Mike Aviles Trade RumorsUp to the minute news and rumors on Mike Aviles's trade
CLEVELAND: Sometimes the best player in a trade is the one nobody paid attention to except the guy who consummated the deal.How many Indians fans engaged in non-stop high-fiving after the acquisition of Yan Gomes along with Mike Aviles from the Toronto Blue Jays for Esmil Rogers last November? As far as the sporting public knew, General Manager Chris Antonetti made the trade to bring in Aviles at the urging of manager Terry Francona. Aviles has been an integral part of the Tribe’s offense as one of the best part-time players in baseball.But Gomes? The first Brazilian player to reach the...
4/16/13: Mike Aviles skies Felix Doubront's pitch into right field for a sacrifice fly that scores Nick Swisher in the second
4/8/13: Mike Aviles blasts a two-run home run over the left-field wall off Shawn Kelley in the eighth inning
4/20/13: Mike Aviles taps a single up the middle in the second inning to bring home Michael Brantley and extend the Indians' lead