Alvarez, Travis named Tigers’ top minor leaguers
DETROIT — Second baseman Devon Travis was named the Tigers Minor League Player of the Year, while left-handed pitcher Jose Alvarez has been named the Tigers Minor League Pitcher of the Year.
Travis moved up from Lo-A West Michigan to Hi-A Lakeland this season, hitting a combined .351 with 58 extra-base hits (28 doubles, four triples, 16 home runs), 76 RBI and 22 steals.
He was a 13th-round pick of the Tigers in the 2012 draft.
Alvarez, who spent three different stints with the big-league club before earning a September call-up to the big-league squad.