By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: November 12th, 2014 at 11:32 PM EST
The Toronto Blue Jays and the Detroit Tigers have just made a trade. Second base prospect Devon Travis will be heading North of the Border to Toronto, while center fielder Anthony Gose will be going to Detroit.
The 24-year-old Gose has spent the past three seasons with the Jays. This past season, he played in a career-high 94 games for them.
He has five home runs and 36 RBIs with a .234 batting average over 202 career games. He he played in a 162 game projected season, he would have a .234 batting average with four home runs and 29 RBI’s.
He has played all three outfield positions with 121 games at center field. He also played 41 games in left field and 40 in right field with two games as the Designated Hitter.
The 23-year-old Travis was the Tigers 13th round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. He played in a 100 games for the Erie SeaWolves in Double-A, where he played in 100 games with a .298 batting average with 10 home runs and 52 RBI’s.
This was the highest level of action that he’s seen in his young career. In 2013, he played for the Western Michigan Whitecaps and the Lakeland Flying Tigers, where he played in a combined 132 games with a .351 batting average with 16 home runs and 76 RBI’s.
He has played in a 239 games as a second baseman. He has also played three games in center field and two games as a Designated Hitter.
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