by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (5/19/2013) Indians shortstop Mike Aviles had two hits Sunday against the Mariners. Aviles helped Cleveland beat Felix Hernandez in the 6-0 win. He went 2 for 4 with a double and a run scored.
Aviles has hit in three-straight games and has gone 5 for 11 with two doubles, a homer and three runs scored over that stretch. He's batting .292.
Mike Aviles powers up for Indians
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (5/15/2013) Indians third baseman Mike Aviles went deep on Wednesday during a 10-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Aviles took starter Cole Hamels deep for a solo shot with one out in the fourth inning.
Aviles, who has three HRs this year, went 1 for 3 with a walk in the game. He recorded his first hit since May 11 at Detroit. Aviles only has 64 at-bats this season.
Mike Aviles drives in five runs
by Adam Moore | CBSSports.com (4/28/2013) Indians infielder Mike Aviles had a career-high five runs in Game 2 of Sunday's doubleheader against the Royals.
Aviles, who started at second base in place of Jason Kipnis, helped break the game open by drilling a three-run home run off starter Will Smith in the third inning. He also had an RBI groundout in the first and a run-scoring sacrifice fly in the seventh.
Aviles finished 1 for 4 with a run scored in the 10-3 win and is now hitting .250/.273./.425 with one home run and 11 RBI over 40 at-bats.
Mike Aviles sticking near .250
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/24/2013) Indians shortstop Mike Aviles picked up a base hit to keep his average at .250 on Wednesday at Chicago.
Aviles went 1 for 4 in the game with a single. He's been right around .250 for much of the season after 36 at-bats. Aviles has homered and driven in six runs for the Indians.
Mike Aviles gets the start Thursday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (4/18/2013) Indians infielder Mike Aviles is in the starting lineup Thursday.
Aviles will play third and bat seventh. He is spelling Lonnie Chisenhall, who is expected to return to the lineup for the next game.
Mike Aviles gets starts at 2B, 3B
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/8/2013) Indians utility player Mike Aviles has appeared in the starting lineup twice through the team's first six games. He made a start at third base Friday at Tampa Bay and started at second base Sunday.
Aviles is batting .250 (2 for 8) with one RBI, one walk and one strikeout in three games.
Mike Aviles to have diverse role
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (3/31/2013) The Indians announced their opening day roster on Sunday and Mike Aviles is expected to serve as a versatile player off the bench.
The 32-year-old can play second base, shortstop, third base and the corner outfield positions.
Aviles, who was traded twice in the offseason, batted .281 (9 for 32) over 12 Cactus League games with three RBI and a .375 slugging percentage. He also played for Team Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic.
Aviles to play everywhere
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (2/12/2013) The Indians love utility player Mike Aviles' versatility, reports MLB.com Tuesday. "It's really hard to find," manager Terry Francona said. "That's why I was so excited when we got him." Aviles, who was an everyday shortstop last year, will be used as a super-utility man this season. "He does have the ability to play every day," Francona said. "And in his mind, he's an everyday player, and I'm glad he feels that way. Right now, the way we're situated, he's probably going to get at-bats bouncing around, and guys will get nicked up, it never fails, and he'll probably get some at-bats that way."