Travis Smith - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 33


  • position RHP
  • height 6-4
  • Weight 200
  • class Redshirt Freshman
  • Hometown Walton, Ky.
  • Dean’s List (Spring 2022)
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2022)
  • No. 42 Incoming Freshman, 2021 (Perfect Game)
  •  No. 72 2024 Overall MLB Draft Prospect (Perfect Game, 2022)


Returned from arm surgery to throw 7.1 innings for the Hamilton Joes of the Great Lakes league…Had a 3.68 earned run average…That shrank to 1.50 over three regular season appearances…Returned on July 7 with two innings of scoreless work.

One of the top pitchers in the prep ranks for the class of 2021…Baseball America listed him as the No. 238 overall prospect in the 2021 MLB Draft…Perfect Game ranked him the No. 84 overall player in the class and No. 26 right-handed pitcher…Perfect Game also had him the No. 2 player in Kentucky behind MLB Draft pick Daylen Lile…Prep Baseball Report ranked him the No. 189 overall player in the class, No. 59 right-hander and No. 3 player in Kentucky…Participated in the PBR Super 60 event and was named to Perfect Game’s Midwest Region High School Dream Team, as well as a preseason All-American…Voted First-Team All-State by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association….

Full name is Travis Wayne Smith…Son of Cory and Sherry Smith…Has two sisters, Taylor and Avery…Mother played college basketball at Thomas Moore University…In 2021 has endured Tommy John surgery, as well as heart surgery.

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