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    Indians 2B Mike Aviles collects two RBI in Friday's win

    Indians 2B Mike Aviles went 2 for 5 with two runs and two RBI in Friday's win over the White Sox. Aviles has provided multi-hit efforts in three of his last five games, but he's appeared in only seven games in September thus far. With Aviles likely glued to the pine the rest of the way with the Indians' infield at full health, he'll struggle to find value outside of daily formats.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Indians SS Mike Aviles dealing with sore wrist

    Indians shortstop Mike Aviles has been bothered by a sore left wrist, which manager Terry Francona cited for his recent struggles, reports Cleveland.com. "He's been dealing with it for two to three weeks and it's hurt his batting average," Francona said. "He didn't say anything, but I knew about it." Aviles is hitting .225 in 213 at-bats this season, but is batting .119 with three RBI in his last 16 games (12 starts). "He got an injection in the wrist about 10 days ago," Francona said. "You can see a little more life in his swing now."

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    David Murphy pulled from Indians' lineup, trade with Angels brewing

    Indians designated hitter David Murphy was pulled from the starting lineup prior to Tuesday's game. The reason for his being scratched wasn't made apparent. It's possible he's the subject of trade negotiations. A report from the Los Angeles Times said that the Angels were close to finalizing a deal to acquire Murphy. Jason Kipnis moves from second base to DH to replace Murphy, and Mike Aviles entered the lineup at second base.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Indians' Mike Aviles gives Giovanny Urshela a day off

    Indians third baseman Giovanny Urshela isn't in the starting lineup for Sunday's game. Mike Aviles gets the call in Urshela's place. It's his third start in seven games and 15th of the season.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Jason Kipnis gets day off for Indians, replaced by Mike Aviles

    Mike Aviles gets his second start at second base for the Indians in Saturday's game. Aviles replaces Jason Kipnis, who has started 27 of the last 28 games and missed just three starts all year.

  • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

    Indians INF Mike Aviles draws interest, but trade remains unlikely

    Indians infielder Mike Aviles has become a commodity among other teams, but Cleveland will not pull the trigger on a trade while his daughter continues to fight leukemia, per Fox Sports. Aviles has a .250 average with four home runs, nine RBI, two stolen bases and 24 runs with the Indians this season.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Indians reinstate Mike Aviles, option Jose Ramirez to Triple-A

    Indians utility player Mike Aviles was reinstated from the family emergency list Thursday. To clear a roster spot, infielder Jose Ramirez was optioned to Triple-A Columbus.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Indians place Mike Aviles on leave, call up Jose Ramirez

    The Indians placed infielder Mike Aviles on the MLB Family Medical Emergency list, the team announced on Saturday. To replace Aviles, the team recalled infielder Jose Ramirez from Triple-A Columbus. Ramirez was hitting .349 with 13 stolen bases at Columbus. He hit .180 with eight steals in an earlier stint with the Indians this year.

  • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

    Indians shuffle outfield before facing off against Pirates

    The Indians' outfield will look a little different when they take the field against the Pirates on Saturday. Michael Brantley will start at center field; Brandon Moss will take the role of right fielder; and Mike Aviles will play left field.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Indians' Mike Aviles homers in Thursday's win

    Indians utility man Mike Aviles smacked his smacked his fourth home run of the season during Thursday's 5-4 wins over the Rays. The solo shot came off Cedeno in the 10th inning and it was his only hit in three at-bats during the contest. He also walked once and scored two runs. "I was just going up there trying to be aggressive," Aviles said, per MLB.com. "We had a quick inning with Klubes [in the eighth]. He punched out the side. I just went up there and I was looking for a pitch [so] I could get on base. I got one a little up and was able to drive it." Prior to Thursday's game, Aviles was hitting .162 with no extra-base hits over his last 10 games.