Lydon from London)
Depends on the league. If it's a standard one that includes batting-average, Travis. If it's OBP, Olson. If it's none of those things, you play in a weird league. I like both guys quite a bit. (Christopher Crawford)
2014-08-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)1B Sam Travis have any real chance to the starting 1B in Bos someday?
(mdotmorris22 from Minnesota)
Yes! (Matthew Kory)
2014-07-22 15:00:00 (link to chat)Does your fellow Hoosier Sam Travis have a shot at becoming an MLB regular 1B for the Sox?
(Shawnykid23 from CT)
The rule of 1B prospects applies here. He's going to have to hit and hit and hit and hit. I'd bet against it. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-05-30 12:00:00 (link to chat)Will Sam Travis play 1b in the pros or does he have a shot at sticking at 3b?
(Chris from Chicago)
For me it's first base, but I've heard left field from a couple of midwest guys. Haven't heard real support for him at the hot corner. (Pre-Draft Chat with Nick J. Faleris)


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