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Mike Aviles’ Adorable Daughter Throws Out First Pitch At Indians Game (Video)

The Cleveland Indians showed their full support for Mike Aviles when they refused to ship him at the MLB’s non-waiver trade deadline while his 4-year-old daughter, Adriana, battles cancer. They also set the stage for an awesome moment Thursday night. Before Cleveland’s contest against the New York Yankees, Adriana and her sister, Maiya, got to take the mound at Progressive Field...
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Maiya and Adriana Aviles throw out the first pitch

Mike Aviles twin daughters, Adriana and Maiya, were chosen to throw out the first pitch at yesterday’s Indians-Yankees game. There was quite a bit of action before the pitch, and it was unbearably adorable. There was a meeting of the minds (or head-to-head interaction, depending on your preferred pun) with Terry Francona, some warm-up pitching outside the dugout, tips from (or...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Aviles on daughters' pitch: My joy comes from my kids

It was an emotional moment at Progressive Field on Thursday night when Cleveland Indians infielder Mike Aviles assumed catcher’s duties during the ceremonial first pitch procession before the Tribe took on the New York Yankees. Tossing out the pitches before the game were Aviles’ four-year-old twin daughters, Adriana and Maya. Adriana was diagnosed with childhood leukemia...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Aviles’ twin daughters threw out the first pitches in Cleveland

Before Thursday night’s Yankees-Indians game at Progressive Field, the four-year old twin daughters of Cleveland infielder Mike Aviles threw out the first pitches. This may not seem like a huge deal until you realize that one of Aviles’ daughters, Adriana, is currently battling leukemia. #TeamAdriana and their first pitch! — Cleveland Indians (...
Via The Outside Corner
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mikes Aviles’ twin daughters to throw first pitches Thursday

Sometimes first pitches are just first pitches, and sometimes they carry a greater message. Mike Aviles’ twin four-year-old girls, Adriana and Maiya, will throw out the ceremonial first pitches before Thursday night’s game against the New York Yankees. Their pitches will fall in the message-carrying category, and that message is this: F*ck you, cancer. (I’m guessing...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians will not trade Mike Aviles while daughter battles leukemia

The Cleveland Indians have received trade inquiries for Mike Aviles leading up to the trade deadline, but the veteran infielder is currently off-limits. That has less to do with his ability and more to do with his current family situation. Aviles’ 4-year-old daughter Adriana was diagnosed with leukemia back in May. She is currently receiving...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians won't trade Aviles due to daughter's leukemia battle

The Cleveland Indians aren’t out of the playoff race quite yet, but there’s one player who definitely isn’t for sale ahead of the Major League Baseball trade deadline. At 45-48, the Indians certainly aren’t a lock for the postseason. However, the club is 4 1/2 games out of an American League wild card spot and could have a fighting chance with a few good moves. But even...
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Aviles on Family Medical Emergency List

The Cleveland Indians super-utility player Mike Aviles was placed on the Family Medical Emergency list on Saturday. Adriana Aviles, the four year old daughter of Aviles, was diagnosed with leukemia earlier this year and Aviles had already spent some time on the same list in May. writer August Fagerstrom writes: Aviles left the stadium shortly before Friday’s first...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians players shave heads to support teammate Mike Aviles’ daughter (pic)

Members of the Cleveland Indians have shaved their heads to show support for infielder Mike Aviles and his ailing daughter. Four-year-old Adriana Aviles was diagnosed with leukemia in early May and Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis indicated it’s the least the team could do to demonstrate to the Aviles family that his teammates are thinking...Read More The post Indians players...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Aviles placed on Family Medical Emergency List, Zach Walters recalled to Indians

On Friday, the Indians announced that they have placed utility man Mike Aviles on the Family Medical Emergency list. To fill Aviles’ spot on the Indians roster, the team has recalled utility man Zach Walters from the Triple-A Columbus Clippers. The team did not give specifics on the reason Aviles was placed on the Family Medical Emergency list. Players can stay on this...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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