Full name is Travis Richard Shaw...He and his wife, Lindy, have a daughter named Ryann...His father, Jeff, was a two-time NL All-Star (1998, 2001) over a 12-year ML career...In 2008, graduated from Washington Senior High School in Washington Court House, Ohio...Hit .321 (196-for-610) with 36 HR and 143 RBI in 173 games in his three seasons at Kent State University (2009-11)...Was named to the All-MAC First Team in 2011 and Second Team in 2010...Was inducted to Kent State's Varsity "K" Hall of Fame on 10/9/21.
In 84 games between the Brewers and Red Sox, hit .200 (44-for-220) with nine HR, 39 RBI and a .659 OPS...For the Sox, made five starts at 1B and two at DH...Hit .238 (10-for-42) with an .843 OPS, three 2B, three HR, and 11 RBI in 28 games...Attended ML Spring Training with the Brewers as a non-roster invitee, playing in 19 games...Made his sixth consecutive Opening Day roster (2016-21)...Started at 3B for the Brewers on Opening Day...Recorded five HR and 22 RBI in 26 games from Opening Day through 5/3...Placed on the 10-day IL on 6/10 and 60-day IL on 6/12 with a left shoulder dislocation...Played 11 rehab games for Triple-A Nashville from 7/27-8/11 and hit .273 (9-for-33, 2 HR, 8 RBI)...Claimed off waivers by BOS on 8/15...Reinstated from the 60-day IL on 8/16...His first hit with the Red Sox in 2021 was a walk-off grand slam on 8/23 vs. TEX, his third career grand slam and second career walk-off HR...It was the Sox’ third walk-off grand slam since 2000...Hit a solo HR in the Sox’ next game, 8/24 vs. MIN, homering in back-to-back games for the first time since April 2019 (4/22-23)...On 9/11 at CWS, hit a three-run HR in the third inning and gave the Sox their decisive 9-8 lead with an RBI single in the 10th inning...Hit an RBI single in the ninth inning on 10/2 at WSH, extending the Sox’ lead to 3-1 in their 5-3 win.
In lone season with Blue Jays, Shaw batted .239/.306/.411 with six home runs and 17 RBI in 50 games.
Appeared in 86 games for the Brewers, including 58 starts (56 at 3B and two at 1B)…Had four stints with the big-league team...Recorded his 3rd career multi-HR game (2x in 2015) with a pair of solo shots on April 23 at STL...Landed on the injured list with a right wrist strain from May 14-June 3...Hit his 2nd career pinch-hit homer on Sept. 16 vs. SD (also: July 29, 2018 at SF)…Played 42 games for Triple-A San Antonio where he recorded 12 home runs, 36 RBI and a 1.023 OPS.
Batted .241 with 32 HR and 86 RBI in a team-leading 152 games with Milwaukee...Produced his second straight 30+ HR / 80+ RBI season...Led the team in walks (78)…Made 138 starts (99g at 3B, 36g at 2B, 3g at 1B)…Prior to 2018 had never played second base at any level...Made just one error at second base (8/8 vs. San Diego) for a .992 fielding percentage, which ranked fifth among Major League second basemen since 7/28 (his first game there)…Was a Gold Glove finalist (at 3B) for the first time along with the Rockies’ Nolan Arenado (winner) and Nationals’ Anthony Rendon...Smacked his first career pinch-hit homer on 7/29 at San Francisco off Sam Dyson (solo shot)…Belted his second career grand slam on 8/4 vs. Colorado off Tyler Anderson...Batted .267 (8-for-30) with one HR and two RBI in 10 games during the postseason...Signed a 1-year contract on 1/11/19, avoiding arbitration.
Batted .273 with 31 HR, 101 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 144 games with Milwaukee...Made 143 starts (142g at 3B, 1g at DH)...Was named Brewers Most Valuable Player and Top Newcomer as voted on by members of the Milwaukee Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America...Was nominated for the Hank Aaron Award...His 31 HR tied Eric Thames for the team lead and tied for 10th in the National League...Also led the team in RBI (101 - 9th in NL), doubles (34), hits (147), extra-base hits (66) and total bases (276)…His .975 fielding percentage (9 errors) ranked fourth among qualifying MLB third basemen...From 4/28-7/26 went 69 consecutive games at third base without committing an error, the second-longest streak in franchise history from that position (Don Money, 88g, 1973-74)…Was Brewers Player of the Month for May (24g, .333, 4hr, 18rbi), June (24g, .279, 8hr, 21rbi) and July (23g, .305, 7hr, 17rbi)…From 5/7-5/21 had a career-high 11-game hitting streak, batting .356 (16-for-45, 3hr, 11rbi)…Belted his first career grand slam on 6/3 vs. Los Angeles off Josh Fields...Smacked his first career walk-off homer on 9/23 vs. Chicago-NL with a two-run shot in the 10th inning off Wade Davis.....gave the team a 4-3 win.
Batted .242 with 16 HR and 71 RBI in 145 games with Boston during his first full MLB season...Made 127 starts (99g at 3B, 28g at 1B)…Produced five RBI in a game four times, tying for the most such games in the majors...Was traded to Milwaukee as part of a four-player deal on 12/6.
Batted .270 with 13 HR and 36 RBI in 65 games during five stints with Boston as he made his Major League debut...Made 55 starts (50g at 1B, 5g at 3B)…His stints came from 5/8, 6/14, 6/18-6/27, 7/7-7/17 and 8/1-end...Made his Major League debut on 5/8 at Toronto in a start at first base (0-for-2, 1bb)…Recorded his first Major League hit with a single off Dan Haren on 7/7 vs. Miami...His first big league home run was a solo shot off Matt Moore on 8/1 vs. Tampa Bay.....went 4-for-4 with 5R, a double, two HR, three RBI and a walk in the 11-7 victory...Batted .249 with five HR and 30 RBI in 77 games at Triple-A Pawtucket.