Missions baseball alumni update: Travis Shaw

The Brewers' Travis Shaw (21) celebrates after hitting a home run during a 2021 spring training game on March 24 in Phoenix. - photo by Joe Alexander
The Brewers’ Travis Shaw (21) celebrates after hitting a home run during a 2021 spring training game on March 24 in Phoenix. – photo by Joe Alexander
The Milwaukee Brewers sent Travis Shaw down to the Triple-A San Antonio Missions in 2019 when he went through a hitting slump.

Shaw spent 42 games with the Missions and batted .285 with 12 home runs.

The Brewers and Shaw parted ways after that season. He spent 2020 with the Toronto Blue Jays, batting .239 in 50 games.

Shaw is back with the Brewers in spring training this year. He played in 17 spring games and is projected to be the Brewers’ main third baseman when the season opens on Thursday.

The 6-foot-4 Shaw bats left-handed and throws right-handed. He has hit 105 career home runs in six seasons the majors. He spent three seasons with the Brewers and hit 31 home runs in 2017 and 32 home runs in 2018.

Travis Shaw had one hit and played third base for the Missions on Monday at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Travis Shaw batting for the San Antonio Missions during the 2019 season.

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