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Was claimed off waivers by Milwaukee on 2/2 after being designated for assignment by Cleveland on 1/26... Made his first career Opening Day roster... Made the team after he batted .452 (28-for-62) with 17 runs (led team), 7 HR (led team) and 19 RBI (led team) in 25 games during Spring Training... Batted .265 with 16 HR and 52 RBI in 133 games during his first season with Milwaukee and first full season in the Major Leagues...Made 55 starts (52g at 1B, 3g at DH)... As a pinch-hitter batted .250 (15-for-60) with 3 HR and 10 RBI.....ranked among Major League pinch-hitters in HR (T3rd), hits (4th) and RBI (T5th)... Hit his first Major League homer on 5/4 at St. Louis with a pinch-hit solo shot off Matt Bowman, giving the team a 5-4 lead in the seventh inning (won 5-4)... Enjoyed the best game of his career on 7/7 at New York-AL as he tied the franchise record for RBI (7) in a game, belted his first career grand slam (off Tyler Clippard), and notched his first career 2-homer game... Smacked a 2-run pinch-hit homer off Greg Holland in the ninth inning on 8/19 at Colorado, giving the team a 5-3 lead (won 6-3)... Played for Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League (24g, .317, 5hr, 15rbi)
Batted .247 with 30 HR and 92 RBI in 137 games at Triple-A Columbus...Led the International League in HR (30), RBI (92), extra-base hits (56) and total bases (243)...Was recalled by Cleveland on 9/11... Appeared in 9 games with the Indians (0-for-6).....his only start came on 9/27 at Detroit (1B)...Played for Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League (42g, .314, 10hr, 22rbi)...Was designated for assignment on 1/26/17 and claimed off waivers by Milwaukee on 2/2/17.
Had another solid season at the Triple-A level, batting .267 (136-510) with 29 2B, 1 3B, 19 HR & 93 RBI in 131 games. ...He led the International League in RBI, which was 2nd-most in the Indians organization and 14th in all of Minor League Baseball and also FInished T4th in home runs (19), T8th in doubles (29), 9th in hits (136) and OPS (.771) and 10th in slugging pct. (.439) in the I.L...He hit .304 (79-260) with runners on, .309 (51-165) with RISP and .305 (18-59) with RISP-2outs....Aguilar batted .306 (41-134) with 14 2B, 5 HR & 26 RBI in 34 games from August 1 thru the end of the regular season and batted .256 (10-39) with 2 2B and 4 RBI in 11 postseason games for the International League champs...Made all 98 of his defensive appearances with Columbus at FIrst base...Was a midseason and postseason International League All-Star selection...Was with the Major League club over two stints from July 24-27 (3 games) and again from Sept. 23 thru the end of the season...Overall made 4 starts at first base, 1 start at DH and was 4-for-10 with a double (first career extra-base hit on Oct. 2 vs. Boston) and 1 RBI...Appeared in 21 games for Caracas in the VWL after the season.
Had a prolific year at Triple-A Columbus, hitting .304 (130-427) for the Clippers with 31 doubles, 19 home runs and 77 RBI in 118 games (.395/.511/.905)… Was a midseason International League all-star and a Triple-A All-Star selection from Baseball America .... Posted almost identical OPS' vs. LHP (.894) and RHP (.911)… Finished among International League batting leaders in on-base pct. (.395, 2nd), O P S (.905, 2nd), slugging pct. (.511, 4th), homers (19, 5th), walks (64, 5th), RBI (77, 4th), average (.304, 6th), runs scored (69, T6th) and total bases (218, 8th)...Among organizational leaders he was 3rd in HR, 4th in RBI and 5th in average (his 35 HR/182 RBI in 2013-14 are most in the system). Over his last 21 games for Columbus (Aug. 5-31) he hit .420 (34-81) w/18 RS, 9 2B, 5HR and 13 RBI as he went on to become IL Player of the Month in August (.365, 5HR, 13RBI, 19RS, 25G , 1.056O P S)...He also hit .356 (31-87) in April with 7HR and 16RBI in 24 games...For the year off RHP in Triple-A he batted .309 (89-288, 14HR, 49RBI) and .295 (41-139, 5HR, 28RBI) off LHP ...Hit .294 (58-197) with runners on base and .286 (32-112) with RISP ....Enjoyed a 5-hit game on August 25 vs. Indianapolis and had a pair of two-homer games .... Appeared in 82 games at first base and 1 game at third base for the Clippers....Named an organizational all-star by MILB.com. Enjoyed his first three stints at the Major League level as well in 2014...Was with the Major League club from May 15-19, May 27-June 6 and from Sep tember 1 thru the end of the regular season....Collected his 1st Major League hit (Drew Smyly) and RBI on May 19 vs. Detroit, going 1-for-3 w/2 RBI...Made his MLB debut on May 15 at Toronto...For Cleveland in 2014 he made 9 starts at first base (12 games), 2 starts at DH and appeared in 1 game at third base ... Was 1-for-17 in September in 11 games ... Played for Caracas in the LCBP over the winter (.303, 36-119, 4HR, 18RBI).
Set the Double-A Akron franchise single-season record w/a league-best 105 RBI surpassing the previous mark of 97 RBI held by Wes Hodges and Carlos Santana...His 105 RBI led the system and were the most by a player playing his full season at the Double-A level and ranked 6th in all of Minor League Baseball in 2013…Was a midseason and postseason Eastern League All-Star...Hit 16 homers on the season, which ranked 2nd on the team and T3rd in the organization...Posted at least 19RBI in four of the five months of the Minor League season and drove in 26 runs in both April (23 games) and August (28 games)...Hit .284 (99-348) off RHP with 22 2B, 13HR & 77RBI (.813OPS)...Hit .317 (82-259) w/runners on base, .339 (59-174) with RISP and .403 (31-77) with RISP-2outs...His RBI prowess continued in the winter, hitting .327 (74-226) w/7 2B, 18HR & 50RBI in 58 games in Venezuela with Caracas (1.000OPS; finished 4th in the LVBP in RBI, 2nd in HR and 7th in average)...Added to 40-man roster on November 20.
Hit a combined .280 (123-440) with 31 doubles, 2 triples, 15 home runs and 71RBI in 127 games between A Carolina and AA Akron (.372OB/.833OPS)...Ranked 4th in Indians Player Development system with 71 RBI...Named Carolina League Batter of the Week 4/30-5/7 and hit .348 (31-89) in 26 May games with 8 2B, 2 3B, 3HR & 16RBI, 3rd highest average in May in the CL...Had three 2HR games for Carolina and was promoted to AA Akron on August 14, where he had 7 multi-hit games for the Eastern League champs. Played for World Team in the 2012 All-Star Futures Game (KC)...Hit .312 (24-77) combined off left-handed pitching in 2012...Played for Caracas in the VZ Winter League after the season, hitting .267 (16-60) with 7 2B, 3HR & 9RBI in 22 games (.862OPS)...Enters 2013 ranked as the 10th best prospect and best power hitter in the Indians organization according to Baseball America.
Spent most of season at A Lake County and led the Indians Player Development System in RBI (82) and was 2nd in home runs (23) and 3rd in hits (131)... Named to the Midwest League Postseason All-Star Team and an MiLB.com Organization All-Star... Even though he played just 95 games for Low-A Lake County he still finished 7th in the Midwest League in home runs (19), 16th in RBI (69), 2nd in slugging pct. (.544), 2nd in OPS (.915) and was 2nd in home runs to at bat ratio (1 in 18.4).
Split season between Arizona rookie ball team and Mahoning Valley...Named NYPL Player of the Week for the week of 9/6.
Named to Dominican Summer League midseason all-star team.