Mike Aviles opens up about emotional 2015

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Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  Discuss

9/13 Game 2 Recap: Tigers Trounce Tribe, Trevor’s Try at Taming Troubles Thwarted

Player of the Game Mike Aviles lead the lackluster Tribe with 2 hits tonight. That’s all it took to be the best player of the game for the Indians. Feathers Up The Indians took advantage of Randy Wolf in the first inning with handful of base hits and a bases loaded walk to grab an early 2-0 lead. Unfortunately they couldn’t build upon this quick start. Feathers Down Trevor...
Via Burning River Baseball
20 days ago  |  Discuss

August 2015 Player Power Rankings

Continued mediocrity followed by a six game winning streak to end August has kept the Tribe within play-off limbo. Still too far out to be considered legitimate contenders, but too close to throw in the season. A rash of injuries, including shoulder issues for Kipnis, Carrasco and Brantley, hand and wrist problems for Johnson and Aviles and an illness for Salazar made it difficult...
Via Burning River Baseball
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Aviles escorts Jimmy Fund patient to the mound for first pitch

Cleveland Indians utilityman Mike Aviles helped escort a Jimmy Fund patient to the mound for a first pitch Wednesday at Fenway Park. Aviles also made a $4,000 donation in honor of each of his four children, to the Jimmy Fund Radio Telethon which supports the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Aviles' daughter, Adriana, has been recieving treatment for leukeimia. She, along with her sister...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Aviles Remembers A Call With John Farrell, Daughter’s First Pitch (Video)

Mike Aviles once was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Toronto Blue Jays as compensation for manager John Farrell. Aviles has never played for Farrell, but he knows what kind of character Farrell has thanks to an unlikely phone call after the trade. “From the little bit I got to know him, when I got traded for him going from Boston to Toronto, he gave me a call and we talked...
Via NESN.com
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

John Farrell, Mike Aviles’ Daughter, and a Reminder of What’s Important

I started writing this post as a little tribute to former Red Sox player Mike Aviles’ 4-year old daughter, Adriana, who is battling leukemia and threw out the first pitch at Wednesday’s Indians/Yankees game. The video of her first pitch was inspiring and heart-breaking all at once, and it reminded me of all the things I have to be thankful for. Then, as I was finally sitting...
Via Surviving Grady
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Aviles' daughters, one who is battling leukemia, threw out first pitches last night

Cleveland Indian Mike Avilés is married to Jessy Poulsen and the couple have twin girls. (He also has a daughter with his ex-wife.) Aviles' 4-year-old daughter, Adriana, is currently being treated for leukemia at the Cleveland Clinic and the team famously told Aviles in July taht they would not deal him at the deadline so Adriana could continue receiving the same treatment.Last...
Via Bob's Blitz
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

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

Video: Watch what happens when you “ruin” a no-hitter

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber threw a complete masterpiece on Sunday afternoon, not allowing his first hit until the seventh inning when Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer lined a two-out, one-two fastball to left field. The belt-high pitch was slapped the opposite way, dropping in front of Indians left fielder Michael Brantley. The ball was well hit by a quality...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tribe Time Now: The Pre-Trade Deadline Episode

Stephanie Liscio (@stephanieliscio) of It’s Pronounced “Lajaway” joins Ryan Thompson (@RThompAK13) of More Than a Fan: Cleveland for the 23rd episode of Tribe Time Now! Stephanie and Ryan discuss the Milwaukee series in review, potential trade ideas from IPL, interest in Santana and Mike Aviles, the AL Central’s vast starting pitching marketplace, the shady PR area of...
Via Burning River Baseball
July 24, 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...
Via NESN.com
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Teams interested in Mike Aviles; Indians won’t trade him while daughter battles leukemia

The Cleveland Indians front office can’t necessarily get their lineup to hit better with runners on base, but they can control what happens to a coveted player in the trade market. According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, Chris Antonetti and company have been receiving some calls regarding utility man Mike Aviles, but due to some extenuating circumstances, the Tribe has removed...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

7/17 Recap: Reds Pitching Outhits Indians Offense, Rain Still Wet

Roster Update: On Thursday, the Indians reactivated Mike Aviles from emergency medical leave and sent Jose Ramirez back to Columbus. Ramirez didn’t get into a game while in Cleveland. Not really a roster update, but Nick Hagadone (on the DL with a strained back) seriously injured his left elbow during his rehab appearance in Mahoning Valley on Wednesday. We will have a more detailed...
Via Burning River Baseball
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians reinstate Mike Aviles before second-half opener

The Indians have reinstated infielder Mike Aviles from the Family Medical Emergency list after optioning infielder Jose Ramirez to Triple-A Columbus on Sunday. The move was announced on Thursday, one day before the team opens the second half of the season against the Reds in Cincinnati. From MLB.com: "Aviles left the team July 11 tend to his 4-year-old daughter, Adriana, as she undergoes...
Via Fox Sports
July 17, 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

7/11 Recap: Santana Slam Not Enough as A’s Tie Series

Roster Update: Mike Aviles has been placed on the family emergency medical leave for the second time this year. In his stead, Jose Ramirez will be the Indians utility man, at least until they return from the All-Star break. Player of the Game Carlos Santana has really been turning things around of late and today’s game may have been the culmination of both hard work and his luck...
Via Burning River Baseball
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians place Aviles on family medical emergency list again

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Indians have placed infielder Mike Aviles on the family medical emergency list for the second time this season. Aviles' 4-year-old daughter, Adriana, was diagnosed with leukemia in May. He was originally on the list from May 8-14 and was moved to the restricted list from May 15-17 before returning to the Indians. Several Indians players, coaches and...
Via AP on Fox
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

With child battling leukemia, Aviles placed on family medical list

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians have placed infielder Mike Aviles on the family medical emergency list for the second time this season. Aviles' 4-year-old daughter, Adriana, was diagnosed with leukemia in May. He was originally on the list from May 8-14 and was moved to the restricted list from May 15-17 before returning to the Indians. Several Indians players, coaches and front...
Via AP on Fox
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

C-Cap Recap: Bald Heads and Broomsticks

The Cleveland Indians won a ballgame with Corey Kluber on the mound for just the fourth time all season, as a Mike Aviles home run in the 10th inning secured a 5-4 triumph and a four-game sweep / public shaming of the Tampa Bay Rays. The Thursday matinee—played on a moldy green shag carpet inside a dark, charmless warehouse—saw the long-awaited return of Tampa hurler Matt Moore...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis and Mike Aviles spot Batman at Starbucks

Well here's something, or should we say someone, you don't see every day... Batman. Luckily for Cleveland Indians infielders Jason Kipnis and Mike Aviles, they were in the right place at the right time and got a glimpse of the masked superhero during a routine trip to Starbucks. The pair stopped for coffee in the Tampa area before Tuesday night's game against the Rays and snapped...
Via Fox Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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