Robert Michael Aubrey...graduated from Southwood (LA) High in 2000...was Louisiana Player of the Year as a senior...
attended Tulane University...batted .420 with 70 runs, 20 doubles, 18 homers, 79 RBI and 19 stolen bags in 63 games
as a junior, and was named Conference USA Player of the Year and was a Golden Spikes Award finalist...pitched for the
Green Wave during frosh and sophomore seasons, going a combined 11-2 with a 4.83 ERA in 28 games/23 starts...
was a long-time member of USA Baseball and was named the organization's Amateur Athlete of the Year in 2002 after
leading National Team in batting (.405), home runs (6) and RBI (26) in 29 games...played for the National Team in
2001 and '02...was member of Jr. National Team in 2000.2010Hit team-leading 22 home runs for Norfolk of the Triple-A International League...among IL hitters, ranked 5th in home
runs and 7th with .495 slugging percentage...for period ending July 25, was named IL Hitter of the Week (.304, 5
homers, 16 RBI).2009Had contract selected from Triple-A Norfolk on August 18 after being acquired by the Orioles from Cleveland on June 24...Batted .287 (47-164) with 13 doubles and 23 RBI in 44 games for the Tides and .290 (109-376) with 29 doubles and 52 RBI in 101 total games with Norfolk and Triple-A Columbus...Set career-highs with two doubles on September 22 @TOR and two HR (including first grand slam) and 6 RBI, October 2 vs. TOR...Had first career multi-RBI game (3) on August 25 @MIN...Hit safely in a career-high six straight games twice, September 20-26 (.391; 9-for-23) and August 18-26 (.375; 6-for-16)...Hit .329 (23-70) with four HR and a .936 OPS vs. RHP and .150 (3-20) with a .440 OPS vs. LHP...Went 2-for-4 with a walk in five pinch hit appearances...Batted .315 (23-73) in night games and .176 (3-17) in day games2008Enjoyed success between AA Akron and AAA Buffalo and enjoyed his first taste of big league action over a pair
of stints with the Indians in May and September...Began the year at AA Akron where he hit .277 (28-101) with
9 2B, 2HR & 16RBI in 24 games before being promoted to AAA Buffalo on May 2...Hit .281 (80-285) w/18 2B,
7HR & 37RBI in 72 games for the Bisons...Was promoted to Cleveland for the first time on May 17 and at the time of his first recall he was hitting .341
(15-44) w/4 2B & 5RBI in 11 games after joining Buffalo...Made his Major League debut that night in Cincinnati...
Collected his first Major League hit, home run and RBI the next day w/a line shot HR to RF off Edinson
Volquez in his first ML start...Also homered in his 2nd start on May 21 at Chicago (Vazquez)...Optioned back to AAA Buffalo on June 2 and spent the remainder of the minor league season in Buffalo...Had
several 9 game hitting streaks on the year with his best month coming in July (.305, 22G, 29-95, 6 2B, 3HR,
15RBI, .819OPS)...On the year at Buffalo he hit .285 (53-186) off RHP w/5HR & 24RBI and .273 (27-99)
off LHP w/2HR & 13RBI...Hit .298 (37-124) with runners on base and .319 (22-69) w/RISP (.393, 11-28
w/RISP and 2 outs)... Recalled again for 2nd time on September 2 and appeared in 6 games, making 5 starts
at first base for the Indians....Was 4 for 18 (.222) upon his return in Sept...Outrighted to AAA Columbus on
January 12.2007Right hamstring trouble shelved him for the first month and a half of the season...Was placed on the Akron disabled list
on 4/5 and was reinstated and transferred to Kinston on May 21...Hit .400 (20-50) with 5 HR, 5-2B, 11 RBI, 15 R, .492 OBP and
.800 SLG in 13 games for the K-Tribe before returning to the Aeros on June 9... Belted 2 HR on June 6 at Wilmington in his final
game with Kinston, going 3-3 with a BB, 3 RBI & 3 R...Was transferred to Akron on June 9 ...Remained in Akron for the balance
of the season, sidelined only briefly (DL; August 14-22) by a left abdominal strain...Hit .345 (20-58) in the month of August, .291
(23-79) as a designated hitter and .279 (31-111) after the All-Star break...Joined the AFL's Surprise Rafters following the season
and hit .275 (25-91) with 6-2B, 5 HR & 11 RBI in 24 games (.858 OPS).2006Has played a combined 42 games the last two seasons due to various ailments...Did not participate in official spring training workouts as he continued to rehab from his 2005 lower back strain...Stayed in extended spring training before beginning his season at A Kinston on May 1 and hit safely and collected RBI in 6 of the 8 games...Option was transferred to AA Akron on May 18 and played in 6 games with the Aeros before suffering a strained right knee that ended his season...Rehabbed the knee the rest of the season and appeared in 6 games in Florida Instructional League in Winter Haven.2005Season was again limited by injuries as lower back issues limited him to just 28 games for the AA Akron Aeros and ended his season on June 10...Played in just 1 game from May 10 thru the end of the season...Began the campaign by hitting .307 (23-75) w/3HR & 15RBI in 19 April games...Was placed on the minor league DL
for the first time on May 10 w/lower back inflammation and was on the DL from May 10 to June 9...Was activated from the DL on June 10 and started at DH that night at Altoona (0-2, RBI)...Was removed from the game after 2
plate appearances with more soreness and did not appear the remainder of the season...Visited with back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins several times over the summer in Los Angeles, CA, which revealed a stress fracture to a lumbar vertebrae (lower back)...Mike rehabbed the back the remainder of the summer and
did not participate in the Arizona Fall League (had initially been scheduled to play in the AFL)...Had back-to-back 3-hit/3RBI games on April 29-30 vs. Harrisburg...During his stint at Akron he hit .280 (21-75)
off RHP, .290 (9-31) off LHP and .280 (7-25) with RISP...Was 3 for 4 w/6RBI with the bases loaded...Contract was purchased from AA Akron and added to 40-man roster on November 18... After the season was named the 10th
best prospect in the Indians organization by Baseball America.2004Split the year between A Kinston and AA Akron in his first full professional season and hit .310 (109-352) between the two stops with 21 2B, 15HR & 82RBI in 98 games...Struck out only 44 times in 414 plate appearances...After the season he was named the 2nd best prospect in the Indians organization by Baseball America...Was 4 for
4 w/2RBI on 5/8 vs. Salem and 4 for 5 w/2RS, a 2B & 1RBI on 5/24 vs. Salem...Over his last 42 games at Kinston he hit .370 (57-154) with 8HR & 48 RBI and was a Carolina League All-Star selection...Hit .368 (35-95) in May for
the eventual Carolina League champs w/5HR & 28 RBI and was hitting .373 (22-59) w/3HR & 20RBI in 19 June games before being promoted to Akron on 6/21...At the time of his promotion he was 5th in the league in average
(.339) and 4th in RBI (60) in the Carolina League...Made his Double A debut on 6/21 at Altoona (2-5, RBI) and
was hitting .259 (15-58) thru 16 games in June and July before suffering a strained right hamstring which forced
him to the DL from 7/8-8/13...Hit .357 (15-42) w/1HR & 11 RBI vs. LHP at AA Akron...In the final game of the year
on Sept. 6 vs. Harrisburg he was 3 for 4 w/2HR & 5 RBI as he drove in 8 runs over the season's final 3 games...
Combined on the year he hit .349 (38-109) off LHP with 2HR & 30 RBI...Participated in the Florida Instructional
League following the season.2003Spent his first professional season at A Lake County of the South Atlantic League after signing his pro contract on 6/16...Made his professional debut on 6/18 vs. Delmarva (0-3) before straining his left quad on 6/19 vs. Delmarva crossing home plate and was subsequently placed on the disabled list...Missed one month before playing again on
7/19...Hit in 10 straight games from 7/29-8/9 and 14 of 15 games from 7/29-8/16...Over his last 29 games of the season from 7/29 thru the end of the season he hit .385 (42-109) with 11 2B, 3HR & 13 RBI to raise his average from .207 to .348...Was outstanding with the glove, compiling a fielding % of .994 (363TC, 2E) in his 37 games
at first base...Drove in a season-high 4 runs on 7/24 vs. Charleston (WV)...Hit .400 (36-90) off RHP w/4HR & 17
RBI and .250 (12-48) off LHP w/a HR & 2RBI...Hit .389 (21-54) with runners on base and .333 (10-30) w/RISP...
Was 5 for 11 (.455) with RISP-2outs...Hit .208 (5-24) in the SAL playoffs with 1RBI in 6 games.