Aaron Miles #12

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  • 5' 8"/180

Aaron Miles MLB Career Stats

.281 19 229 30 .672

Aaron Miles Bio

  • Full Name: Aaron Wade Miles
  • Born: 12/15/1976 in Pittsburg, CA
  • Draft: 1995, Houston Astros, 19th rd. (529th overall)
  • High School: Antioch, CA
  • Debut: September 11, 2003
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/27/2011
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MLB Career Stats 2827 347 793 19 229 30 .281 .320 .672


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Aaron Miles Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2006 St. Louis NL

INT Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
2003 Charlotte INT

SOU Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2002 Birmingham SOU

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2002 Birmingham SOU

Aaron Miles Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2004 .293 23rd in NL


Season 3B Rank
2006 5 24th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2004 7 11th in NL

Aaron Miles Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 13, 2012 3B Aaron Miles retired.
May 19, 2012 3B Aaron Miles assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes from Dodgers Extended Spring Training.
May 11, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent 3B Aaron Miles to a minor league contract.
October 30, 2011 3B Aaron Miles elected free agency.
March 30, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of Aaron Miles from Albuquerque Isotopes.
March 30, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers activated 3B Aaron Miles.
February 16, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers invited non-roster 3B Aaron Miles to spring training.
February 9, 2011 Albuquerque Isotopes signed free agent Aaron Miles.
November 7, 2010 3B Aaron Miles elected free agency.
June 1, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals selected the contract of 3B Aaron Miles from Springfield Cardinals.
May 13, 2010 Aaron Miles assigned to Springfield Cardinals from St. Louis Cardinals.
April 30, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals signed free agent 2B Aaron Miles to a minor league contract.
April 5, 2010 Cincinnati Reds designated Aaron Miles for assignment.
February 1, 2010 Cincinnati Reds traded 2B Adam Rosales and Willy Taveras to Oakland Athletics for 2B Aaron Miles.
December 3, 2009 Oakland Athletics traded RHP Jeff Gray, LF Matthew Spencer and RHP Ronny Morla to Chicago Cubs for 2B Aaron Miles and C Jake Fox.
August 5, 2009 Aaron Miles roster status changed by Chicago Cubs.
July 16, 2009 Aaron Miles assigned to Iowa Cubs.
June 29, 2009 Chicago Cubs placed 2B Aaron Miles on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 21, 2009. Hyperextended right elbow.
June 10, 2009 Chicago Cubs activated 2B Aaron Miles from the 15-day disabled list.
June 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs sent 2B Aaron Miles on a rehab assignment to Iowa Cubs.
May 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs placed 2B Aaron Miles on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 26, 2009. Right shoulder strain.

Aaron Wade Miles Bio Info

Aaron W. Miles...is a graduate of Antioch (CA) High School...the City of Antioch declared Nov. 12, 2004 as "Aaron Miles Day"...signed by Astros scouts Gene Wellman and Rick Schroeder. 2011 Versatile, switch-hitting infielder and clutch hitter came to the Dodgers as a Spring Training non-roster invitee and made the club on Opening Day after hitting .321 with two home runs and three RBIs in 25 games during Cactus League play...Spent the entire season on the active roster and hit .275 with three homers, 17 doubles, three triples and 45 RBIs in a career-high 136 games...the 45 RBIs were two shy of his career best, set in 2004...Led the National League and ranked sixth in the Major Leagues in batting average with runners on base, hitting .357 (71-for-199) in that situation...Made 61 starts at second base and 49 at third base...posted a .992 fielding percentage and made just two errors in 519 innings at second...The Dodgers were 29-20 (.592) when he started at third base...Hit .312 (34-for-109) with runners in scoring position...His .464 average (13-for-28) led the Major Leagues during Interleague play (min. 25 AB)...Batting .318 (75-for-236) prior to the All-Star Break...Hit .438 (7-for-16) as a pinch-hitter...Batted .293 (29-for-99) from the right side and .270 (96-for-355) as a left-handed hitter...Had a terrific June, hitting an NL-best .419 (26-for-62) with 10 RBIs...Hit .274 (49-for-179) with two strikes, tops in the National League and sixth in the Majors...Went 4-for-4 twice (June 11 at Colorado and July 1 in Anaheim)...Hit .294 on the road (66 games) and .256 at Dodger Stadium (70 games). 2010 Spent the season with the St. Louis organization following his release by Cincinnati after Spring Training...signed by St. Louis on April 30 and batted .279 in 16 games with Triple-A Memphis before having his contract purchased on June 1...Batted .281 with nine RBI with the Cardinals and played in 79 games (50 at second base, five at third base, six at shortstop, two as a relief pitcher), making 23 starts...Hit .281 (16-for-57) as a right-handed hitter and .280 (23-for-82) as a left-hander...Batted .333 (24-for-72) in 38 road games...hit .364 (4-for-11) in six Interleague games...Hit safely in 16 of 23 starts (24-for-84, .286), including eight multi-hit games...Pitched in two games as a relief pitcher (Aug. 3 vs. Houston and Sept. 28 vs. Pittsburgh), both were scoreless innings with one hit allowed...Batted .357 (5-for-14) in 20 August games, the second-highest average on the team for the month. 2009 Appeared in 74g for the Cubs around a pair of stints on the disabled list, from 5/26-6/9 with a strained right shoulder and from 6/21-8/4 with a hyperextended right elbow...made 35 apps and 26 starts at 2B, 8 apps and 5 starts at SS and 4 apps at 3B...from 4/25-5/6 started 12 consecutive games...following the season was traded twice, on 12/3 to the Athletics and on 2/1/10 to the Reds. 2008 Proved his versatility on the field, appearing at seven positions, and set career highs with a .317 batting average and a .355 on-base percentage in his third season with the Cardinals...Batted .323 (105-for-325) and reached safely in 71 of his 81 starts...Collected 29 multi-hit games, including a five-hit game, two four-hit games and five three-hit games...Had a career-high and team season-high 15-game hitting streak from June 15-July 3, batting .400 in that stretch (26-for-65) ... the streak tied for 11th longest in the N.L. in 2008...Posted a .317 batting average (85-for-268) from the left side of the plate and a .315 batting average (35-for-111) from the right ... all four of his homers were hit as a lefty...Had a .391 batting average (25-for-64) in 13 interleague games...Hit .360 in May (18-for-50) then batted .337 in June (28-for-83)...Had a team-high 22 infield hits, tied for 13th-most in the N.L...Batted .350 in close and late situations, ninth-best in the N.L...Made his first start of the season at shortstop April 9 at Houston...Pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning in a 20-2 loss June 13 vs. Philadelphia...It was his third career appearance as a pitcher (also August 4, 2007 at Washington and September 20, 2007 vs. Houston)...Snapped a 76-game homerless streak June 21 at Boston (off Daisuke Matsuzaka) with his first long ball since September 8, 2007 at Arizona...Matched his career high with five hits June 22 at Boston...had five RBI July 13 at Pittsburgh, one shy of his career single-game high...Capped a three-hit game July 20 vs. San Diego with a walk-off grand slam, the 10th in St. Louis history...Started in left field for the first time in his career September 11 vs. the Cubs ... played center field for the first time September 12 and right field September 13. 2007 Versitile infielder appeared at five different fielding positions, including his first ML appearances in the outfield and as a pitcher...Played 85 games at second, 40 at third and 3 at short. Also made one apperance in the outfield and two on the mound...Began the season mainly in a back-up role, but played 133 total games including 30 of the final 31 Sept. games...He was 104-371 (.280 BA) as a starter and ranked 3rd on the team with 33 multi-hit games...Had a .360 BA (63-175) at home beginning 5/22 and .346 home batting average overall...Led the team with 19 infield hits and 5 bunt hits...Had 4 hits 4/10 at PIT, his first hits of the season, including key double in the 12th inning...Had 3-hit games in 5/22 & 5/24 starts vs. PIT. Had multi-hit games in 4 of 6 starts 5/22-30...Broke 0-16 skid with a pinch single on 6/6 vs. CIN...Had career high 5 hits and scored three times on 6/20 vs. KC, a 14-inning Cards win (7-6)...Had 5 multi-hit games in 6 starts 6/16-23 (15-29; .517)...His second 6-game hit streak of June came to end 6/27 (.448,13-29)...Was charged with three errors 7/7 vs. SF, all coming in the 7th inning...Started 10th inning rally 7/22 at ATL with leadoff single...Homered 8/1 at PIT for Cards lone run. It was his first HR in a year's time, the last coming on 8/2/06 vs. PHI...Made his M.L. pitching debut 8/4 at WSH working a 1-2-3 8th inning in the 12-1 loss...Ended his season best 11-game hitting streak on 8/7 vs. SD. Hit .395 during the streak (15-38)...Had four hits, two runs & two RBI on 8/12 vs. LA. Batted .500 (8-16) on 8/6-12 homestand vs. SD & LA...Doubled twice 8/28 at HOU & had 2 hits & only extra-base hit for STL on 8/29 at HOU with a double...Had 3 hits in 9/6 win vs. PIT & 3-run HR 9/8 at ARI...Played LF for 1st time on 9/20 vs. HOU & pitched the 9th, his second pitching appearance of the season, surrendering a 2-run HR before closing out the inning. 2006 Aaron was the fourth Opening Day starter at second base for St. Louis in four seasons...Started 71 games at second and made first career start at SS on 8/7 at CIN...Appeared in 88 games at second and 39 at short...Took over at short for injured David Eckstein on 8/18 & started 31 of last 37 games there...Batted leadoff 28 times (25 starts) going 29-for-116; .250...Went 25-86 (.291 BA) vs. LHP's...Finished the season with a team-high 21 infield hits and 4 bunt singles...Matched season high with 4 hits 9/19 at MIL & had a season-high 3 RBI, all with 2 outs...Tripled twice (career high) on 9/16 - first Cardinal to do so since Fernando Vina (4/8/00 vs. MIL)...On 9/4 at WSH broke-up Ramon Ortiz no-hit bid with a leadoff single in the 9th...Had pair of doubles 8/10 at CIN, matching his season high...Was defensive sub 8/2 vs. PHI and went 2-for-2 with his 2nd HR of the year, 1B and BB. Hit his 1st HR as a Cardinal 7/26 at Coors Field, a 2-run shot in the 8th inn...His pinch-2B scored two for the win in the 12th inning on 7/9 at HOU. Had a terrific AB in the 9th inning 7/8 at HOU that led to RBI single that tied the game at 6-6...Had one of team's 4 hits 6/22 at CWS, RBI-1B on 6/21, 1B & 2B on 6/20, hitting safely in 6-straight games...The streak ended 6/23, but he had 2 hits on 6/24 including RBI-2B...Was leadoff hitter 6/18 & had RBI-triple...Hit 2-run double 6/17 vs. COL. Had 2 hits, IBB & sac. fly on 6/2 vs. CHI...Was a HR shy of hitting for the cycle Opening Day (4/3) at PHI and had four hits including two 2Bs. The four hits tied a club record for Opening Day. 2005 Was the team's starting second baseman for 52 of his first 74 games on the active roster (not including DL stint), but started just 17 of the final 58 contests beginning with the start of August...had 16 infield hits and 10 sac bunts, both tied for the club lead...ranked among COL leaders in triples (T3rd, 3) and hits (7th, 91)...posted career high 14-game hit streak from 6/30-7/19, the second-longest by a Colorado batter in '05...hit .234 (15-for-64) against lefties and .292 (76-for-260) vs. right-handers...batted .347 (59-for-170) in 48 games at Coors Field, .208 (32-for-154) in 51 road games...hit .386 (27-for-70) with runners in scoring position...starts in batting order included leadoff (27 times), second (34), seventh (6) and eighth (2)...recorded his first career 5-hit game on Opening Day, 4/4 vs. SD, the most hits by a Rockies batter in a game all year...the five hits matched a major league record for Opening Day, but research by Retrosheet's David Smith showed that Miles posted just the third five-hit game on Opening Day since 1960 (SF's Jeff Kent-1998 (extra innings) and HOU's Craig Biggio-2001)...Miles doubled in each of his first two plate appearances and collected a career-high 3 doubles for the game, tying a Rockies club record...he was the first player to record three doubles in a season opener since HOU's Derek Bell in 1998...he hit .316 (24-for-76) in 20 games in April and had 4 hits on 4/22 vs. LA...went 2-for-17 to open the month of May, dropping average to .280...did not draw his first walk until 5/4 at San Diego, first free pass since 9/24/04...had gone 87 at-bats without a walk, and 119 at-bats overall since his last walk...first home run of the year was a grand slam on 5/8 at FLA off Al Leiter then on 5/9 went 4-for-5 at ATL and had 10 assists in the game to match a club second base record...strained a muscle in his right side in late May, but was given days off for the injury to heal...continued to play, but was eventually placed on the 15-day disabled list on 5/26 with a right intercostal strain...was 13-for-27 (.481) with runners in scoring position before his DL stint...played eight games during a rehab stint with Colorado Springs...was activated from the DL on 6/28...was 0-for-7 in first two games back, but then reeled off a career-high 14-game hit streak from 6/30-7/19, batting .292 (19-for-65) in that stretch...hit .289 (24-for-83) in 23 games in July...hit safely in nine-straight starts from 8/6-25, as well as hitting safely in 14 of his final 16 starts beginning 8/6...went 22-for-69 (.319) over the latter stretch and finished with a .281 average...was a late-inning defensive replacement at shortstop in one game on 9/29 at NY, his only career game at short, committing an error on his only chance. 2004 Made the most of his first big league opportunity in 2004, as he led all major league rookies in hits (153) and runs scored (75) while leading all NL rookies with a .293 average...he was voted Rockies Rookie of the Year by the local BBWAA and finished fourth in the NL Rookie of the Year voting...only the White Sox's Ross Gload (.321) had a better average among big league rookies in 2004 and Miles' .293 clip was the highest by a rookie second baseman since Ronnie Belliard hit .295 with the Brewers in 1999...named to Baseball America's All Rookie Team and Topps' Major League Rookie All-Star Team...played in 134 games with 116 starts, all at second base and all in the leadoff spot...led the team with 12 stolen bases, swiping 12-of- 19 (63%)...switch hitter batted .301 (121-for-402) from the left side of the plate, .267 (32-for-120) from the right...recorded 43 multihit games, tops among all major league rookies...made his Rockies debut 4/7 at Bank One Ballpark, going 2-for-5 as the starting second baseman...became the first Rockie to ever homer from both sides of the plate in the same game when he turned the trick on 4/14 vs. ARI...led off the first inning with his first career home run (32nd major league at-bat), coming from the left side of the plate off Elmer Dessens...it was the 21st leadoff home run in franchise history...then turned around and belted his second career HR from the right side of the plate off Stephen Randolph in the fifth inning...Aaron became only the fifth player in major league history to hit his first two career home runs from different sides of the plate in the same game and first since Brian Simmons did it for the White Sox on 9/26/98...drove in 6 runs during that April 14 contest, equaling the club rookie record for RBI set by Derrick Gibson on 9/20/99 vs. ARI....after hitting .258 in April and .244 through the first 14 games in May, Miles was optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA) on 5/16...played in 12 games for the Sky Sox, batting .333 with 3 doubles and 8 RBI...recalled to the big leagues on 5/31, he turned around his season by hitting .361 in June (39-for-108), raising his average from to .265 to .312 in just 26 games...his June average was the highest among rookies and eighth highest in the NL...continued his hot bat into July, hitting safely in 13 consecutive games from 7/10-25...it was the longest hitting streak by a rookie in 2004 and equaled a club season high...Aaron batted .283 throughout the 13-game stretch (17-for-60)...compiled a total of 56 hits from June 1 to the All-Star Break, tying Texas' Michael Young for most in the majors...had 4 hits on 6/11 at Tampa Bay, his second 4-hit game of the year (also 4/17 at STL)...scored 4 runs on 6/19 vs. BAL, matching a Rockies season high...belted his second leadoff home run 7/2 vs. DET...started his 63rd game on 7/22, setting a franchise record for most starts by a rookie at second base (Roberto Mejia 62 in 1993)...stole a base in three consecutive games, 8/1-4, the first Rockie to do that since Juan Pierre, 4/26-28/02...played in 64 consecutive games after his recall before finally sitting out 8/11 at PHI...missed one game in Atlanta to be with his wife, Courtney, who gave birth to daughter Nicole Dakota on 8/24...rejoined the team the next day...poised to become the first rookie second baseman to hit over .300 in 20 years (Boston's Marty Barrett in 1984), Miles saw his average dip from .309 on Sept. from .309 on 9/5 to .293 by the end of the year...was hitting exactly .300 on 9/14, but went just 14 for his last 58 (.241)...following the season, he underwent successful surgery on his right knee 10/4 at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Denver...during the procedure, a cyst was burst within the Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) of his right knee...spent his second consecutive full season in the major leagues with Colorado, spending a month on the disabled list due to a right intercostal strain. Led the team with 69 starts at 2nd base. 2003 Was named International League Rookie of the Year at Triple A Charlotte in his third and final season with the White Sox organization...led the league with a club-record 166 hits en route to earning his first big league promotion on 9/2...combined for 337 hits in 2002-03...only Joe Thurston (352), Josh Barfield (351) and Chad Tracy (346) had more hits during that time span...made his major league debut 9/11 vs. MIN as a pinch hitter (0-for-1) and went on to play in eight games for the White Sox, batting .333 (4-for-12) with 3 doubles, no homers and 2 RBI...collected first major-league hit and RBI on 9/18 at MIN...made first career start at second base on 9/28 at KC...became just the second player in Charlotte history to win International League Rookie of the Year, joining Billy McMillon in 1996...his 166 hits broke Chad Mottola's team mark of 164 set in 1999...ranked eighth among IL qualifiers in average (.304)...set career highs in runs scored (80), total bases (243) and home runs (11)...his 34 doubles ranked fourth on Charlotte's single-season list...was named to the mid-season all-star squad...posted a career-high .973 fielding percentage at second base (15 errors)...reached base in 21 consecutive games, 8/7-26...the switch-hitter struck out only 327 times in 3,704 minor league plate appearances (1 K/11.3 PA) and led three different leagues in fewest strikeouts. 2002 Helped Birmingham (AA) to the Southern League championship and was named league MVP...also named Topps/Minor League Player of the Year, becoming just the second player in Barons history to win the award...Led the league in hits (171) and doubles (39), ranked second in average (.322) and tied for third in extra-base hits (49)...Also led in fewest strikeouts per plate appearance (1 K/13.09 PA)...Selected to Baseball America's Class AA All-Star Team...also named to the Double A and Southern League mid-season and post-season All-Star Teams...Led the organization in average, hits and doubles, ranked second in extra-base hits, third in runs (67) and on-base percentage (.369), fourth in RBI (68) and slugging (.450) and 10th in steals (25). 2001 Spent his first season in the White Sox organization at Double-A Birmingham ... hit all eight of his homers after the All-Star break, including a grand slam August 11 at Jacksonville. 2000 Spent the season at Single-A Kissimmee in the Astros organization ... reached base safely in 18-straight games, August 10-September 3, including a season-high 12-game hitting streak. 1999 Ranked fifth among Midwest League leaders with a .317 batting average at Single-A Michigan...Named to the Midwest League post-season All-Star Team...selected by Baseball Weekly as an honorable mention All-Star...Led the league in fewest strikeouts per plate appearance (1 K/15.55 PA). 1998 Spent second-straight season at Single-A Quad City ... finished second on the team with a career-best 28 stolen bases. 1997 In his first season at Single-A Quad City, appeared in 82 games at second base. 1996 Led the Gulf Coast League with 48 runs scored in his second season with the Astros' Gulf Coast League club ... also led the circuit in fewest strikeouts per plate appearance (1 K/13.33 PA). 1995 Debuted with the Gulf Coast League Astros ... ranked third in strikeouts per plate appearance (1 K/13.57 PA).