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Travis Demeritte

#50 | RF
Detroit Tigers Detroit Tigers
Travis Demeritte
Name: Travis Timothy Demeritte
Born: Sep 30, 1994 in Statham, GA
High School: Winder-Barrow HS, Winder, Ga.
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 180 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
  AB AVG OBP SLG HR
2020 13 .154 .214 .231 0
Career 182 .220 .281 .335 3
Drafted in the 1st round (30th overall) by the Texas RangersĀ in 2013 (signed for $1,900,000)
Scouts voted Demeritte a preseason first-team All-American at third base, a position he played last year for East Cobb as it won the World Wood Bat Championship in Jupiter, Fla. Demeritte struggled throughout that event until going 3-for-3 with a double in the championship game. While he's a shortstop, pitcher and leadoff hitter in high school, scouts see Demeritte as a profile third baseman. He hit 19 home runs in his first two seasons and committed to South Carolina last summer, so scouts were a bit put off by Demeritte's slow start to the season. He'd heated up as the season progressed as his natural athleticism came into play. He has whip in his bat and some quick-twitch in his 6-foot-1, 195-pound frame. He generates excellent bat speed and has a chance to hit for above-average power if he better develops his approach and feel for hitting. He's quick enough for shortstop now but fits better defensively at third base, and some scouts think he could handle second. His overall speed is just average, and scouts consider his arm above-average. He's his team's No. 1 starter and has posted gaudy numbers this spring, but teams that like Demeritte are buying an infielder with offensive upside.
Career Statistics
  • Career Statistics
  • 2020 Game Logs
  • 2020 Splits
  • Spring Training
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