Travis Shaw didn’t play in Thursday night’s San Antonio Missions game against the Iowa Cubs.
By Thursday afternoon, there were media reports that Shaw will be called back up by the Milwaukee Brewers.
If all goes as expected, Wednesday night at Wolff Stadium was Shaw’s last game in a Missions uniform and he will be on the Brewers’ active roster on Friday night when they open a big three-game homestand against the Chicago Cubs.
The 29-year-old infielder played 57 games with the Brewers this season. He hit .164 with six home runs. He was optioned to Triple-A San Antonio on June 28.
Shaw’s hitting was coming back around in recent games with the Missions. In his last 10 games he hit .323 (10-of-31) with four home runs and 12 RBIs. During that stretch Shaw looked like he was seeing the ball well and was consistently hitting the ball hard.
Last season with the Brewers, Shaw hit .241 with 32 home runs in 152 games.