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Grand Rapids Press May 15, 2016
Tigers lineup: Mike Aviles starting at shortstop in series finale

Tigers lineup: Mike Aviles starting at shortstop in series finale

Aviles is hitting .133 (4 for 30) this season. He is starting in place of Jose Iglesias, who has been struggling at the plate as well. BALTIMORE -- Mike Aviles will get a start at shortstop for the Detroit Tigers this afternoon in the finale of a four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles. Aviles is hitting .133 (4 for 30) this season. He is starting in place of Jose Iglesias, who has been struggling at the plate as well. Iglesias was hitting .284 on April 28 but has seen his average fall to .241 since then. Here are the starting lineups: Detroit...
Grand Rapids Press May 6, 2016
Mike Aviles in the Tigers' lineup again, this time playing right field

Mike Aviles in the Tigers' lineup again, this time playing right field

The Tigers open a three-game series against the Texas Rangers on Friday. DETROIT -- The regulars are back -- save for Mike Aviles. The Detroit Tigers utility man is in the lineup for a second straight game Friday, for the season opener against the Texas Rangers (7:10 p.m., FSD), likely because of his strong plate numbers. Not for the season, he's hitting .167 with four hits in 24 at-bats, but against Rangers starter Cole Hamels. In five career at-bats against the left-handed Hamels, Aviles has two home runs and a double. He'll hit second and play right field for...

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