Travis begins his first season with the Ducks and eighth in professional baseball. The infielder joins the Ducks after spending three seasons (2017-19) in the Major Leagues with the Boston Red Sox. He combined to play in 111 MLB games, posting a .231 batting average with seven home runs, 24 RBIs, 35 runs, 59 hits, 13 doubles, one triple and three stolen bases. The Chicago native made his MLB debut on May 24, 2017, at Fenway Park against the Texas Rangers, with his first Major League hit coming off Martin Perez. He went on to hit his first big league homer on September 21, 2018, off Cleveland’s Shane Bieber.
The 28-year-old spent the 2021 season with Triple-A Tacoma in the Seattle Mariners organization. He played in 71 games, hitting .256 with 11 homers, 41 RBIs, 38 runs, 71 hits, 19 doubles and two stolen bases. Previously, the righty hitter was named an MiLB.com Organization All-Star and a Carolina League Mid-Season All-Star in 2015. He hit .313 while posting a .378 on-base percentage in 66 games that season with Single-A Salem, earning a promotion to Double-A Portland. Travis was originally selected by the Red Sox in the in the second round of the 2014 amateur draft.