Married, his wife's name is Alexis...The couple has a daughter, Brezzlynne, and son, Travis, Jr....Originally selected by the Boston Red Sox in the sixth round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft...Signed by John Pyle...Attended Ohio State University... Graduated from Franklin (OH) HS.
Earned his first career save on 8/11 at PHI (0.1 IP)...Earned his first career win on 8/1 vs. TB (1.0 IP, K)...Tied for the Orioles team lead (Eshelman) with three wins...His 22 appearances were the most by an O’s right-handed pitcher...His 22 games and 25.2 IP were a career-high...Held reverse splits, with left-handed batters going 4-for-30 (.133) against him and right- handers going 21-for-70 (.300)...Did not allow an earned run (9.0 IP, 8 H, 5 BB, 102 K) while working on 3-5 days rest (seven games total)...Walked 13 batters in his final 14 games, after not issuing a walk in any of his first eight outings...Allowed 10 of his 15 inherited runners to score (66.7%)...Opponents hit .246 (14-for-57) with runners on base and .250 (10-for-40) with runners in scoring position against him, but went hitless (0-for-15) with runners in scoring position and two outs...Struck out the side for the first time in his career on 8/12 at PHI; matched his career-high with three strikeouts (fifth time)...Appeared on his first career Opening Day roster.
Made his Major League debut on 4/23 vs. DET in game two of a doubleheader (2.2 IP, 4 H, ER, 2 K)...Split the season between Triple-A Pawtucket and Boston, making five different stints with the big league club...Made his first Major League start on 9/7 vs. NYY (2.0 IP, 3 K); in his three starts with the Red Sox, he did not allow a run in 5.2 innings of work...Worked 2.0-or-more innings in five of his 13 relief appearances with Boston...In 40 games (one start) for Pawtucket, he went 3-4 with a 4.60 ERA (23 ER/45.0 IP).
Posted a 2.32 ERA (14 ER/54.1 IP) and held opponents to a .190 AVG (38-for-200) in 36 appearances (6 starts) between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket ... In his 30 relief outings, held a 1.21 ERA (5 ER/37.1 IP) ... Allowed 0 ER in 26 of those 30 games ... Was 3-for-3 in save chances, the 1st of his pro career ... Allowed only 3 HR (0.50 HR/9.0 IP), including only 1 in his 37.1 relief innings (0.24 HR/9.0 IP) ... Held left-handed hitters to a .183 AVG (15-for-82, 1 HR, 11 BB, 20 SO), and right-handed hitters to a .195 AVG (23-for-118, 2 HR, 7 BB, 37 SO) ... Entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the Red Sox' No. 22 prospect ... Began the season on the disabled list with a right elbow stress reaction ... Was reinstated on 4/24 ... His first 6 appearances of the season came as a starter with Portland ... Allowed 0 ER in his first 3 games (9.0 IP), but 9 ER in his next 3 (8.0 IP) ... Moved to the bullpen and allowed 0 ER in his first 12 relief appearances from 5/31-7/5, holding opponents to a .071 AVG in that time (12.2 IP, 3-for-42, 6 BB, 14 SO) ... Surrendered only 1 hit to his first 38 batters faced as a reliever (1-for-31, 5 BB, 2 HBP) ... Earned the 1st save of his pro career on 7/18 at Binghamton, striking out all 3 batters faced ... Transferred to Pawtucket on 7/31 and spent the remainder of the season with the PawSox ... Allowed 0 ER in 8 of his 10 Triple-A outings ... Issued 0 BB and gave up 0 runs in his final 4 appearances, beginning 8/24 (7.1 IP, 5 SO).
Split the season between Class A-Advanced Salem and Double-A Portland...Began the season with Salem, making seven starts for the Red Sox and going 5-0 with a 2.61 ERA (11 ER/38.0 IP)...Promoted to Portland on 5/11 and made eight starts for the Sea Dogs, going 0-4 with a 6.23 ERA (21 ER/30.1 IP)...Placed on the disabled list on 7/4 and missed the remainder of the season...Entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the Red Sox No. 13 prospect.
Spent the entire season with Class A-Advanced Salem, making 18 starts (19 appearances) for the Red sox and posting a 6-3 record with a 5.93 ERA (60 ER/91.0 IP)...Made seven starts in which he tossed at least 5.0 innings and allowed one-or-less earned runs...Placed on the 7-day disabled list on 7/27 (right elbow inflammation) and missed the rest of the season.
Made his professional debut in the GCL Playoff Finals on 8/31 vs. GCL Blue Jays...Started for Short-Season A Lowell on 9/5 vs. Vermont for his first career start (2.0 IP, BB, 3 K)...Following the season, ranked by Baseball America as the No. 16 prospect in the Red Sox organization.