Devon Travis, Blue Jays' infielder, named AL rookie of the month

Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis was named the American League rookie of the month on Monday. Travis, who was acquired in the off-season in the trade that sent centre-fielder Anthony Gose to Detroit, hit six home runs in April while batting .325 with a .393 on-base percentage.

Leads all rookies in hits, runs, homers, RBI

Devon Travis, centre, who hit his seventh home run of the season Sunday, a grand slam in Cleveland, was named the American League rookie of the month. (Phil Long/The Associated Press)

Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis was named the American League rookie of the month on Monday.

Travis, who was acquired in the off-season in the trade that sent centre-fielder Anthony Gose to Detroit, hit six home runs in April while batting .325 with a .393 on-base percentage.

The 24-year-old leads all rookies in hits (28), runs scored (20), home runs (seven) and RBIs (23).

Travis had never played above double-A before making the Blue Jays big league roster out of spring training.

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