User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Indians sign INF Aviles to 2-year contract

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Indians have signed infielder Mike Aviles to a two-year, $6 million contract with a club option for the 2015 season.

Advertisement
Aviles, who was acquired in a trade from Toronto in November, gives the Indians depth at second base, shortstop and in the outfield if necessary. He spent last season as Boston's primary shortstop, batting .250 with 13 homers and 60 RBIs in 136 games.

Aviles' deal could be worth $9.25 million if he reaches performance bonuses. The 31-year-old received a $1 million signing bonus. He'll make $1.75 million this season, $3 million in 2014 with the Indians holding a $3.5 million option in 2015.

By signing Aviles, the Indians avoided going to salary arbitration for the 22nd straight season. The Indians have not gone to an arbitration hearing with a player since 1991.

Aviles also posted a career-high in doubles (28) last season and matched personal bests in extra-base hits (41) and steals (14).

The versatile may also get some at_bats as designated hitter this season as new manager Terry Francona has said he may use several players in the DH role.

Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
Winter meetings packed with intrigue
Braves agree to 1-year deal with Lindgren
MLB to raise cash for field to honor Forde
Braves agree to one-year deals with two
McGee, Rockies agree to $5.9M contract
Twins hire James Rowson as hitting coach
Cubs, Duensing agree to $2M, 1-year deal
Pujols to miss four months after surgery
Marlins offer contracts to Ozuna, Ramos
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
MLB Pro Baseball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
2016 MLB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Micah Roberts + 8851
Jim Feist + 4765
John Fisher + 3257
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
Micah Roberts + 2523
Kevin Rogers + 1791
Jim Feist + 1589
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Micah Roberts + 3455
John Fisher + 1505
Jim Feist + 1416
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Jim Feist + 3403
Antony Dinero + 2618
Micah Roberts + 2249
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
Micah Roberts + 2873
Antony Dinero + 2798
James Manos + 2602
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Micah Roberts + 2836
Mark Franco + 1570
Bill Marzano + 1455
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership