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Mike Aviles

35-Year-Old Shortstop – Detroit Tigers

2016 Stats

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.222

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1

RBI

6

R

11

SB

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Aviles' ability to handle multiple positions on the diamond was on full display again in 2015, as the veteran saw time at all three outfield positions as well as second base, shortstop and third base ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 205   DOB: 3/13/1981   BORN: New York, NY   COLLEGE: Concordia College (NY)   DRAFTED: 7th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Tigers in December of 2015.

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Mike Aviles Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 23 A WIL 124 502 455 66 138 49 39 4 6 68 2 5 39 57 1 6 1 .303 .355 .446 .801
2005 24 AA WIC 133 559 521 79 145 53 33 6 14 79 10 6 30 64 2 5 1 .278 .316 .445 .761
2006 25 AAA OMA 129 502 469 52 124 32 21 3 8 47 14 5 28 48 0 3 2 .264 .307 .373 .680
2007 26 AAA OMA 133 581 538 78 159 50 27 6 17 77 5 5 30 59 5 6 2 .296 .332 .463 .795
2008 27 AAA OMA 51 227 214 42 72 37 21 6 10 42 3 0 11 23 0 1 1 .336 .370 .631 1.001
2008 27 MAJ KAN 102 441 419 68 136 41 27 4 10 51 8 3 18 58 0 2 2 .325 .354 .480 .833
2009 28 MAJ KAN 36 127 120 10 22 5 3 1 1 8 1 0 4 26 2 1 0 .183 .208 .250 .458
2010 29 AAA OMA 17 75 70 8 19 5 3 1 1 8 0 0 4 10 0 0 1 .271 .320 .386 .706
2010 29 MAJ KAN 110 448 424 63 129 27 16 3 8 32 14 5 20 49 0 3 1 .304 .335 .413 .748
2011 30 AAA OMA 35 150 140 21 43 19 8 2 9 25 6 4 6 17 1 3 0 .307 .329 .586 .915
2011 30 MAJ KC 53 202 185 14 41 19 11 3 5 31 10 2 9 27 3 3 2 .222 .261 .395 .656
2011 30 MAJ BOS 38 107 101 17 32 8 6 0 2 8 4 2 4 17 1 1 0 .317 .340 .436 .776
2011  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ KC/BOS 91 309 286 31 73 27 17 3 7 39 14 4 13 44 4 4 2 .255 .289 .409 .698
2012 31 MAJ BOS 136 546 512 57 128 41 28 0 13 60 14 6 23 77 3 6 2 .250 .282 .381 .663
2013 32 MAJ CLE 124 394 361 54 91 24 15 0 9 46 8 5 15 41 7 8 3 .252 .282 .368 .650
2014 33 MAJ CLE 113 374 344 38 85 22 16 1 5 39 14 5 13 49 11 5 1 .247 .273 .343 .616
2015 34 MAJ CLE 98 317 290 37 67 15 10 0 5 17 3 1 20 38 5 1 1 .231 .282 .317 .599
2016 35 MAJ DET 38 96 90 11 20 3 2 0 1 6 0 1 3 18 2 0 1 .222 .255 .278 .533
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3-Year Averages     111 359 331 43 81 19 13 0 6 34 8 3 16 42 7 4 1 .245 .278 .338 .617
Career  (View All)     848 3,052 2,846 369 751 205 134 12 59 298 76 30 129 400 34 30 13 .264 .296 .382 .677

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Mike Aviles Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 26 Cle 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .255 .278 .533
Jun. 25 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .253 .241 .494
Jun. 24 Cle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .261 .250 .511
Jun. 23 Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .261 .250 .511
Jun. 22 Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .261 .250 .511
Jun. 21 Sea 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .261 .250 .511
Jun. 20 Sea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .250 .238 .488
Jun. 19 @KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .253 .241 .494
Jun. 18 @KC Did not play.
Jun. 17 @KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .263 .250 .513
Jun. 16 @KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .266 .253 .519
Jun. 15 @CWS 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .267 .254 .521
Jun. 14 @CWS 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 .209 .254 .239 .493
Jun. 13 @CWS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .239 .222 .461
Jun. 12 @NYY 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .258 .241 .499
Jun. 11 @NYY Did not play.
Jun. 10 @NYY Did not play.
Jun. 8 Tor 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .259 .241 .500
Jun. 7 Tor Did not play.
Jun. 6 Tor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .180 .241 .220 .461
Jun. 5 CWS Did not play.
Jun. 4 CWS 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .180 .241 .220 .461
Jun. 3 CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .170 .235 .213 .448
Jun. 2 NYY 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .234 .227 .461
Jun. 1 @LAA Did not play.
May. 31 @LAA Did not play.
May. 30 @LAA Did not play.
May. 29 @Oak Did not play.
May. 28 @Oak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .209 .175 .384
May. 27 @Oak Did not play.
Last 7 Days 11 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .273 .545 .818
Last 14 Days 32 2 8 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .344 .594
Last 30 Days 50 6 14 1 0 1 5 1 5 0 0 0 0 2 .280 .294 .360 .654

Mike Aviles: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 8 6 4 15 7 9 1
2015 11 28 23 39 34 5 1 1
2014 33 36 15 33 27 3 3
2013 12 56 46 5 4 1 2
2012 2 1 128 5
2011 27 46 14 5 1 4 2
2010 87 5 13 2
2009 2 34 1

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Mike Aviles Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016272010.222.222.498
2015153224112.242.346.650
2014139152126.259.360.645

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016639150.222.302.548
201513715161.219.285.542
2014205233278.239.332.596

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016478150.277.383.689
201513319150.211.263.558
2014159202136.258.365.648

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016433010.163.163.363
2015157184123.248.363.633
2014185183268.238.324.588
Mike Aviles Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 23 A WIL 502 455 7.8% 11.4% 0.68 87% .337 .143
2005 24 AA WIC 559 521 5.4% 11.4% 0.47 88% .296 .167
2006 25 AAA OMA 502 469 5.6% 9.6% 0.58 90% .281 .109
2007 26 AAA OMA 581 538 5.2% 10.2% 0.51 89% .307 .167
2008 27 AAA OMA 227 214 4.8% 10.1% 0.48 89% .343 .295
2008 27 MAJ KAN 441 419 4.1% 13.2% 0.31 86% .359 .155
2009 28 MAJ KAN 127 120 3.1% 20.5% 0.15 78% .226 .067
2010 29 AAA OMA 75 70 5.3% 13.3% 0.40 86% .305 .115
2010 29 MAJ KAN 448 424 4.5% 10.9% 0.41 88% .330 .109
2011 30 AAA OMA 150 140 4% 11.3% 0.35 88% .298 .279
2011 30 MAJ KC 202 185 4.5% 13.4% 0.33 85% .235 .173
2011 30 MAJ BOS 107 101 3.7% 15.9% 0.24 83% .366 .119
2011  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ KC/BOS 309 286 4.2% 14.2% 0.30 85% .281 .154
2012 31 MAJ BOS 546 512 4.2% 14.1% 0.30 85% .273 .131
2013 32 MAJ CLE 394 361 3.8% 10.4% 0.37 89% .264 .116
2014 33 MAJ CLE 374 344 3.5% 13.1% 0.27 86% .276 .096
2015 34 MAJ CLE 317 290 6.3% 12% 0.53 87% .251 .086
2016 35 MAJ DET 96 90 3.1% 18.8% 0.17 80% .268 .056
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3-Year Averages     359 331 4.5% 11.7% 0.38 87% .265 .093
Career     3,052 2,846 4.2% 13.1% 0.32 86% .290 .118

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2016 Stat Review for Mike Aviles    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.222 AVG
TERRIBLE
80% Contact Rate
WEAK
.268 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.278 SLG
TERRIBLE
.056 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.17 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.1% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
18.8% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

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.533 OPS
TERRIBLE
.255 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Mike Aviles: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Aviles is out of the lineup Sunday against the White Sox.

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Aviles is in the lineup and batting eighth for Thursday's game against the Indians.

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Aviles is in the lineup and batting sixth for Friday's game against the Twins.

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Aviles is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Royals.

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Aviles went 1-for-4 with a run scored in Saturday's game against the Yankees.

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Aviles will be counted on to give the Tigers more versatility off the bench this season. He can play second, third and shortstop, plus all three outfield spots.

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Aviles agreed to terms with the Tigers on Friday, ESPN's Buster Olney reports.

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Aviles went 2-for-5 with two runs and two RBI in Friday's win over the White Sox.

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Aviles (personal) has been activated from the family emergency list.

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Aviles was placed on the family emergency list Saturday, Zack Meisel of the Plain Dealer reports.

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Aviles went 1-for-3 with the game-winning home run in the top of the 10th inning Thursday in Tampa Bay. He also drew a walk and scored two runs.

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Aviles is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Tigers, MLB.com's Jordan Bastian reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

At 34, Aviles' days in the big leagues are likely nearing an end. Each full campaign that he's spent in the big leagues has been part of a steady decline, while his extremely low walk rate (career 4.0% BB%) has kept his on-base percentage well below .300 in each of the past four seasons. The Indians chose to pick up an option on Aviles' contract for 2015, which may give him a short-term run as a veteran mentor or placeholder for top prospect Francisco Lindor. Beyond that, his value comes mostly from his ability to cover a variety of different positions, although the Indians seem unlikely to give him another 20-plus games in left field. Don't be surprised if he fails to accumulate 300 at-bats this season, given the imminent arrival of Lindor and the organization's younger depth available to contribute around the infield.

2014

Aviles split most of his time between shortstop and third base for the Indians in 2013, logging 124 games for the season. That figure is likely to dip if Lonnie Chisenhall can make some strides at the plate, though an eventual trade of Asdrubal Cabrera could open up some playing time for Aviles until Francisco Lindor is ready to take over at shortstop for the Tribe. Aviles offers moderate pop for a middle infielder if he can carve out a steady role, but he'll likely remain a versatile bench option with a subpar on-base percentage, as he continues to walk at an extremely limited clip.

2013

Aviles had the most productive year of his career in Boston in 2012, appearing in a career-high 136 games. While he does not possess the on-base ability the baseball industry values, Aviles proved he can handle a full-season role, whether it be shortstop or second base. And it looked like Aviles was headed for a similar role in in Boston in 2013, because shortstop Jose Iglesias showed very little in his September audition for the job. Unfortunately, he will not get that opportunity. The Red Sox used him in the deal to sign new manager John Farrell from Toronto. The Blue Jays then traded Aviles to the Indians, who are set at both shortstop and second base, and he will be the utility infielder in Cleveland barring additional trades by the Tribe.

2012

Aviles split time between Kansas City and Boston as a utility player, seeing time at second base, third base, shortstop and both corner-outfield spots. He played in the outfield in Puerto Rico this offseason, looking to establish himself as more than just an infielder. He can run and hit a little, and the Red Sox need a stopgap at short for at least the 2012 season as Jose Iglesias is not ready to hit in the big leagues. As a result, Aviles should regain shortstop eligibility in April while sharing time at the position with Nick Punto.

2011

After riding the bench for the season's first week, Aviles was sent down to Triple-A for almost a month before being recalled to the Royals in 2010. He responded by playing in a career-high 110 games while sporting a .304/.335/.413 line, which is comparable, though a tick below, to his 2008 campaign. Aviles is 30, but he's played in just two full major-league seasons, which makes him somewhat of a wild card. The Royals will move him around the infield, as he played at least five games at three positions last year and figures to see more time at third base this year, giving his owners plenty of versatility along with some speed on the basepaths.

2010

After a breakout 2008, hitting .325 with 10 home runs and 51 RBI and being named the Royals' Player of the Year, Aviles had high expectations entering 2009. However, after only 36 games, Aviles was placed on the disabled list with a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament. Aviles underwent Tommy John surgery on July 8 officially ending his 2009 campaign. He hopes to be ready for the start of spring training, however competition for the starting middle-infield spots is strong in Kansas City. Yuniesky Betancourt was acquired from Seattle after Aviles' injury and Albert Callaspo is coming off a career year. Additionally, with the Royals acquiring Chris Getz in an offseason trade with the White Sox, playing time for Aviles is not a guarantee.

2009

The Royals promoted Aviles to the major league roster at the end of May when they realized Tony Pena wouldn't hit his way out of a slump, and he became the team's starting shortstop permanently in June. Despite the late start, he got in 419 at-bats and amassed a .325/.354/.480 line to go with 41 extra-base hits. It's hard to tell if he will be able to keep up his high .357 BABIP. He is reluctant to take a walk (just 14 non-intentional walks last year and 151 walks in 624 minor league games), but he also doesn't strike out all that much (58 K last year, never more than 64 in any minor league season). This means he should consistently put the ball in play and hopefully keep up the .357 BABIP from last year. He is more of a doubles hitter than a home-run hitter, and it would be unrealistic to expect a power surge as he turns 28 before the 2009 season. He is an adequate fielder at both second base and short, and it was unclear at press time which position he would play, but he is a lock for the No. 2 spot in the Royals' order.