Detroit News "Nick Castellanos, holding out a cell phone recorder, was standing in back of a group of reporters talking to new Tigers utility man Mike Aviles Thursday. Reporter: Are you looking forward to beating out Nick Castellanos at third base this spring? Aviles: "I can’t wait. I went in and asked..." February 19
Aviles is tending to his daughter, Adriana, at the Cleveland Clinic. Jose Ramirez will be with the team for the next two games at least.
CBS Sports "If you notice that the Cleveland Indians have begun losing their hair collectively, it's not because of the stresses of the pennant race or something with the environment around Progressive Field. Teammates of Mike Aviles have begun shaving their own heads to show solidarity with Adriana Aviles,..." May 27
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Last year the Indians had a hard time finding someone to replace Asdrubal Cabrera when the All-Star shortstop needed a break because of fatigue or injury. It's not like they didn't try. Juan Diaz, Jason Donald, Brent Lillibridge, Jack Hannahan and Cord Phelps all took a crack at the job, but..." June 23
Cleveland Plain Dealer "It's not often a player is ejected from a game after it's already over. But that's exactly what happened to Indians shortstop Mike Aviles at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night. It all started with two outs in the top of the ninth when home plate umpire Tony Randazzo called the first pitch from..." June 05
Cleveland Plain Dealer "After three days of doing mostly nothing, the Indians' offense returned Wednesday afternoon in a 10-4 victory over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Right-hander Corey Kluber did a nice job as well, pitching six innings to earn the victory and break a personal two-start losing streak. Kluber..." May 16
Boston Globe "When Mike Aviles arrived at JetBlue Park Tuesday as a member of the visiting team, he went immediately to the home clubhouse. The former Red Sox infielder, who started at shortstop for Puerto Rico in a pre-World Baseball Classic exhibition game, was excited to catch up with his former..." March 06
Akron Beacon Journal "Now that they have locked up Mike Aviles for at least two years, what are the Indians going to do with him? “He can play all over,” General Manager Chris Antonetti said Thursday. “We can use him at short, second or third. [Manager Terry Francona] has even talked about using him in the..." February 08