Giles, who will spend the holidays in the couple's home in Phoenix, recently talked to MLB.com about what makes Christmas special to him:
MLB.com: What are some of your fondest memories about Christmas growing up?
Giles: Getting those brand new aluminum bats back in the day. That's one of those things you always waited for Christmas to get that $200 bat that could last you forever. It was one of those things, you think you could get the Omaha bat and just instantly hit home runs.
MLB.com: Is that always what you asked for, baseball equipment?
Giles: It was mostly an expensive bat or video games. That's dying out now to the point where I don't even need presents. I just want to be around families now.
MLB.com: Is there any special gift you got as a child that wasn't baseball related that kind of stands out to you to this day?
Giles: I got a dirt bike one year. That was exciting. And then I wrecked it and it landed on top of me. But my mom sold it without me knowing, so I think that burnt out pretty quick.
MLB.com: Did you wreck it on Christmas Day or shortly after?
Giles: During baseball season for Little League. Me and my dad went out a lot, and then I tried to make this jump and I went over the bars and the bike landed on top of me.
MLB.com: What are the holidays like for you nowadays? Where do you spend your time, and who do you spend it with?
Giles: Right now, I spend it with my wife. I've been with her for five years and been married for a month. Just being around family, that's the main thing. We're very family-oriented, and we just love to be around them.
MLB.com: Anything special you asked for this year, or are you one of these guys who feels you've got everything you needed?
Giles: It's one of those things that I've already got everything I needed. I just want to spend as much time with my family, because I'm gone for so long during the season and I rarely get to see them anymore. Maybe I'll get to see them more now that they're a lot closer. Family comes first for me.
MLB.com: Is some Astros gear going to be under the tree for some of your friends and family?
Giles: I need to hit up that store so I can hook up my family now, because all their Phillies stuff has to be in storage now.