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December 7, 2015 at 9:59 PM

Sam Travis named to AFL Top Prospects Team

First baseman Sam Travis capped a solid showing in this year's Arizona Fall League with a selection to the circuit's Top Prospects Team. The league's managers and coaches voted for the 22 honorees, basing their votes on a combination of performance and major league projectability.

Travis hit .344/.394/.505 in 23 games for the Scottsdale Scorpions, hitting 10 doubles, a triple, and a home run over his 93 at-bats. He and Mets first baseman Dominic Smith were the two first basemen selected. Notably, the recently traded Carlos Asuaje was one of the two honorees at second base.

Travis hit .307/.381/.452 with nine home runs this season, splitting his time between High A Salem and Double-A Portland. The Indiana University product was named the organization's Minor League Offensive Player of the Year. He is currently ranked seventh on the rankings.

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