After being drafted in 2014, Travis has made a rapid climb through the Red Sox system. He played this entire campaign at Triple-A Pawtucket, posting a .272 average with six homers and 29 RBI but won't play again in 2016. He'll have a long road back and will likely shoot to return by next spring training where he will attempt to make the club.
Gomez used the bare minimum days on the disabled list before being activated for Tuesday's contest against the Diamondbacks. Fantasy owners shouldn't be that excited for Gomez's return as he's hitting just .185 with zero homers and five RBI in 34 games.
Buxton was never comfortable earlier in the season as he was the opening day center fielder but after yielding a lot of success in Triple-A, is ready for his return. Buxton will likely enter the everyday lineup while Santana is out and could permanently stay there.
Buxton didn't have a good start to his 2016 which led to a demotion to Triple-A. However, he's been excellent since being sent down hitting .333 in 28 games with six home runs, 14 RBI and four stolen bases while not getting thrown out once. The one-time number one overall prospect seems poised to breakout this time around and he may be up in the majors permanently.
After missing just one start, Zimmermann is likely going to be penciled in for Friday's game against the White Sox. His groin has responded well to the bullpen sessions he's thrown so it looks as if it will only cost him that one start.