MIKE AVILES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Aviles can earn $300K in bonuses as part of $2M Tigers deal

DETROIT (AP) Utilityman Mike Aviles can earn $300,000 in performance bonuses as part of his $2 million, one-year contract with the Detroit Tigers. Under the agreement, announced by the Tigers on Friday night, Aviles can earn $50,000 for 150 at-bats and each additional 25 through 275. The versatile 34-year-old saw time at six positions for the Cleveland Indians this year, playing...
Via Associated Press
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Aviles, Detroit Tigers Agree To One-Year Contract

DETROIT — Utilityman Mike Aviles and the Detroit Tigers have agreed on a one-year contract. The Tigers announced the deal Friday night. The versatile 34-year-old saw time at six positions for the Cleveland Indians this year, playing 11 games at second base, 28 at third base, 23 at shortstop, 34 in left field, five in center field and one in at right field. He hit .231 with five...
Via NESN.com
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers get their utilityman in Mike Aviles

DETROIT (AP) -- Utilityman Mike Aviles and the Detroit Tigers have agreed on a one-year contract.The Tigers announced the deal Friday night.The versatile 34-year-old saw time at six positions for the Cleveland Indians this year, playing 11 games at second base, 28 at third base, 23 at shortstop, 34 in left field, five in center field and one in at right field.He hit .231 with five...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB Hot Stove: Mike Aviles signs with Detroit Tigers

Mike Aviles made official what many had long-assumed in that he will not be returning to the Cleveland Indians in 2016. On Friday, Mike Aviles reportedly signed with the Detroit Tigers. The man who once said “You’ll never want to play for anyone else” as he followed Terry Francona from the Boston Red Sox to Cleveland will now have to play for someone else. Though the 34 year...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 18, 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

By Jason Rowan 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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! pic.twitter.com/UgARO6y2oK — Cleveland Indians (...
Via The Outside Corner
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mikes Aviles’ twin daughters to throw first pitches Thursday

By Will Gibson 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: Beat it, cancer. Adriana’s...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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

By Sam Galanis 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...
Via NESN.com
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. Indians.com writer August Fagerstrom writes: Aviles left the stadium shortly before Friday’s first...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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